DR REBECCA JARVIS
Partner - BMedSci BM BS DRCOG MRCGP DFFP (Nottingham) 1989
I studied medicine at Nottingham University and have been a GP partner at St Peters Medical Centre since 1995. I currently works three days a week at St Peters, and one day a week at Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group as Clinical lead for Mental Health, Maternity and Children’s services. Outside of work, I have two teenage children, I love to travel, and I try to keep fit with Pilates and running. Appointment Availability: Mon am & pm,, Wed am & pm, Thurs am & pm
DR HANNAH GOULD-BROWN
I studied medicine at Imperial college as a graduate after doing a masters in forensic medicine, qualifying as a GP in 2020. I work 3 days a week at St Peter’s on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. I have special interests in safeguarding children, minor ops and do steroid injections in the practice. Outside of work I enjoy paddle-boarding, African drumming and craft work.
DR XAVIER NALLETAMBY (DR XAVIER)
Salaried GP - MB BS DRCOG MRCGP DCH (London) 1981
I joined St Peter’s Surgery in 1986 as a trainee and became a partner in 1987, having trained at Kings College Hospital in London. I later became a trainer of GP’s and took an interest in the running of local health care being elected Chair of Brighton and Hove Clinical Commission Group (CCG) in 2012. My main clinical interests are around children and family medicine and the relationship between mental and physical wellbeing. I am also interested in how teams work best together and the development of learning within the workplace. I stepped away from the role of Senior Partner and Chair in October 2016 but continue to work on a part time basis as a salaried GP in the practice. I continue to enjoy seeing patients and all the wonderful aspects of general practice and see the future as positive despite the pressures on our precious NHS. Appointment Availability: Tues pm, Wed am, Thur am, Fri pm.
Salaried GP- MB BS Brighton 2008, MRCGP
Appointment availability : Tues am & pm, Fri am & pm
DR RACHEL COTTAM
Retained GP- BM BCh Oxford 1991 MRCGP
I have a clinical interest in sustainable healthcare, this means meeting the needs of today without compromising the needs of tomorrow. In practice, this requires us to focus on preventive care; to make sure the tests and interventions we offer are of high value, making the best use of scarce resources and reducing waste; focus on a healthy environment; and work to build a resilient community. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, and also cycling to keep fit. Appointment Availability: Wed pm, Fri am & pm
DR RUBAIYET SAJJAD
Appointment Availability: Wed am & pm, Fri am & pm
DR CLAIRE BOWMER
Partner - BM BS MRCGP
Appointment Availability: Mon am & pm, Thurs am & pm
DR RACHEL MCPHERSON
Salaried GP- MB ChB MRCGP DRCOG University of Aberdeen 1999
Appointment Availability: Mon am & pm, Tues am, Wed am & pm
DR ANNA FAIRCLOTH
Appointment Availability: Mon & Thurs am & pm, Tues & Wed am. I studied medicine at Kings College London and went on to do GP training in Lewisham. I worked as a GP in Bristol before coming to St Peter’s Health Centre in 2019. I currently work three days a week Mondays, Tuesday mornings and Thursdays. I enjoy all aspects of general practice but have a particular interest in paediatrics and teaching. Outside of work I have a young family that keeps me busy and enjoy dancing and cooking.
DR CATRIONA GREENWOOD
DR MANAS SIKDAR
Qualified UCL Medical School MBBS 1997. Passed MRCGP with merit 2004. GP principal since 2006, Albion Street Surgery. Joined SPHC 2022. Like to cycle, play guitar and surf (badly).
Advanced Clinical Practitioner
DR MICHAEL LEECH
Clinical Pharmacist - PhD, PGCE, FHEA, MRPharmS
I joined St Peters on a full-time basis in April 2020 as a clinical pharmacist and Independent Prescriber, having first registered as a pharmacist in 1998. I worked at another surgery in Brighton, part-time, before this. My background has been in both community pharmacy and academia for many years, and I continue to work part-time as a Senior Lecturer at the University of Sussex, educating pharmacy, medical and other healthcare students. As a prescriber my areas of interest are Ears, Nose and Throat (ENT) and Respiratory medicine. I conduct medication reviews and am happy to help patients better understand their medicines. I will liaise with prescribers in the practice to ensure the safe prescribing of medication.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner RGN, MSc (dist) Nurse Practitioner, CPT, Independent Nurse Prescriber
Appointment Availability: Tues morning and Thurs afternoon. I qualified as a RGN in London in 1980 and spent the first 10 years of my career as a sister in A&E before moving into general practice in 1990. I joined St Peters Medical Centre in 1997 and worked as a generalist advanced nurse practitioner and Nurse Partner until my recent retirement in June 2023. I have recently retired from the partnership and after a short retirement break have returned to St Peters Health Centre for two sessions a week. I am currently employed to provide Family Planning and Sexual Health appointments which include all forms of contraception. Implant and coil fits and removals, general contraceptive options, young people’s appointments, Ring pessary fit and removals and HRT consultations
Practice Nurse, RGN (2006)
Travel Clinic Nurse
Practice Business Manager, Partner
After many years of working in primary care locally as a manager I joined the St Peter’s team as their business manager in June 2016. I am thrilled to be working with such a positive, forward-looking team to provide services for our diverse practice population. I have always been passionate about primary care and look positively towards the future. My particular interests are transformational change and team development. I became a partner at St Peter’s in August 2017 and one of my main roles is to ensure that the business is financially sound and that the practice runs smoothly. I am always looking for opportunities which help improve patient care and the business. I work closely with the partners, the clinical team and management teams whilst always engaging with all our support staff. I am very involved in the management of our local Primary Care Network
Patient Care Advisor Manager
Data Quality Lead
Administrative and Secretarial Team
Patient Care Advisors