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Dr Andrew Blythe

Dr Andrew Blythe

Dr Andrew Blythe
M.R.C.G.P., D.R.C.O.G., D.C.H.

Programme Director MB ChB MB16

5 Tyndall Avenue,
Bristol, BS8 1UD
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+44 (0) 117 42 82826


My research interests include assessment in undergraduate medical education (standard setting in particular) and the development of a defined undergraduate curriculum in Primary Care


Andrew Blythe graduated from Oxford Medical School in 1990 and started work as a GP in 1995. He has been a partner at Gaywood House Surgery in Bedminster, Bristol, since 1999. He is Director of Assessments and Feedback for the MB ChB Programme at Bristol.


Andrew is Director and Assessments and Feedback for the MB ChB Programme and chairs the group that runs Finals.  In addition he teaches students in years 4 and 5 of the MB ChB programme on several different aspects of Primary Care. For several years he was Head of Teaching for Primary Care.  He is Bristol's representative on the Medical School Council Assessment Alliance and is an External Examiner at the Queen's University Belfast and the University of Warwick. From 2007-13 he was an external examiner at the University of Oxford. In 2015 he won the University of Bristol Award for Teaching (Medicine & Dentistry).


  • Assessment in Medical Education
  • Primary Care Curriculum



Centre for Medical Education


Year 4 Units

Recent publications

View complete publications list in the University of Bristol publications system

Networks & contacts

  • Dr Julian Hancock (University of Oxford)
  • Prof Jim Parle (University of Birmingham)
  • Dr Gail Nicholls (University of Leeds) Dr Kamila Hawthorne (Cardiff University) Dr David Pearson (Hull-York Medical School)

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