Dr Amanda Wood
Prescribing Doctor and Safeguarding Officer, GMC no. 2855422
Dr Amanda Wood has worked as an NHS GP for over 20 years and continues to work as a GP Locum in NHS surgeries. Her GP training was in Plymouth, where she moved after completing her Medical Degree at Manchester University in 1984. She has worked in Bristol since 1998. Extra qualifications include Diploma in Sexual and Reproductive Health (DFSRH) and Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP), and she has undertaken travel and expedition medicine training.
She has an interest in travel and has worked as a support doctor on several charity challenge expeditions overseas. Dr Wood joined the Dr Fox team in 2011 and, apart from a sabbatical year traveling the world, has been with us since. Dr Wood has also volunteered with The Vine Trust who send teams to provide medical care for remote villages in the Amazon jungle. When not working she enjoys, cycle-touring, sailing, skiing, and travel.