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Your WARD Team

Ed Miles

Ed is ST6 Anaesthetics and Postgrad Education Fellow at NBT, and is the WARD Education Director

Thomas Cope

Thomas is an ST5 Anaesthetic Registrar. When not in work can be found on his bike, in the sea or in the allotment, all of which he finds to be perfect ways of relaxing from work and providing important periods of reflection.

Emma Jenkins

Emma is a ST7 LTFT anaesthetics trainee. She believes that, as doctors, we should show ourselves and each other the same kindness and compassion as we do our patients. When not at work, she can be found chasing a toddler around Bristol!

Jeremy Batt

Jeremy is an ST7 general and oncoplastic breast surgery trainee. Originally from Bristol, he has done lots of expedition medicine including treking across an icecap in Iceland, to climbing the dizzying heights of Kilimanjaro, Atlas Mountains and Everest Base Camp. He is usually to be found on a bike training for the next crazy Triathlon.

Sukhdeep Gill

Sukhdeep is a post CCT fellow in Orthopaedics. She has an interest in medical education, mentoring, pastoral care and playing the guitar badly.

Robert Hirst

Rob is an ST3 EM trainee currently working in ICU. He is interested in well-being, the outdoors, and sunny pub gardens.

Shelley Barnes

Shelley is an Anaesthetic SpR. She is a peer support mentor with HESW, and believes that the lives of junior doctors could be improved dramatically if more focus was given to the physical and psychological impact of training, exams and job applications on trainees wellbeing.

Jim Blackburn

Jim is a senior trainee in Anaesthesia and Prehopsital Emergency Medicine.  He’s been mentoring junior doctors and medical students for a few years and has an interest in acute stress, human factors and ergonomics.  He’s a keen runner, cyclist, as well as passionate about traditional archery and outdoors living.  He is mad about dogs (especially his Fox Red Lab, Isca) and is always up for a pint and a quiet chat or a good walk. 

Megha Agarwal

Megha is a Core Medical Trainee currently working in renal medicine, with an interest in improving the working environment for junior doctors.

Skylar Paulich

Skylar is a senior Anaesthetic and ICU trainee living in Bristol. He is a keen kite surfer, sailor and cyclist

Kate Mead

Kate is an Anaesthetic Clinical fellow and the Post Graduate Medical Education Fellow at Southmead.

She also coordinates the Bristol Pre Hospital Emergency Scheme for junior doctors. She enjoys going to techno parties, 20th century European history, massive Formula 1 fan and her life long dream is to be a make up artist.

Stuart Joy

Stuart is following Core Anaesthetics training with a year as a CTF.  In work he is passionate about teaching and wellbeing and outside of work has a love of languages, traveling and skiing.

Ivan Kisyov

Ivan is an F3 clinical fellow. He loves skiing, a good festival, a quality chat and always up for an adventure.

Amy Riddell

Amy Riddell is an ST6 in General Internal Medicine and renal, and is also an Academic Clinical Fellow. She is a keen runner and will always try most other outdoor sports!

Matthew Townsend

Matt is an ST3 Anaesthetic trainee and strongly believes that making time for your life outside work is vital to keeping you happy in work.

Emma Joynes

ST7 anaesthetic trainee currently doing advanced regional module. Emma has previously been the social representative for the deanery and a mentor to undergraduate trainees. She is keen to offer support to her more junior colleagues especially given the current crisis that we are facing.

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