Our Staff

Doctors

Dr Clare Goodhart

DCH MRCP DFSRH FRCGP

Joined Lensfield Medical practice 2003. Previously GP in London and lecturer at Barts and the London Medical School. Interested in all aspects of general practice, especially general medicine, women’s health and child health. I train GPs at Lensfield Medical Practice and I am also Training Programme Director for the West Cambs GP training. I teach at the medical school and have particular expertise in communication skills. Recently I have been coordinating family planning training in Cambridgeshire and use the profit from this to fund family planning training in Uganda. Please contact Dr Goodhart if you wish to learn more about opportunities for undergraduate and postgraduate attachments and training at Lensfield Medical practice.

Dr Marie Waters

MB BCh MRCGP MRCP DRCOG DRFSH

Joined the practice in 2009 as a GP registrar and became a partner in 2010. Interested in all aspects of general practice especially general medicine and women’s health. She is the Co-clinical director of the Cam Medical Primary Care Network

Dr Anthony Ng

MB BChir MRCGP MA (Cantab.)

Joined the practice in 2012. Special Interests: Ear, nose and throat, palliative care, medical education, IT in health care. Anthony was locally trained in Cambridge and when not working enjoys spending time with his family and helping out with the youth and children's work at a local church.

Dr Willa McDonald

MBChB MRCP

Willa joined the practice in 2013 after working in Suffolk for 12 years. Willa enjoys all aspects of Primary Care. Outside interests include bee-keeping, bread making and art history.

Dr Judith Clayton

Dr Judith Clayton is taking a sabbatical this summer. She will be away from the practice from April until October. While she is away Dr Kumar Nagadev will be covering her days. Dr Clayton joined the practice in 2014. She qualified from Edinburgh in 1998 and worked in general practice in Edinburgh and London for 10 years before moving to Cambridge. Judith's clinical interests are in allergy and paediatrics and is currently undertaking an MSc at Imperial. She enjoys all aspects of medicine and the variety general practice provides. Outside work, Judith enjoys gardening and is a fellow of the Royal geographical Society.

Dr Stephen Ford

BSci Hons MBChB MRCGP

Joined as a partner in 2014. After completing a degree in biochemistry in 2005, Stephen completed his medical degree at the University of Birmingham in 2009. Stephen is interested in all aspects of general practice. He is also the Co-clinical director of CAm Medical Primary Care Network. Originally from Cambridge, Stephens’s interests include playing the electric guitar and playing in function bands. He is the Co-clinical director of the Cam Medical Primary Care Network

Dr Helen Butler

MA (Hons) MBChB MRCGP DFSRH

Joined the practice in 2016 Interested in all aspects of general practice, especially general medicine and women's health.

Prof Simon Griffin

MBBS MSc DM MDhc DLSHTM FPCert FRCGP FMedSci

Simon joined the practice in 1999. He qualified from the London Hospital Medical College in 1986 and trained in Clinical Epidemiology and Public Health at the University of Southampton and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine before moving to the University of Cambridge in 1998. Simon leads a research programme in the University and the Medical Research Council Epidemiology Unit which aims to reduce the growing burden of diabetes, obesity and related disorders. His research publications can be found on ‪Google Scholar. Away from work Simon swims and surfs, and can sometimes be seen paddleboarding on the River Cam.

Dr Kumar Nagadev

Dr Nagadev is joining our team for 6m while Dr Clayton is having a Sabbatical. He is an experienced GP who trained from India and has been a GP partner in Royston for 10 years. Prior to that he was a GP in Cambridge for 5 years. His area of interest are Dermatology, Paediatrics, Allergy and Musculoskeletal problems. He also does joint injections and Minor surgery.

Patient Services Team

Tasnim Akthar

Rosie Gourd

Eve Middleton

Luke Peat

Anita Dyer

Patient Services Coordinator

Margaret Barwise

Mandy Curtis

Anne Doering

Tamla Sparkes

Nurses

Raheal Alia

Angela Irvine

Lucy Turnell

Clinical Pharmacist

Joao Costa

Nikita Solanki

GP Assistant and Research Admin Lead

Richard Barwise

First Contact Physio

Emily Strickland

Healthcare Assistants

Tracy Sparks

Tracy Sparks is our Health Care Assistant who sees patients for routine treatments including phlebotomy (drawing blood) ECGs and Audiograms. She also is able to do health checks and co-ordinates our Annual Health Checks (ARC) for patients who need regular monitoring of long term conditions.

Amelia Halksworth

Practice Management

Linda Kelly

Social Prescribing Link Worker

Alex Davis

BA (Oxon), PhD (Cantab), PGCE (Cantab)

Alex joined the practice in 2020 as the Social Prescribing Link Worker, and shares her time with the other two practices of the Cam Medical Primary Care Network. With a background in medical research and teaching, she also worked for a number of years in children's and family services before moving into primary care. Her role is to support patients to identify and access services and activities that will benefit their health and wellbeing in a holistic way. Outside of work, she enjoys gardening, vegetarian cooking and is a voracious reader.

Secretary

Debbie Bello-Fraga

Finance Officer

Chrissie Hunter

Webmaster

Dr John Hall

MBBS FRCA

Reception

Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.

Community Midwives

The midwife will arrange booking, antenatal bloods and scans.

Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing. The contact number for the health visitors main office is 01223 222020.