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The Doctors

We have five partners and three salaried doctors working together as a group, to ensure the best and most appropriate treatment for our patients. We are committed to all aspects of health promotion and preventative medicine.

Although you will be officially registered with one doctor you may see the doctor of your choice. However, it is recommended that, once treatment has commenced you continue to see the same doctor for that problem.

Dr Toby Davies

Mb ChB, MRCGP, DFFP

Qualified from Birmingham University in 1985 and after working in Australia, completed General Practice training in Salcombe, South Devon.

Partner at the Castle Practice since 1994.

Specialist interests include:

I am a board member of the local CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) and am also a committee member of the LMC (Local Medical Committee).

I am married with 3 children. My wife is a consultant anaesthetist at The Great Western Hospital, Swindon.

Dr Mike Rossiter

MB BS, MSc, FFSEM (UK), MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP

I qualified from The Royal Free Hospital in 1991 and, after completing my GP training in Cornwall, have been a partner at The Castle Practice since 1995. I completed a Masters Degree in Sports and Exercise Medicine in 2002, became a Fellow of The Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine in 2007 and am now a Consultant in this speciality as well as a GP.

My specialist interests are:

I stopped being a full-time GP in 2003 to combine General Practice with my interest in Sports Medicine. As well as my General Practice, which I now do for two days a week, I also do the following:

I am married and have 3 children.

Dr Barbara King

MB ChB, MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG, DFFP, DOccHealth, Diploma in Diabetes

I qualified from Dundee University in 1985. After completing House Jobs in Scotland, I joined the army serving as a Medical Officer in the UK and Germany. I completed my GP training in 1991. After working as a civilian GP with the British Army in Germany, I settled in Wiltshire in 1995.

I am married with 3 children.

I joined the Castle practice as a Retainee in 1998, becoming a Partner in 2000 with a ¾ time commitment.

My specialist interests are:

Dr Steve Comber

BSc (Hons) MB BS, MRCGP, DRCOG

I qualified from St Bartholomew's Hospital in 1994. I initially trained in anaesthetics but changed to General Practice, completing my training in Salisbury and at The Castle Practice.

I became a salaried doctor at The Castle Practice in 2002 and a partner in 2007.

I am now the GP trainer for The Practice, a GP appraiser and a mentor for other GPs.

I am married - my wife is a Consultant Psychiatrist.

My specialist interests are Asthma and COPD.

Dr Louise O'Leary

MBBS MRCP MRCGP DFSRH

I qualified from University College London Medical school in 2001 and trained in Medicine at Basingstoke hospital, Guys and Kings College hospital. I then undertook GP training in Winchester. I became a salaried doctor at The Castle Practice in 2008 and was then appointed as a Partner in 2009.

I have an interest in diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease and respiratory medicine as well as complex patients with multiple medical problems.

I also fit contraceptive implants and perform minor ops.

I teach medical students and other doctors.

I live in Winchester with my husband, a Consultant Psychiatrist, and son.

Dr Rebecca Selman

MB ChB MRCGP DRCOG DFFP

I qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2001. I trained initially in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and then moved to General Practice, completing my training in Portsmouth. I joined the Castle Practice in December 2007, and currently work 3 days a week in the surgery.

I also work part-time in the Department of Sexual Health at Winchester Hospital providing contraception and sexual health screening.

My special interests are:

Dr Jane Laney

BM, MRCGP, DCH

I qualified from Southampton University in 2006 and did my GP VTS training in Salisbury. After completing my GP registrar year at The Castle Practice, I have been acting as a locum until taking the post of one of the salaried doctors.

As part of my responsibilities I look after the elderly residents at Bartlett House, Ludgershall. I also have an interest in child health.

Away from medicine, I enjoy playing badminton.

Dr Lucy Davies

MB ChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH

I qualified from Manchester University in 2003. I worked in Australia for 18 months in Emergency medicine and Obstetrics and have also spent time working in Cambodia. I completed my GP VTS training in Southampton and joined the Practice in 2012, initially as one of the salaried doctors and becoming a partner in July 2014.

I am also a Clinical Support Fellow for Rare Diseases at the Clinical Innovation and Research Centre (CIRC) at the RCGP.


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