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Meet The Team

Professor Daniel Augustine
Consultant Cardiologist
Sports, Cardiac Imaging & General Cardiology
Clinical Lead for Screen My Heart
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Dr James Willis, Phd
Clinical Scientist

Professor Dan Augustine is a Consultant Cardiologist. He is based in Bath and practices at the Royal United Hospital Bath. Dan qualified in 2002 from St Bartholomew’s and the Royal London Medical School and has undertaken a cardiovascular imaging research fellowship at the University of Oxford, leading to his MD degree. In 2023 he was appointed as Honorary Professor at the University of Bath. Dan is one of the first cardiologists in the UK to have completed a Masters degree in Sports Cardiology (2019), St Geroges University, London (via scholarship).

Dan  has expertise in Sports cardiology and general cardiology;  exercise prescription & cardiac imaging. Dan is one of the Football Association cardiologists and has worked with a number of sports teams and organisations including Bath rugby, Bristol rugby, Somerset cricket, Gloucester cricket, GB swimming, GB bobsleigh, GB modern pentathlon. Enlgand women's cricket team and GB athletics.

Dan specialises in cardiovascular imaging and is accredited in advanced heart ultrasound scans (echocardiography) and cardiac MRI.

Dan was one of the authors of the National guidelines on the screening of sports participants, published in 2018. 

Dan is the author and editor of several national and international cardiology textbooks. It allows Dan to give a modern and expert opinion on a wide range of cardiological presentations. 

Dan enjoys running.

James is a Clinical Scientist with over 15 years NHS experience in Cardiology specialising in cardiac ultrasound. James has an undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science, a second degree in Clinical Physiology and a research PhD in Echocardiography from the University of Bath.

In 2018, along with Dr Dan Augustine, James has set up one of the few physiologist led dobutamine stress echo services in the country, undertaking weekly lists in the NHS. James has an active research back ground investigating ultrasound changes in Pulmonary Hypertension and holds a Senior Lectureship post at a local University.

James is a former GB Age Group triathlete. He races for a local Bath based triathlon club and has competed in numerous triathlons from sprint to 70.3 distance. 

Mrs Helen Twemlow
Highly Specialist Cardiac Physiologist
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Mrs Carolyn Fraser 
Administrative Lead

Mrs Helen Twemlow is Head of Adult Technical services and a Highly Specialist Cardiac physiologist at the Royal United NHS Foundation Trust with 34 years NHS experience. Helen specialises in echocardiography and diagnostic testing. As head of department, she has enjoyed focusing on training and education and the development of local apprentices within the Cardiac Centre. Helen was awarded the Mayor's City of Bath Citizens award for her services to the Cardiac rehabilitation population. More recently Helen has her PG certificate in Advancing Clinical Practice in Medical Ultrasound.Professionally she is registered with RCCP and AHCS, with memberships to BSE ,SCST WISE and BAPCR.

Carolyn has over 30 years of administrative and medical experience both in the NHS and in the private sector within various specialities.  During this time she has helped co-ordinate patient appointments, diagnostic tests, surgery and co-ordinates all financial matters within various private businesses.


Carolyn enjoys baking, gardening, training for Couch to 5k and spending quality time in the countryside with her family and dog.

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