Dr E R Gibbs (f)


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 Hugh Porter (m)


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  Clinical lead of Nottingham City Integrated Care Partnership ( ICP) which develops  local health and care services for the City, and Vice Chair of Nottingham City Health and Wellbeing Board. He is also a member of both One Nottingham (the strategic partnership board for the City) and the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care System (ICS) board. He undertook an MSc in travel medicine in 1999  as well as an MBA in 2008.

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)


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)


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 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 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 Haneen Ali (f)

Dr Haneen AliHaneen


Dr Ali graduated from Leicester Medical School in 2009 and completed GP training in 2014. She has lived and worked in Nottingham City since 2015.

She enjoys managing the wide variety of health problems seen within general practice but she has a special interest in dermatology and women’s health.

Dr Sarah Armitage (f)


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 Sarah-Louise Hamlyn (f)



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 Puja Nanda (f)


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 Anna Swain (f)

Dr Anna Swain Anna_Swain

MBBS ( Newcastle 1998), MRCGP
After qualification Anna Swain spent a year working in Australia before returning to Newcastle to start training in Anaesthesia. After three years she relocated to her home town of Nottingham and decided to change direction in her career and qualified as a GP in 2005.  Her special interests are diabetes, lifestyle medicine and wellness coaching. 

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 Katherine Metcalfe (f)


Dr Shalini Nayak (f)
Dr Owen Hughes (m)

OHUGHESDr Owen Hughes (GMC 7523199) MRCGP, MChem (Oxon), BMBS, qualified 2016, University of Nottingham

Dr Hughes qualified from The University of Nottingham in 2016 and completed his GP training in Nottingham. He previously worked in drug research having completed a Masters degree in Chemistry from the University of Oxford in 2004.

Dr Hughes enjoys the variety of conditions seen in General Practice, but has interests in medical education, men’s health, musculoskeletal conditions and chronic disease management.

Dr Zarina Beg (f)

MRCGP, BMedSci, MBChB, RCGP, qualified 2005, University of Nottingham

Dzb3r Beg qualified from Kings College London School of Medicine in 2009 and completed her GP training in London in 2015. She has interests in medical education, lifestyle medicine and health coaching. 

Dr John Mead (m)

jm4MRCGP, BMedSci, MBChB, RCGP, qualified 2005, University of Nottingham

Dr Mead qualified from the University of Nottingham in 2005. He has worked as a GP within Nottingham for 7 years. He has a keen interest in teaching both undergraduates and postgraduates with many years’ experience as a GP tutor. He also has an interest in end of life and cancer care.

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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