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Meet the team

Dr Bryony Waller


Bryony is based at Kirkburton Health Centre. Her clinical interests include paediatrics, woman's health and contraceptive services. She runs the ST3 HDR stream

Bryony has two small children and her passion in life is her rollerskates, playing roller-derby with the Halifax Bruising Banditas!

Contact Bryony

Telephone 01484 602040


Dr Arif Kazi

Arif Kazi

Arif Kazi is based at Sowerby Bridge where he enjoys life as a Trainer and Pennine Programme Director. Living in the heart of Halifax his family keep him out of mischief!

“My passions are skiing and football. For any budding footballers out there Pennine is the place to be!” ... Arif


Contact Arif

Tel: 01422 410433


Dr Kate Simpson

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Kate is based at Keighley Road Surgery in North Halifax. Her clinical interests include Dermatology, Minor Surgery and performing joint injections.


She has three children and enjoys singing and martial arts.

Contact Kate


Dr AJ Sharma

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Ajay is a GP In Holmfirth, a lovely village south of Huddersfield. Besides being a trainer, his clinical interests are in Musculoskeletal medicine & contraceptive services.

He is passionate about technology and road biking.

Contact AJ

Tel: 01484 943000



Dr Matt Smith

Matt Smith

Matt Smith has been a GP for almost 30 years and a Trainer for half that time. He supports our CSA & RCA training programme, the Pennine website and is a Training Programme Director.

Contact Matt


Lead Administrators - we are very lucky to have a superb administrative and management team

Omar looks after

Half Day Release Programme
Course Organisation eg Exit, CSA, Trainers Away Day,  Child Health Promotion etc
APE Posts
Uploading post details to the e-portfolio
GPST Placements/Rotations (inc keeping the database up to date)
Educational Supervisor allocation
Out of Hours Experience
Study Leave Expenses, and all expense forms/claims
GPST Budget
Educational Supervisor/Clinical Supervisor Allocation


Omar and Sue look after
Doctors in Difficulty


Pennine Operating Protocols

Mat leave planning form

Trainers' Workshops 


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