DR JUSTINE SIMS
GP Partner - MB BCh, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP, LoC IUT, LoC SDI, Qualified in Cardiff UWCM 1992
Having completed her medical and GP training in Cardiff Dr Sims was pleased to move back to her home town of Portchester to take up a partnership at The Portchester Practice in 1999. Her interests include diabetes and family planning. She is trained to fit coils and contraceptive implants. Dr Sims is available on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.
DR ALISON ASHWORTH
GP Partner - MBBS, MRCGP, BSc, DRCOG, DFRSH.
Dr Ashworth qualified from St. George's Hospital Medical School in 2000 and completed her training in Chichester and Winchester, qualifying as a GP in 2006. She joined the partnership in 2010. Dr Ashworth does contraceptive implant insertions, is qualified to administer joint injections, and is the practice lead for complaints and staff matters. Dr Ashworth also works for NHS England as a Clinical Adviser for complaints. Outside of work Dr Ashworth enjoys doing lots of exercise, especially road biking, running and gym classes. She also enjoys cooking, growing vegetables and travel. Dr Ashworth is available Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays
DR BRYONY SALES
GP Partner - MBBS, BSc, MRCGP, DRFSH. MAMedEd
Dr Sales qualified from Imperial College London in 2008. She completed her GP training in Portsmouth. Dr Sales joined the practice in 2015 as a GP Partner. She has an interest in the training and assessment of doctors and medical students, and is a member of a national group that develops assessment of doctors training to be GPs in their workplace. Dr Sales is a GP trainer in the practice. When not in the GP practice, Dr Sales enjoys keeping fit and all aspects of living in and exploring Hampshire. Dr Sales is available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and alternate Thursdays and Fridays.
DR AARON LAWRIE
GP Partner - BMBS MRCGP. Qualified in Brighton in 2011.
Dr Lawrie qualified from Brighton and Sussex Medical School in 2011. He completed his General Practice training in Portsmouth in 2016. He initially began working at The Portchester Practice as a locum before joining as a Partner in May 2017. He has an interest in mental health and is qualified to administer joint injections. Outside of medicine he enjoys most sports and travelling. Dr Lawrie is available Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays.
DR EMMA OWENS
Dr Owens qualified from University of Southampton medical school in 2012. She completed her GP training in Portsmouth and Fareham. Dr Owens joined the practice as a salaried GP in 2019 Dr Owens is available Mondays and Wednesdays.
DR MELANIE SHUKER
Dr Shuker joined the practice on the 1st December 2020.
DR JAMES PERRY
MBChB, BSc (Hons), MRCGP, DROG
Dr Perry qualified in 2008 from the University of Birmingham Medical School. He worked as a Medical Officer in the Royal Navy for several years before returning to work for the NHS in 2014. Dr Perry qualified as a GP in Portsmouth in 2017 and joined The Portchester Practice before moving to New Zealand in 2018, returning to the UK and The Portchester Practice in 2021. Dr Perry is qualified to administer joint injections. Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family and enjoys the outdoors, either mountain biking or getting out on the Solent. Dr Perry is available Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
DR HELEN BUCKBY
GP Retainer - BMed, nMRCGP
Dr Helen Buckby qualified from Southampton Medical School in 2003 and completed her GP training in Portsmouth in 2010. She worked in a Portsmouth surgery for 10 years before joining the Portchester Practice as a retained GP in 2020. Outside work Dr Buckby enjoys spending time with the family and photography. Dr Buckby is available on Tuesdays & Thursdays.
DR TOM DIFFEY
DR PHOEBE BEAL