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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.



Dr Jayashree Magnipudi



Jayashree Mangipudi is based in Huddersfield working as a GP and also for the Deanery supporting doctors in difficulty. She runs the ST1 & ST2 HDR streams with Arif.

Contact Jayashree



Dr Matt Smith

Matt Smith

Matt Smith, a trainer,  is based at Brig Royd Surgery in Ripponden.  He supports our CSA training programme and the Pennine website.

Contact Matt

Tel: 01422 822209


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 


Date: Wednesday 30 th January 2019
Venue: Rydings Halls Surgery, Church Lane, Brighouse, HD6 1AT
Sponsor: Bushra Ahmed, Daiichi Sankyo UK Ltd, Mobile: 07701315265, Email:

Date: Thursday 21 st March 2019
Venue: Elmwood Family Doctors, Elmwood Health Centre, Huddersfield Road, Holmfirth, HD9 3TR
Sponsor: Liz Baker, Abbott, Mobile: 07342 060304, Email: elizabeth.baker@abbott.com +
Saima Aslam, Abbott, Mobile: 07818 427818, Email: Aslam, saima.aslam@abbott.com

Date: Wednesday 22 nd May 2019
Venue: Kirkburton Health Centre, Shelley Lane, Kirkburton, Huddersfield, HD8 0SJ
Sponsor: Qadir Hussain, Locumboxapp, Email: qadir@locumboxapp.com, Mobile: 07838165039


Date: Wednesday 25th September 2019
Venue: Brig Royd Surgery, Hirstwood, Ripponden, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 4BN
Sponsor: Olivia Guzicki, Kyowa Kirin International plc, Mobile:  07799470493


rainers Away Day
Date: Thursday 21 st November 2019
Venue: Discussion Room 1, The Learning & Development Centre, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary,
Acre Street, Huddersfield, HD3 3EA
Sponsor: Sukhbir Bains from BMS Mobile: 07983418887, Email: Sukhbir.Bains@bms.com

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