GP Centre Team

Associate GP Dean

Clare Wedderburn

Clare is the Associate Postgraduate GP Dean for Dorset, working from Bournemouth University.  She can be contacted by phone on 01202 962165 or via email

Programme Directors

Andrew Longley – ST1/2 PD


Andrew is a Programme Director for St1 and 2 trainees, and is responsible for the Bournemouth and Christchurch GP rotations. He practices as a GP in Bournemouth.


Alistair Watkins – ST1/2 PD


Alistair is Programme Director for the Poole rotation.  He is a GP Trainer and GP Partner in Corfe Mullen.


Emer Forde – ST3 PD


Emer is a Programme Director with responsibility for the Foundation Programme. She works as a GP in Poole.


Adam Fraser – ST3 PD


Adam is a GP partner and trainer in Weymouth. He helped write the new curriculum for GP training, and produced e-GP online learning modules with Roger Neighbour.


Aurelia Butcher – ST3 PD


Aurelia works with GP Trainees on the Day Release Course and is also responsible for education events for First5 and sessional GPs in Dorset. She works as a GP in Poole.


Matt Turner – ST1/3 PD

Matt is a GP Partner and Trainer and a GP Appraiser in the New Forest in addition to his role as Programme Director at Dorset GP Education Centre

Sarita Chopra – ST1 PD


Simon Phillips – ST1/3 PD

Simon works as a locum and urgent care GP in addition to his role as Programme Director at Dorset GP Education Centre.

GP Office Administrative Team

At the Bournemouth University GP Centre, Rachel, EJ and Georgina support the whole education team.  For factual information they are often the best port of call, or they can pass queries on to the team if necessary.  They can be contacted via the GP Centre at Bournemouth University.  Phone us on 01202 962165 or email us at