Partners – These are the GP Partners who own Redlands Primary Care
Dr Elizabeth Saunders (f)
I qualified at the University of Bristol in 1993 and have been a partner at Newcombes Surgery (now Redlands Primary Care) since 1999. I have special interests in womens’ health, family planning and sexual health. I have clinics every day except Wednesday. I am responsible for the training of F2 (junior doctors) within the practice.
Dr Mick Braddick (m)
I qualified in Manchester in 1981 and have worked as a GP in Crediton since 2003. Previously I worked in hospitals, research and health care planning; in Kenya, Scotland and the USA. I’m keen to help patients work out the health choices which suit them best, and where possible to avoid over investigation and over treatment. I don’t work at the practice on Tuesdays. Special interests include asthma/COPD. Outside interests include films, gardening, nature and climate change (born at 317ppm CO2) .
Dr Claire Griffiths (f)
I qualified in Bristol in 1993 and worked for several years in Child Health in the UK and New Zealand. I completed my GP training in 2004 with further posts in Women’s Health and Elderly Care. I have worked at Chiddenbrook (now Redlands Primary Care) since 2006, my specialist roles within the surgery including fitting contraceptive coils and implants, and joint injections. Working three days a weeks (usually Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays) allows me to balance my working life and my family life. Away from work we love the outdoors, and as a family enjoy walking our way around the South West coast path.
Dr Joanna Harris (f)
I have worked at Newcombes Surgery (now Redlands Primary Care) since 2009 and became a partner in April 2011. I trained at Guy’s and Thomas, London and qualified in 1999. I moved to Exeter in 2000 and subsequently worked at the R D & E studying internal medicine until 2004 when I began training as a GP. My days at the practice are Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Dr Mike Kirwan (m)
I qualified in Nottingham in 1996 and joined Chiddenbrook Surgery (now Redlands Primary Care) in 2014, having been a GP in Bristol since 2002. I have three children and am married to a GP. I enjoy playing piano and saxophone, hiking and riding my road bike. My days at the practice are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Professional interests include joint injections, medical student teaching and GP training.
Salaried GPs – Doctors employed by the Partnership to provide services
Dr Emma Ziegler (f)
I qualified in Bristol in 1988 and trained as a GP in Exeter before working abroad and then training in Occupational Medicine. I have an interest in Women’s health and the training of GPs. My working days are Monday Wednesday and Thursday. I am married with 3 children who are currently all at university.
Outside work, I wild swim, play tennis and help manage our small holding where we try and be as self sufficient as we can.
Dr Emma Parker (f)
After completing my degree in Cambridge in 2011 I returned home to Devon for my GP training. I worked as a locum in East Devon prior to joining Chiddenbrook (now Redlands Primary Care) in 2017. My days at the practice are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. My professional interests include joint injections and minor surgery. I enjoy singing, walking and tag rugby in my spare time.
Dr Catherine Nicholls (f)
Dr David Cook (m)
I have taken a ‘road less travelled by’ in my journey to becoming a GP in Crediton. I have previous degrees in Physics, Mathematics/Teaching and Law. I grew up in Totnes. I studied Medicine at St George’s University Hospital in London. I was pleased to return to Devon and trained under the Exeter GP training Scheme. My particular interest is in ophthalmology.
When not in work, I enjoy cooking and watching any and all sports.
Dr Lorna Willoughby (f)
I grew up in Devon but opted to travel to London for my studies and gained a BSc in Clinical Science and later my medical degree at Guy’s, King’s & St Thomas Medical school. After qualifying in 2011, I came home to Devon and spent my junior doctor years at Torbay Hospital and the RD&E, where I rotated through the medical specialties and later completed GP training in Exeter. I have two young boys who keep me on my toes but any spare time is spent walking around our beautiful countryside or doing something arts and crafts related. My days at Redlands are Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. My particular interests are paediatrics and infectious disease.
Dr Natasha Dunn (f)
I graduated from Cardiff University in 2012 and worked in Wales before moving to Exeter to commence GP training. In 2017 I qualified as a GP. My particular interests are in Elderly Care and teaching.
Dr George Brighton (m)
I qualified from Sheffield University in 2007 and completed my foundation training in the South West. I then worked in Perth in Western Australia before returning home to Devon to complete Core Surgical Training in Orthopaedics prior to qualifying as a GP. I work Tuesdays and Fridays at the practice and have interests in health technology and Orthopaedics and I currently run a fracture clinic in Tiverton on Wednesdays. I have a young family with 2 girls at nursery and live with my wife in
Exeter. We all love the outdoors and spend any free time exploring the South West.
Dr Laura Birks (f)
I grew up in Devon then moved to Bristol to study medicine. Before graduating I also completed a degree in Medical Humanities, where I learned about the history and philosophy of medicine. I spent my first two years as a Doctor working in Liverpool, then happily moved back down to Exeter to start GP training. My interests are in women’s health and holistic care. I live in Exeter with my husband, our energetic toddler and our cat!