About us

The GP Educator Team

Dr Reuban Pratheepan
Training Programme Director

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BSc (Hons) (2007); MB ChB 2008; MRCGP (2014)

Based at Oaks Family Practice, Crompton Health Centre, Bolton, BL1 8UP

Reuban was appointed to this role on 1st May 2022 and he is responsible for leading and co-ordinating the training of GP specialty trainees across the Bolton training programme

Dr Kat Rothwell

Dr Kat Rothwell

MB ChB (2007) Universty of Manchester; MRCGP

Based at Tonge Fold Health Centre, Bolton, BL2 6DY

Kat organises teaching for ST1 and ST3-B

Dr Seb Pillon

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Dr Seb Pillon

BSc (Hons) Healthcare Ethics & Law (2005); MB ChB (2008) University of Manchester; nMRCGP (2014); Affiliate Member RCEM

Based at Bolton Community Practice, Bolton, BL1 8TU & Emergency Department, Royal Bolton Hospital, BL4 0JR

Seb organises teaching for ST2 and ST3-A and is the Bolton GP Training Scheme Dyslexia Champion.

Primary Care Medical Educators (Kat & Seb) can be contacted via their joint email: gpeducatorsbolton@gmail.com

Dr Sadiyah Kauser
Differential Attainment Champion

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Dr Sadiyah Kauser

BSc (Hons); MBChB (2010) Leeds; MRCGP (2015); PGCME
Based at Unsworth Group Surgery, Westhoughton, Bolton, BL5 3UB

Sadiyah works with GP Trainees to supplement and enhance their practice-based and class-room-based learning, with a focus on specific areas of need.

Julian Page
Course Tutor

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Julian Page

Julian Page is a retired GP and former PCME for Bolton. He currently works with HEE training GP Educators in a variety of roles.

Julian works as a Course Tutor on the programme

Dr Amro Ahmed (ST2)
GP Trainee Liaison Officer

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Dr Amro Ahmed

Based at Unsworth Group Surgery, Westhoughton, Bolton, BL5 3UB

Amro is a current GP trainee who helps collate trainee feedback and liase with the education team.

Carole Kennedy
Local Administrative Support at Bolton Hospital Education Centre

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Carole Kennedy


Carole is employed by Bolton NHS Foundation Trust and supports delivery of all speciality training programmes.

Carole coordinates all the speciality training in Bolton, is the Trust’s Less Than Full Time Working & SuppoRTT Champion and also delivers education around medical careers .

Dr Nick Walton
Associate Dean


Nick is the HEE Associate Dean for Bolton, Salford and Trafford GP Training Schemes.

Nick provides a link between the local programs and Health Education England.

Education Centre Address:


Education Centre Royal Bolton Hospital
Minerva Road Farnworth Bolton
Telephone: (01204) 390427

Bolton Education Centre
The Education Centre

Out of Hours Sessions

GP Trainees have to undertake and document adequate Out of Hours experience by the end of Training. The current provider for these sessions is BARDOC. The contact for arranging these sessions is: BDOC.rotateam@nhs.net



Page last reviewed: 3 August, 2022