Any patients requiring information about testing should visit the NHS website. Testing is now available to symptomatic people over the age of 5.  Patients who do not have access to or cannot use the internet can call a dedicated phone line below, which can be used to order a test if no other options are available.

The Coronavirus Testing Call Centre can be contacted on 0300 303 2713 between the hours of 07.00 and 23.00.  The majority of test results are sent automatically to the individual within four days but for any that aren’t, the Call Centre can help individuals to follow up on their results.

For sheilding queries - please call DRSS 01626 883899

NHS App - By using the #NHSApp you can check your symptoms and order repeat prescriptions whilst self-isolating at home. To find out more go to:    #coronavirus #COVID19 #StayHomeSaveLives

The cervical screening programme for routine screening is now open. Anybody who receives an invite for their cervical screen should contact the surgery for an appointment, don’t put it off. It’s one of the best ways to protect yourself from cervical cancer.


Meet the team

  • Admin Team

    Admin Team

    The team support the GP, Nurse and Management functions of the surgery.  It consists of: 

    • Hannah
    • Karen
    • Lauren
    • Sandra
    • Sarah B
    • Sarah T
    • Stacey
  • Doctors

     Dr Dylan Watkins M.B.Ch.B (Leicester 1992) M.R.C.G.P. 

     Dr Alison Gelder B Med Sci., B.M.B.S.(Nottingham 1992) D.F.F.P., M.R.C.G.P.

     Dr Ian Morris M.B.B.Ch.(Wales1995) MRCGP(2000) DPP

     Dr Richard Hawker M.B.B.S.(London 2000) M.R.C.G.P., D.R.C.O.G.

     Dr Jon Hossack M.B.B.S.(London 2002) M.R.C.G.P., D.O.H.N.S.  

    Dr Jamila Groves M.B.B.S (London 2004) BSc (Hons) - DCH, MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG, PGCME - Dr Groves also works as Clinical Director responsible for co-ordinating community services to our area from Torbay Hospital.

     Dr Rosanna Berryman B.M.B.S. (Exeter 2010) M.R.C.G.P., D.F.S.R.H.

    Dr Abigail Fearon MBChB, BSc (Hons), MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG


     Dr Tristan Michell (m) B.M.B.S. (Exeter 2009) M.R.C.G.P.
     Dr Chris Winiger - Currently with us as a locum while Dr Berryman is on maternity leave
  • Practice Management

     General Manager: Martin Randall 
    The General Manager provides leadership and management skills to guide and develop the Practice to meet future business needs and ensure the sustainability of Leatside Surgery. The General Manager liaises with the Clinical Commissioning Group, voluntary agencies, Social Services, Local Practices and Hospitals to ensure the Practice meets the care requires of its patients.  

     Operations Manager: Sophie Andrews
    The Operations Manager is responsible for the day to day operational management of the Practice and is the Team Leader for Reception, Admin Team, Secretarial and IT functions.

  • Reception Team

    Reception Team

    The Reception Team has ten members:

    • Catherine
    • Cheryl
    • Deborah
    • Hannah
    • Lauren
    • Mandy
    • Sandra
    • Mel
    • Michelle

    The Team is managed by The Reception Team Leader Sally. 

  • Secretarial Team

    Secretarial Team

    There are three members of the Secretarial Team:

    • Julie
    • Louise
    • Sarah R
  • Practice Nurses

    Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.  

    Sister Lucy Bond
    (Team Leader) - BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Plymouth University (2006), Family Planning (2009), Independent/Supplementary Non-Medical Prescriber (2011), Public Health Nurse (2012), Foundations of Practice Nursing (2013), Asthma (2015)  

    Sister Lynn Cramer
    RGN, Chelmsford and Essex Hospital (1978) 

    Sister Rebecca Phelan 
    BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing Plymouth University (2007), Mentorship (2012), Foundations of Practice Nursing (2015), Diabetes (2017) 

    Sister Katie Trollope 
    BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing King’s College University London (2000), Asthma (2006) and COPD (2008) 

  • Advanced Practitioners

    An Advanced Practitioner is a qualified registered nurse who has completed extra training, usually at Masters Level. They can assess, diagnose and treat patients autonomously within their own competence. This often involves prescribing medication, referring to other specialists and offering advice.

     Steven Blakeway 

     Kim Connabeer

      Val Falconer



     Kevin Ashworth

    Kevin’s focus is on Chronic Disease Management, which includes reviewing patients and their medication to try to keep them healthy. He specialises in respiratory and cardiovascular medicine in particular.

  • Healthcare Assistants

    Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one. 

    Bernie Hattersley  

    Lesley Hurd

    Tanya Lethbridge


    Susie Johnson