Meet the team

Dr Mark Thompson 
MBChB MRCGP DRCOG

Dr Mark Thompson was brought up in Wolverhampton and went on to study at Bristol University qualifying in 1994. He is a GP trainer and an academic tutor and examiner at the Peninsula Medical School. He's a Wolves fan, has two sets of twins, enjoys camping, musical direction, cycling and rides a Suzuki Bandit.

Dr Claire Graham BMBS, MRCGP, MRCPCH, DRCOG, DPD

Dr Claire Graham grew up in Cornwall, trained at Nottingham, qualifying in 2001. She spent a couple of years working in New Zealand then came back to Bristol where she completed her GP training. She moved to Torbay in 2013, has two young children and enjoys running, racquet sports and baking!

 

 

Val Falconer (Nurse Practitioner) PG DIP(Health Studies), RGN, RM, Dip NP, FAETC

Val trained in Torbay back in the 1980's and has worked in General Practice for 20 years within the bay. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice. She has three children (including twins!) and hobbies include trying to keep up with them, walking, reading and anything outdoors (including concrete mixing and foundation laying)

Dr David Attwood BSc BM MRCP CME DGM MRCGP

Dr David Attwood studied at Southampton University, qualifying in 2006. He trained in the South Devon area, finishing his training in July 2016. David's area of interest is in the care of older people. He has two children, and enjoys camping, canoeing, and fly fishing.

 

 Dr Patrick Wassell (GP Registrar) MBCHB

Dr Patrick Wassell grew up in Scotland and qualified from the University of Aberdeen in 2013, following which he worked in the North East of Scotland for a couple of years before deciding to move down to the warmer Devon climate. He enjoys running, stand up paddle boarding (Although this often results in him falling into the sea) and all things mechanical.

 

Practice Nurses: Liz, Rhianydd & Anne                        

Health Care Assistant: Sharon (aka Shaz)                

Practice Manager: Colin Whitford 

Operations Manager: Sam

Reception, Administration & Secretarial Team: Jackie, Bev, Tracy, Nicki, Kathy, Jane & Amanda

Health Visitor: Tiffany 

Community Nursery Nurse: Sue

Health Trainer: Davinia (Healthy Lifestyles Team)

Mental Health: Isabelle & Laura (CBT Therapists), Natalie & Karim (Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners)

Patient Participation and Self Care: Sarah Peat & Jean Hall

District Nurses: Sandra, Rachel and loads of others

Midwife: Wendy (Coastal team)

Carer's Support Worker: Ros

Smoking Adviser: Sarah