The Practice has a team to take care of you.  This includes additional, and sometimes more specialised, support.  We ask that you are open to the idea of seeing other health professionals to support you.

Patient Advisers

(previously Receptionists)

help with: healthcare navigation, appointment and home visit requests, sick note requests, enquiries about results and new patient and on-line registrations
Medical Secretarieshelp with: referrals and transportation
Prescription Clerkshelp with: prescription queries
Practice Pharmacisthelps with: medication reviews and queries
Physiotherapistwe plan to introduce this service in 2019
Practice Nurseshelp with: wellness monitoring, living with chronic diseases support, minor injuries, family planning, immunisations, travel injections, wound assessment etc
Health Care Assistantshelp with: ECGs & blood pressure monitoring, B12 & flu injections, health checks and initial respiratory checks
Advanced Nurse Practitionershelp with: diagnosing, referring & prescribing for many day-to-day ailments such as chest infections, rashes, urine infections, stomach aches etc and liaison with care homes
Locum GPshelp with: on the day GP appointments, visits and telephone consultations
Usual GPco-ordinates your care and consults on complex needs such as end of life care

Your practice team


General Practitioner (Partner)

Qualified in Cardiff in 1982 and served for 10 years as a Medical Officer in the Royal Army Medical Corps before entering General Practice on the Island in Newport following the Gulf War in 1991. He joined the practice in October 2001. He is married with three children and his special interests are asthma, dermatology…

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General Practitioner (Partner)

Dr Richard Baxter was awarded his medical degree from University College London in 1998. He qualified as a Surgeon in 2003, pursuing a career in Orthopaedics. He later had a change of direction, preferring the more holistic discipline of General Practice. Since 2007, he has worked as a GP in Dorset and Hampshire, as well…

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General Practitioner (Partner)

Dr David Stevenson qualified from the university of Southampton in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in medicine. After working in various departments at St Mary’s hospital, he completed his GP training on the Isle of Wight in 2014. He has since worked at several Island practices, and for the past seven years has been a…

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General Practitioner

Dr Saunders is a GP with additional qualifications in Lifestyle Medicine and Women’s health. She is involved in the running of the Local Primary Care Network, is a mentor for others studying to become Lifestyle Medicine Practitioners, and also co-runs a local educational group for recently qualified GPs. She worked in Wales as a junior…

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Advance Nurse Practitioner

Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Partner)

Emma Arnold, is a Registered Adult Nurse who has worked previously as a Community Nurse, District Nurse Team Leader, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Project Manager, Practice Nurse and is currently an Advanced Nurse Practitioner in general practice. She has a Bsc degree in Specialist Clinical Practice, a PGDip in Advanced Clinical Practice and is an Independent…

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Clinical Pharmacist

I work as part of the general practice team to improve value and outcomes from medicines and consult with and treat patients directly. This includes providing extra help to manage long-term conditions, advice for those on multiple medicines and better access to health checks.

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Nursing Team

Health Care Assistant

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Natalie Stevenson

Practice Manager

Kerry Broome

Operations Manager

Julie Noble

Dispensary Manager