Our Staff

Doctors

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 PG cert in Medical Education -Wessex deanery

Dr. Poorvie joined the practice in 2019. She is the GP trainer in the practice for Wessex deanery. GP speciality registrars and FY2 doctors from Wessex deanery will be under her training in the practice. She is also qualified and has a special interest in family planning and reproductive health and for minor surgical procedures. She is the lead GP for cancer care in the practice. Before joining the practice she has been working as a GP for the army and has been working at Aldershot centre for health. During this period she has been involved in Gurkha recruitment in Nepal and has also been the named GP for the 10 QOGLR - the Gurkha Logistic Regiment based in Aldershot. She is keen in health and wellbeing and enjoy nature walks, cycling and yoga as her hobbies. Dr. Poorvie will be working 3 days a week, Mondays Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Dr Thomas Chetcuti

GP Partner - MB BCh 2007 University of Wales

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

Dr Amanda Cofie

Salaried GP - MBChB, MRCGP

Allied Health Professionals

Allied Health Professionals support General Practitioners in their day to day roll. Allied Health Professionals (also known as an AHP) cover various roles in supporting general practice but they are specialist in their field.

Hilary Broom

Nurse Practitioner

Sue Muirden

Practice Pharmacist

Cecile Brocheret

MSK Practitioner

Nursing Team

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Helen Grainger

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.

Joy Pienaar

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 Johnson

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.

Louise Jackson

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.

Gillian Stewart

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.

Julie Ridley

Nurse Team Administrator

Julie joined FMC in May 2020; her varied administrative role in supporting the nursing team is invaluable.

Practice Management Team

Stephen Wells

Practice Manager

The Practice Manager role is highly varied and involves aspects of Finance, IT, Operations, HR and Facilities Management among other responsibilities. Stephen has been at Fleet Medical Centre since 2017 and has recently taken over as Practice Manager. Stephen and his team of Managers with a wealthy of experience 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.

Chloe Cobern

Deputy Practice Manager

Starting as a receptionist 6 years ago, Chloe’s role has evolved over the years. Now as the Deputy 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.

Debbie Maguire

Patient Liaison 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.

Patient Services Team

Our Patient Services Team 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, as well as dealing with patient records.

Practice Admin

The administration team of Lynne, Angie, Debbie, Helen, Sandra and Alison work hard to maintain all aspects of patient administration through out the practice to our high standards. The admin team process all documentation that flows into the practice from Registrations, eConsultations, Insurance & Medical Reports and Patient Recall and all manner of support for our patient groups.

Secretaries

Wendy, Rhiannon and Debbie manage the very busy referral system at Fleet Medical Centre involving all Private and NHS referrals they also support the wider practice team ensuring all documents and pathways are up to date.

Community Nurses

The District Nursing Service is for patients who are unable to attend the surgery or clinic. District Nurses work in partnership with patients, families and carers to provide skilled nursing care at home, promote and maintain patient independence and provide patient education, advice and support They are also involved in running specialist clinics and provide education and support to nursing and residential homes. The service is provided by a team of community nurses led by a District Nurse who holds a specialist practice qualification and is a qualified nurse prescriber.

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.