Doctors

Dr Martin Wakeford
MBBS, FRCGP, DRCOG, Diploma Medical Teaching

Days at Practice:

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri

Universities and Medical Schools

St. Georges Hospital Medical School.
London Post Graduate GP Training at University College London.

Clinical Interests

General Medical Services
GP Education

Date Joined

01 July 1987

Special Responsibilities

Senior Partner
GP Registrar Training

Additional Details

I enjoy walking with our dog and I like to play tennis. I enjoy sailing and playing Bridge (Badly).

Martin Wakeford
Dr Okwuchi Apakama
MBBS, MRCGP

Days at Practice:

Wed, Thur, Fri

Universities and Medical Schools

I studied medicine at The University of Ibadan and then moved to do the UK.

I initially trained in Paediatrics in South West England but moved to St Albans for my GP training.

Clinical Interests

Child Health

Date Joined

July 2014

Additional Details

I currently live in St Albans with my husband and my daughter.  I enjoy looking after my family and being a wife and mother. I also enjoy shopping, fine dining and travelling.

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Dr Helen Beesley
MB ChB (Bristol 1987) DCH, MRCGP

Days at Practice:

Mon, Tue, Thu

Universities and Medical Schools

I studied medicine at Bristol and undertook hospital jobs at Bristol &Norwich and GP training at Oxford.

Clinical Interests

GP Appraiser, Palliative care, Respiratory medicine, Paediatrics & Geriatric medicine.

Date Joined

October 2014, when Broughton House & Poplar Grove merged.

Additional Details

Work as GP appraiser and Team Leader for appraisals for Thames Valley.  Started work in Aylesbury 1996.

Helen Beesley
Dr Chris Campling
MB ChB (Birmingham 1979)

Days at Practice:

Mon, Wed, Fri

Universities and Medical Schools

I studied medicine at The University of Birmingham and then moved to do my hospital jobs in Birkenhead and Clatterbridge hospital on the Wirral where I also completed my GP training.

Clinical Interests

Women’s health and family planning

Date Joined

I was a partner at Broughton House Surgery for over 15 years which merged with Poplar Grove Surgery in September 2014.

Additional Details

I also have a clinical leadership role as clinical lead for planned care for Aylesbury Vale CCG with responsibility for purchasing and ensuring quality for the majority of planned operations and outpatients on behalf of the north of the county of Buckinghamshire. I enjoy travel, cooking and gardening and keep fit with Jazzercise and tennis and walking.

Chris Campling
Dr Joanna Dent
MBBS (Newcastle 2005), DRCOG, DRFSH

Days at Practice:

Tue, Thur, Fri
Job Shares with Dr Claire Molloy

Universities and Medical Schools

I studied medicine at Newcastle University and then did my hospital jobs in Oxford and Reading. I am currently on the Aylesbury GP training scheme.

Clinical Interests

Women’s health and Palliative medicine

Date Joined

November 2011

Additional Details

I live with my husband and daughter Evie in Thame. I am involved in our local church where I play the piano and sing. I enjoy knitting and craft things, walking and have recently joined the local hockey team.

I would love a cat or 2 if my husband would let me!

Joanna Dent
Dr Karen Johnson
MB, ChB, BSc, MRCGP, DRCOG, Diploma in Dermatology

Days at Practice:

(Alternate Mon), Wed, Thur, Fri
Job Shares with Dr Juliet Sutton

Universities and Medical Schools

I studied at the Welsh National School of Medicine in Cardiff.
I undertook Post Graduate GP Training at Bedford Hospital. Since then I have worked in Leighton Buzzard and Aylesbury.

Clinical Interests

All areas of Primary Care
Dermatology
Clinical Audit

Date Joined

01 January 1989

Special Responsibilities

Minor Surgery
Clinical Meetings Organiser. Medical representative for Friends of Poplar Grove.

Additional Details

I live with my partner Andy and our 2 children Susan and Anna. My interests outside of General Practice include cycling, Current Affairs and Cooking.

Karen Johnson
Dr Kavitha Mallya
MBBA DCH DRCOG

Days at Practice:

Wed, Thu, Fri

Universities and Medical Schools

My primary medical qualification is from Kastusba medical college, India.
In the UK, I completed my GP training in the Oxford region, working at Stoke Mandeville and Wexham Park hospitals. My registrar training was undertaken here at Poplar Grove Practice.

Clinical Interests

Women Health
Child Health
Psychiatry

Date Joined

01 October 2010

Additional Details

I am married with 2 young children Sheha and Sanjit. We love gardening, walking and Indian Classical music.

Kavitha Mallya
Dr Matt Mayer
MBCHB MRCGP

Days at Practice:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday.

Universities and Medical Schools

I studied medicine at the University of Aberdeen and did my hospital jobs in Nottingham. I then spent four years working in Intensive Care Medicine in Australia and New Zealand before deciding to move back to the UK and become a GP.

Clinical Interests

Musculoskeletal medicine, including back pain & joint injections.

Pain management.

Men's health.

Date Joined

August 2016

Additional Details

I am married with four young children and particularly enjoy cooking. I work regular sessions for the local Out of Hours service. I am also interested in medical politics and currently sit on the Local Medical Committee (LMC)

Dr Claire Molloy
MBChB (Sheffield 2006), DRCOG, DRFSH, MRCGP

Days at Practice:

Mon, Tue, Wed
Job Share with Dr Joanna Dent

Universities and Medical Schools

I studied medicine at The University of Sheffield and then moved to do my hospital jobs at Stoke Mandeville Hospital. I completed my GP training in Aylesbury as well.

Clinical Interests

Women’s health and family planning

Date Joined

December 2012

Additional Details

I currently live in Aylesbury with my husband and my son, James. I enjoy spending time with my family and going out walking with our dog. I also enjoy swimming, aerobics, reading and travelling.

Claire Molloy
Dr Sunil Pillai
MB BS (London 1998) DRCOG MRCGP

Days at Practice:

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri

Universities and Medical Schools

MB ChB Royal Free Hospital London 1998
DRCOG 2000
MRCGP (member Royal College of General Practitioners) 2004

Clinical Interests

Out of Hours Services
Cardiology

Date Joined

01 May 2004

Special Responsibilities

Financial Partner
General Medical Service Contract
Clinical/Quality Audit

Additional Details

I am married with 2 children and have a cat and a rabbit. My personal interests are in sports, especially cricket, football and rugby, and Badminton where I was college captain.

Sunil Pillai
Dr Juliet Sutton
BSc, MBBS, DCH, MRCGP

Days at Practice:

Mon, Tue, Wed
Job Shares with Dr Karen Johnson

Universities and Medical Schools

I studied at the Middlesex and UCH hospitals in London.
I did my house jobs at Hemel Hempstead and St. Albans before joining the GP Training scheme at Hemel Hempstead.

Clinical Interests

Care for the elderly - I look after a nursing home.
Paediatrics.
Womens' Health.

Date Joined

01 July 1993

Special Responsibilities

Visiting partner at a local nursing home.
GP Registrar Training.
Clinical lead for children, young people and maternity at AVCCG.

Additional Details

I am married with 2 children Daniel and Laura. We love travelling and walking.

Juliet Sutton
Dr Helen Taylor
MB ChB (Birmingham 1984) MRCGP

Days at Practice:

Mon, Tue, Thu

Universities and Medical Schools

I studied medicine at Birmingham university and undertook hospital jobs in Birmingham and West London and my GP training was in Witney and Oxford.

Clinical Interests

Family medicine and Diabetes.

Date Joined

October 2014, when Broughton House & Poplar Grove merged.

Additional Details

I have been working in Aylesbury since 1998. I have two grown up children and live in Thame.

Helen Taylor
Dr Alex Cornish
MBBS BSc MRCGP FHEA DRCOG

Days at Practice:

Monday, Tuesday all day and Wednesday morning

Universities and Medical Schools

Leeds Metropolitan University (Physiotherapy)

Hull York Medical School

Clinical Interests

Musculoskeletal, Mental Health, Child Health

Date Joined

December 2016

Additional Details

Outside work I enjoy spending time with my family and getting into the countryside on my bike or in a pair muddy trainers!

Dr Rachael Scott
MBBS, MA, DRCOG, DFSRH, MRCGP

Days at Practice:

Tuesday mornings and all day Thursday.

Universities and Medical Schools

I studied medicine at Cambridge University and completed my clinical training at Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Medical School in London.

Date Joined

October 2016

Additional Details

I moved to Buckinghamshire in 2008 for my GP training and since then have worked in Leighton Buzzard and Aylesbury.

 

Dr Roisin McCormack
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Days at Practice:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

Universities and Medical Schools

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Date Joined

August 2016

Special Responsibilities

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Additional Details

GP Registrar

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