Dr Jonathan 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 impact of prostate cancer on the quality of life of men and their partners, and was awarded his MD thesis in 2003. In 2004 he switched to General Practice and is now a partner at Tyntesfield Medical Group in North Somerset. He continues to work in Urology, providing Community Urology services in North Somerset, Bristol, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.
In 2014, he founded (and now chairs) the Primary Care Urology Society – for GPs with an interest in Urology or who wish to develop skills in this area. (www.primarycareurologysociety.org).
In his ‘spare time’, he is an active trustee of the Health Improvement Project Zanzibar (www.hipz.org.uk) – a small UK based charity which runs 2 district hospitals on the island of Zanzibar, providing essential healthcare for over 250,000 people.