Please note that not all of our GP’s are full time doctors at the practice
Dr Rebecca Shand GP
Med School/University – Birmingham University Medical School.
Qualifications and date achieved – MBChB 1998, DFFP 2002 (Diploma in Family Planning and Reproductive Healthcare), DRCOG 2004 (Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology), MRCGP (Distinction) 2004.
Career to date – House Officer year West Midlands, Senior House Officer Coventry and Warwick Trauma Centre, Worked in Tauranga Hospital, New Zealand for almost 12 months as a medical SHO. Locum in various hospitals in the West Midlands on my return in 2000. Completed a Women’s Health post at Wordsley Hospital, Dudley in 2001. Started my GP training in Hereford August 2001 and completed that in 2004 after a year as a GP Registrar in Bromyard. Started work as a Salaried GP at BMC September 2004 and became a Partner in April 2016.
Clinical interests/specialisms – I have been Site Lead since October 2019. I am the lead GP for Cancer and End of Life Care. I have an interest in all aspects of Women’s Health from contraception to pregnancy, menopause and genitourinary medicine. I am certified to provide long-acting reversible contraception e.g Coils and Implants. I am the lead for medicines management.
Dr Mahmoud Abu-Amara GP
Med School/University – St George’s Hospital Medical School, University of London.
Qualifications and date achieved – MB BS, BSc, MRCGP, MRCS, DRCOG, PhD.
Career to date – Postgraduate undertook surgical training, followed by PhD and hepatology followed by GP training.
Clinical interests/specialisms – CKD lead, Diabetes, Respiratory disease, liver disease, Minor Surgery and joint injections.
Dr Claire Kneebone GP
Med School/University – Manchester.
Qualifications and date achieved – MRCP MRCGP Cert Med Ed.
Career to date – After finishing my training in Manchester I completed my further medical qualifications and the decided to train further to become a GP. I completed my GP qualifications and worked in the Northwest, New Zealand for a year before relocating to Worcestershire. I have been at Bewdley Medical Centre since 2011.
Clinical interests/specialisms – I enjoy all aspects of general practice. I have a particular interest in Gastroenterology, menopause, medical research and education.
Dr Matthew Tucker GP
Med School/University – University of Birmingham Medical School.
Qualifications and date achieved – MBChB 1998, MRCGP 2004, Diploma in Dermatology (Cardiff) 2008
Career to date – Salaried GP in Stourport, partner in Ombersley, salaried GP 2009 – 2021 then partner at BMC since 2021
Clinical interests/specialisms – Specialising in Dermatology and Men’s Health. I am the lead tutor at the practice for medical students and enthusiastic about teaching as well as keeping up to date clinically.
Dr Suzy Elliot GP
Med School/University – Birmingham University.
Qualifications and date achieved – MRCP 2005, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP.
Career to date – After leaving medical school I joined the GP training scheme in Worcestershire. I have been at Bewdley Medical Centre since 2011.
Clinical interests/specialisms – I have a particular interest in children’s and women’s health including family planning and the menopause. I also enjoy teaching and training and am a registered GP trainer.
Dr Claire SuttonTo be updated
Dr Ivy Chan GP
Med School/University – University of Sheffield Medical School.
Qualifications and date achieved – MBChB (2006), BMedSci (Leeds 2001), DRCOG (2007)
Career to date – On completing my GP training in Sheffield in 2015, I relocated to Worcester where I worked as a Salaried GP.
I joined the Team at Bewdley Medical Centre in December 2019.
Clinical interests/specialisms – General Medicine, Site lead for Learning Disability.
Dr Christina Emery
Med School/University – University of Birmingham
Qualifications and date achieved – MbChB 2015, DRCOG 2021, MRCGP 2022
Career to date – TBC
Clinical interests/Specialisms – General Practitioner with an interest in Women’s Health
Dr Matthew Davis
Information yet to be updated
Dr Penny Montandon
Information yet to be updated
Diane Welbourn – Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Med School/University – Mid-Worcs School of Nursing/Birmingham City University.
Qualifications and date achieved – RGN 1989, Non-medical prescribing 2013.
Career to date – Practice Nurse since 1991, ANP since 2016.
Clinical interests/specialisms – I currently work as an ANP assessing/diagnosing and treatment minor illness. I am particularly interested in lifestyle and how that impacts on our physical and mental well-being. I am part of the team driving and striving to deliver clinical excellence.
Anna Rachel Cleaver – Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Med School/University – Worcester University.
Qualifications and date achieved – Dip HE-Adult Nursing, Branch-RN 2003. Bsc Applied Professional Studies 2012 Non Medical/Independent Prescriber 2013.
Career to date – For the last 18 years I have worked within general surgery at WRH, firstly as a staff nurse and then as a surgical nurse practitioner. I left in May 2021 and started at BMC June 2021.
Clinical interests/specialisms – All inra-abdominal conditions, Bowel conditions, Stomas, Skin abscesses, Breast care, Minor illness.
Angela Minaker – Advanced Nurse PractitionerTo be updated
Kimberley Waldron – Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Med School/University – University of Hertfordshire / University of Wolverhampton.
Qualifications and date achieved – MSc Lesion Management (currently undertaking) / MSc Advanced Clinical Practitioner achieved 2019 / BSc Nursing Studies achieved 2015 / Adult General Nursing Diploma achieved 2006.
Career to date – General Practice ANP for past 6 years 3 of which at BMC, previously working within Dudley Group of Hospitals and undertaking ANP training with the Community Response Team in hospital avoidance. Prior to this working within a practice nurse and community staff nurse role.
Clinical interests/specialisms – Dermatology and skin lesion management, Palliative care, Minor illness.