This page has been designed to give you an idea about the structure of the school and to help put a face to the many names you will undoubtedly hear and meet  throughout your training.


Head of School: Mr Robert Longman

Royal College of Surgeons Council Member: Mr Peter Lamont


Training Programme Directors


Core Surgical Training - General Surgery CT1/2 Mr Richard Bamford  Taunton
General surgery ST3+

Mr Jonathan Randall

Core Trauma & Orthopaedic - Core CT1/2 Mr Tristan Barton  Bath
Trauma & Orthopaedic ST3+ Mr Andrew Tasker  Swindon 
Neurosurgery Mr Paul Fewings Plymouth  
Paediatric Surgery Mr Mohamed Shalaby

Mr Richard Pearcy

Otolaryngology (ENT) Mr Edward Chisholm  Taunton 
Oral & Maxillo Facial Surgery Mr Mark Singh
Vascular Surgery Mr Tim Beckitt   NBT, Bristol
 Plastic Surgery  Lt.Col Christopher Taylor  Plymouth
 Cardiothoracic Surgery Mr Hunaid Vohra  UHBristol


College Tutors General Surgery in Severn 


College Tutor Trust
Sachin Kulkarni  Gloucester 
Sarah Vestey  Cheltenham  
David Woods Swindon
John Spearman Yeovil
Simon Evans Bath
Nitin Arvind  North Bristol
Henry Burnand  UHBristol &  Weston  
Amanda Thorne  Taunton



College Tutors in Peninsula can be found here


HEE South West Severn Education Programme Team 

Education & Programme Manager: Mrs Susan House


Education & Programme Co-ordinator:  Rebecca Watson 


General in box for Severn School of Surgery 


Other Useful contacts: 

Regional College Coordinators:  Miss Jenna Cowling 


Lead for Skills and Courses - Mr Niall Sullivan


Simulation & Skills Fellow for School of Surgery from 1st January 2024 - Oliver Brewster


Severn ASsit Rep -  Ryan Preece


For Peninsula School of Surgery Contacts click here