Curriculum Vitae: Bernard Shevlin

Shevlin Bernard

Fishery Farm, Winnoth Dale,

Tean. Staffs. ST10 4HB

DOB 23 : 01 : 45

Graduate Welsh National School of Medicine, Cardiff 1968

LMCC Toronto, Canada 1970

Diploma in Obstetrics 1972

Started in General Practice in Stoke on Trent area in 1972 continued there ever since.

MRCGP circa 1975

Diploma in Orthopaedic Medicine (Cyriax) circa 1979

I have been a Trainer in General Practice since about 1978 and personally "trained" about 36 GP registrars and have enjoyed seeing many of them also become trainers. I have been able to offer additional services to patients such as medical hypnosis and orthopaedic procedures eg manipulation

Post-Graduate Tutor: 1992 until present.

Articles/books published:

Shared Care for Neurology: Shevlin, Misulis and Samuels. Pub Martin Dunitz 2002 (ISBN 1-84 184-160-9)

Psychiatry in General Practice (handbook with Goldberg, Priest, Trethowan et al)

"Little Bellyachers" article for Journal of Gastro-Enterology

Lumbar Spine; examination and manipulation Pulse.


I have lectured extensively since 1978 to G.P.s, Medical Students and Nurses both in the U.K. and internationally.

Topics include:

Hypnosis: Hypnosis in general Practice to BMA (Toronto c. 1982).

Time factors in Hypnosis to World Congress on Hypnosis (Holland c.1990)

Current Lecture on this topic is called

"A Blue Peter guide to the human brain" - recently given in Spain, Cyprus, Israel, India and Viet Nam

"Politics of Prescribing": recently given in Portugal, Cyprus etc also at the Queen Elisabeth Hospital, Birmingham

Gastro-enterology. Recently in Chichester, Las Vegas

"Dizziness in General Practice" Recently in Poole.

"You're only as old as your arteries" India and Viet Nam

Exercise-induced Asthma: Atlanta (for American Academy of Family Practice)

Acute Exacerbation of Chronic Bronchitis (do)

Also lectures on Backache, Family Planning etc

Voluntary Work: Member of a Charity Medical Rock Band, which has raised about 120,000 for various Charities including the local Hospices.

Radio Doctor for the past 20 years demystifying medical topics for the lay public.

Post-Graduate Tutor, Stoke-on-Trent for the past 12 years where we have attracted top speakers and International Authorities from all over the World to speak to audiences of up to and sometimes over 100 mainly G.P.s but also nurses and Medical students. The program, which I organise has averaged 10 lectures per term, for the last 12 years and speakers have been very enthused with our organisation and the large audiences, who regularly participate.