Clinicians

Please choose from the list below to view their clinicians. You may also view our list of outreach nurses.

Cringleford

GP Partners

  • Dr Siobhan Rowe – Female, MB BS DRCOG DCH DFFP MRCGP DPDerm (Dist)

    After boarding school in North Norfolk, Dr Rowe trained at St Thomas’ Hospital Medical School. She qualified in 1988. Dr Rowe has been a partner at Cringleford since 1995.. She spent a year undertaking a Dermatology Diploma in which she obtained a distinction. She has three children. She is also Chair of Norwich Canoe Club and in March 2020 was presented with the British Canoeing Volunteer of the year after 10 years hard work. She lives with her Partner Tim in South Norfolk and they enjoy travel, tennis and generally keeping fit and spending time with their families.

  • Dr Marc Epstein – Male, MBBS MRCP MRCGP

    Born and raised in North London Dr Epstein, a graduate from the Royal Free Hospital, was somewhat surprised to find himself working as a GP in rural Norfolk in 2009. He started at Cringleford Surgery in 2014 and has now fully adapted to Norfolk life, putting down his roots with his wife and children. When time allows he dabbles in a bit of photography, banjo and guitar strumming.

GPs

  • Dr Jocelyn Harwood – Female, MB BS DRCOG DFFP DGUM MRCGP

    Dr Harwood qualified from The Royal Free Hospital Medical School in 1987. She worked in three London teaching hospitals before embarking on a career in General practice in 1990. She moved to Norfolk in 1995, joining the Humbleyard Practice in 1999 as a Partner, becoming salaried in 2019. She lives with Rob, her husband in South Norfolk and they have two grown up daughters.  In her spare time she enjoys cycling & walking, tolerates gardening and is studying for a BA (Hons) in Creative Arts.

  • Dr Hannah Oxley – Female, MBBS BSc MRCGP

    Dr Oxley qualified from The Royal Free and University College Medical School and initially remained in London to work before returning to her native Norfolk to complete her GP training. She joined the Humbleyard Practice in 2017. Dr Oxley lives in rural South Norfolk with her young family and enjoys painting and gardening when time allows.

  • Dr Ed Turnham – Male, PhD MBBS MRCGP

    Dr Turnham grew up in Bedford and studied at Cambridge University. After qualifying as a doctor he practiced for two years in Oxford before training as a GP in Norfolk. Dr Turnham joined the Practice in September 2019. He also serves as Clinical Advisor for Digital Strategy to Norfolk & Waveney CCG. His wife Dominique is a priest in the Church of England. They live in Norwich with their two small children and two dogs. He enjoys cycling and choral singing.

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

  • Lorraine O’Brien – Female, Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Hethersett

GP Partners

  • Dr Murugappan – Female, MBBS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP

    Dr Muru (as she likes to be known) completed her Undergraduate training in Newcastle and her GP training in the North East too. Dr Muru became a partner at Hethersett in 2012. Her interests include Women’s Health, Contraception and Dermatology. Dr Muru also works as an examiner at the UEA Medical School. Her husband is an Oncologist at the Norfolk and Norwich and they have two children. In her spare time, Dr Muru enjoys swimming, cooking and travelling.

  • Dr Bhavesh Dhorajwala – Male, MBBS (UEA 2008) MRCGP

    Dr Bav grew up in beautiful Derbyshire and the peak district but came to Norfolk when he started his medical degree at UEA. The charms of the region were too strong and having completed various hospital jobs in the region ranging from Cambridgeshire to Great Yarmouth, he decided to become a GP. He joined the practice in December 2013 as a partner, after having taken 5 months off to travel across America, Africa and India. Travelling is a real passion of his.He has also managed to visit Australia, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore with a quick stop in New Zealand. He lives with his wife Louise, who is a pharmacist at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital and they have two very active little boys and a tabby cat.
    Dr Bav likes to keep close links with UEA and is a regular examiner for the medical school. He has a particular interest in minor surgery, cryotherapy, joint injections and ophthalmology. In his spare time he enjoys watching movies and has just taken up making his own pasta. He is also a keen runner.

GPs

  • Dr Nicky Morris – Female, MBChB DCH MRCGP MSC

    Married to a jour, Dr Morris has 2 children, one a junior Dr and the other a software development engineer. Dr Morris was a GP trainee at Mulbarton Surgery and joined the practice as a part-time partner in 1995. In 2018 she stepped down from partnership to become a salaried GP. Her clinical interests are osteoporosis and (in)continence. Dr Morris also enjoys academic medicine and has been involved with the Norwich Medical School, examining and teaching the students since it opened. In her spare time she likes to garden and keep fit.

  • Dr Dovile Garaleviciene – Female

  • Dr Beth Hall-Thompson – Female, BSc, MbChB, DTM&H, DCH, DMCC

    Having moved to Norfolk in 2017, Beth has settled into village life with her husband and 2 children after an 18 months stint in Malawi. She took a circuitous route to medicine having studied biological sciences initially, worked with the military for four years in healthcare and then choosing to study medicine. She qualified in Liverpool in 2003. Since then Beth has mixed her passion for mountains, cold places, travel and tropical medicine alongside training as a general practitioner in the Lake District.

  • Dr Holly Abbot – Female MBBS, BSc,MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH

    Originally from Norfolk, Dr Abbot moved to London to study medicine, graduating from King’s College London in 2009. She completed foundation training in Brighton and South London. She then completed GP training in South London. Having finished GP training she moved with her husband to work in a rural hospital in South Africa for two years. She then moved back home to Norfolk to start a family and work as a salaried GP at the Humbleyard practice. Since moving back to Norfolk she enjoys running with her dog Baloo, family time with her husband and toddler, travelling to new places and gardening.

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

  • Amanda Grady – Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Mulbarton

GP Partners

  • Dr Tom Markham – Male, MBBS MRCGP

    Dr Markham was born in Norfolk and went to school in Norwich. He qualified from University College London in 2006 and completed his hospital jobs in Norfolk. He then commenced GP training after a year of surgical speciality training at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. He worked initially as a salaried GP at Hoveton and Wroxham Medical Centre, before joining the practice as a full time partner.
    Dr Markham is a very keen sportsman and enjoys various hobbies to stay fit including cycling, running and kitesurfing. He also has 3 labradors and very much enjoys working with them. He has a very productive smallholding growing fruit and veg.

  • Dr Katie Cohen – Female, MBBS Bsc MRCGP

    Originally from Norfolk, Dr Cohen trained at Kings College London Medical School, returning to Norfolk in 2008 to complete her GP training. She joined the practice in August 2014. She lives with her husband and growing family and loves family days out exploring the Norfolk countryside with them.

  • Dr Asha James – Female

GPs

  • Dr Samuel Martin – Male, MBChB MRCGP

    Dr Martin completed his medical school training (2009) and foundation jobs in Sheffield. After taking time out in 2012 to do medical work in New Zealand and Latin America, he then returned to Sheffield to complete his GP training. In 2017 he moved back to Norfolk to be closer to family, and in the same year got married and joined the Humbleyard Practice. He and his wife have a young son. When not working or chasing after his toddler he enjoys reading, music, sport, languages, attempting jazz guitar and exploring the Norfolk coast.

  • Dr Orla Barnes – Female, MB BCh BAO DRCOG MRCGP

    Orla graduated from Queen’s University in Belfast and moved to Norfolk in 2005. She completed her foundation training at the NNUH and the Norwich GP training scheme. Having previously been a partner at Watton Medical Practice she currently splits her working week between Mulbarton surgery, Hingham Medical Practice and being a busy Mummy of three. She loves living in south Norfolk with her husband, boys and Jeremy the very spoilt beagle.

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

  • Cheryl Grant – Female, Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Emergency Care Practitioner

  • John Bakewell – Male, Emergency Care Practitioner

    John joined the East of England Ambulance Service as a Paramedic after a previous career as Helicopter Observer/Navigator in the Royal Navy. After 6 years front line he studied at the UEA to become an Emergency Care Practitioner. He was mentored at Hethersett by Dr Press during this training. For a while he was a clinical operations manager for the Out of Hours in Norfolk before joining general practice in 2015. He continues to work in the OOH arena in Suffolk at the weekends. Married with 4 children, he divides his spare time between the family and cycling. He recently cycled non-stop from Aberystwyth to Lowestoft in a day.

Outreach Nurses

Our outreach nurses are highly qualified and perform most home visits.

  • Ella Johnson

    Ella joined the practise Outreach Team in January 2019. She studied at the UEA where she qualified as an adult nurse in 2008. She started of working on a surgical ward at the NNUH before working as a community nurse for 8 years. Areas of interest include palliative care, complex dressing and minor illness. Ella lives with her husband and energetic 5 year old son just outside Norwich. As a family they enjoy walks in the woods and swimming. Ella attends the gym to keep active and healthy.

  • Jessica Pearson

  • Laura Buckenham

    Laura completed her BSc (Hons) Nursing in 2009 at UEA. She spent the next 10 years at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital working in the Accident & Emergency Department; where she took a Deputy sister post for the last 6 years. She loved this varied, diverse role and working in a large supportive team in a sometimes hectic environment. These assessment and triage skills are now being utilised in her current Outreach role at the practice since May 2019. She is currently back studying at UEA working alongside her current role working towards her Advanced Professional Practice Msc. Areas of interest include minor illness/injury and clinical assessment skills. Laura started her family 4 years ago and has two young children who keep her busy at home. She enjoys spending time with friends and family.