Doctors

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice. The average pay for GPs working Gloucester Road Medical Centre in the last financial year was £62,887 before tax, National Insurance and pension contributions. This is for 1 full time partner, 5 part time partners and 4 salaried GPs who worked in the practice for more than six months.

Named Accountable GP

Every patient registered at the practice has a named GP who is responsible for the patient's overall care. However, this does not prevent you from seeing any GP in the practice as you currently do.

At the time of registration you will be / will have been allocated a GP. If you have a preference for who you would like to be registered with, we will make every effort to accommodate you.

If you are already registered with the practice you will already have a named GP. Should you wish to be informed or reminded of your named GP please do not hesitate to contact us. If you wish to change to another GP please let us know and we will make every effort to accommodate your preference.

Dr Jonathan Holdsworth (m)

JEH

MBChB (Sheffield 1990), DRCOG, FRCGP

Jonathan Holdsworth trained at Sheffield University medical school, worked in Warwickshire and New South Wales in Australia before returning to Bristol (his home town) to become a partner at Gloucester Road in 1997. He has a clinical interest in Diabetes and  is also a GP trainer training GP registrars in the practice. He has a special interest in communication skills and the management side of practice. He became Senior Partner in June 2020 and also works as a GP appraiser helping other doctors towards revalidation.

Dr David Honeywill (m)

DH

MBBS (London 2000), MRCGP

Dr Dave Honeywill joined our team in 2006 and is one of the Partners.  Born and raised in Liverpool, he studied at University College London.  He moved to Bristol to finish his GP training after spending a year working in a trauma centre near Sydney (Australia).  Dr Honeywill is our second GP trainer and supervises trainee GP's at the practice.  He has an interest in musculoskeletal medicine and performs joint injections.  He is also our clinical lead on Dementia, stroke medicine, the opiate substitution programme and supervises the research activity at the practice.  Outside of work he enjoys running and indoor climbing.  He has 2 children.

Dr Michelle Jones (née Weinstock) (f)

MJ

BMBS (Nottingham 2006), MRCGP, DPD, DRCOG, DFSRH

Dr Jones (née Weinstock) was born in Manchester and completed her medical degree in Nottingham in 2006. She worked in Sydney Australia for 2 years before coming to Bristol to complete her GP training. Dr Jones joined the practice in 2013 and is one of the Partners. Her special interests are dermatology, sexual health and family planning, including coil and implant fitting. She also offers joint injections and minor surgical procedures. Outside of work, she enjoys all things active, including competing in several running, cycling and triathlon events.

Dr James O'Connor (m)

JOC

MBBCH, MRCGP, DCH

Dr O’Connor joined the practice in September 2015 and is one of the partners. He completed his medical training in Cardiff in 2008. He has spent time in Australia working in A&E and has been involved in expedition medicine in central America before settling in Bristol. He completed his GP training in Gloucestershire before working in GRMC. He has an interest in sports medicine, paediatrics, palliative care and performs joint injections. Outside of medicine he enjoys keeping active, including running, cycling, squash and is an average but keen golfer.

Dr Kirsten Smith (f)

KS

MBChB (Birmingham 2006), MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH

Dr Smith joined us at GRMC in 2014 and became a Partner here in October 2020. She grew up in Watford and later completed her medical training in Birmingham. She continued her GP training there, and also spent a year gaining extra experience working in A&E in Sydney, Australia. She has a particular interest in sexual health and fits implants, and is the Lead GP for Child Safeguarding. Outside of work, she plays for a local basketball team and enjoys a bit of surfing, running and cycling.​

Dr Richard Waldock (m)

RW

MBChB (Sheffield 2007), MRCGP, DCH

Dr Waldock is originally from Cambridge and completed his medical training in Sheffield.  He completed rotations in a wide variety of medical specialities including some training in surgery before moving to Christchurch (New Zealand) where he worked in the Orthopaedic and Emergency departments dealing with the challenges of the 2011 earthquake.  He came back to the UK and moved to Bristol completing his GP training in Swindon and Wiltshire. He has an interest in paediatrics and musculoskeletal medicine and performs joint injections.  Dr Waldock became a partner at the practice in October 2020 and also works in the acute medical unit at Southmead Hospital. Outside of work he enjoys running, surfing, playing hockey and fly fishing.

Dr Rhian Hiles (f)

RH

MBChB  DRCOG RCGP DFSRH

Dr Hiles joined the practice in May 2015, having worked here as a trainee in 2008.  Since then she has worked all over Gloucestershire and Bristol.  She spent time travelling in Central and South America, Asia as well as Australia and New Zealand, before settling in the UK.  She has recently had a baby who keeps her pretty busy in her free time!  She works Wednesdays and Thursdays and has a particular interest in sexual and reproductive health, paediatrics, as well as end of life care.

Dr Oliver Marshall (m)

OM

MBBCH (Cardiff 2007), MRCGP, DTM&H

Dr Marshall was born in Exeter and completed his medical training in Cardiff, before moving to Bristol in 2009. Having gained additional experience in emergency medicine and worked as an acute GP in Southmead Hospital and the Bristol Royal Infirmary, he has a particular interest in emergency and acute care. He also works as an out of hours GP for BrisDoc. Outside of work he enjoys surfing, sailing, travelling and spending time with his family.

Dr Geeta Iyer (f)

GI

MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG

Dr Iyer qualified in 2002 from Bristol University.  She has been working as a GP in the local area since 2008 and offers joint injections.  She also works on the commissioning side of healthcare services for our community.  She has 2 young children and outside of work enjoys going to the gym and being a (fairweather) member of two local book clubs.

 

Dr Ruth Gillam (f)

RG

Dr Gillam came to Bristol from the Midlands and qualified with a medical degree from University of Bristol in 2011. She has since worked within the Severn region where she completed her GP training before joining the practice in 2019. She has particular interests in end of life care, reproductive health (fitting implants and coils) and teaching medical students. Outside of work she is kept busy with three young children and enjoys running and swimming.

Dr Eleanor Bradley (f)


MBBS (2011), MRCGP, DTMH


 


Dr Bradley completed her medical training in London and has worked abroad in rural South Africa and Malawi. She moved to Bristol in 2018 and joined the practice in October 2020. She has interests in mental health, fitness and wellbeing. Outside of work she enjoys hiking, running and open water swimming. She has recently qualified as a yoga instructor. 

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