Doctors

Dr John Henderson – MB BS MSc MFPHM MRCGP (1984 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 is also 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.

Dr Mary Horkan – BSc MBBS MRCGP DRCOG (1994 London).
Mary trained at St Georges Medical School, London and qualified in 1994. She completed her vocational training scheme in Epsom. She joined the practice in January 2000. She is the practice Diabetic Lead and is also involved with medical student and postgraduate general practice training.

Dr Rosalyn Lucy – MB ChB DFSRH MRCGP (1989 Sheffield).
Ros qualified in Sheffield in 1989. Having worked as a partner elsewhere in the town for some years, she joined the practice in April 2002 and is now a partner at Bassett Road working three days a week. 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 Nasir Jamal – MB BS MD DFFP (1982 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 offering a Community Eye Clinic service to all Leighton Buzzard residents. Nasir is also 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 Programme Director on the Milton Keynes training scheme.

Dr Laura Lewis – MBChB DRCOG MRCGP.
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 4 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.

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 on the Milton Keynes training scheme.

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 Programme Director in Banbury.

Dr Claire Evans – BM MRCGP DCH DFSRH.
Claire qualified in Cardiff in 2014 and has joined the practice as a Salaried GP, having previously worked as a GP Locum in both long and short-term posts. She works 3 days a week with us from Wed to Friday and we are delighted to have her join the team.