Mr Alexander Taylor is a Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, At Nuffield Health Bournemouth, The Bournemouth Private Clinic, BMI Harbour Hospital & AECC University College.
Mr Taylor’s training started at the University of Newcastle’s Medical School in 1988, graduating in 1993. He originally pursued a career in general practice with training posts in the North of England. He later chose to specialise in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in 1996 and worked as a Senior House Officer at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle and Guy’s Hospital in London. Both are renowned internationally for their clinical excellence.
He then undertook registrar training in the London Deanery gaining specialist experience in his area of interest which is minimally invasive surgery.
After his appointment at Bournemouth, Mr Taylor set up the minimal access (keyhole surgery) program in gynaecology. This has drastically reduced the time in which patients have to spend in Hospital. In addition, he founded one stop clinics for menorrhagia (heavy menstruation) and emergency gynaecology. Mr Taylor was also instrumental in running the Jigsaw Appeal, which raised £1.5 million for the new Women’s Health Unit in the Jigsaw Building at Bournemouth Hospital.
Mr Taylor later began work as a research fellow and lecturer at the famous Royal Free Hospital in London. During his time he worked on his doctorate, with a thesis on myomectomy with modified triple tourniquet. To date, he has over 40 publications and television appearances pertaining to obstetrics and gynaecology.
Currently locally he is the departmental lead for gynaecology, regionally he is the Training Programme Director for Wessex Health Education England. Nationally he is an examiner for the Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists (RCOG) & an external assessor for Subspecialty Training. In the past he has been the Convenor for the RCOG Training the trainers & faculty on international exam revision & training course in China, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, India, UAE & Qatar. He holds five Clinical Excellence Awards and won the David Stern Prize for service development.
Mr Taylor lives locally and has two children. He is a keen sportsman and plays tennis,cycles and sails as hobbies.