Our People

GPs

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Dr Niki J Wright Senior Partner

Dr Niki J Wright Senior Partner

Dr Niki J Wright Senior Partner

MRCGP, DRCOG

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

Dr Michael G B Lambert Managing Partner

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

Dr Helen Lambert

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

Dr Stephen M Fowler

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

Dr Sarita Sluman

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 2 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

Dr Helen Walters

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.

Dr Vykunthan Selvaratnam

Dr Vykunthan Selvaratnam

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

Dr Jason Bradbury

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

Dr Claire Baker

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

Dr Olivia Rix

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

Dr Elizabeth Meredith

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

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

Dr Colleen Wylie

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

Dr Emmanuel Umaru

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.

Multi-disciplinary Team

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Kate Hawkridge

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Kate Hawkridge

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 Vicky Thorne

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Vicky Thorne

BN MSc

 Nurse Vicky joined the surgery in 2017.
She thoroughly enjoys her role as part of the Friarsgate duty team and has a special interest in respiratory care.
Nurse Vicky lives in Salisbury with her husband. She enjoys travel, the company of friends and family, and looking after her pet tortoise, Einstein.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner Claire Hallett

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Claire Hallett

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Claire Hallett

RN Adult/ Independant prescriber

Nurse Claire Joined the practice in 2014.
She enjoys all aspects of General Practice with a specialist interest in diabetes
Nurse Claire is married with one daughter, enjoys walking her bulldog, going to the gym and socialising with friends and family
Chiropractor Hannah Fairris

Chiropractor Hannah Fairris

Chiropractor Hannah Fairris

BSc MChiro

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

Practice Nurse Rae Daraklitsas

Practice Nurse Rae Daraklitsas

RGN

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

Practice Nurse Rachel Snell

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 Nurse Elaine Spellerberg

Practice Nurse Elaine Spellerberg

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

Research Nurse Clare Wickes

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

Health Care Assistant Claire Jackson

Health Care Assistant Claire Jackson

Healthcare Assistant

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

Healthcare Assistant Laura Chitty

Healthcare Assistant Laura Chitty

Healthcare Assistant

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

Proactive Care Team Rebecca Macdonald

Proactive Care Team Rebecca Macdonald

Care Coordinator

Rebecca coordinates and supports the care of the practices elderly population

Practice Staff

Practice Manager Marc Dryden

Practice Manager Marc Dryden

Practice Manager Marc Dryden

Practice Manager

Marc is responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the practice.

Operations Manager Vanessa Woodley

Operations Manager Vanessa Woodley

Operations Manager Vanessa Woodley

Operations Manager

Vanessa assists Marc to ensure smooth operational running of the practice

Patient Services Manager Davina Harris

Patient Services Manager Davina Harris

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

Reception Manager Debby Thompson

Reception Manager Debby Thompson

Reception Manager

Debby manages our busy reception team on a day to day basis.