Hadleigh House Doctors

Dr Robert Timmis RT


Dr Timmis joined the practice in 1994 after qualifying at University College London.  His medical interests are diverse and include family medicine, child health and rheumatology.  He is a GP Trainer and GP Appraiser.  He enjoys sailing, tennis, golf and walking the dog!

Dr Andrew Purbrick AP


Dr Purbrick qualified at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School, London and undertook his GP training at Poole Hospital and here at the Hadleigh practice.  He has been a Partner since July 2002. His special interests include minor surgery, men’s health, general medicine, child health and skin lesions. He is married with two children and a springer spaniel. In his spare time he enjoys running, clay pigeon shooting, cricket and cycling. He is a GP trainer and medical student trainer.

Dr. David Hogan 


Dr Hogan qualified from St Bartholomew’s Hospital medical school, London.  He trained in hospitals in London, the West of England, Australia and New Zealand.  He completed GP training in Hampshire. After working in Ringwood for seven years, he joined the practice in 2011.  His medical interests include
general medicine, diabetes and psychiatry.  He is married and has three young children.  Outside of work, he enjoys cycling, tennis and kayaking in the harbour.

Dr Julia May JM


Dr May joined the practice as a salaried assistant in October 2004 after moving to Dorset from South Wales where she had been working in General practice. She qualified from the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff in 1995 and her special medical interests include women’s health, family planning and minor surgery.  In her spare time she enjoys many outdoor pursuits, particularly windsurfing and cycling.

Dr Christopher Humphrey Photo

Dr Humphrey qualified from Bristol medical school in 2011 and underwent postgraduate training in both Bristol and Poole. He joined the practice as a salaried assistant in 2016 having completed his registrar training at Hadleigh lodge.  He enjoys the variety that general practice has to offer and his medical interests remain diverse. He is married with 3 young children and in the event of spare time enjoys climbing, cycling and being outside.

Dr Sara Cabrini Dr SC


Dr. Cabrini qualified at Southampton University in 2006 and undertook her postgraduate and GP training in Poole Hospital.  She joined the practice in September 2012 after completing her registrar year in the practice.  Her medical interests include general medicine and family planning, and she is trained to fit contraceptive implants.  Her interests outside of work include travelling, crafts and being outdoors.

 Dr Alice Martin

Dr Martin qualified from Nottingham medical school in 2008 and worked in the Nottingham area for a couple of years before spending a year working in New Zealand. Having enjoyed living near the coast in Wellington she decided on a move to Dorset, where she started her GP training in 2011. She enjoys the variety of medicine the General Practice offers and is training to fit contraceptive coils and implants at the moment. Dr Martin has 3 young children who keep her busy outside of work and she enjoys trips to the beach with them in her time off.


Dr Johannes Nussmann Dr Nussmann

MBChB, MRCGP (2021)

Before moving to Dorset, Dr Nussmann has lived all across the globe including Germany, New Zealand, Australia and Scotland. He qualified from Dundee medical school in 2015 and underwent postgraduate training in Bournemouth and Poole. Alongside his clinical work he is part of the NHS England GP fellowship program, has an interest in medical education and is currently coordinating the Dorset First5 young GP network. He is married with 1 young daughter and enjoys kitesurfing in his free time.

Dr Emily Lyness MBCHB, MPH-ID, DCH, MRCP, MRCGP     Dr Lyness                                                                                             

Dr Lyness qualified at Sheffield University Medical School in 2012 after also completing a Master’s in Public Health. After

foundation training in London she moved to Dorset with her husband to pursue hospital medicine, before then training as

a GP. Alongside her clinical work, she has an interest in Academic Primary Care working with the University of Southampton Primary Care Research Centre. She has a special interests in general medicine, child and women’s health. In her free time she enjoys baking, playing netball, exploring the Dorset countryside and learning to surf.

Hadleigh Lodge Doctors

Dr. Alistair Watkins


Dr Watkins is the longest-serving GP Partner at Hadleigh Lodge, having joined the practice originally as a GP Registrar in 1994.  He has particular interests in men's health, coronary heart disease and minor surgery.  He is a GP trainer and is usually out of the practice on a Wednesday when he works from Bournemouth University helping to run the local GP education system.  He is married with a large family and a number of pets.  His days of playing rugby are now sadly over but he still enjoys keeping fit by cycling and walking.  He also has a passion for sailing and can often be found in a boat somewhere on the harbour on his weekends off.

Dr Mark BridgmanMB


First new Partner of the millennium, sacrificing an easy life Down Under! After training and working in New Zealand, he travelled extensively for several years before settling in Dorset.  Medical interests: child and adolescent health, dermatology (in 2013, he obtained a Diploma in Dermatology from Cardiff University), palliative care, minor surgery and ENT. He is involved in GP Education and training of young doctors.  He has five children aged from twenty to one!  Enjoys rugby, drinking cold beer and wearing shorts!

Dr Helen Molyneux  Dr HM


Dr Molyneux grew up in Poole and qualified in 1991 at University College and Middlesex School of Medicine, London. She joined the practice as a Partner in 2001. Her medical interests include Paediatrics, family planning and ENT. Dr Molyneux is married to a GP and has two children.

Dr Callum Harmer Dr Harmer


Dr Harmer qualified from Brighton & Sussex Medical School in 2012. He completed his postgraduate training in Jersey & Poole & chose to stay in Dorset to complete his general practice training. He Joined the practice after completing his registrar training at Hadleigh Lodge. His interests outside of medicine include running & travel.


Dr Sophie Stone       Dr Stone


Dr Stone qualified from Southampton University in 2007. After completing her Foundation Years she worked in Perth Western Australia before returning to Poole to begin her GP Training. Dr Stone has an interest in Sexual Health & Women's Health.

Outside of work Dr Stone has a busy family with her husband & two young sons & has recently started to enjoy competing in Triathlons.


Dr Aurelia ButcherDr Butcher


Dr Butcher qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Medical School in 2003 and  had a career in ENT Surgery before training as a GP. She became a GP in 2011 and since then has continued to have a special interest in ENT, as well as in women’s health - especially fitting and removing Nexplanon contraceptive implants. Outside of her clinical work she has other roles in medical education, working with medical students and GP trainees.

Dr Butcher lives in Poole with her 5-year-old twin boys and husband, who is a

GP Partner in Bournemouth.

She has lots of interests outside medicine - especially crafts, DIY & fitness


Dr Ruth Ancliff

Dr Ancliff qualified from Barts and the London medical school in 2011 and completed her foundation training in London before moving to Dorset to do her GP training. She has special interests in women’s health, psychiatry and public health. In her free time, she enjoys exploring the Dorset countryside on foot or by bike, kayaking, paddle boarding and gardening

Dr James Charlton

Dr Charlton qualified from Southampton University in 2010. He completed his post graduate training in Bournemouth and Dorchester, gaining experience in many specialities before completing his GP training at The Hadleigh Practice in 2017. He particularly enjoy the variety of medicine that General Practice has to offer. When not working he tries to spend his free time travelling, running and cycling around the Purbecks.

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