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Dr. Iwan Fletcher

Clinical Fellow in Rural Medicine

Samuel Lindow Building , SLB101

Ifletcher1@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Allied Health, Biosciences, Health, Public Health

I am a recently qualified GP with an interest in remote and rural medicine working at Seascale Health Centre, and as a Clinical Fellow in Rural Medicine based at the Westlakes Campus.

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Qualifications

  • MBBS (Merit), University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, 2009

Professional Qualifications

  • MRCGP, Royal College of General Practitioners, 2017
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Psychiatry, University of Manchester, 2014
  • The Medicine in Remote Areas course, Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, 2008

Current Post

  • Salaried GP, Seascale Health Centre Clinical Fellow in Rural Medicine, University of Central Lancashire, 2017 - Present

Previous Appointments

  • GP Trainee, Health Education North East and Cumbria, 2014-17
  • Psychiatry Core Trainee, Health Education North West, 2013-14
  • Psychiatry CT1 LAT, Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, 2013
  • House Surgeon / Psychiatry Registrar, Canterbury District Health Board, Christchurch, New Zeeland, 2011-12
  • Foundation Doctor, North Cumbria Hospitals NHS Trust, 2009-11

Main Teaching Activities

Throughout my medical career, I have actively been involved in teaching and mentoring colleagues, medical students, allied health professionals and work experience students. This has included teaching practical skills for medical students completing a wilderness medicine module, supervising and assessing third year medical students through their essential junior rotation in Psychiatry and helping to organise and teach on a number of sixth form summer schools.

External Professional Activities

  • Member, Trainee Executive Forum, Health Education North East and Cumbria, 2016-17
  • Member, Medical Education Committee, North Cumbria Hospitals NHS Trust, 2014-17
  • Trainee Lead, Social Media Presence, North Cumbria GP Training Programme, 2015-17

Publications/Presentations

  • 2016 2011 2008 Training in Smaller Places, product of a task and finish group commissioned by NHS England Inpatient
  • Antipsychotic Prescribing audit poster presentation at the RCPsych Faculty of General and Community Psychiatry Conference
  • Hepatitis B Surveillance audit poster presentation at the Health Protection Agency National Conference, Warwick University

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Teaching on the Hospitalist Medicine MSc, Physicians Associate Programmes and MBBS.

External Affilations and Roles

Salaried GP at Seasclae Health Centre

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