Chawton House Surgery

St Thomas Street, Lymington, SO41 9ND

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Telephone: 01590 672953

Practice Staff


Dr Sally Johnston (f) - MBBS (London 1982) DCH DRCOG MRCGP

Dr Johnston qualified from Guys in 1982, joining the practice in 1988. Her particular interests are paediatrics and women's health. Dr Johnston represents local GPs on the Local Medical Committee and relaxes by playing tennis when she can.

Dr Edward R J Reeves (m) - BA Hons(Oxon) MBBS (London 1991) DRCOG MRCGP

Dr Reeves qualified at St Thomas's in 1991 and joined the practice in 1999. Along with Dr Vines he trains GP Registrars. He has a particular interest in Minor Surgery. Dr Reeves represents the practice on the South West New Forest Locality Commissioning group and as a keen sailor he is also medical officer for the local RNLI.

Dr Annabel Arnold (f) - BSc MBBS (London 1992) DRCOG MRCGP

Dr Arnold qualified from University College Middlesex in 1992 and joined the practice in 1999. Dr Arnold enjoys paediatrics and women's health and takes an active part in training medical students from Southampton University. Dr Arnold represents the practice on the local Medicines Management group and enjoys many sporting activites.

Dr Ben H Vines (m) - BM (Southampton 1998) MRCGP

Dr Vines qualified from the University Hospital Southampton in 1998, joining the practice in 2006. Dr Vines has an interest in Diabetes and Minor Surgery and along with Dr Reeves he trains GP Registrars. He has competed nationally and internationally at many sailing events and sails whenever he has the opportunity!

Dr Wyn Roberts (m) MBChB (Leicester 2010) MRCGP

Dr Roberts qualified from the University of Leicester in 2010. He completed his GP training at Chawton House Surgery in 2015 and became a Partner in 2018. He is Clinical Lead for The Practice at Lymington New Forest Hospital and has a particular interest in musculoskeletal medicine. He is a keen sportsman and participates in rugby and athletic events whenever he can.

Dr Soumen Rudra (m)

Dr Rudra joined the Practice in August 2018. He is a GP registrar, a qualified doctor who has decided to pursue a career in General Practice. This is his second year of GP training and he will have her own surgeries but he will still be supervised by his GP trainer, Dr Reeves. He will be with the Surgery for the next 18 months.

Nursing Team

Mrs Jane Walton (f)

Jane completed nurse training in Hertfordshire in 1985, then spent 13 years in the Ambulance Service and qualified as a Paramedic. She moved to this area in 1998, and returned to nursing work at Lymington New Forest Hospital. Jane has been a practice nurse since 2004, and specialises in Respiratory care but is also experienced and interested in complex wound care, along with all aspects of practice nursing.

Mrs Elizabeth Gedge (f)

Elizabeth joined the Surgery in October 2017 and has extensive nursing experience

Mrs Nicki Steers (f)

Healthcare Assistant

Mrs Sue Stride (f)

Healthcare Assistant

Admin Team

Mrs Marcia Thomarel - Practice Manager

Marcia is an experienced primary healthcare and project manager. She is responsible for the smooth running of the practice and all business matters. Marcia is supported by Elisabeth, Annie and Fenella within the management team.

Mrs Elisabeth Thorne - Patient Services Manager

Liz joined the Practice in 2017 with a wealth of experience in hospital department management.

Mrs Annie Royston - IT Manager

Annie joined the practice in 2001 having previously worked in banking. Annie manages and oversees all IT functions within the practice. Managing the recall of patients to disease clinics is just one of the many roles Annie performs as well as maintaining and safeguarding all the computerised data.

Mrs Fenella Troup - Administration Manager

Fenella is responsible for practice administration and provides support to the Partners and Practice Manager.

Mrs Veronica Miness

Mrs Marleen Phillips

Mrs Jane Willcock

Mrs Charlotte Skipper

Mrs Sharon Hams

Mrs Elaine Peachment

Miss Katie Elnaugh

Mrs Jackie Phillips

Mrs Janice Gillett

Mrs Christine Long

Community Nurses

Community Nurses are available for home nursing care for the permanent or temporarily housebound. Their services can be arranged through your Doctor, or by leaving a message at the Integrated Single Point of Access (ISPA) on 0300 121 0175.

Health Visitors

Health Visitors are specially trained to advise on the care of children and nursing mothers. They provide weekly Child Health Clinics.  Requests for help should be made by telephone on 01590 689275.

Community Midwives

Community Midwives assist with all aspects of maternity care. They can be contacted 24 hours a day by telephoning 023 8074 7690.

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Opening Times

  • Monday
    07:30am - 18:30pm
  • Tuesday
    08:00am - 18:30pm
  • Wednesday
    08:00am - 18:30pm
  • Thursday
    08:00am - 18:30pm
  • Friday
    08:00am - 18:30pm
  • Saturday
    08:00am - 11:00am (2nd Saturday of each month, depending on statutory holidays)
  • Sunday