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Doctors

Dr Jonathan Pywell (m)

MB ChB 1989 Leicester, DFFP 1994, DPD 2013, MScPD 2016

Joined as a partner in 1998. Specialises in skin conditions, skin surgery and inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and colitis). Senior partner.

Clinics on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at the Practice.

Dr George Edzii-De Veer (m)

MB ChB 1987 Ghana, DCH 1997

Joined as a partner in 2004. Specialises in children's health, learning disabilities and diabetes. Practice safeguarding co-lead.

Clinics on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays at the Practice.

Dr Verity Biggs (f)

MB ChB 2006 Leicester Warwick, BSc (Hons), DFSRH 2011, MRCGP 2013

Joined as a partner in 2014. Specialises in women's health, contraception and diabetes. Practice training lead and GP trainer.  

Clinics on Mondays and Tuesdays at the Practice.

Dr Maryanne Hammon (f)

MB BS 1999 King's College London, MSc 2003, DFSRH 2008, MRCGP 2009, Dip C Derm 2014, DOccMed 2017

Joined as a partner in 2016. Specialises in mental health, skin conditions, women's health and occupational health. GP trainer.

Clinics on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Practice.

Dr Lucy O'Flanagan (f)

BSc 2003, MB ChB 2008 Leicester, DRCOG 2011, DFSRH 2015, MRCGP 2017

Joined as a partner in 2017. Specialises in palliative (end of life) care, children's health and child health surveillance. Practice safeguarding co-lead.

Clinics on Wednesdays and Fridays at the Practice.

Dr Sarah Owen (f)

BSc 2006, MB ChB 2011 Warwick, DFSRH 2017, MRCGP 2017

Joined as a partner in 2017. Specialises in emergency care, palliative (end of life) care and contraception.

Clinics on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Practice.

Trainee Doctors

Springfield Medical Practice is a training practice. This means that we have qualified doctors who work with us for usually between 4 to 12 months. These doctors are either in their second year after qualifying or are training to be General Practitioners. They are supervised by the GP partners within the Practice. After they have been with us for a few weeks they run their own clinics and typically have  longer consultation times with their patients. Although they are seeing patients independently, they have immediate access to a supervising doctor. Not infrequently they will ask the supervising doctor for advice during a consultation, either on the telephone or by asking the supervisor to come into the consultation - this is to be expected and is an important part of how they gain informed and guided experience.

We feel that training the next generation of doctors is critical. Without this valuable work, the future of medical care in this country would be limited. Not only do we need doctors now but we will all need doctors in 10 to 20 years' time. We hope that you feel able to help in this important work. If for some reason, you would prefer not to be seen by one of these doctors, please let reception know when you book your appointment.

Locum Doctors

Occasionally you will be seen by a locum doctor. We do not often need to use external locums but sometimes, usually due to ill-health of one of the partners, it becomes necessary. Locum doctors are always fully qualified General Practitioners.

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