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Haldon House Surgery37-41 Imperial RoadExmouth, EX8 1DQTel: 01395 222777
Dr. Amy Todd joined the Practice in March 2010. Prior to her GP training she worked in hospital medicine for ten years. Dr. Todd has interests in Cardiology and Care of the Elderly. Having worked in Australia, Glasgow and throughout Devon, she is now happily settled in Exmouth with her young family.
Dr Todd works on a Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday plus alternate Fridays.
Dr Bowen graduated from the university of Sheffield in 2004; she went on to complete her GP training in London. Having previously worked in specialities including ENT and Emergency Medicine, Dr Bowen has more recently focussed on Women's Health as well as teaching, both within the Practice and as part of Exeter University's Medical School. Outside of the surgery, she enjoys spending time with her family, walking on the local beaches as well as kayaking and sailing.
Dr Bowen works mid week Tuesday to Thursday all day.
Dr Jonathan Hall graduated from the University of Leicester in 2013 and then spent time working in Sussex before completing his GP training in Exeter. He has an interest in musculoskeletal medicine and is currently undertaking a part-time masters degree in sport and exercise medicine at Bath University. Dr Hall also works regularly as an out of hours GP for Devon Doctors. When not working, Dr Hall enjoys spending time exploring Devon with his young family and can often be found either swimming, cycling or running in preparation for the next triathlon!
Dr Hall works on a Tuesday morning, plus all day Thursday and Friday.
Dr Gillies graduated from Edinburgh University in 2006 and completed his foundation training in Edinburgh. He moved to Salisbury to study General Medicine, then Oxford for GP training. While in Oxford for seven years he developed an interest in education, working as a GP trainer. He also worked as an Oxford University undergraduate tutor, postgraduate mentor for the medical educational fellowship programme and an international tutor for medical students in war torn countries overseas. After a sabbatical in Melbourne in 2018, he moved to East Devon with his wife and two children. Outside of the surgery he enjoys time with his family, walking the dog and supporting the chiefs. Dr Gillies has clinical interests in chronic disease, skin disease, joint injection and minor skin surgery.
Dr Gillies works on Monday, Thursday and Friday.
Dr Herbert graduated from University of Bristol in 2009 having done a prior degree in Biology at Nottingham Trent University. She completed her Foundation Training in Nottingham and then worked in hospital specilaties such as Acute Medicine, Care of the Older Person and Obs and Gynae before switching to GP training which she completed locally. Outside of the surgery she enjoys sea swimming and paddleboarding and spending time outside with her family.
Dr Herbert works Thursday and Fridays
The Nursing team undertake the whole range of nursing procedures carried out in General Practice and are responsible for Health education, routine immunisations, blood tests, screening procedures and dressings, plus Asthma, Diabetes and Heart Disease Clinics. They also manage specialist clinics which include, baby vaccinations, and cervical screening.
We also have two healthcare assistants, Lisa & Louise, who offer various clinics including phlebotomy (blood taking), hypertension monitoring, smoking cessation advice, health checks, and wound management.
Jacqui is a qualified nurse, having obtained her RGN in 1986. She then went on to obtain her RSCN (children) in 1988. Further education includes obtaining a Diploma of Higher Education (2004) and finally a BSc (hons) Health Studies in 2010.
Her nursing career has been varied having worked in hospitals and in the community finding General Practice which has become her passion for many years, loving the variety of her role. Her particular interest is long term conditions management, particularly diabetes which has become her specialist area.
Jacqui is married with 3 grown up children - interests include walking, pilates and yoga.
Rachel has recently joined the surgery as our new Practice Nurse. Rachel trained at The Royal London Hospital in the East end of London. She moved to Devon with her family 7 years ago and enjoys walking her dogs exploring the countryside and lovely beaches. She has been Practice Nursing in a variety of surgery settings since 1997.
Rachel works Monday morning and Thursday and Friday all day.
Lisa joined the Practice in September 2017, bringing lots of experience having previously worked in the local Hospital as a Healthcare Assistant for over 10 years. Lisa also works in the admin team.
Lisa is also our trained smoking cessation advisor.
Louise joined the Practice in November 2019, bringing lots of experience having previously worked as a Healthcare Assistant in a large hospital. Louise also works in the admin & reception team.
Michaela has recently joined the practice as our new Healthcare Assistant. She has been working in healthcare since 2012 with previous role's on the respiratory/covid ward at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital. When not at work Michaela is out and about with her young family.
Christine Ladbrook is our Practice Manager and is responsible for the management and the smooth running of the Practice. She is also happy to listen to patients’ comments regarding services.
Assistant Practice Manager / Office Manager
Emily Lampitt is our Assistant Practice Manager / Office Manager and is responsible for overseeing reception and the office to ensure its smooth and efficient operation on a daily basis. She is also a support to the Practice Manager in carrying out day to day activity and provides cover in her absence to ensure the smooth and effective running of the Practice.
We have an experienced team of full-time and part-time Receptionists and Secretaries who have been specifically trained to deal with your enquiries. They will always try their best to help you and will treat all information in the strictest confidence as they are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the Doctors and Nurses. They may need to ask you for further details when you telephone; this is to ensure that we process your enquiry as speedily and efficiently as possible.
Our Midwives run an antenatal clinic here at the surgery on Tuesday afternoons but the Community midwives are based at Withycombe clinic in Exmouth. Tel: 01395 226730
Our Community District Nurses are based here at the Surgery and can be reached on 268351.
The Health Visiting team can be contacted on 0333 234 1903.
Counselling Services are provided here at the Surgery. Private consultations can be arranged.
We also have clinics run by The Depression & Anxiety service (DAS) 'Talking Health' service who specialise in those with long term conditions, which can be accessed by self referral or referral by your GP.
The practice works closely with Hospiscare, the Community Mental Health Nurses, Social Services, Chiropodists, Physiotherapists, Occupational and Speech Therapists.