2 Priory AvenueCavershamReading, RG4 7SFTel: 0118 947 6828
BMed Sci BM BS DCH MRCGP. Dr Hana Harvey qualified from Nottingham in 1992. After electives in Madagascar, Bolivia, Versailles and various English counties, she did her GP training in Oxfordshire. She then worked for eight years in the Lao PDR before returning to England. She has worked principally for the NHS, but has also worked for UNICEF, the Australian Embassy, New Zealand General Practice and the private sector. She has done research on child nutrition and on the effects of early environment on Serotonin (the happy chemical) transmission in the brain. Her interests include gardening, literature, nutrition and sport medicine.
BSc MBBS MRCGP. Dr Boreham qualified from King's College London with BSc (Hons) & MBBS in 2001. After 5 years of junior Doctor posts in various London hospitals gaining experience in A&E, Intensive care and general medicine, she decided to step into General Practice. She has gained additional specialist training in sexual health and has worked as a Medical Officer in a female prison for two years. She has worked locally as a GP since 2007 & has settled nearby with her family.
MA MB BChir DRCOG DFFP DPD DipGUM. Dr Collins qualified from Trinity College Cambridge in 1996. He went on to train as a GP and subsequently practised in Ipswich for 7 years before moving to Reading in 2008 to join Priory Avenue as a partner. After enjoying a short career break, he is now pleased to return to the surgery as a part-time GP. His particular areas of interest within medicine are Sexual Health, Dermatology and Paediatrics. Outside of medicine, he enjoys spending time with his partner Sue and his 4 adorable black cats. He also loves listening to music, reading, watching the latest movies and singing in a local choir.
BMBCh BA DRCOG MRCGP. Dr Wyn qualified from Oxford University Medical School in 2007. After being a junior doctor in Milton Keynes and Oxford, she moved to Reading to train as a GP, working at the Royal Berkshire Hospital and in local surgeries. These experiences developed her interest in Women’s health and she gained a Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She also enjoys paediatric medicine and is gaining practical experience in this field as she and her husband now have a lively toddler of their own! A keen musician, she plays harp and piano and takes pleasure in choral singing.
The receptionists arrange appointments for the various clinics and the doctors. All information is treated in the strictest confidence.
The midwife holds regular antenatal clinics as mentioned earlier. We regret that the doctors can no longer attend home deliveries, but you may discuss the midwife's attendance with her.
We have a team of district nurses. Zoe Lowdnes is our district nursing sister and works with our community staff nurse Karen Clarke. Helen Lester is our health care assistant. The team are based at the practice but visit housebound patients of all ages in their own homes, delivering skilled nursing care. They can be contacted on 0118 946 1165 between 9.00am and 12 noon and 1.00pm to 5.00pm.
Sarah Dragonetti works in conjunction with the doctors and the community nurses and can be contacted on 0118 948 3985. She works to improve quality of life for those patients with more than one long-term condition.
The Health Visitors work in conjunction with the doctors and can be contacted directly by telephoning 920 7513 at the Emmer Green Surgery or 0118 937 4457 at Orwell House.
Orwell House covers patients living over Caversham Bridge on the left hand side of Caversham Road (even numbers) and in the roads on that side (eg Waterman Place, Thames Avenue, Brigham Road) and in the roads off Vastern Road (De Montfort Road, Lynmouth Road, Norman Place), Kings Meadow and Napier Road.
The Health Visitors are concerned with child development, supporting the family and health promotion for all ages.
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