Name Qualification Position M/F Photograph
Dr Michael JohnsMB BCH DRCOG MRCGP (CARDIFF) 1984 DFSRH Senior Partner at Cowplain Family Practice. Involved in training the next generation of GPs – who will work here for a year at a time. Born in London but also lived in Yorkshire and South Wales. I went to Medical School in Cardiff and after a variety of training jobs became a Partner in Cowplain Family Practice in 1989 and moved into the area. Also for many years I have been involved in management work for the PCT, commissioning a wide variety of things including hospital and community services. Married with two children, I like all outdoor activities including cycling (usually with wife), swimming and SCUBA diving. Male
Dr Nicola MillenMB CHB DCH MRCGP (BRISTOL) 1985 Dip SRhI have been a full-time partner at Cowplain Family Practice since 1992. I am the diabetes and research lead in the practice. I co-ordinate the teaching of medical students in the practice, currently from Southampton University, which involves the whole of the clinical team. I am married with 3 children (twins +1), enjoy cycling and walking (gentle, country), painting and sailing with my family. Female
Dr Tim WrightMBBS BSC (HONS) (LONDON) 1998I qualified in 1998 and have been with Cowplain Family Practice for 11 years. I am a GP appraiser and a medical student tutor. I am also Clinical Director for the local Out of Hours Service. I’m married with three children and particularly enjoy cycling and sailing.  Male
Dr Emma BridgerMBBS BSC DRCOG DFFP MRCGP (LONDON) 2001I qualified in 2001 and before joining Cowplain Family Practice, I worked in the hospitals locally and for 6 years at The Portsdown Group Practice. I have an interest in women’s health and teaching medical students. I have a young family who keep me very busy when not working. If I ever get any spare time I can often be seen running up hills locally! Female
Dr Anthony RentonMBBS BPHARM MRCGP LONDON 2009Dr Renton joined Cowplain Family Practice as a GP partner in September 2014. Male
Dr Wee Fong TeoMRCP (UK) MRCGP DFFP PGCE (MED ED) MBCHB (DUNDEE) 2000Dr Teo joined Cowplain Family Practice on 1st October 2016. His special areas of interest are General Medicine, Treatment of Diabetes, Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases. He is also a GP Trainer. Male
Dr Susan StanleyBMedSci BMBS MRCGP GP at Queenswood Surgery. I qualified in 1986 and have been a partner at Queenswood since 1990. I enjoy the wide variety of General Practice and have been involved in training Nurses and Doctors and appraisal of professional colleagues in the East Hants Area. As well as being a full time GP I have two grown up children and enjoy gardening, walking and playing the piano.Female
Dr Caroline WilliamsMBBS DRCOG MRCGP GP at Queenswood Surgery. I trained in London and qualified in 1996. Worked in Battersea for 8 years and have also worked in Queensland Australia. Moved to Hampshire with my family in 2011. I work part-time . My interests are sexual health and contraception. I am also a GP trainer.Female
Dr Rachel MellerMRCGP GP at Queenswood Surgery. After completing my training, I have worked for a number of practices in the North East and now on the South Coast. I am interested in women's health, contraception and mental health. I spend my free time with my young family.Female

Nurse Manager

Name Qualification Position Photograph
Helen WisemanNurse Manager at Cowplain Family Practice and Queenswood Surgery. Registered Nurse since 1998, worked at Queen Alexander and St Mary's Hospital in general medicine and paediatrics and then specialising in haematology for several years. Practice Nurse since 2009, with a special interest in education, training, family planning, asthma management and wound care. Newly appointed Practice Nurse Manager and joined the practice in June 2016.

Nurse practitioners

Name Qualification Position Photograph
Di WildeAdvanced Nurse Practitioner Joined the practice in July 2017. Working across both sites. Di is a trained specialist nurse who can provide treatment and advice for many problems for which you may have seen a doctor for in the past. Main areas of expertise are in the management of common illnesses and long term conditions. Di cannot treat children under the age of 2 years, or expectant mothers, both of whom are referred to a doctor.
Jane SennettM.Sc, R.N, R.M, H.V Cert. Diabetes Nurse Practitioner at Cowplain Family Practice. Joined the practice in December 2016. She is a specialist nurse in diabetes care with over 20 years of clinical diabetes experience. She has worked as a Diabetes Specialist Nurse in Hospital teams, community teams and primary care. She supports people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes to improve their skills and confidence in living with and managing their diabetes. She is a nurse prescriber.

Practice nurses

Name Qualification Position Photograph
Lisa CleeveI have been nursing for 10 years and first began working at Southampton General Hospital in 2008 on Cardiothoracic ward. After 2 years I decided to move closer to home and ended up working on the Combined Haematology Oncology Unit at Queen Alexandra Hospital. I worked here until I had my daughter in 2012, and went straight into primary care in 2013. I joined Cowplain Family Practice October 2018.
Penelope HensmanPenny joined the practice in October 2017 and has worked in General Practice for over 20 years. Works across both Cowplain Family Practice and Queenswood Surgery
Chloe FordI joined the practice in 2006 as a Healthcare Assistant and Receptionist. As my training progressed, I decided to undertake my nursing training at the University of Southampton and qualified in September 2017. I started as a Practice Nurse in September 2017 working across both sites, undertaking clinics and treatment room duties I am qualified to do dressings, phlebotomy, injections, ear care, contraception. This is constantly changing as I increase my knowledge, training and my competencies. I will soon be expanding my role being able to complete compression, dopplers and cervical cytology screening.
Hayley QuildanRegistered Nurse at Cowplain Family Practice. Qualified in 2013. She has been working on the Renal Unit. Hayley is able to undertake treatment room duties and will soon be expanding her role into chronic disease management.
Mandy RooksPractice Nurse, Queenswood Surgery. Joined the practice in 2013. Able to see patients for chronic management and undertake general treatment room duties.

Additional healthcare staff

Name Qualification Position Photograph
Tracy WoodardHealthcare Assistant at Cowplain Family Practice with over 20 years experience in the NHS. Specialise in wound care, life style advice and phlebotomy. Come from a community and district nursing background.
Alex Fielder A Health Care Assistant at Cowplain Family Practice who specialises in ECGs, lifestyle advice and phlebotomy.
Michelle SmallHealthcare Assistant, Queenswood Surgery specialises in ECGs, Lifestyle advice and Phlebotomy.
District/Community NursesOur District/Community Nurses operate out of Denmead Health Centre. They provide skilled care for patients who are unable to get to the surgery. They are trained to assess the needs of the elderly for services in their own home. They report to the doctors and are overseen by the Community Matron. Telephone 02392 238112.

Practice staff

Name Qualification Position Photograph
Karen JeffriesBA HonsBusiness Manager. Oversees the day-to-day administration and smooth running of the practice, which operates as a partnership.
Kathryn HampsonOperations Manager. Assists Karen Jeffries in the day to day running of the practice.
Julie CareOperations Manager. Queenswood Surgery - Assists Karen Jeffries in the day to day running of Queenswood Surgery.
ReceptionistsThe practice employs a team of receptionists, all of whom are trained to provide you with a friendly, helpful and efficient service.