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+ Miss Caroline Burt  NBT, Bristol
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 Robin Garrett-Cox UHBristol
Urology Mr Timothy Bates Bath
Otolaryngology (ENT) Mr Edward Chisholm  Taunton 
Oral & Maxillo Facial Surgery Miss Lynne Fryer Torbay
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
Jo Bennett  Cheltenham
David Woods Swindon
John Spearman Yeovil
Simon Evans Bath
vacant  North Bristol
David Messenger 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 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 October 2021  Angeliki Kosti 

from 1st January 2022 - Rosie Simson


Severn ASsit Rep -  Ryan Preece


For Peninsula School of Surgery Contacts click here