Dr Scurr is a medical consultant to The Blue Door team. He was educated at Stonyhurst College, and Westminster Medical School. As a junior hospital doctor he was one of the first to undergo Vocational Training, completing a three-year scheme in 1977, preceding the inception of the Vocational Training Act in 1980, at which time it became mandatory for general practitioners to undergo a four-year course of postgraduate training.
He commenced private practice in the centre of London, was the opening Medical Director of St John's Hospice at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, and was appointed as Physician to Westminster Cathedral, taking responsibility for the Cathedral Choir School and the care of the Cardinal and clergy living on the site.
Following appointment as Chairman of the Independent Doctors Forum in 2003 he was appointed as medical columnist for the Daily Mail Newspaper with over 6 million readers and 17 million web site hits each month. He consults at the Chelsea Consulting Rooms, Lower Sloane Street. He has co-edited a book about the 'inner worlds' of GP's 'Doctors Dissected' to be published in January 2015