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Dr Vykunthan Selvaratnam
BSc (Hons) MBBS MRCS (Eng) MRCGP
Dr Selvaratnam joined the practice as a partner in January 2013.
He enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has a particular interest in minor surgery and joint injections.
Dr Selvaratnam currently lives in Romsey with his young family and enjoys running, cycling and camping when time allows.
Dr Jason Bradbury
MB BS MRCP MRCGP
Dr Bradbury joined the practice as a Partner in September 2013.
He enjoys all facets of General Practice life and maintains an interest in cardiology, chest medicine and diabetes.
Dr Bradbury enjoys a busy family life and has two sons. When time permits, he enjoys football, cricket and cycling.
Dr Claire Baker
MBBCh, DCh, MRCGP
Dr Baker joined the practice in November 2008.
She greatly enjoys the variety of General Practice work and supporting her patients and their families through their lives and events.
Dr Baker is married with 2 children and enjoys literature, walking, cycling and tennis.
Dr Olivia Rix
MBBS BSc (Hons) MRCGP DCH DRCOG DFSRH
Dr Rix joined the Friarsgate Practice in April 2015.
She enjoys all aspects of General Practice but especially paediatrics and women’s health.
Dr Rix lives in Winchester with her husband and family and in her spare time enjoys running, cycling and being outdoors.
Dr Elizabeth Meredith
MBBS BSc, MRCP UK, MRCGP
Dr Meredith started work at The Friarsgate Practice as a GP in July 2017.
She enjoys all aspects of General Practice.
Dr Meredith spends her free time with her husband and children as well as swimming and cycling.
Dr Meredith is currently away on maternity leave but cover is available.
Dr Victoria Ayres
Dr Victoria Ayres joined the practice the practice in January 2018
She enjoys all aspects of General Practice, but especially enjoys paediatrics and women’s health.
Dr Ayres enjoys spending her free time with her husband and young children as well as running and cycling.
Dr Ayres is currently away on maternity leave but cover is available.
Dr Colleen Wylie
BSc Honours Biomedical sciences, MBChB, MRCGP
Dr Wylie joined the practice in April 2019.
She loves all aspects of General Practice.
Dr Wylie enjoys spending time with her husband and children and when time allows likes the outdoors and exercise.
Dr Emmanuel Umaru
MBBS, MPH, MRCPG
Dr Umaru joined the Practice in January 2019.
He enjoys all aspects of General Practice.
Dr Umaru lives in Chandlers Ford with his wife and 2 daughters.
Dr Niki J Wright Senior Partner
Dr Wright joined the Practice as a Partner in 1993.
She is passionate about all areas of General Practice and has a particular interest in healthy living. Niki has completed a certificate in Obesity Management at Reading university and is involved in the local Health Walks programme, running a walking group for patients.
Married with three children, Niki still finds time for regular walking herself, cycling and swimming as well as being actively involved in the local community and is an assistant cub scout leader too.
Dr Michael G B Lambert Managing Partner
MB BS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DCH, DOccMed
Dr M Lambert joined the practice as a Partner in 1995.
He is interested in all aspects of General Practice and thoroughly enjoys work as a family doctor. He is also trained in Occupational Medicine and offers Occupational Health Services from within the Practice.
Dr Lambert has a hectic family life with his wife Helen, their four children and their Spaniel. When time allows, he may be out on his bicycle, on the golf course or on the tennis court.
Dr Helen Lambert
BM, MRCP, MRCGP
Dr H Lambert joined practice as a Partner in 2004.
She enjoys all aspects of General Practice but especially caring for families and patients with cardiac problems.
Dr Lambert lives in Kings Somborne with her husband and young family. She enjoys family life, cooking and keeping fit. Helen is currently a GP appraiser
Dr Stephen M Fowler
MB, BS, MRSCEd, MRCGP
Dr Fowler joined the Practice as a Partner in November 2010.
He enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has a particular interest in Minor Surgery.
He lives locally with his wife and young family. Any leisure time is spent with his family and also tinkering with his other love – an old MGB Roadster.
Dr Sarita Sluman
BM MRCGP DFFP
Dr Sluman joined the practice as a Partner in September 2008.
She enjoys all aspects of General Practice but particularly enjoys Paediatrics and Ear, Nose and Throat problems.
Sarita has a busy family life, with three children and 3 dogs. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with the family, going for walks or cycle rides in the New Forest and swimming.
Dr Helen Walters
MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH
Dr Walters joined the practice as a partner in November 2011.
She enjoys all elements of General practice, and has a particular interest in contraception.
Dr Walters lives in Newbury with her husband and two children, and is a keen runner.
Practice Nurse Elaine Spellerberg
RN adult & child & a Post Graduate Diploma in Asthma
Nurse Elaine joined the practice in November 2013.
She enjoys all aspects of General Practice nursing but, has a special interest in respiratory issues, child immunisations and critical care.
Nurse Elaine has one daughter and enjoys sailing, horse riding and playing the flute in her spare time.
Research Nurse Clare Wickes
RGN Bsc Hons
Nurse Clare joined the practice in October 2017.
She enjoys all aspects of her research role in practice.
Nurse Clare has 2 boys aged 13 and 15, who keep her very busy. In her spare time she enjoys anything that entails being active and outdoors, particularly walking, kayaking, skiing and coasteering
Health Care Assistant Claire Jackson
Claire joined the Practice in April 2010.
She enjoys all aspects of being a Healthcare assistant but, especially enjoys assisting with minor surgery.
Claire lives in Winchester with her husband and two children and when time allows enjoys running and raising money for the Piggles trust.
Healthcare Assistant Laura Chitty
Laura joined the practice in November 2018.
She enjoys all aspects of being a Healthcare assistant but, specialises in wound care.
Laura enjoys spending time with her daughter and exploring the country with her family in their caravan.
Proactive Care Team Rebecca Macdonald
Rebecca coordinates and supports the care of the practices elderly population
Advanced Nurse Practitioner Kate Hawkridge
Nurse Kate joined the practice in May 2017.
She enjoys all aspects of General Practice and her duty team role.
Nurse Kate has one daughter and in her spare time enjoys walking her dogs and doing arts and crafts.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner Vicky Thorne
Advanced Nurse Practitioner Claire Hallett
RN Adult/ Independant prescriber
Chiropractor Hannah Fairris
Hannah joined the practice in October 2018
She specialises in musculoskeletal health, with a particular interest in empowering patients to self-manage their conditions.
Hannah is an animal lover and spends much of her spare time walking her dogs and horse riding
Practice Nurse Rae Daraklitsas
Nurse Rae joined the practice in 2010.
She enjoys all aspects of General practice nursing but, has a specialist interest in women’s health, asthma and travel vaccinations.
Nurse Rae likes socialising in her spare time and can be found walking, cycling or playing tennis when weather permits!
Practice Nurse Rachel Snell
RN Adult/ Nurse prescriber
Nurse Rachel joined the practice in December 2018.
She enjoys all aspects of General Practice but, has special interests in Diabetes, Women’s health and minor illness.
Nurse Rachel is married with three children and enjoys running and weight lifting in her spare time.
Practice Manager Marc Dryden
Marc is responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the practice.
Operations Manager Vanessa Woodley
Vanessa assists Marc to ensure smooth operational running of the practice
Patient Services Manager Davina Harris
Patient Services Manager
Davina assists Marc in the general day-today running of the practice and its patient’s needs.
Reception Manager Debby Thompson
Debby manages our busy reception team on a day to day basis.