Dr. Debbie Beale
Debbie Beale was born in Cwmbran, Gwent, but moved around the country due to her father's work. She attended Manchester Medical School and graduated 1983. Her post graduate hospital training in medicine and surgery took place at South Manchester Teaching Hospital and Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport. She then secured her GP rotation scheme as a Senior House Officer in Medicine, Psychiatry, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
In 1986 she moved to Wiltshire with her husband and completed her GP Registrar year at Eastleigh Surgery with Dr Ager as her Trainer. She gained full accreditation as a GP in 1987. She went to Wales for a short post as a Registrar in Geraitric Medicine in Cimla Hospital, Neath and then returned to Westbury in a part time post, replacing Dr Kate Crofts, on her retirement.
Initially she was the only female doctor in the Westbury and Warminster area. Dr Beale has remained with Eastleigh Surgery since 1988, becoming a partner in 1991 and has been Senior Partner since 2004. She has extensive experience in the care of the Elderly and Palliative medicine through her work at Westbury Hospital. She served as clinical assisstant to the ward and day hospital and has fought strongly for nearly 20 years to maintain services in Westbury. She has seen many changes in that time and has helped to develop and adapt services to secure a future for as long as possible. She has post-graduate qualifications in Palliative medicine, Acupuncture, Family Planning and Chronic Respiratory medicine. She is a GP appraiser, Trustee for Dorothy House and Governor for Matravers School. Married with 3 children, family life fills most of her time outside work, but she enjoys cooking and gardening, although she is allergic to housework. In a less hectic phase of her life she bred and showed English Setters, but is currently content with her cats.
Dr. Michael Gumbley
Born in Cardiff some 40-something years ago, and too small to play rugby professionally for Wales, MG elected therefore to go into medicine, after moving to Bournemouth and receiving a Grammar School education. Training at St Thomas' Hospital London, he obtained a BSc in Anatomy in 1981 and qualified MBBS in 1984. Various posts in hospitals south of the M4 culminated in further qualifications of DCH, DRCOG and MRCGP, and eventually starting in practice in Westbury in 1991. Since that time, he has held posts in Cardiology at Royal United Hospital Bath, has obtained an MSc in Prescribing Sciences from Liverpool University in 2001 and is currently an Associate Member of the GMC, sitting on their Fitness to practice panels. He heads Westbury Group practice clinical trials unit and has interests in Cardiology and Therapeutics. But to stay sane, he plays the violin for Bath Symphony Orchestra and has his own string quartet (available for Weddings, Functions etc....!), and sings tenor voice for The Paragon Singers in Bath. He may look grey-haired these days, but that's on account of his 2 teenage daughters.
Dr. Richard Edwards
Dr Edwards trained at Nottingham medical school and qualified in 1988 before starting work in a variety of hospital jobs in Yorkshire. He came to Westbury Group practice in 1993 and now spends nearly all his time working in the Bratton surgery which looks after most of the patients of Bratton, Edington and Coulston as well as some people from Steeple Ashton and Erlestoke.
Dr. Julia Taylor
Dr Taylor qualified at St Mary's Hospital London in 1990, then trained to become a GP in Yorkshire before joining the practice in 1995. She is married with 4 children and assorted animals and is in the process of developing a smallholding. Her special interests include womens health, diabetes and asthma, but she also has an interest in alternative medicine and has recently completed courses in homeopathy and acupuncture. She enjoys playing the guitar and piano, singing and drawing.
Dr. Muhammed Rehman
Dr Rehman qualified at the University of Punjab, Lahore in 1996 and worked in various local hospitals mainly in General Medicine. He took an A&E Doctor post at the Great Western Hospital, Swindon in 2004. Later on, he was selected for GP training in the East of Scotland Deanery which he successfully completed in Dundee in 2009 and was awarded the Membership of Royal College of General Practitioners. He joined Smallbrook Surgery, Warminster in March 2009 as an associate and worked there until joining Whitehorse Surgery as a partner in 2014. Dr Rehman is a GP trainer for Severn Deanery, a post that he has held since 2012.
His special interests include Clinical Commissioning, Clinical Governance and Diabetes. He successfully completed Post-Graduate Diploma in Management of Diabetes in 2013 from Cardiff University and has been an active member of Diabetes Steering Group for Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group to help re-design Diabetes services in Wiltshire. He has also worked as an executive member of West Wiltshire Clinical Commissioning Group since April 2013 and been involved in commissioning of clinical services for the West Wiltshire area. Married with two young children, he spends most of his spare time with his young family. He takes regular exercise and enjoys playing Chess, Cricket and is keen on Camping and sight-seeing.
Dr. Zak Mohiuddin
After qualifying as a GP in 2005 in Bath, Zak joined the Westbury Group Practice. He initially as a salaried GP and stayed until 2010, then joined Widbrook Surgery as a partner. I returned back to Westbury in September 2014 as a partner. My special interests include Dermatology, I passed the diploma in Practical Dermatology in 2008, Minor Operations and joint injections. I have two children. My other interests includes Cricket, Swimming and Travelling.
Dr. Natasha Ehsanullah
Natasha is originally from Watford in Hertfordshire. She studied Medicine at Imperial College London and graduated in 2009. She completed the Foundation Programme in the South Thames Deanery working at The Conquest Hospital in Hastings, and at St. Thomas’ hospital in Central London. After further hospital experience at Cairns Base Hospital in Australia she returned to the UK and completed her GP Specialist Training in Bath, based at the Royal United Hospital. Dr. Ehsanullah’s areas of specialist interest include General Internal Medicine and Elderly Care. When not at work she enjoys tennis, badminton and gardening.
Dr. Imran Safeer
Dr. Imran Safeer (MBBS, BSc, MRCGP) qualified as doctor from University of Punjab Lahore Pakistan in 2002. He worked in General Medicine, General Surgery and Psychiatry before starting his Postgraduate GP training in Bath. He benefited from variety of clinical rotations in Elderly care, Endocrinology and Haematology in the Bristol Royal Infirmary Hospital. He also worked in Paediatrics at the Royal United Hospital as a GP Registrar during his training. He qualified as a GP in 2011 and started working for Westbury Group practice as salaried GP. His specialist interest include Psychiatry and Elderly medicine. He was the best athlete in his medical school for three consecutive years. He was the best cricket all rounder and Captain of his Medical school's cricket team. He now enjoys badminton in his leisure time.
Dr. Helen Sangster
To be updated. Dr. Sangster is currently on maternity leave.
Dr. Alice Gallen
To be updated.