Dr Wendy Denning trained as a doctor at University College Hospital in London. Following this she completed her GP training In London and Oxford – this included rotations in general medicine, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, psychiatry and accident and emergency. Having obtained a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology she then went on to get her membership to the Royal College of General Practitioners.
She practised for one year as a locum GP in Oxford before emigrating to Vancouver, Canada. In Canada she repeated her medical examinations so that she could practise there and became a member of the Canadian College of Family Practitioners.
In Canada she worked as a Family Practitioner for 7 years – during this time she pursued her lifelong interest in the integration of traditional and Complementary medicine by working collaboratively with many different Complementary practitioners.
Prior to returning to the UK in 1998 she took specialised training with Nutritional Doctors in the USA and also attended the Institute of Optimum Nutrition in London to further her longstanding interest in Nutritional Medicine. She also spent 5 months doing volunteer work in India where she worked in an Eye Camp, on a mobile hospital and closely with an Ayruvedic Doctor.
She returned to the UK in 1998 to look after her father who was terminally ill and started at the Integrated Medical Centre at its inception.
She has worked here as a private GP with a strong interest in nutritional medicine for the last 8 years collaborating closely with a large number of Complementary practitioners.
In 2002 she took a basic training weekend in Traditional Chinese Medicine and was so fascinated that she stayed on and completed a two year training course and received her Diploma in this in 2004.
She recently served on the Department of Health’s Select Advisory Group for Cosmetic Surgery and currently sits on a new committee which is looking at promoting an Integrated Approach to Obstetrics and Gynaecology in this country.
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