Dr Allyson Betts attended Birmingham Medical School and then Middlesex Hospital Medical School, graduating with her medicine degree in 1985.
Throughout her early career, she worked in several London hospitals. She also possesses postgraduate qualifications in Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Family Planning, and Substance Misuse.
In 2006 she became a registered GP. Dr Betts has worked as a general practitioner in several parts of the country, including London, Derbyshire, and Rutland.
Middlesex Hospital Medical School
Dr Betts attended Birmingham Medical School between the years of 1979 and 1982. She then attended Middlesex Hospital Medical School (which has since become part of the UCL Medical School in London) until 1985.
During her time at Middlesex Hospital Medical School, she was awarded a Douglas Cree Prize in Medicine. This was presented to her by The Princess Royal.
Dr Allyson Betts also has postgraduate qualifications in Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Family Planning, and Substance Misuse.
Dr Allyson Betts now has 38 years of experience working as a doctor. Throughout this time she has worked as both a hospital clinician and GP.
Her early career was mostly spent working across different hospitals in London, in the Vascular Surgery department.
Later on, in 2006, she became a Member of the Royal College of General Practice (RCGP). As part of being a GP, she’s been involved in management and the building of safe organisations for almost two decades.
- Clinical governance, audit, and building safer organisations
- Primary care and family medicine
- Child health
- Family planning
- Obstetrics and gynaecology
- Women's health
Dr Betts has been awarded a Douglas Cree Prize in Medicine by the Middlesex Hospital Medical School. She also received a Marjorie Taylor Prize for Science.