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Our Team

Principals

Dr Stuart Shaw (Senior Partner), BSc. MB BS, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP, qualified in 1996 and came to Billingshurst in 2003. Full time.

Dr Sarah Ravenscroft, MB BS. DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP, qualified in 1996 and came to Billingshurst in 2000. Part time (2/3).
   
Dr Anna Saunders, MBchB, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP qualified in 1995 came to Billingshurst in 2006. Part time (1/2).

Dr Rathan Ganesalingam, MBchB, BMedSci, DOHNS, MRCGP qualified in 1999 and came to Billingshurst in 2007. Full time.

Dr Ruth Hambleton, MB BS, DRCOG, DCH, DFFP, MRCGP, qualified in 1996 and came to Billingshurst in 2003. Part time (1/2).

Dr Richard Foster, BM 1986,  MRCGP, qualified in 1991 and came to Billingshurst in 2011. Full time.

Dr Susan Simkin, MB.BS, DRCOG, DFSRH, MRCGP, qualified in 2007 and came to Billingshurst in 2011. Part time (1/2). Currently on Maternity Leave until November 2019.

Dr Andy Hird, MB.BS, originally joined us in 2013 and returns to Billingshurst in June 2018. Part time (2/3).

Dr Oliver Middleton,MB BS, MRCGP, qualified in 2001 and joined us in April 2019. Full time.

Dr Shazia Choudhary, Maternity Locum covering Dr Simkin until November 2019. Part time (1/2).

Salaried GPs

Dr Rebecca Dunne, BSc. MB BS. DCH, DRCOG, DFFP, qualified in 1993 and came to Billingshurst in 1996. Part time (1/2).

Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANP)

Tania Ladbrook joined the practice in May 2019 and works as part of our Duty Team for same-day emergency appointments.

Gail Yacoubi joined the practice in June 2019 and works as part of our Duty Team for same-day emergency appointments.

Paramedic Practitioner (PP)

Luke Edrich joined the practice in April 2018 and works as part of our Duty Team for same-day emergency appointments and Home Visits.

Executive Manager

The Executive Manager, Mike Sandford-West, is responsible for the overall management and running of the practice, including the provision of high quality patient care, non-clinical staff & nurses, finance, HR, premises and IT. He would be pleased to discuss any issues or ideas that you have regarding the services provided by the surgery.

Operations Manager

Jemma Brunton joins the practice in the new role of Operations Manager from 1st October 2019. Jemma will be responsible for the day to day running of the practice and the majority of our patient interface services.

Other Practice Staff

Our Reception, Administration and Medical Secretary team is managed by Viv Boam.

Our Dispensing team is managed by Sally Ryley.

Our Nursing & Health Care Assistant team is managed by Julie Bell, including six fully qualified Practice Nurses, one of whom is on duty throughout the day.

Aaron Barton joined the practice in April 2018 in the role of Medicines Manager and deals with medication queries.

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