BM MRCGP DRCOG GMC: 4306102
Partner: Dr Shellock trained at Southampton University. She has an interest in all aspects of General Practice and in particular diabetes and weight management. She fits contraceptive implants. Within the practice she is prescribing lead. Outside medicine Ali has an interest in diving, travel and enjoying the great outdoors with her young family and her dog.
MBChB MRCGP DRCOG GMC Number: 4105026
Partner: Dr Weeden trained in Birmingham and prior to becoming a GP she worked as an anaesthetist. Claire is enthusiastic about all aspects of general practice with an interest in respiratory medicine, elderly care and gynaecology.
BMBS MRCGP PgCertClinEd GMC Number: 6167106
Partner: Dr Campbell trained at Peninsula Medical School and did his house jobs and General Practice training in Exeter. He has an interest in Out-Of-Hours General Practice and is the Associate Medical Director for Devon Doctors. He is also highly involved in Exeter Medical School and is a CQC Specialist Advisor for Primary Care. Outside medicine Chris enjoys travelling, spending time with his young family, fine dining and is a master at the art of BBQ. He is responsible for the fish tank at 38 Polsloe Road.
MBChb, MRCGP, DRCOG, DCH and DFSRH GMC Number: 6129457
Salaried GP: Dr Davidson trained at Dundee University. Since then she has headed South! She enjoys all aspects of General Practice but has a particular interest in women's health and contraception. She fits coils and implants. She also has an interest in child health and dermatology. Outside of medicine she is enjoying discovering days out in Devon with her young family. She is also keen on exercise, and will try to run and swim whenever she gets the chance!
Salaried GP: Dr Jenna Crook has recently joined the practice as our new salaried GP.
Dr Crook trained at St Bartholomew's and the Royal London school of medicine. She has an interest in general adult medicine and also medical education. When not working at ISCA she also works at Exeter Medical School.
Outside of work she enjoys long dog walks in the Devon countryside and also takes her dogs to agility.
Megan qualified from UWE 6 years ago, she has experience in Oncology and previously worked for 111 triage. She has been a practice nurse for 3 years and became lead nurse at Isca Medical Practice in January 2018. Megan is the diabetic lead nurse, but also has experience and knowledge in other health conditions. She has a particular interest in wound management and smears.
Lead Practice Nurse: Megan leads a fantastic team of Nurses and Health Care Assistants and works four days a week.
Jean Qualified at St Mary's Hospital Paddington 43 years ago and has been a Practice Nurse for over 30 years. She has worked in India and Southampton General Hospital and in Practice. She has a wide experience including teaching and assessing and undertakes, immunisations / vaccinations and smoking cessation, chronic disease management respiratory/ diabetes , wound care and other aspects of general practice of which she enjoys.
Jean is our practice nurse. She has a wealth of experience in a lot of different settings.
Jean works two days a week.
Sam is an experienced Practice Nurse who works Mondays and Wednesdays. Sam's special interests are smears and respiratory issues.
Celia is a highly trained Health Care Assistant. Celia is able to offer help with weight management, smoking cessation, give selected injections, as well as phlebotomy (taking blood) and ECGs. She also does NHS Health Checks.
Practice Manager: Louise has recently joined the practice, as our new practice manager.
Practice Manager Assistant: Shirley Turner was previously the Practice Manager of Isca Medical Practice. Prior to this she was Office Manager for a number of years. She is responsible for helping the day-to-day running of the practice.
Additional healthcare staff
You may at times be offered an appointment with a qualified doctor who is gaining experience in General Practice.
Registrars are fully qualified doctors who have decided they would like to become GPs. They will undertake a minimum of six months of ‘on-the-job’ training with us here at Icsa Medical Centre and are supervised by the Partners.
Sally is our Community Matron. She supports patients with more complex needs in the community and is a vital link between the patient and doctor.
Our midwife team are called Silver birch. The midwife regularly comes in every Wednesday afternoon to see our pregnant ladies.
Our team of District Nurses are avaliable to visit patients who can not get to the surgery for various nursing needs.
Our Practice is a recognised Training Practice and regularly have medical students here for placements as they are training to become doctors. These are people training to become doctors. You will be informed if there is a student sitting in with the doctor you wish to see and asked if you are prepared to have the student in your consultation. Do not be afraid to say no. If you do say no this will not affect the care you receive in any way
You may be offered an appointment with a qualified doctor who is gaining experience in General Practice (GP Registrar). Registrars are fully qualified doctors who have decided they would like to become GPs. They will undertake a minimum of six months of ‘on-the-job’ training with us here at Icsa Medical Practice and are supervised by the GP's.