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Meet the Team: Meet the Team



    Kate Talmage    

Medical Education Manager

PGME Centre Manager

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Kate joined the team in January 2019 from Peninsula Medical School, managing the  postgraduate medical programmes.  Kate has a background in Business Management and Finance.  As MEM Kate manages the medical education for all Doctors in Training as well as working on Med Ed improvement projects.  Kate is here to support all medical staff and her office door is always open whether you need information, help or just a chat.

Kate once swam with Sharon Davies & loves iSUP, outdoor swimming, paragliding & motorsport


    Jennifer Hole    

Foundation Programme Coordinator

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Jen joined the team in January 2023 but has worked for the NHS for 8 years, initially in HR & revalidation at North Bristol before locating to Plymouth where she has worked in a variety of settings to gain valuable experience.  Jen is the main point of contact here for all things foundation related and as our Foundation Programme Coordinator supports all F1s and F2s during their training programme 

Jen has Portuguese heritage and is currently learning Portuguese as a second language

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    Caitlin Taylor    

PG Medical Educational Co-ordinator

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Caitlin joined the team in December 2019 from a global law firm where she worked as an Assistant Paralegal.  Caitlin's role is to support Physician Associates, Trust Grade Drs and International Medical Graduates.  Caitlin graduated with an MSc from the University of Glasgow, specialising in Human Rights, and has gained previous experience in customer services and legal administration.

Caitlin grew up in Borneo and is a diehard Potterhead

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    Helen Lavis    

Centre Administrator

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Helen has worked for UHP for over 15 years.  Her main responsibilities are managing room bookings and processing junior doctor study leave requests.  Helen also coordinates the weekly Grand Rounds (Medical Clinical Meetings) and administrates the MRCP PACES Exam.

Helen is our go-to green fingered expert


    Parveen Wear    

Speciality Course Co-ordinator

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Parveen joined the team in January 2022, initially as NHSp.  We were very pleased to appoint Parveen permanently in October 2022 as a member of our Education Team.  Parveen's background is Children Safeguarding and has worked in a variety of roles within healthcare, gaining valuable experience.

Parveen brings the glamour to our team, she loves to create delicious treats for us and keeps our family together and happy.

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   Emily Drew    

Foundation Programme Administrator

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Emily joined the team in June 2021 as our foundation programme administrator and will be supporting Jen in looking after all the foundation trainees here at UHP.  Prior to joining us, she worked for Argyle Football Club where she gained valuable experience in administration and customer service.  

Emily loves Stranger Things, Harry Potter, Friends, Big Bang and is always prepared and ready for the zombie apocalypse!



  Tom Coad   

PGMC Receptionist & Administrator

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Tom joined the PGMC team in January 2022 after completing a 1 year administration apprenticeship with UHP.


   Louisa Machin    

Senior Staff Study Leave Administrator

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Lulu is our dedicated Senior Staff Study Leave administator


    Filip Powala    

PGMC Cleaning Services

Filip is our very valued PGMC cleaner, always a smile on his face and happy to help.  Filip starts the day earlier than any of us to ensure the seminar rooms and Centre facilities are lovely and clean before you arrive.

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