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)|
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 been Senior Partner since 29th June 2020. 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 also works as a GP appraiser helping other doctors towards revalidation.
|Dr Nicolette Dixon (f)|
MBBS (London 1983), BSc, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP
Dr Dixon qualified in 1983 from University College Hospital in London. She joined the practice as a part-time partner in 1998 having previously worked in Leicester and Cheltenham. She is also interested in all aspects of general practice and offers full range of family planning services including IUD fitting. Dr Dixon is the clinical lead for palliative care within the practice. Dr Dixon is due to retire in September 2020.
|Dr David Honeywill (m)|
MBBS (London 2000), MRCGP
Dr Dave Honeywill joined our team in 2006. 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 join 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)|
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. 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)|
MBBCH, MRCGP, DCH
Dr O’Connor joined the Sept 2015. 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)|
MBChB (Birmingham 2006), MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH
Dr Smith was born in Watford and completed her medical training in Birmingham. She continued working in Birmingham whislt carrying out her GP training, apart from a year gaining extra experience working in 2 A&E departments in Sydney, Australia. She has a particular interest in sexual health and fits coils and implants. Outside of work, she enjoys outdoor activities, including surfing and cycling, and plays basketball.
|Dr Rhian Hiles (f)|
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 Richard Waldock (m)|
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. He also works in the acute medical unit at Southmead Hospital. Outside of work he enjoys running, surfing, playing hockey and fly fishing.
|Dr Oliver Marshall (m)|
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)|
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)|
Dr Gillam Joined the practice in 2019.