Meet the Team

Let us introduce you to the Somerset team. These are the key members of the team and if you need any advice, they will be your links to the deanery.

Dr Steve Holmes – Associate Postgraduate Dean (APD) for Somerset

GP in Shepton Mallet

Roles: Lead of Somerset Team, Respiratory interest and involved in other medical education and research

Interests: Travel (When an opportunity) music and Leicester Tigers

Penny Bridges – Programme Manager and PA to APD

Based in Yeovil Academy

Roles: First person to contact with questions and queries

Interests: Theatre, crafts, Arthurian legend

Emma Stallard – GP Administrator

Based in Yeovil Academy

Roles: Study Leave and Teaching

Interests: Holidays and baking

Doreen Jordan – Senior Administrator

Based in Taunton Academy

Roles: Teaching and Awaydays

Interests: Holidays and Family

Dr Jill Wilson – Training Programme Director

GP at Crewkerne Health Centre

Roles: Rotas, training practices ST3 Teaching

Interests: Music, travel, theatre

Dr Tony Wright – Training Programme Director

GP at Polden Medical Practice

Roles: Somerset GP Education Trust (SGPET), postgraduate GP education

Interests: Photography, sailing, Morris 1000s

Dr Andy Eaton – Training Programme Director

GP at Crewkerne Health Centre

Roles: ST1/2 Teaching at Yeovil, ST3 Teaching, Out of Hours (Severn Deanery Supervisor Lead), Somerset GP Education Trust (SGPET) 

Interests: Cycling and kids’ taxi driver

Dr Simon Huins – Training Programme Director

GP at Queen Camel Medical Centre

Roles: ST1/2 Teaching at Yeovil, ST3 Teaching, CSA Examiner

Interests: Triathlon, tennis, DIY, Radio 4 comedy

Dr John Martin – Training Programme Director

GP at St James Medical Centre

Roles: ST1/2/3 Teaching

Interests:

Dr Helen Cotton – Training Programme Director

GP at Hendford Lodge Medical Centre

Roles: ST1/2/3 Teaching, Interest in Mental Health, Contraception, Diabetes and Renal medicine

Interests: Gardening, Yoga & Pilates, Art, and a busy mum

Dr Ian Boyland – Training Programme Director

GP at Preston Grove Medical Centre

Roles: ST1/2/3 Teaching, SGPET, Interest in Diabetes

Interests: Trail Running, Music and a rapidly developing knowledge of Disney and Pixar