|Dr Edward Ford (m)|
MB BS MRCGP Trained at the London Hospital Medical College in Whitechapel and qualified in 1999. Dr Ford underwent surgical training in Romford and then moved to Southampton to further train in Orthopaedics before becoming a GP. He moved to Somerset and joined us in 2006 after completing GP training. Dr Ford is a first responder for South West Ambulance Service Foundation Trust and Somerset Accident Voluntary Emergency Service (SAVES).
|Dr Elisabeth Gillies (f)|
MBChB Edinburgh DA DCH MRCGP Trained at Edinburgh and graduated in 1986. Lizzie left Scotland when she was in her twenties and moved to the Minehead area in 2005. Medicine is clearly in her blood as she comes from a long line of doctors – her great grandfather was a GP surgeon on the Isle of Easdale in Argyll, both of her grandfathers were GPs in Scotland, her father is a GP and if that’s not enough 3 of her 4 siblings, including her twin sister, are GPs! Her specialist areas are gynaecology, palliative care and children. Lizzie also works at the Contraceptive and Sexual Health clinic at Minehead Hospital.
|Dr Bridget A Carne (f)|
BM BCh MA MRCGP
Our salaried GP trained at Oxford University and qualified in 2003.
Bridget’s interesting and varied previous roles included looking after Burmese refugees in Thailand before she moved to West Somerset in 2005. She conducted her GP training in Taunton in between having her two children. Bridget joined the practice in 2012 as a salaried GP.
|Dr Rebecca Stenner (f)|
MBBS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DCH, DFSRH
Trained at St George's in London and qualified in 2005. Becky did her speciality GP training in Bath where she worked for 3 years before moving back to West Somerset where she had spent her childhood. Becky worked locally as a locum GP until she joined the practice in 2016 as a salaried doctor. Her interests include women's health.
|Dr Peter Bagshaw (m)|
Trained at Birmingham and qualified in 1977. Dr Bagshaw took over a single-handed GP practice from his own family doctor at the age of 24, running this from his home before moving into a new health centre. He served as a GP partner at a practice in Downend, Bristol, before moving to West Somerset. Dr Bagshaw joined us as a salaried GP in May 2018. In addition to general practice, Dr Bagshaw has worked as a Senior Clinical Fellow teaching medicine students at Bristol, and has been a clinical lead in Mental Health, Dementia, Learning Disabilities and Adult Safeguarding for South Gloucestershire CCG. He is currently Regional Director of the South West Strategic Clinical Network for Dementia and clinical lead for Talking Therapies.