Chawton House Surgery

St Thomas Street, Lymington, SO41 9ND

Current time is 09:43 - We're open


Telephone: 01590 672953

Practice Staff


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

Dr Reeves qualified at St John's College, Oxford and 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 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 Sally Johnston (f) - MBBS (London 1982) DCH DRCOG MRCGP

Dr Johnston qualified from Guys in 1982, joining the practice in 1988, she is Chair of Hants & the IOW Local Medical Committee and is Clinical Director of the New Forest PCN. Although no longer a senior partner at the Practice, Dr Johnston is still a GP here though she does fewer sessions. Sally relaxes by playing tennis and spending time with her increasing number of grandchildren when she can.

Dr Joanna McEwen (f) - MA Hons (Cantab), MBBCh (Oxon 2002) MRCGP, DRCOG, DCH, DSRH

Jo joined the practice in 2021 after working as a GP in London for many years. Her professional interests include training and education (she is a Programme Director for the Guy’s and St Thomas’ GP training scheme), women’s health, paediatric and adolescent medicine, and palliative care. She is a keen sailor and spends much of her time on and around the water with her busy family.

Dr Adetoke Akande (f) - ST2

Dr Akande joined the Practice in August 2021 as a GP Registrar. She is an experienced doctor who is training to pursue a career in General Practice. She will receive support from her GP Trainer, Dr Wyn Roberts.

Nursing Team

Ms Hannah Kerin (f)

Hannah joined the Surgery in 2019 and is our Diabetic Specialist Nurse .

Mrs Catherine Bourdier (f)

Catherine joined us in 2020. She trained at the Red Cross School of Nursing in Brittany and moved to the UK in 1999. She has worked in Hospices both in France and England and has been a Practice Nurse since 2006.

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 Annie and Fenella within the management team.

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 Mariëtte Hadfield - Patient Services Manager

Mariette joined the practice in early 2021 as Patient Services Manager having previously worked in Care Home Management. She is responsible for the efficient management of the reception and administration team, ensuring duties are performed effectively and to the required standard. Mariette also supports the practice Patient Participation Group.

Mrs Veronica Miness

Mrs Marleen Phillips

Mrs Jane Willcock

Mrs Charlotte Skipper

Mrs Sharon Hams

Mrs Elaine Peachment

Mrs Jackie Phillips

Mrs Janice Gillett

Mrs Christine Long

Miss Nasreen Jaulim

Mrs Kate Sloper

Other Support Staff

Care Navigator

Tina Lightning is our Care Navigator and works with patients referred by the GPs who need help in accessing different services available to them.

PCN Support Staff

New Forest Primary Care Network is a collaborative project involving local GP Surgeries and patients at Chawton House can benefit from the services on offer which will hopefully develop even further in the future.

There are many services on offer which is available directly through the surgery:
Staff currently working with Chawton House:
Terry Crabb – Physiotherapist for Musculoskeletal Clinic
Lee Rand – Social Prescriber
Pete Williams – Medicines Support

For more information, please visit the New Forest PCN website –

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 619099.

Community Midwives

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