Our Staff

Doctors

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.

DR CATHERINE CAUSER

MBBS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP

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 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 CORDELIA EVELYN-EDWARDS

BM 2001

Salaried GP

DR NELSON LEUNG

MB ChB 2013

Salaried GP

Training Practice

FOUNDATION YEAR DOCTORS As part of our training commitment, we also have “FY2” Doctors in our surgeries. These Doctors are not yet fully qualified and join us typically for 3 months as part of their training rotation.

Nurse Practitioners

Our Practice Nurses see patients on an appointment system from Monday to Friday. They work closely with the Doctors and can offer advice on various health problems. They carry out adult and child immunisations, regular healthcare injections, wound care, contraceptive injections, cervical smears and also run specialist clinics for those with asthma, diabetes, heart and lung disease and hypertension. They also provide up to date life style and health advice and provide a high quality of care in areas including chronic disease management An appointment can be made via the Reception/Care Navigation Team.

RACHAEL GUY-HAWTHORNE

PEMA BROWN

FIONA JONES

Nurses

VICTORIA SWIFT

JANA GJOLLA

Healthcare Assistants

JAYNE HOARE

EMMA FLEMING

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

Our Care Navigators/Receptionists have first contact with the patients are trained to give general advice and help in every possible way. It is their job to help and advise you within the guidelines laid down by the Doctors and the Managers. They are fully trained and operate within a strict code of confidentiality. The more detail you give them of your requirements, the better they will be able to provide the service you will need. The receptionists are a vital part of our team and will do their best to help you; please treat them with the same courtesy as you would the doctor.

Care Navigation Team

Our Care Navigators/Receptionists have first contact with the patients are trained to give general advice and help in every possible way. It is their job to help and advise you within the guidelines laid down by the Doctors and the Managers. They are fully trained and operate within a strict code of confidentiality. The more detail you give them of your requirements, the better they will be able to provide the service you will need. The receptionists are a vital part of our team and will do their best to help you; please treat them with the same courtesy as you would the 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

Health Visitors are experienced, specialised trained nurses who promote health and offer advice on the development and health needs of primarily babies and children under 5 years of age. Health Visitors will see parents and children from before birth until five years. They will see you during your pregnancy and on a regular basis until your child starts school. To contact your Health Visitor, telephone 0300 123 6629