I am an NHS GP and medical homeopath. I am also a GP appraiser. I have been accredited in the past by Brighton and Hove Clinical Comissioning Group as a "GP with special interest" in Gynaecology. During 2016 I have been accredited as a "Menopause Specialist" by the British Menopause Society.
I qualified from Charing Cross & Westminster medical school in 1987 moving to Brighton in 1989. I worked at the Royal Sussex County and the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital before moving to General Practice.
I continue to work as an NHS GP at Portslade Health Centre where I have been since 1992. I have been running a well woman clinic there for many years and this interest has carried over to my bio-identical hormone practice.
From December 2010- Oct 3014 I was one of 3 GPs across Brighton & Hove delivering a community Gynaecology service.
I am a GP Appraiser and have worked in the past on the Professional Executive Committee of Brighton & Hove City PCT, I have also acted in the past as a medical advisor for the Kent & Sussex ME Society.
I trained in Homeopathy at the Royal London Homeopathic Hospital however I am winding down my homeopathic practice.
During 2006/7 I studied with The Nutritional
Healing Foundation and obtained their diploma in Nutritional Healing.
I integrate nutritional therapy and naturopathic techniques into my
practice where appropriate.
I trained in the use of Bio-identical hormone therapy during 2010 and it is now the main area of my practice. I gain professional support and supervison in this area through a peer support group based in London and am involved in traiing other clinicians in the field of BHRT.
I am married and live in Hove.
I enjoy most outdoor activities particularly mountain biking, running and
tennis. My greatest passion is skiing, I regularly take time off to lead for the
Ski Club of Great Britain.