The Team at Southsea Medical Centre

Dr Ian Minay MB ChB(1988) MRCP DCH DRCOG MRCGP Dr Minay studied at Manchester University qualifying in 1988. He worked in hospitals in Doncaster, Sheffield and York before training as a General Practitioner at Lymington. He joined the practice in 1997.

Special interests include Child Health Surveillance .

Dr Laurence Stone MRCS LRCP MB.Bs (1980) FRCS (Eng) ( 1984) DCH DRCOG MRCGP BA Dr Stone studied at Westminster Medical School qualifying in 1980. He has worked in hospitals in Liverpool, Croydon, London and Portsmouth and trained as a General Practitioner in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire before becoming a Principal in General Practice in North Liverpool . He has also worked in Canada and South Africa and was a GP principal in Southampton before taking up his current position with this practice in July 2007

Dr Susan Bill MB BCh BAO ( 1993) DRCOG DFSRH MRCGP. Dr Bill studied at The Queen’s University of Belfast qualifying in 1993. She trained as a GP in Ballyclare, Co Antrim and moved to Portsmouth in 2012. Special interests include Women’s Health and Family Planning, Diabetes and Cardiology.

Dr Rajesh Bhateja (Dr Raj)  MBBS (1995) MRCGP studied at University of Bombay qualifying in 1995. He worked in renowned private hospitals in New Delhi for 8 years before moving to UK in 2003. Here he worked in A&E in hospitals in London and Basildon before starting his GP training on the Isle of Wight. He joined our practice in 2014.

Dr Gayle Catterall MBBS (1979), DA Eng (1983), DRCOG (1984). Dr Catterall studied at the Imperial College Lomndon in 1984. Dr Catterall moved from Park Lane Medical Centre to Southsea Medical Centre in November 2015.

Special interests Womens Health and Asthma

 

Practice Manager : Our Practice Manager, Mr Andrew Clarke, is responsible for the smooth running of the practice. Patients that have any suggestions, questions or complaints regarding the service which we provide should contact Mr Clarke who will be happy to listen to you and help where possible.

Operations Manager : Mr Andrew Mckie is responsible the practice facilities and deputises for Mr Andrew Clarke when he is not available.

    

Practice Nurses: The practice nursing team comprises of four nurses, Rachael, Kerry, Pema and Alison. We also have Jayne our Health care support worker. The nursing team are available between the hours of 8.30am and 6.00pm Monday to Friday. If you require an appointment to see the nursing team or just would like some advice please contact reception.

All members of our nursing team provide a high quality of care in areas including chronic disease management, wound care, vaccination administration including, child immunisation and travel vaccinations, they also provide up to date life style and health advice as well as smoking cessation advice.

Receptionists : The Receptionists are trained to give general advice and help in every possible way. They have not however had medical training and any advice sought in this field should be via the practice nurse or a doctor.Our receptionists will do their best to help you. However sometimes they eam or just would like some advice please contact reception. All members of our nursing team provide a high quality of care in areas including chronic disease management, wound care, vaccination administration including, child immunisation and travel vaccinations, they also provide up to date life style and health advice as well as smoking cessation advice.

may need to attend to other people or bring an urgent matter to the attention of the doctor. In these circumstances please be patient and they will try to assist you as soon as they are able. The receptionists are a vital part of our team, please treat them with the same courtesy as you would the doctor.

Health Visitors : The Health Visitors can advise about the development and health needs of children under 5 years of age. To contact your Health Visitor, telephone 023 9268 4545 and ask for the telephone number for the Health Visitor in your area.

District Nurses : Our District Nurses will visit the housebound and the elderly in order to deal with their nursing needs. Should you wish to contact them please telephone 0300 3002012.

Midwife : Our midwife, Caroline Weeks, provides ante natal care for all those ladies in the practice expecting a baby. She also makes regular visits for the first few days after a baby is born. She or one of her colleagues will attend ladies giving birth in the G.P. Maternity unit. She is able to arrange home confinements for ladies if the circumstances are safe to do so.

 

 

 

 

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