Our Staff

Doctors

DR CATHERINE CAUSER

MBBS 1992b

Dr Causer Studied and the University of London qualifying in 1993. She was formerly the senior partner of the Devonshire Avenue Practice for many years, until the merger with Southsea Medical Centre in 2019.

DR CORDELIA EDWARDS

BM 2001

Salaried GP

DR GAYLE CATTERALL

MB BS (1979), MRCS (1979), LRCP (1979), DA Eng (1983), DRCOG (1984).

Dr Catterall studied in Imperial College London in 1984. Dr Catterall moved from Park Lane Medical Centre to Southsea Medical Centre in November 2015. Special interests Women’s Health & Asthma

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 NELSON LEUNG

MB ChB 2013

Salaried GP

DR RAJESH BHATEJA

MBBS (1995) MRCGP

Dr Rajesh Bhateja (Dr Raj) 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.

Nurse Practitioners

The medical centre has three prescribing nurse Practitioners. They are employed to help the GP’s deal with the telephone triage system.

RACHAEL GUY-HAWTHORNE

PEMA BROWN

FIONA JONES

Nurses

VICTORIA SWIFT

JANA GJOLLA

Healthcare Assistants

JAYNE HOARE

EMMA FLEMMING

Practice Management

ANDREW CLARKE

Practice Business Manager

ANDREW MCKIE

Operations Manager

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

Reception

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. They 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 tea; please treat them with the same courtesy as you would the doctor.

Care Navigation Team

The care navigators 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.

Community Midwives

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.

Community 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.

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.