Dr Nina Durasamy
MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCP, MRCGP, CIDC
I qualified in 2000 from Imperial College Medical School and thereafter followed a career in hospital medicine specialising in diabetes. I then changed career path and completed postgraduate qualifications as a physician and a GP. I joined FMC as a partner in 2008 and am now Senior Partner. I have maintained my special interest in diabetes and am GP lead for this remit. I also perform minor surgery and joint injections. I am a trainer for junior doctors and clinical mentor to several allied colleagues and am currently studying towards the PGCert in adult education. I am also Safeguarding lead. I am a Fleet PCN and Salus Federation board member. I have 2 children who keep me busy in my spare time!
Dr Karuna Sharma
MBBS 1995 MRCGP 2006 DRCOG 2008
Special interest in family planning and GP training.
Dr Holly Fletcher
GP Partner BM,BS, BMedSci, BA(Hons), MRCGP, DRCOG
Graduated from Nottingham Medical School in 2008, having previously completed a degree in Management. Worked in the Midlands before settling in the South with her husband and two children. Has special interests in mental health, and dermatology.
Dr Poorvie Hewa Pathiranage
GP Partner - MD DFFP MRCGP PGCME
Dr Thomas Chetcuti
GP Partner - MB BCh 2007 University of Wales
Dr Stella Cartwright
Salaried GP - BSc MBBS MRCGP London
Dr Katie Wright
Salaried GP - MRCGP MBChB BSc (Med Sci)
Dr Lucy Bull
Salaried GP - MB BCh 2014 Cardiff University
Dr Lucy Salmons
Salaried GP - BMedSci, MBBS,MRCGP,DRCOG
Allied Health Professionals
Social Prescribing Link Worker
Helen Joined FMC in Oct 2020, bringing over 25 years of Nursing experience in surgical and medical nursing, community and 2 years in Australia. Helen has stepped into the Clinical Nursing Lead to cover Emma Shurben’s maternity period. Helen has over 10 years leadership experience and is passionate about ensuring patients receive good quality care. Helen is the lead in asthma and infection control, with commitment to childhood immunisations.
Currently on Maternity leave - we look forward to welcoming Emma back soon
Many of you will know Carol, who has been with FMC since 2009, after spending 5 years working in ITU. Carol is the lead in Diabetes; her knowledge and passion in this area is so valued by patients. Carol is very dedicated to her role in providing positive care for all patients in healthcare.
We welcome Joy, our newest member of the nursing team. Joy joined us from ITU at Frimley Park Hospital in Dec 2020 and she brings a variety of experience to our team.
Alex joined FMC in Nov 2020 after spending 4 years as a district nurse. Alex is our wound care Lead, where she brings a wealth of experience and commitment in creating positive outcomes for patients.
Suzanne has been with FMC for 6 years providing exceptional care for our diabetic patients, supporting the phlebotomy service and Health checks.
Many of you will know Louise, who is our longest serving member of the nursing team. Louise is the INR lead, and is pinnacle in supporting our patients in this service. Louise also supports the ear syringing care, as well as our phlebotomy service.
Gill joined FMC from the Royal Surrey in June 2020. Her phlebotomy expertise for both our adults and paediatrics is so valuable for our patients.
Nurse Team Administrator
Julie joined FMC in May 2020; her varied administrative role in supporting the nursing team is invaluable.
Practice Management Team
Executive Manager, MA, PgDip, BSc (hons)
The Executive Manager role is highly varied and involves finance, staff, IT, operations, HR and facilities management among other responsibilities. James has been at the helm of Fleet Medical Centre since 2009 and prior to that has a further wealth of experience from various roles in the NHS and private industry. With a post-graduate education specialising in healthcare finance and project management he combines this with his experience to lead and support our team of 100 staff and manage the business controls to ensure our practice is sustainable for now and the future. James and his team of managers are an integral part of Fleet Medical Centre and compliment the administrative and clinical teams to provide the best possible service with the resources made available to us.
Deputy Practice Manager
Stephen joined the practice in 2017 and has worked in General Practice for the last 24 years. Stephen provides support to the Executive Manager and deputises in his absence. Stephen’s many duties include IT planning and support, maintaining specifications for the Quality Outcomes Framework and Enhanced Services as well as the day to day running of the clinical system. Stephen is also the Information Governance lead for the practice.
Patient Services Manager
Debbie has worked for Fleet medical centre for sixteen years starting as a Receptionist and moving on to the patient services and reception Manager position for the last nine years. Debbie has previously worked in various customer-facing management roles including ten years at in Airport operations and six years as a customer services lead at one of the UK’s finest department stores. Debbie works closely with the Executive Manager to ensure good customer relations and to provide the best of the NHS. With a team of fifteen Receptionists her job is to ensure that the front-of-house area is well lead whilst also supporting the GP's and our wonderful patients.
Assistant Practice Manager
Starting as a receptionist 6 years ago, Chloe’s role has evolved over the years. Now the Assistant Practice Manager, her role includes scheduling rotas and annual leave, organising special services such as Coils and minor ops, HR, staff training, general admin, Finance, IT and much more.