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Calling all Students!

Are you moving into Falmouth for your second year? We are located very close to most student accommodation in Falmouth and our branch Woodlane Surgery is in the middle of the Falmouth Art College Campus. We have walking access to several pharmacies and are a short walk from Falmouth town centre and the beaches. Drop in anytime and pick up a registration form. 

We also are able to continue prescriptions of necessary items over the holidays to save you the trouble of registering in your hometown if you will be back after the breaks. We can send any prescription electronically to pharmacies outside our local area.

Doctors

Dr Dene Georgelin (m)

BM University of Southampton 1993

My interests and experience lies in general medicine particularly Cardiology and Neurology

I grew up in Jersey and moved to Cornwall to continue to enjoy coastal pastimes and outdoor life. I spent time working in New Zealand as part of training before returning to the UK.

Dr Richard Williams (m)

BM BA Bch Oxford 1987

MRCP (UK) 1993

My very first job as a doctor was in Truro and I have remained in Cornwall ever since, apart from a 'temporary' 5 year spell in and around London gaining a broad range of experience including Psychiatry, Paediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynaecology. I also spent 6 months working in a rural mission hospital in Kwazulu-Natal in South Africa in 1995.

I joined Westover Surgery in 2004 and became Senior Partner in 2016.

I have developed an interest and expertise in joint and soft tissue injections.

I enjoy running, cycling and my garden and sailing when the weather is nice enough.

Dr Susan Thompson (f)

BA (Hons) Human Communication Studies and Speech and Language Therapy  - Plymouth University 2004

MBBS St Barts and The Royal London School of Medicine 2009

MRCSLT (2004) MRCGP (2015)

Born in Essex but grew up in Falmouth attending both King Charles and Falmouth School, I left to study Speech Therapy at Plymouth University and returned to work in Helston as a Paediatric Speech and Language Therapist for a year. However, I never stopped chasing my dream of becoming a doctor and in 2005 left to study medicine at Bart's and the Royal London University, I then stayed and worked in London for 10 years covering specialties such as General Surgery, Gastroenterology, Psychiatry, Palliative Care and Care of the Elderly, and then training as a GP.

I came back to Cornwall in 2015 on a trial basis, planning to return to London but never left!

My speech therapy experience has led to a specialist interest in Ear Nose and Throat, alongside being in charge of organising and teaching the Peninsula Medical students we have at Westover. I also have interests in Psychiatry and hormonal imbalance.

In my spare time I enjoy the gym, cycling, dancing, embracing life by the sea and supporting Arsenal!.

Dr Sally Edmonds (f)

BSc Nursing Sciences 1987 Hull

MBChB 1992 Birmingham

DRCOG 1995, DTM&H 1995, DFFP 2000, MRCGP 2015

Specialist Interests in Gynaecology and Family Planning, Minor Ops, Palliative Care

I worked first in South Africa in a rural mission hospital as a generalist but mostly doing Obstetrics and Surgery.

After more training I moved to Tanzania again working in a mission hospital as an Obstetrician

I returned to the UK for my children's schooling and retrained as a GP in Cornwall to be close to my in-laws.

I enjoy sailing, cycling and my family.

Dr Emmie Carter (f)

BA (Hons) Geography 2002

MBBS Brighton and Sussex 2008

Diploma in Emergency Medicine / DIPEC South Africa 2010, MRCGP Cornwall 2015, Diploma in FSRH 2017

Post qualification I travelled to South Africa to work as a doctor in Emergency Medicine. On returning to Cornwall I decided to start a family and train as a GP. I now have a specialist interest in Sexual and Reproductive Health having just gained my diploma in that area. 

When not working or looking after my children I enjoy rowing, surfing and running the Cornish coast paths.

Dr Alan Twomey (m)

MBBS St Marys Paddington 1996

BSc UCL 1995

DRCOG 2003, MRCGP 2004

Interests in Cardiology, Oncology, Palliative Care and Orthopaedics

I am also working as a GPsI in Oncology at the Sunrise Centre at Treliske. 

After growing up in London and going to medical school there I left for my first job in Portsmouth planning to return to the big city. But once I discovered there really was life outside London I never returned.

I worked in the Lake District, Liverpool, Nottingham, Barnstaple, Plymouth and Australia; covering jobs such as Orthopaedics, Anaesthetics and ITU, Psychiatry, Oncology and Cardiology.

I completed my GP training in Mevagissey in 2004 and decided to stay here in beautiful Cornwall. I worked as a GP in a practice in Helston from 2004 until 2017.

I enjoy music and most especially football LFC YNWA.

Together with my wife and three kids we enjoy the outdoors, cycling, swimming, surfing and kayaking.

Dr Anna Harrold (f)
 
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