Dr Tom Coffey OBE, MBBS MRCP MRCGP BSc DRCOG DCH (Clinical Lead)
Dr Coffey is also Chair CQRG for St George’s Hospital Trust, Clinical Lead for Mental Health and Children’s Services, and Clinical Director for Emergency Care NHS England (London).
Dr Sarah Davies
Since the start of her sport medicine career, Sarah has been involved with ParaSport, initially working in football with the FA blind deaf and CP squads. In Summer 2012 she was the Sports Physician for the 200m Gold Medalist Richard Whitehead as he undertook 40 marathons in 40 days from John O’Groats to Lands’ End. Since London 2012, Sarah has joined the English Institute of Sport, where she has been enjoying her roles as the Chief Medical Officer for ParaShooting and Medical Officer for ParaAthletics.
Sarah has published work within the field of SEM and has a personal interest in triathlon, yoga and winter sports. As well as working with competitive athletes to enhance performance; Sarah supports the use of all types of activity for the enhancement of health and wellbeing, in the prevention of illness, and as an important therapeutic intervention in long-term medical conditions.
Dr Peter Thomson
He is an Honorary NHS Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine at Battersea Healthcare where he has worked as the Lead Physician in MICAS (the Musculoskeletal Interface Clinical Assessment Service) since 2004.
Over the years Peter has gained a wide experience of sporting conditions, having an interest in injuries associated with soccer, rugby, skiing and running. Peter is qualified to use diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound in his clinical practice. He has a Certificate in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound from Bournemouth University and will complete his Diploma in Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in 2015.
Peter qualified from the Westminster & Charing Cross Medical School in 1985. He trained in Sports Medicine at the Academic Department of Sports Medicine, Royal London Hospital & Queen Mary’s College and gained a distinction in his Masters’ Degree in 2002.
Until 2011 he worked as a General Practitioner treating a wide variety of orthopaedic and sports injuries in his practice before becoming a full time Sport and Exercise Medicine Specialist.
Peter has worked in Academy Football in the past. He acted as a Club Doctor at Esher Rugby Club from 2007 – 2014. Currently he works for the Football Association in disability football and is the Team Doctor for the England Senior B1 Blind Football Team (appointed 2013). He was a volunteer Sports Physician at the London 2012 Olympics.