Who we are
The team responsible for the BMJ Learning website is made up of doctors, editors, multimedia producers, and web developers. See our contact page if you'd like to get in touch.
Anna Ellis: lead editor, primary care
Anna works as a clinical editor and a locum GP. She studied medicine at Sheffield University and trained as a GP in London. Anna works on business development projects, helping to expand BMJ Learning's content and capabilities. She has previously worked as editor of Student BMJ, and for Map of Medicine.
Jo Haynes: lead editor, secondary care
Jo leads the team producing secondary care content for BMJ Learning. She also works on content strategy across the site, helping to ensure our modules meet the learning needs of all our users. She studied biochemistry at King's College London and took a masters in medical law and ethics before training as a journalist. She has previously worked as a reporter and sub-editor for various national newspapers and as group editor for Pulse.
Jacqueline Batson: clinical editor
Jacqueline works as a clinical editor for BMJ Learning, where she writes and edits learning modules. She studied medicine at the University of Sheffield, and has previously worked as a junior doctor in Rotherham.
Dianne Cottle: clinical editor
Dianne Cottle is a clinical editor at BMJ Learning. She is also a locum doctor working in paediatrics. She trained at Barts and the London NHS Trust.
Charles Hall: clinical editor
Charles studied pre-clinical medicine and computer science at Cambridge University. He received his medical degree from Imperial College School of Medicine and has a masters degree in science media production from Imperial College London. His role at BMJ Learning is to commission and edit learning modules, ensuring that they are easy to follow and of the highest possible quality. He is also involved in many of the videos and animations published by BMJ Learning.
Adam Legge: clinical editor
Adam works as a clinical editor with BMJ Learning and is currently developing modules aimed at core medical trainees. He worked in clinical research for ten years before taking the postgraduate diploma in journalism at City University in 1992 and has been working as a clinical writer and editor since.
Alison Walker: clinical editor
Alison currently divides her time between BMJ Learning, where she commissions, writes, and edits learning modules, and her role as associate editor for the BMJ and for BMJ Open. She studied medicine at Cambridge and London universities and has a masters degree in public health. She gained MRCP and MFPH and prior to joining the BMJ worked as consultant in public health in East London. She now works freelance.
Thom Hoffman: multimedia editor
Thom has worked for BMJ Learning since 2009 and now works part time, managing the multimedia team and developing digital content and strategy. He studied Psychology and then went on to get a masters in Science Communication. Thom is also a part-time freelance filmmaker and writer.
Ben McNeilage: multimedia producer
Ben spent 15 years working in London's film and TV post production industry, most recently as a special effects artist. He went on to head the team of 3D animators that created the media for the surgical skills and foundation skills packages now available on the BMJ Learning site. Ben works full time for the BMJ Group, creating high definition 3D animations for learning modules.
Mano Prabhakaran: production executive
Mano administers the module production process from planning to publication, and manages the relationship with BMJ Learning's external authors. She also coordinates BMJ Learning's updating process. She graduated in 2011 with a BSc in Life Sciences Applicable to Medicine from the University of Liverpool, and gained a masters in publishing from University College London in 2012.
Steven Tunney: web publishing editor
Ste graduated with a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Liverpool, and has worked in publishing since then. Ste is responsible for copyediting and formatting BMJ Learning modules, and also maintains and updates the front end of the BMJ Learning website.