Dr Sarah Galloway
Dr Sarah Galloway qualified in medicine in 1992 and did her GP training in Devon. She has worked in A&E, ENT, General Medicine, Psychiatry, Obstetrics & Gynaecology as well as running a hospital in the Himalayas. Dr Galloway works part time at the practice and although consulting in all conditions, she has a particular interest in Diabetes and High Blood Pressure. She is involved with the teaching of Medical Students at the Practice and also teaches at the Peninsula Medical School and is involved in the training of GP's.
Dr Tony Born
Dr Tony Born graduated from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, London in 1986. He spent 9 years working in a variety of hospital based specialities, including General Medicine, Paediatrics, Anaesthetics, Obstetrics & Gynaecology plus A&E medicine. He did his GP training here in South Brent in 1995 and became a GP principal in Totnes for five and a half years before returning to South Brent. Dr Born has an interest in dermatology and spent five years as a clinical assistant in the Dermatology Department at Torbay Hospital. He is also involved in supporting the Medical Students who attend the practice on placement
Dr William Kumar
Dr Will Kumar joined the practice in Autumn 2013 as one of the partners. Dr Kumar previously worked in a Tavistock Practice, he has experience in a wide range of medical specialities & has been working in the South West since 2004. Will is also involved in the training of GP Registrars
Dr Grace Thompson
Dr Grace Thompson qualified in 2009 and worked as a GP in Bristol for a number of years. She moved to Devon to become a GP partner at the practice in 2022.
Dr Sofka Morris
Dr Sofka Morris qualified in Cardiff in 2007, and has worked in paediatrics and psychiatry. She undertook her GP training in Barnstaple and South Brent in 2011. She re-joined the surgery in 2019 as a GP and has since become a GP partner. Dr Morris is interested in all areas of general practice, and covers Mondays and Fridays, with the occasional locum day as required.
Dr Sarah Bray
Dr Sarah Bray qualified in 2007 in Southampton. She covered a range of specialties before undertaking GP training here and in Yealmpton from 2009 to 2012. She returned to the practice to work as a GP in November 2020 and covers Tuesdays and Thursday. Dr Bray is interested in Women and Children's Health and Learning Disabilities.
Tracy is our Lead Practice Nurse based at the Health Centre . She is available for COPD monitoring, Spirometry, Diabetic reviews, Contraceptive injections, Cervical Smears, Immunisation and travel vaccinations, dressings, removal of stitches, blood pressure checks, health advice & asthma clinics. She is also a Nurse prescriber. When booking your appointment you may be asked the nature of your appointment so the correct length of time can be allocated.
Rachel joined the practice during 2021 and previously worked in a hosptial setting within the intensive care unit. Rachel is currently undergoing further training within the practice to carry out general nursing duties in primary care.
Tracy joined us in 2022, after living in New Zealand for 15 years. She previously worked in practices in the Plymouth and Ivybridge area. She is currently undergoing some training updates to allow her to carry out full nursing duties, but she is already available for chronic disease monitoring (including COPD, asthma and diabetes) and some HCA duties.
Sonia is a qualified phlebotomist who undertakes routine blood and INR tests as well as monitoring blood pressure. She is also able to undertake diabetic foot checks.
Karen is a qualified phlebotomist who undertakes routine blood and INR tests as well as monitoring blood pressure. She is also able to undertake diabetic foot checks.
Sophie has overall responsibility for the Practice, providing management to guide and develop the team and ensure the sustainability of South Brent Health Centre. She is also responsible for the day to day finances of the Practice. Sophie liaises with the Clinical Commissioning Group, voluntary agencies, other practices and Hospitals to ensure the Practice meets the care requirements of its patients.
Deputy Practice Manager
Dawn deputises for Sophie in her absence, she assists with the smooth running of the Health Centre as well as ensuring the GP's and staff are kept up to date with policies and procedures. Dawn oversees the recruitment and training of admin staff and the on-going development of IT in the practice.
Lynn is responsible for supervising the admin staff at the practice and ensuring reception runs smoothly.
Caroline is part of the main reception and patient advisor team.
Frances is part of the main reception and patient advisor team.
Tessa is part of the main reception and patient advisor team.
Su is part of the main reception and patient advisor team.
Kelly is a practice administrator who also works as a receptionist when required.
Tracey is a practice administrator who also works as a receptionist when required.
Claire is a practice administrator who also works as a receptionist when required.
Holly is a practice administrator who also works as a receptionist when required.
Lorraine's main role involves typing the referral letters to secondary care. She is also involved in other administrative tasks including helping on the reception desk when required.