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South West

South WestThe South West region is the largest of the English regions with a population of 5.2 million, one third of whom live in rural locations outside the major conurbations. Its size and the number of people who live in the area give it the lowest population density of any English health region.


There are 1000km of coastline, including the Jurassic Coast (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and one third of the land comprises National Parks (Dartmoor & Exmoor) or areas of outstanding natural beauty.

The area is home to Stonehenge, the Eden Project, magnificent Bath Spa and numerous, quaint, honey-coloured Cotswold villages.

Beautiful Cornish beaches (the spiritual home of UK surfing), gently rolling Devonshire hills and miles of lush English countryside make the region attractive to anyone who loves the great outdoors. Approximately 22.5 million people visit the region each year to enjoy these and many other attractions.

The region is well connected to the major national road and rail networks, is served by ferry ports and has several airports which handle international flights. The Isles of Scilly, south west of the Cornish peninsula, are easily reached by ferry or by air.


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Contacts

Contact Name / Location
Regional Adviser Mr Biral Patel
Cheltenham General Hospital, Exeter
Programme Director Mr Tim Bates
Royal United Hospital, Bath
Trainees' Representative Siu-Min Lee
SAC Liaison Mr Owen Hughes
University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
Deanery Contact Heather Rowley
Raleigh Building, Tamar Science Park,
Plymouth, PL6 8BY
Tel +44 (0)1752 676100
Deanery Website Peninsula Deanery
 

Local Champions for Medical Schools in this Region

Consultant Urologists in this region who have been designated to advise students on all aspects
of urology and, in particular, to provide help with the annual essay competition are listed below

Medical School Consultant Lead / Hospital
University of Exeter Medical School Contact details awaited
University of Bristol Medical School Mr Hashim Hashim
Southmead Hospital, Bristol
Peninsula College of Medicine & Dentistry Mr Alistair Ramsden
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth
 
Name Address
Cheltenham General Hospital
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Sanford Road
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL53 7AN

Phone: +44 (0)300 422 6671
Website: www.gloshospitals.nhs.uk
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth
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Derriford Road
Crownhill
Plymouth
Devon
PL6 8DH

Phone: +44 (0)845 155 8155
Website: www.plymouthhospitals.nhs.uk
Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester
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Great Western Road
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
GL1 3NN

Phone: +44 (0)1452 208000
Website: www.gloshospitals.nhs.uk
Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton
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Parkfield Drive
Taunton
Somerset
TA1 5DA

Phone: +44 (0)1823 333444
Website: www.musgroveparkhospital.nhs.uk
North Devon District Hospital
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Raleigh Park
Barnstaple
Devon
EX31 4JB

Phone: +44 (0)1271 322577
Website: www.northdevonhealth.nhs.uk
Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro
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2 Penventinnie Lane
Treliske
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3LJ

Phone: +44 (0)1872 250000
Website: www.rcht.nhs.uk
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
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Barrack Road
Exeter
Devon
EX2 5DW

Phone: +44 (0)1392 402498
Website: www.rdehospital.nhs.uk
Royal United Hospital, Bath
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Combe Park
Bath
Somerset
BA1 3NG

Phone: +44 (0)1225 428331
Website: www.ruh.nhs.uk
Southmead Hospital, Bristol
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Southmead Road
Westbury-on-Trym
Bristol
BS10 5NB

Phone: +44 (0)117 950 5050
Website: www.nbt.nhs.uk
The Great Western Hospital, Swindon
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Marlborough Road
Swindon
Wiltshire
SN3 6BB

Phone: +44 (0)1793 604020
Website: www.gwh.nhs.uk
Torbay Hospital, Torquay
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Newton Road
Torquay
Devon
TQ2 7AA

Phone: +44 (0)1803 614567
Website: www.sdhct.nhs.uk
Weston General Hospital, Weston-super-Mare
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Grange Road
Uphill
Weston super Mare
North Somerset
BS23 4TQ

Phone: +44 (0)1934 636363
Website: www.waht.nhs.uk
Yeovil District Hospital
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Higher Kingston
Yeovil
Somerset
BA21 4AT

Phone: +44 (0)1935 475122
Website: www.yeovilhospital.co.uk
Bristol Oncology Centre
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Horfield Road
Avon
Bristol
BS2 8ED

Phone: +44 (0)117 923 0000
Website: www.uhbristol.nhs.uk
Spire Bristol Hospital
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The Glen
Redland Hill
Bristol
BS6 6UT

Phone: +44 (0)117 980 4000
Website: www.spirehealthcare.com