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Dr Trevor Avis
MB.BS, FPCert, MRCGP
Dr Avis qualified from St Georges Hospital Medical School in 1988, initially training in Paediatrics in West London including Queen Charlottes and the Hammersmith before completing GP training. He became a GP Partner in Richmond, Surrey in 1994, where he was also Medical Officer for the Royal Star and Garter home for Disabled Servicemen and women and for the Royal Ballet School. He moved to sunny Devon in 1999 and became a Partner at Mayfield in 2001. He enjoys all aspects of General Practice with interests in Paediatrics, Care of Elderly and Psychiatry. He is married to Dr Lisa Bocking and has five children. He enjoys music, travel, family and outdoors. He is elected member of Devon LMC’s Torbay and South Devon Sub-Committee and is the Chair of Brixham and Paignton Medical Alliance (BPMA). In 2016 he helped set up the Southern Primary Care Collaborative Board (SPCCB) made up of elected GP and PM representatives from all practices and federations in South Devon and Torbay and is the current elected Chair.
Dr Stuart Crowe
Qualified in 1991 from Bristol University he is married with one son. His special interests are ENT and prescribing within the practice, but is very much a generalist. He loves long distance walking and regularly walk sections of the South West Coast Path. He has a dog called Bubbles (don’t ask) who keeps him out of mischief!
Dr Carly Gurr
BSc (Hons) BMBS MRCGP
Dr Gurr grew up in Devon and trained locally, graduating from Peninsula Medical School in 2010. During her time as part of a research team at the University of Exeter she developed a specialist interest in Rheumatology. She has a young family and in her spare time enjoys dinghy sailing and baking cakes.
Dr Rya Symonds
Rya studied Medicine at Birmingham University, qualifying in 2006, then went on to complete my GP training in Torbay. She is particularly enthusiastic about preventative and lifestyle medicine. She enjoys long walks with her dog, rock climbing and bouldering and growing exotic veg in the greenhouse.
Dr Lisa Bocking
MB.BS, FPCert, DCH
Dr Bocking qualified from Charing Cross Hospital in 1989, initially training at Westminister Children's Hospital and then the Hammersmith. She completed her General Practice training before becoming a partner in a practice in West London. She enjoys all aspects of general practice with particular interest in paediatrics, gynaecology and contraception. She is married to Dr Trevor Avis and they have five children. She enjoys family, travel and the outdoors, and plays the saxophone, clarinet and piano.
Dr Julia Tysoe
MB ChB MRCGP
Dr Tysoe qualified in 1992 at Birmingham University Medical school and worked around the UK before marrying into the Army. After a few years away off work due to having children and changing postings several times, she restarted GP training in 2007 in Torbay Hospital and started at Mayfield Medical Centre soon after qualifying in 2012. She lives in Totnes with her husband, dog, and grown up children when they are home. She loves being outdoors, walking her dog and running.
Dr Nicola Bell
Dr Bell qualified in 2007 at the University of East Anglia and has worked in Torbay for over 10 years. She has been a Registrar, Partner and Salaried doctor at Cricketfield Surgery before joining Mayfield Medical Centre as a Salaried GP in 2019. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice. When not being a GP she likes to spend time with her family, exploring National Trust properties, going to the beach, and jogging.
Dr Sasche Lee
Dr Lee qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2009. She has worked locally for over 10 years before joining the Mayfield Medical Centre in 2019. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice with a particular interest in women's and child health and dermatology. When not being a GP she likes to spend time with her young family, enjoying the outdoors and playing the piano.
Dr Rowan Lepley
MRCGP, MBChB, MA (Cantab), DRCOG
Dr Lepley graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2010 and spent a few years working as a junior doctor in the city. She moved to Devon in 2012 to complete her GP training locally in Torbay. She joined Mayfield as a salaried GP in September 2019 and enjoys all aspects of general practice. She has two young children and enjoys spending time with her family, walking, camping and spending time with friends.
Dr Ruth Darlow
BSc (Hons), BMBS, MRCGP
Dr Darlow graduated in 2012 from Peninsular Medical School and completed her foundation and GP training in Torbay. During training Dr Darlow especially enjoyed placements in Palliative Care at Rowcroft Hospice and in Rheumatology and Dermatology at Torbay Hospital. At weekends Dr Darlow enjoys rock-pooling, walking and spending time with her family.
Dr Richard Pidsley
MBBCh DRCOG DGM MRCGP
Dr Pidsley qualified from the University of Wales and did most of his post graduate training in Australia. After nine years working for the government of Western Australia and the Flying Doctor Service specialising in paediatrics and emergency care he returned home to live and work as a GP in Devon. Outside of medicine his interests include cycling, running and travelling.
Dr Hayley Sherratt
MBBS, iBSc, DRCOG, MRCGP
Dr Sherratt qualified from University College London in 2012, completed GP training in London and then moved back to Devon to work at Mayfield, her childhood practice. She has an interest in palliative care and mental health, in particular trauma-informed care. When not working she enjoys spending time with her young family, keeping fit and travelling.
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