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Who are we?

The West of England Genomic Medicine Partnership (WEGMP) involves the collaborative work of numerous partners, including the West of England AHSN, five NHS Provider Trusts led by University Hospitals Bristol, three universities, six Clinical Commissioning Groups, Health Education South West, and representation from NHS England.




Dr Mark Beresford Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust Co-Chair WEGMP Cancer Working Group; Consultant Oncologist
Phil Bullock Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Member of WEGMP Laboratory Working Group
Janet Burrows University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust Chair, WEGMP Contract and Commercial Group
Julie Clatworthy Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group Gloucestershire CCG representative
Dr Jacqueline Cornish UHBristol National Children’s Director
Dr Alan Donaldson UHBristol Cancer Working Group Member; Consultant Clinical Geneticist
Deborah Evans West of England AHSN Managing Director, WEAHSN Representative
Stephen Falk WE Clinical Research Network Clinical Research Network Director
Rachel Ferris UHBristol Project Manager
Anthony Gallagher Avon Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Chair of WEGMP Board and Chair of Avon Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership
Dr Dorothy Goddard RUH Bath RUH Site Lead on behalf of James Scott, Chief Executive
Steve Gray UHBristol Member of WEGMP Informatics Group
Martin Jones Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire CCG Represents 3 CCGs on WEGMP Board
Sasha Karakusevic Nuffield Trust Previous NBT executive on WEGMP Board, continuing to represent NBT following move to Nuffield Trust
Dr Andrew Mumford UHBristol Chair, WEGMP RD Working Group; Reader in Haematology
Professor Steve Neil University of the West of England UWE representative on WEGMP Board
Professor Ruth Newbury-Ecob UHBristol Clinical Genetics Advisor to WEGMP Board; Consultant Geneticist
Dr Sean O’Kelly UHBristol UHBristol Medical Director and Project SRO
Dr Ian Orpen Bath and North East Somerset CCG BaNES CCG representative on WEGMP Board
Dr Sally Pearson Gloucestershire Hospitals GHNHSFT representative on WEGMP Board
Amanda Pichini UHBristol Genomic Medicine Co-ordinator; Genetic Counsellor
Eileen Roberts North Bristol NHS Trust Bristol Genetics Laboratory advisor to the WEGMP Board
Derek Sprague Health Education South West HESW representative on WEGMP Board
Natasha Swinscoe West of England AHSN Chair, WEGMP Consent, Communication and PPI group
Dr Nic Timpson University of Bristol University of Bristol representative on WEGMP Board; Member of Informatics Working Group
Professor Aniko Varadi UWE Chair, WEGMP Education and Training Group
Rod Walsh NHS England NHSE representative on WEGMP Board
Professor David Wynick NBT & UHBristol Research Director advisor to WEGMP Board

Contact us

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