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 Jill Wilson – Associate Postgraduate Dean (APD) for Somerset

Roles: Lead for Somerset Team

Interests: Music, travel, theatre

Penny Bridges – Programme Manager

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

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 John Martin – Training Programme Director

GP at St James Medical Centre

Roles: ST1/2/3 Teaching


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

Dr Hannah Jenkins – Training Programme Director

GP at Crown Medical Practice

Roles: ST1/2/3 Teaching, SGPET,  Medical Students Mentor


Dr Pam Curtis – Training Programme Director

GP at Close Farm Surgery

Roles: ST1/2/3 Teaching, Severn Faculty Vice Chair, Medical Student/Newly Qualified GP Mentor, Effective consulting tutor

Interests: Family time, Gardening, Baking, Ceroc Dancing, Coastal Holidays and Bodyboarding

Dr David Cripps – Training Programme Director

GP at Oaklands Surgery

Roles: ST1/2/3 Teaching, SGPET