Dr Tyrrell achieved his BMedSci in 2005 and BMBS in 2007, both from the University of Nottingham. Following foundation training in Nottingham and Mansfield he completed GP training in Nottingham and was awarded Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) in 2012. He currently works part time as a GP in Nottingham.
During his GP training he undertook a 4 month research placement as an associate within the Division of Primary Care at the University of Nottingham and took up the post of Clinical Lecturer in the Division in 2012. In this role he was course convener for one of the Primary Care taught modules within the undergraduate medical degree and worked as part of the Injury Epidemiology and Prevention Group.
In 2014 he completed an MSc in Applied Epidemiology and was awarded an NIHR In-Practice Fellowship, running for 2 years. Since then he has worked as a Research Fellow supported by the NIHR School for Primary Care Research before gaining his current post as a Clinical Assistant Professor in 2017. He is currently course lead for one of the Primary Care taught modules within the undergraduate medical degree while maintaining a strong interest in primary care based epidemiological research.
His research is in the area of Injury Epidemiology and self-harm in young people, primarily using large primary care databases.
Injury epidemiology, self-harm, undergraduate teaching
Dr Tyrrell teaches on a number of courses run by the Division of Primary Care across all years of the medical curriculum involving topics such as ethics, consultation skills, communication and… read more
Dr Tyrrell's main area of research is injury epidemiology, in particular using primary care data to investigate risk factors and associations that influence injury episodes.
Recently this has focused on using primary care data to explore the patterns and risk factors involved in poisoning episodes among young people in order to better inform primary care practice.
Dr Tyrrell teaches on a number of courses run by the Division of Primary Care across all years of the medical curriculum involving topics such as ethics, consultation skills, communication and chronic disease management.
He currently convenes the Community Follow Up (CFU) Module run across years 2 and 3 of the undergraduate medical course. Within this he has a track record of positively developing course content and marking processes in particular.