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Dr Melanie Thompson - STW GP Educational Co-Lead and GP Mentor Co-Lead

Dr. Melanie Thompson


Mel has over 20 years' experience as a doctor; initially specialising in sexual health, gynaecology and obstetrics before choosing a career in general practice. She currently works as a GP Partner in Telford. She has a keen interest in wellbeing- both emotional and physical. Mel has studied Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) and is a TRIM (Trauma and resilience Management)  practitioner. She has been a Mentor for many years, and currently leads the local mentoring programme for GPs. Leadership and coaching are areas Mel has been working on for the last few years. She has been working in GP education for over 15 years now and is leading on the educational programme for GPs locally. Mel has been a GP trainer and is enjoying her role as a GP appraiser.  Her other interests are Women’s health & Menopause and Aesthetics Medicine. Mel is part of the STW Health and WellBeing Board. She is also currently a Co Clinical Director for South East Telford PCN . Mel knows the pressures of working, and adapting to change especially with the demands of a busy family life. She enjoys baking and craft work in her spare time.  She lives locally with her husband and boys, and enjoys walking their dog in the Shropshire Hills.

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