New GPST Committee

A committee has been formed comprising a GPST representative from each Programme and to include a Less Than Full-Time trainees (LTFTT) representative, together with the College AiT representative and the BMA representative for the Peninsula area.

Head of School of Primary Care, Dr Paul Thomas, Education Team Manager, Amber Worley and Education Programme Officer, Jemma Waugh, attend the committee from the Peninsula Postgraduate Medical Education staff side.

It is intended to meet quarterly. The first meeting was held 28th May 2015 and the next meeting is scheduled to take place on 1st December 2017. 

The purpose of the committee is to be the forum for trainee issues to be raised through your scheme representative to ultimately feed into the Peninsula Primary Care School Board. The next School Board will be held in January 2018 (details yet to be arranged).

The Programme representatives are:

Cornwall - Matthew Croft

Exeter - Lucy Williamson

North Devon - James Thornton

Plymouth - Tom Dougherty

Torbay - Greg Davies

LEETs - John Woodland

RCGP AiT Trainee rep - Mike Wiltshire

LTFT Trainee rep - Emma Prentice

BMA Trainee rep - To be confirmed


The representatives are happy to take your training issues forward so please use the following links to contact your representative if you are unable to talk to them in person. All meetings are held in total confidentiality.