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Dr Jonathan Rees

About Dr Jonathan Rees

Jon Rees trained in Urology in Taunton and became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1999. He then spent 3 years completing research into the quality of life of prostate cancer patients and their partners, and was awarded his MD thesis in 2003. In 2004 he switched to General Practice and is now a partner at Backwell & Nailsea Medical Group in North Somerset. He continues to work in Urology, providing a primary care diagnostic urology service to 3 CCG's, including a community based LUTS, Haematuria and raised PSA one-stop service. He was a member of the Guideline Development Group for the NICE 'Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in men' Clinical Guideline, published in 2010. He is deputy editor of ‘Trends in Urology and Men’s Health’ (http://www.trendsinurology.com) and involved extensively in educating his fellow GP’s about Urology, particularly through the Prostate Cancer UK Masterclasses. He is currently chair of the educational advisory group for Prostate Cancer UK and a member of the Global Committee on prostate cancer survivorship for the International Movember Foundation.

Depression and how to spot the signs

4Nov

Jon Rees

Depression is incredibly common and we all know someone (or several people) who has suffered from this problem, even if they have never shared this with us. As a GP, I see patients every day of my working week suffering … Continue reading