|Dr Louise Bond - Partner|
GMC Number - 6029217
Louise graduated from Imperial Medical School (previously Charing Cross and Westminster), in 2001 having also achieved a BSc. in Physiology. She always planned to become a GP and moved to Barnstaple in 2002. Louise has an interest in women’s health and runs a women’s health clinic on Monday mornings, open to all female patients in the practice. Louise job shares with Dr. Smit and is supported by Julie and Tracey in reception. Outside of work Louise enjoys spending time with her family and relaxing with her friends. She is also married to another local GP.
|Dr Zoe Carlino - Partner|
(MBChB BMedSci MRCGP)
GMC Number 6159127
Zoe graduated from Sheffield University in 2007 and joined Brannam Medical Centre in August 2018 working as a Salaried GP. In February 2021, Zoe became a Partner and job shares with Dr. Stewart, they are both supported by their receptionist Rebecca.
|Dr Tim Chesworth - Partner|
(MB ChB MRCS MRCGP)
GMC Number 4500092
After graduating from Bristol University in 1998, Tim initially trained in general surgery before finally seeing the light, and changing to general practice. Tim is currently the executive or managing partner, supporting our practice manager in strategic planning and the day to day running of the practice. He also represents the practice at the Barnstaple Alliance, The North Devon GP forum and the North and East Devon Local Medical Committee. Tim is supported by his receptionists Julia and Jess.
Outside of work Tim enjoys keeping fit by swimming, cycling and running.
|Dr Miranda Coberman - Partner|
(MBBS DFFP DRCOG MRCGP)
GMC Number 4433457
Miranda qualified in 1997 from Charing Cross and Westminster medical school. She then worked in A & E and did a clinical research fellowship at Charing Cross hospital prior to joining the GP training scheme in North Devon. Miranda has been working at Brannams since 2020 and in August 2021 became a Partner, her particular interests are women's health, paediatrics and dermatology. She will be job sharing with Dr. Deacon and are both supported by their receptionists Steph and Julia.
Outside work she enjoys spending time on the beach with her husband two kids and dog, skiing, playing the guitar and travelling, when she is not in the kitchen cooking up experimental meals!
|Dr Thomas Harry Cormack - Partner|
GMC Number 7134429
Harry graduated from the University of London in 2011.
|Dr Melanie Deacon - Partner|
(MB MRCP DRCOG DFSRH)
GMC Number 6051351
After graduating from Southampton in 2002, Melanie embarked on her GP training, working in the Southwest of England and Australia. She joined Brannam in 2008 for her registrar year and continued with the team becoming a salaried doctor. She became a Partner in 2010 and is supported by her receptionists Steph and Julia. As research lead for Brannam she encourages the involvement of patients and staff in General Practice based studies via the National Institute for Health Research.
Outside of work Melanie likes travel and making the most of the Devonshire countryside and beaches with her husband and two young daughters.
|Dr Oliver Hassall - Partner|
(MA MPH PhD MRCGP)
GMC Number 4331672
Oliver did a zoology degree before studying medicine and trained as a GP in Liverpool and South Molton. He has worked overseas and most recently he and his family lived in Kenya for 3 years while he was doing a PhD. Oliver maintains his interests in public health and research and is still involved in research projects in Africa. He is an honorary Senior Lecturer at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine. Oliver became a partner at the Practice in 2014 and has his own patient list, he is supported by his receptionist Debbie.
Outside of work, Oliver enjoys doing active things outdoors.
|Dr Edward Matthews - Partner|
(MB BS BSc MRCGP)
GMC Number 6130011
Ed graduated from London in 2005 and joined the practice in September 2010 providing locum cover. He has since become a partner at Brannam and is supported by his receptionist Kerry.
Outside of work Ed is never happier than when demolishing and rebuilding part of his home. He enjoys cooking for his hungry family, often having just marched them about the beautiful North Devon countryside. The household has recently been joined by three exceptionally demanding and spoilt ex-battery chickens.
|Dr Amy Parkinson - Partner|
(MB ChB MRCGP DRCOG DCH PGCertClinEd MAcadMedEd HEA)
GMC Number 7130345
After graduating from the University of Birmingham in 2011, Amy worked as an A&E registrar in Australia for a couple of years. Amy then completed her GP training in North Devon, and has additional postgraduate qualifications in Paediatrics, Teaching and Obstetrics & Gynaecology. She joined Brannam in 2017 for her registrar year, and was employed as a Partner in 2018. Amy is supported by her full time receptionist Whitney.
Outside of work Amy enjoys travelling, swimming, reading, Crossfit, kayaking and walking through the Devonshire countryside. She can often be found on the beach, cycling along the Tarka trail, in the gym with some weights or in her library with the cat!
|Dr Suzanne Smit - Partner|
(MB ChB DRCOG DFFP MRCS MRCGP)
GMC Number 4582296
Suzanne graduated from university in South Africa in 1998 and joined our busy team in October 2010. She job shares with Dr Louise Bond and is supported by part time receptionists Julie and Tracey. Suzanne specialises in women’s health, obesity and ENT.
Outside of work Suzanne enjoys running, hiking, reading and watching rugby. She is married to a GP and they have two children.
|Dr Iain Stewart- Partner|
(MB CH.B DRCOG FRCS MRCGP)
GMC Number 3453388
Iain graduated from Glasgow in 1990 and specialises in Asthma, COPD and Palliative care, he is also a GP trainer. Iain is supported in his role by his receptionist Rebecca.
Outside of work Iain is partial to a half marathon.
|Dr Sarah Street - Partner|
(BSc MB/BChir MRCGP)
GMC Number 6163124
Sarah was brought up in Barnstaple and went on to study Biochemistry at Sheffield University. She then worked in the pharmaceutical industry for 4 years before deciding on a career change into medicine. She graduated from Cambridge University in 2007 and completed her GP training in the Bath area. Now married with 2 young children she has made the move back to North Devon to be nearer family and the sea.
Sarah job shares with Dr Jackie Tolhurst and both are supported by their receptionist Amanda.
Outside of work Sarah enjoys spending time with her husband and children as well as trying to keep fit through surfing and running with her dog.
|Dr Jackie Tolhurst - Partner|
(MB ChB DCH MRCGP)
GMC Number 3139635
Jackie graduated from Edinburgh in 1986, then worked in Scotland for 4 years before taking a career break to have her children. Jackie went on to train as a GP, qualifying in 1996, and was a full-time GP Partner for 16 years in South East London. She was also a GP trainer and family planning trainer.
Jackie joined Brannams in 2014 and became a Partner in 2016. She job-shares with Dr Sarah Street. Jackie is supported by her receptionist Amanda.
She enjoys spending time with her family, golfing, gardening, walking and playing her guitar.
|Dr Khaled Shuhaiber - Salaried GP|
GMC Number - 6062727
After completing a BSc in Biopsychology from Syracuse University NY in 1997, Khaled went to study Medicine at the University of Jordan in Amman where he gained his MBBS as a Doctor and worked there for a few years. He moved to Barnstaple and joined North Devon District Hospital, where he worked in surgery and A&E then decided to become a GP. Khaled completed his MRCGP and CCT. Initially, he worked as a GP in Barnstaple area then moved to Somerset and worked there for several years. Now he is looking forward to working back in Barnstaple. Khaled will be supported by his receptionist Trudi.
Khaled is married and has three children (two of them were born in Barnstaple). Outside of work is family time! Khaled likes to walk, swim and travel with his family.
|Dr Clare Hollister -Salaried GP|
(MBChB MRCGP DFFP DCH DRCOG)
GMC Number 6102905
Clare graduated from Bristol Medical School in 2004 and has postgraduate diplomas in Family planning, Paediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She worked abroad in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa before qualifying as a GP in 2013 and settling down in North Devon with her young family.