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Doctors

Dr D L Nash (m)

BMedSci, BMBS (Nottingham 1985), MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRHnash

Dr Nash qualified in medicine at Nottingham University in 1985 and completed his GP training in 1989. He joined Cripps Health Centre in 1990, becoming  a partner since 1991 and Senior Partner since 2006.

He has a keen interest in the full spectrum of General Practice.

Dr Hugh Porter (m)

MB, ChB, MSc, MBA, FRCGP, MFTM, DRCOG, DFSRH.Porter

Dr Porter qualified at the University of Leicester in 1987. He joined Cripps Health Centre 1993 after postgraduate training in Nottingham and Australia. 

His clinical interests include travel and tropical medicine. He  is also Chair of NHS Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group, (which is the NHS organisation  which commissions local health services on behalf of all residents the City) and Vice Chair of Nottingham City Health and Wellbeing Board.  In addition he is a member of One Nottingham (the strategic partnership board for the City). He undertook an MSc in travel medicine in 1999 as well as an MBA in 2008.

Dr E R Gibbs (f)

BMedSci, BMBS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRHGibbs

Dr Gibbs qualified at Nottingham Medical School in 1986. After postgraduate training in Nottingham and Derby she joined Cripps Health Centre as a partner in 1991.

Her interests include sexual health and contraception.

Dr Tim Baker (m)

BakerBMedSci (Hons) BMBS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH, Diploma in Sports & Exercise Medicine

Dr Baker graduated from The University of Nottingham in 1996 and has been a Partner at Cripps Health Centre since 2001. 

He is  interested in sport and exercise medicine, minor surgery, lung disease and acupuncture and has also spent time working with Nottingham’s Alcohol and Drug Team.

He is also involved with St John Ambulance as County Medical Officer for Nottinghamshire.

Dr Clare Manktelow (f)

Manktelow
MB BS, MRCPCH, MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG

Dr Manktelow qualified at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 1992, initially training in Anaesthetics and then in Paediatrics. She completed her General Practice training in 1999 and joined the Partnership at Cripps in 2001.

She has a special interest in dermatology.

Dr Abigail Walton (f)

Walton
BMedSci, BMBS, DCH, DRCOG, MRCGP, DFFP

Dr Walton graduated from Nottingham University in 1998 and completed her GP training in Derby. She has worked as a GP locally in Nottingham and more recently in Melbourne, Australia before joining Cripps in 2012. 

Dr Simon Royal (m)

RoyalBMedSci, BMBS (Nottingham 1994), MPH, MRCGP, DCH

Dr Royal joined the practice in 2006 having previously worked in the Division of Primary Care at the University of Nottingham.
He is interested in all aspects of health promotion and disease prevention and leads the practice in clinical research. He also works for the National Institute for Health Research as a Primary Care Clinical Specialty Lead.

Dr Matthew Litchfield (m)

B Med Sci, BM Bs, MRCGP, DRCOG, Diploma in Sports & Exercise MedicineLitchfield2

Dr Litchfield graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2003. After a spell working in A&E he then completed his GP training in Nottingham. He joined Cripps Health Centre in 2014.

He enjoys the wide range of conditions seen in general practice, but has an interests in Sports and Exercise Medicine.

Dr Sue Oakley (f)

Oakley
BDS, MBChB, MRCGP

Dr Oakley qualified at the University of Sheffield in 1995 and joined the practice after graduating from Nottingham GP training scheme.

She is interested in health promotion & disease prevention, contraception, diabetes and dermatology.

Dr Vibhore Prasad (m)

PrasadBSc MBChB DFRSH DCH FHEA FRCGP MSc DLSHTM PhD

Dr Prasad graduated from the University of Leeds in 2001 and undertook training in paediatrics before completing his training as a GP.

Dr Prasad works as an academic alongside his clinical work. He has an interest in the health of children and young people. He has diplomas in child health and in sexual and reproductive healthcare.

Dr Puja Nanda (f)

Nanda
MRCGP, DRCOG, DFRSH, MBChB

Dr Nanda graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2005. She trained in Obstetrics and Gynaecology for 4 years, before changing to a career in General Practice. She completed her GP training in 2014 and joined Cripps Health Centre in 2014.

She is interested in Womens’ Health and contraception.

Dr Sarah-Louise Hamlyn (f)

Hamlyn

BSc Neuroscience, MBCHB, DFSRH, DRCOG, MRCGP, PGMEC

Dr Hamlyn qualified from the University of Edinburgh in 2008. After a couple of years spent working abroad, in A&E in Australia and as a trainee GP in New Zealand, she completed her GP training in Lincoln in 2015.

Her clinical interests include contraception and sexual health. She is qualified in performing minor surgery, coils and implants. She teaches medical students at the university and is qualified as a GP trainer.

Dr David Hughes (m)

HughesBMedSci (Hons), BMBS, MRCGP (2013)

Dr Hughes qualified in Medicine in 2008 from the University of Nottingham. He completed his General Practice training in Derbyshire and Nottingham in 2013. He then worked as a Partner at a practice in Bulwell for three years, before moving to Cripps Health Centre in 2016. He is interesting in all aspects of General Practice, but especially geriatric medicine.

Dr Sarah Armitage

ArmBA (Hons), MB BChir, MRCPCH, MRCGP


Dr Armitage joined the practice as a salaried GP in 2018. She graduated from the University of Cambridge in 2009. She initially trained in paediatric medicine and then undertook GP training in Oxford. She has a special interest in children and young people’s health.

Dr Clare Veltman (f)

VeltmanBMedSci (Hons), BMBS (Nottingham 1994), MRCP, MRCGP, DFSRH

Dr Clare Veltman qualified as a doctor from Nottingham University then spent a year working in New Zealand. She returned to Nottingham to train further in medicine, before deciding she would be better suited as a GP. She worked as a GP in south Derbyshire for 15 years before joining Cripps in 2017.
She has a special interest in womens' health, contraception and sexual health.

Dr Rachael Booker (f)

bookerBMedSci, BMBS, DFSRH, DCH, DRCOG

Dr Booker graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2005 and after working in Nottingham and Exeter trained as a GP in Bristol. Following two years working as a GP in Derbyshire Rachael joined the practice in 2012. 

She has special interests in womens health and contraception. 

Dr Rebecca Chellaswamy (f)

chellaswamyBMedSci, BMBS, DRCOG, MRCGP, PGDipMedEd

Dr Chellaswamy graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2006.  She completed her GP specialty training in 2012 and joined Cripps in 2016.  Her clinical interests are adolescent health, cancer care and mental health.  Alongside her work at the practice, she is a Macmillan GP for Greater Notts and is also a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners' Adolescent Health Group and Vale of Trent Faculty Board.

Dr Helen Garr (f)

GarrDr Helen Garr started at the practice in September 2015. She graduated from the University of Leicester in 2007 and completed her GP training in Nottingham.

She is particularly interested in mental health, paediatrics and geriatric medicine.

A guide to abbreviations



  • BM Batchelor of Medicine

  • BS Batchelor of Surgery

  • ChB “ “

  • BMedSci Batchelor of Medical Sciences

  • DFSRH Diplomate of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare

  • DCH Diploma of Child Health

  • DRCOG Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • MRCGP Membership of Royal College of General Practice

  • RGN Registered General Nurse

  • SRN State Registered Nurse

  • SCM State Certified Midwife

  • RM “ “

  • BDS Batchelor of Dental Surgery

  • DFFP Diploma of Faculty Family Planning

  • MSc Masters of Science

  • MFTM Member of Faculty of Travel Medicine

  • MBChB Batchelor of Medicine, Batchelor of Surgery (Latin)

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