Dr Susan Cooper – Senior partner and CQC Registered Manager, BM 1982 SOUTHAMPTON DRCOG MRCGP
After qualifying from Southampton in 1982, I joined Newbridge in 1989. My special interests are women’s health and contraception, mental health and joint problems. I am a GP trainer and an appraiser of local GPs. I have three grown up sons who still keep me busy outside of work!
I like to go running with my dog and have recently started participating in Parkrun, although very slowly. I enjoy walking in the mountains and very much enjoy long distance cycling. I have cycled Land’s End to John O’Groats, St Malo to Nice and cycled around Spain and Italy in 2015.
Dr Matt Brooks – Partner
MB ChB 1999 LEICESTER MRCGP DRCOG
After graduating from Leicester then completing my GP training in Worcester, I joined Newbridge in 2005. I enjoy the diverse range of problems seen in general practice, including men’s health, and I perform some joint injections. Much of my time outside work is spent looking after my two young children.
I also enjoy cycling and answer medical questions for a cycling magazine. I volunteer for Sustrans, the charity behind the National Cycle Network, and play the trumpet in the Bath All Comers Orchestra.
Dr Lawrie Frere – Partner
MBBS 2005 BMedSci DRCOG nMRCGP PG Dip Med Ed.
I graduated from Barts and The London Medical School in 2005 and subsequently trained as a GP in Hackney. I worked there until 2017 during which time I had an active role in the CCG.
I have particular interests in mental health, men’s health and eye health.
I grew up in Bath and have recently moved back with my young family. I enjoy running, cycling (although the hills are a challenge!) and walks around the city and surrounding countryside.
Dr Kathryn Boyd – Partner
MBChB 2010, BSc, MRCGP DFSRH
I graduated in 2010 from Aberdeen University and then began post graduate training in Bristol. I have been living in the South West since then. In 2015 I took a year out from training and worked in a rural hospital in Tamil Nadu in India.
I initially started working in Newbridge Surgery as a GP registrar and qualified as a GP in September 2016 and continued to work here a as a salaried doctor.
I have an interest in sexual health and contraception and fit coils and implants.
Dr Claire Amos
MB ChB 1990 BRISTOL MRCGP
I trained at Bristol University Medical School then as a GP with Newbridge Surgery in 1994/95. I have continued to work here ever since and currently do two and a half days per week.
As well as seeing the full range of general practice problems, I perform some minor surgery. I am a mother to two young children.
Dr Daniella Calandrini
BM BCh 2004 Oxford MA nMRCGP DCH DFSRH
I graduated from Oxford University in 2004 and moved to Bath where I completed my GP training. I have been working locally in Bath practices since.
My specialist interests are in child health, family planning and dermatology.
I joined Newbridge Surgery following maternity leave and most of my spare time is spent being a Mum.
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