Julia is Trustee of the EMIS National User Group and a committee member. She has been a GP for over 20 years and is currently at Woodstock Surgery in Oxfordshire. She is also Professor of General Practice at the University of Oxford and Medical Director of ClinRisk Ltd. With EMIS, she set up the QResearch database (www.qresearch.org) and the QSurveillance database (www. qsurveillance.org) which the majority of practices contribute to. She has undertaken many research projects including the development of QRISK www.qrisk.org.