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Dr S.D. Richards Bsc MB BChir (1983 Cambridge) DRCOG FRCGP
Simon Richards qualified in Cambridge in 1983 after completing a science degree
at St Andrews.

He spent 8 years with the Royal Army Medical Corps, serving in Chester, Germany, Northern Ireland, the Falklands and in the First Gulf War.

His General Practice training was completed  during his military service and Simon became a partner in Thorney Medical Practice in 1991. Within the practice, he
takes responsibility for training, appraisals and matters relating to computers.

Simon is married to Helena and has three daughters - Laura, Harriet and Imogen. Away from the practice, he is choirmaster of the local church choir, an
enthusiastic digital photographer and amateur musician. He enjoys playing golf
when time allows.

Dr V Pearson MB ChB, MRCGP
Dr Pearson studied medicine at the University of Birmingham. She started her medical career in the Midlands, before moving to Peterborough to complete her training in General Practice. Dr Pearson came first to Thorney during her training, and has now become a Partner.

Dr Pearson is the referral lead for the practice, and her areas of interest include paediatrics and women's health. Dr Pearson's interests outside of work include travel, gardening and playing tennis.

Robert Houghton qualified from the University of Liverpool in 1988. He started his medical rotation in Lincoln and gathered GP experience in Melton Mowbray. He has worked as a GP and Trainer at Oundle surgery for 19 years and is passionate about education, training and lifelong learning. He joined the Practice as a GP partner in October 2016.

Dr Houghton enjoys all aspects of General Practice with particular interests in palliative care, mental health and empowering patients to manage their complex problems.

Rob is married with 4 very grown up children. His wife works as a GP in Sawtry. Out of work, he enjoys all forms of exercise, plays competitive sport including football and hockey and represented GB as a member of the British Medical Football Team “master over 45’s Team”.

Dr R Joshi  MB ChB (1997 Leicester) MRCGP
Reema Joshi graduated from Leicester Medical School in 1997 and then
continued in medicine for the next 2 years.

She came to Peterborough in 2000 to train to become a GP and actually
started it all at Thorney.

Reema settled in Peterborough and returned to Thorney Medical Practice after
10 years.  Her work interests include women’s health, paediatrics and joint injections. Out of work, she enjoys the theatre, music festivals, comedy
and travel.

Dr R Ray
Rupsha Ray graduated from Bangalore, India in 2005 and started work in UK in 2006. She did her initial training in general surgery and Orthopaedics and also spent a year teaching Anatomy to medical students at Cambridge.

She completed her GP training in Peterborough in 2012 and joined Thorney medical practice. Her areas of interest include minor surgery, dermatology and women's health.

She is married to Dr Bhatia who is a GP at Yaxley. Her interests out of work include painting and reading.

Dr Jill Hamilton BSc MB Bchir (2009 Cambridge) MRCGP
Dr Hamilton studied Medicine at Cambridge University and qualified in 2009 after developing an interest in Medicine whilst working at Papworth Hospital in the Transplant department as a Physiologist. Prior to this she completed a Physiology degree at Leeds University in 2001.

After training in Anaesthetics for several years, she decided to change to General practice and completed her training at Thorney and Eye Medical Practice where she is now a partner.

Dr Hamilton enjoys all aspects of general practice and has particular interestsin care of the elderly medicine and dermatology and is the lead in dementia care

Dr Hamilton's interests outside of work include cooking, travel, gardening and running.

Publication of Earnings - 2016/17