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Defence Deanery (The Armed Forces)

Main menuThe Defence Postgraduate Medical Deanery (DPMD) forms part of the Joint Medical Command and is based at Whittington Barracks, Lichfield. The structure of DPMD is based upon the NHS Deanery model and retains strong links with both the University of Birmingham and the West Midlands Deanery.

Before applying for training within DPMD as a GP, you must be a serving member of the Armed Forces.

The Department of General Practice is led by the Director of Postgraduate General Practice Education (DPGPE) whose principal responsibility within DPMD is the management of Vocational Training for General Practice (GPVT). The DPGPE, who is also the Defence Specialty Adviser in General Practice to the Surgeon General, is assisted by 3 Deputy Directors each of whom is also the single Service Adviser in General Practice within their respective Service.

The remainder of the team is made up of Associate Advisers and Course Organizers across the single Services, each of whom has specific responsibilities within GP postgraduate education.

Director Postgraduate General Practice Education
Surg Capt Marcus Evershed RN
Tel: 01543 434716
[email protected]

Defence Postgraduate Medical Deanery
Defence Medical Service Whittington, Coltman House, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9PY

Business Manager General Practice Vocational Training
Mrs Jenny Carr
Tel: 01543 434712
Fax: 01543 434685
[email protected]

Defence Postgraduate Medical Deanery
Defence Medical Service Whittington, Coltman House, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS14 9PY

Royal Navy

Deputy Director
Surg Cdr Beth Crowson RN
Tel: 02392 768021
Consultant Advisor in General Practice to MDGN, Institute of Naval Medicine, Crescent Road, Alverstoke, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2DL


Deputy Director
Colonel Clifford Dieppe
Tel: 01276 412750
Fax: 01276 412737
CAGP Army Medical Directorate, The Former Army Staff College, Slim Road, Camberley, Surrey, GU15 4NP

Royal Air Force

Deputy Director
Wg Cdr Dudley Graham
Tel: 01494 494389
SO1 GP and AGP (RAF), Air Command, Nimrod Block, First Floor, RAF High Wycombe, Walters Ash, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, HP14 4UE


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