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

Dr. Melanie Thompson


Melanie has over 20 years' experience as a doctor; initially specialising in sexual health, gynaecology and obstetrics before choosing a career in general practice.  She’s completed training in psychiatry paediatrics and neonatology .She currently works as a GP Partner in Telford. She has a keen interest in wellbeing- both emotional and physical. Melanie has studied Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) and is a certified practitioner as well as a TRIM (Trauma and resilience Management)  practitioner. She has been a Mentor for many years, and currently co leads the local mentoring programme for GPs. Leadership and coaching are areas Melanie has been working on for the last few years. She has been working as lead in GP education for over 15 years now leading  on the educational programme for GPs locally. Melanie has been a GP trainer and is enjoying her role as a GP appraiser.  Her other interests are Women’s health & Menopause and has been involved in the set up of local menopause support group working . As part of the Emotional well-being passion she shares; Melanie has an interest in Aesthetics Medicine . She believes this to be part of the physical well being holistic care she offers. Melanie is now also the clinical lead of the STW Health and WellBeing Board. She is also currently a Co Clinical Director for South East Telford PCN . Melanie knows the pressures of working, and adapting to change especially with the demands of a busy family life. She has been doing a lot of work recently in managing GP resilience and is working with national resilience teams. Her out of medicine interests include baking and craft work.  She lives locally with her husband and a houseful of boys! She enjoys walking their dog in the Shropshire Hills.

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