Doctors to serve at Olympics

DOCTORS from Portishead and Clevedon will soon be treating world-class athletes from around the globe after being selected to serve at the 2012 London Olympics.

Stuart Miller, who lives in Clevedon and is husband to Portishead doctor Carly Donald, has been appointed clinical lead doctor for all teams at the Olympics and Paralympics in London.

Dr Miller is the clinical director of the MSc in Sport and Exercise Medicine in the School for Health at Bath University.

This is not his first brush with the Olympics, Dr Miller lead the medical team at the paralympics in Beijing in 2008.

Dr Miller says he is delighted and honoured to take his role in the 2012 Olympics and said: “It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity and I am looking forward to the challenge.”

Jonathon Williams from Portishead Medical Group in Wyndham Way has also been named as a 2012 Games representative.

Dr Williams has been named as one of the Olympics sports physicians and has already covered the Equestrian Trials event at Greenwich Park.