Dr John Henderson – MB BS MSc MFPHM MRCGP (London).
John qualified in 1984 from University College London School of Medicine and did his Vocational Training here in Leighton Buzzard. Prior to entering general practice John trained in public health medicine at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and with North Thames Region Health Authority where he was senior registrar in public health. He is lead GP in prescribing within the practice and a GP trainer on the Aylesbury scheme. He has a specialist interest in dermatology having previously worked at Stoke Mandeville Hospital as a clinical assistant to the dermatology department. More recently he has taken on the role of clinical director for the Leighton Buzzard Primary Care Network (PCN).
Dr Mary Horkan – BSc MBBS MRCGP DRCOG (London).
Mary trained at St Georges Medical School, London, qualifying in 1994. She completed her vocational training scheme in Epsom and joined the practice in January 2000. She currently works 2 days a week and is the practice Diabetic Lead and is also involved with medical student and postgraduate general practice training.
Dr Nasir Jamal – MB BS MD DFFP (Aligarh Muslim).
Following graduation in 1983, Nasir worked in the Institute of Ophthalmology, Aligarh University, India and was awarded his Masters Degree in Ophthalmology in 1986. He then worked as a lecturer in the Institute of Ophthalmology where he was involved in teaching, training and research. He qualified as a GP within the Oxford region in 2002. He became a partner at Bassett Road in 2003 and still retains an interest in managing eye disease as well as being one of the Lead GPs for medical students from Buckingham University.
Dr Chris Longstaff – MB BChir MA(Cantab) MRCGP.
Chris qualified in Cambridge in 2007 and worked as a doctor in Bedford before going on to complete his GP training in Milton Keynes. Prior to joining the practice, he spent some time working as a GP for patients experiencing homelessness in Oxford. He has a particular interest in addiction and vulnerable patient groups and he is also a GP Trainer with the Milton Keynes training scheme.
Dr Laura Lewis – MBChB DRCOG MRCGP. – Currently on maternity leave
Laura qualified in 2009 and has had 2 rotations as a GP registrar at Bassett Road dating back to 2013. We are delighted now to have retained her at the practice on a permanent basis and she became a partner in 2016. Laura works 3 days a week with us and is the practice lead for palliative and end of life care, whilst continuing to do some sessional work at Florence Nightingale Hospice, and is also a GP Lead for medical students from Buckingham University and is a GP trainer.
Dr Elinor Mathieson – MB BS BSc MSc MRCGP.
Elinor qualified in 2010 and spent a year at Bassett Road as a GP registrar before becoming a permanent member of our team. She joined us first as a Salaried GP and became a partner in February 2018. She works 3 days a week and shares Dr Longstaff’s interest in the homeless and other vulnerable groups. She is also a programme director and GP trainer on the Milton Keynes training scheme.
Dr Claire Evans – BM MRCGP DCH DFSRH.
Claire qualified in Cardiff in 2014, spent some time doing both short and long-term locum work and then joined the practice as a Salaried GP in 2018. She became a partner in March and works Mon, Tue & Wed. She is a qualified GP trainer on the MK scheme and has an interest in women’s health.
Dr Bhavya Sharma – MBBS MD MRCGP
Bhav qualified in India in 2008, then worked in Nepal and India for a couple of years before relocating to the UK in 2011. He completed the MD in Internal Medicine from the University of Buckingham, and worked as a hospital doctor in Acute Medicine for a further 2 years undertaking his GP training in August 2020. He initially worked with us as a Salaried GP and became a partner in March, working Wed, Thu & Fri.
Dr Rosalyn Lucy – MB ChB DFSRH MRCGP (Sheffield)
Ros qualified in Sheffield in 1989 and worked as a partner elsewhere in the town for many years. She has spent the last 20 years as a partner at Bassett Road and is now working two days a week as a Salaried GP with us. She has a specialist interest in sexual health and gynaecology and is the Lead GP for final year medical students at Imperial College, London.
Dr Suzanne Gill – BM BCh BA (Oxon) MRCGP DRCOG.
Suzie qualified in 2006 and joined the practice as a salaried GP in April 2012, when Dr Chapman retired. She now works with us 2 days a week, is actively involved in the postgraduate training of doctors and is a GP trainer and programme director in Banbury.
Dr Charlotte Weston – MB BS (London) – Currently on maternity leave
Charlotte originally undertook a degree in cognitive neuroscience and psychology and worked in psychiatry for a period of time before deciding to study medicine. She graduated from St George’s in 2015 and spent time with us at Bassett Road as a GP registrar, completing her studies in January of 2022. She has been with us through the very difficult COVID period and we are delighted she has agreed to stay with us for 3 days a week as a Salaried GP.
Dr Silvana Grama – MD
Silvana qualified in Romania in 2010 and went on to undertake some additional studies in Family Medicine. She relocated to the UK, joined us for an initial 6 month period on the International GP Recruitment Scheme and is now a Salaried GP working with us 3 days a week.