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May Bank Holidays

We are closed for May Day, Bank Holiday, Monday 1st May and  Spring Bank Holiday, Monday 29th May.  For urgent help, ring NHS111 by dialling 111.  

If this is not for a life-threatening situation, you can visit the Salisbury Walk-In Centre in Avon Approach.  That is off Castle Street, by the Central Car Park in Salisbury.  It is open 8 am - 8 pm on these days.  

Doctors

Dr Toby Davies

drdaviesMb 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:

  • Minor Surgery & Joint injections
  • Asthma
  • Cardiology

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 Barbara King

drking.jpgMB 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:

  • Child Health
  • Family planning
  • Diabetes
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

drwallingtonMBBS 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 Lucy Davies

drldavies.jpgMB 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 I became 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.

Special Interests: Family Planning, Child Health

Dr Rebecca Selman

drselman2.jpgMB 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:

  • Family planning and Women's Health
  • Obstetrics
  • Child Health
Dr Kate Hughes (f)

Dr Kate Hughes


Bsc MSc MBChB MRCGP


Originally from Portsmouth, I travelled northwards to the University of Sheffield in 1997 where I undertook my first degree in Physiology.  I specialised in Aviation & Diving Physiology before embarking on my medical training.  Qualifying again from the University of Sheffield in 2007, I moved back down to Hampshire to complete my training in General Practice and joined The Castle Practice as a permanent member of the team in April 2015.  At home, I am married and have two children.  My specialist interests are Paediatrics, Oncology, Palliative Care and Women's Health.

Dr Erin Barnes

BMBS BMedSci MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH

I qualified from Nottingham University in 2005.  

I spent my Foundation Years in Nottingham before completing my GP training in Derbyshire.

I moved to Wiltshire in 2011, where I worked as a GP locum.  

I joined The Castle Practice as a salaried GP in September 2016.

I am married with three young boys.

My specialist interests are Child Health, Women's Health and Care of the Elderly.Dr Erin Barnes

Dr Ian McKay

BA MBBS MRCGP

I qualified from Barts and the London Medical School in 2011 having completed my pre-clinical studies at Trinity College, Oxford.

I completed my first hospital rotations in East London and Essex before returning to Hampshire to embark on the Salisbury General Practice training scheme.  My final year, as a registrar, was at The Castle Practice where I have since stayed, as a salaried GP.

Special Interests:  Minor Surgery including cryotherapy

Dr Ian McKay

 
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