Meet the Team


Dr Louise Mottram (Partner) (f)
MB ChB DFFP DRCOG MRCGP University of Liverpool (2002)
I qualified from University of Liverpool in 2002. Subsequently training as a GP in Herefordshire. Joined the Practice as a Partner in 2008.
Dr Alastair Garner (Partner) (m)
MB ChB MRCGP MRCS University of Birmingham (2002)
I qualified from Birmingham in 2002.  After doing some basic training in surgery I finished my general practice training in 2007.  I have been at Nunwell since 2008.  I have 3 children and enjoy watching and playing sport.
Dr Hannah Deer (Partner) (f)
MB BCh DRCOG DFSRH MRCGP University of Wales (2003)
I qualified in 2003 after training in Cardiff. I enjoy all aspects of General Practice but have a specialised interest in Women’s Health, particularly Contraception and I am qualified to fit coils and Implants. I am also the trainer in the Practice and am  responsible for supervising the trainee GPs that we have with us. I am married with 2 young children and enjoy walking in my spare time.
Dr Joanna Goodman (Partner) (f)
I have been a GP for more than 25 years previously   practising in Wyre Forest, Sandwell and South     Worcestershire. My interests include Gynaecology, sexual health and contraception, diabetes, musculoskeletal conditions and ophthalmology. I love ‘the cradle to grave’ ethos of General Practice and am committed to high quality primary care. I enjoy being able to offer some more specialised clinical techniques e.g. iucd/ius fitting and management, nexplanon fitting and management, endometrial pipelle biopsy and joint injections.
Dr Richard Walthew (Partner) (m)
Originally from Cheshire and trained in Cardiff, I spent 19 years in Practice in London and joined the Nunwell Team in 2016. I have particular interests in Teaching and Narrative Practice. I enjoy creating and appreciating art and walking for pleasure.
Dr George Watson (Partner) (m)
MBChB, MRCGP. University of Birmingham (2015)
Originally from Hampshire, I have trained and worked in Birmingham, North West and moved to train as a GP in Herefordshire. I have an interest in supporting training for our trainee GPs and working with patients and local teams to improve community health. I am now settled in the county with a young family and in my spare time I make the most of the Herefordshire countryside.
Dr Rob Steven (m)
MB ChB DRCOG University of Liverpool (1993)
Dr Helen Leach (f)
I qualified from Brighton and Sussex in 2015 and completed my GP training in Herefordshire.  I also work part-time in research in General Practice at the University of Warwick and am the Research Champion for Herefordshire.  I am married, enjoy running and support our local rugby club, Malvern RFC.
Training Doctors
The practice often employs and trains qualified doctors reaching the completion of their post-graduate training.Students occasionally visit the Practice as part of their training.  If a student is with the doctor you will be informed of their presence and you may request to be seen alone if you would prefer it.

Nursing Staff

Nurse Practitioners

Terri-Anne Thomson (f)
Emma Bozward (f)


Nicky Ferriday (f) – RN DipHE BSc
Mrs Emily Garner (f) – RN DipHE BSc
The nurses see patients by appointment and undertake a variety of procedures, including wound dressings, blood samples, electrocardiographs (ECG’s), spirometry, cervical smears, dietary advice, removal of stitches, immunisation and vaccinations (child & adult), holiday immunisation and travel advice. Some of the nurses run chronic disease management clinics for Diabetes, Lung Disease and Heart Disease. They also assist doctors at  minor operations and offer health promotion guidance.  The nurses are available from 8.30am – 6.30pm Monday to Friday.

Healthcare Assistants and Phlebotomists

Healthcare assistants offer clinics throughout the week for NHS Health Checks, blood tests, blood pressure recordings, New patient assessments, ECG, Spirometry, Chronic disease management checks and simple dressings.
Lisa Box  (Healthcare Assistant) (f)
Michelle Harrison (Healthcare Assistant) (f)
Amy Cornforth (Phlebotomist) (f)

Practice Team

Practice Management

The Practice Management team will be able to help you with any administrative problems you may have with the way our Practice is run.
Vanessa Hargest (f)
Joint Practice Manager
Penny Sheers (f)
Joint Practice Manager


Lewis Bull (Admin & IT Manager) (m)
Celia Porthouse (f)
Rowena Hatfield (f)
Michaela Bull (f)
Oliver James (m)


Lucinda Ridgway (Reception & Facilities Manager) (f)
Emily Ree (f)
Jade Williams (f)
Katie Archer (f)
Chloe Lloyd (f)
Samantha Griffiths (f)
Maria Corfield (f)


Lucie Callow (f)
Mandy Kisiel (f)

Healthcare Team

Attached Staff

The attached clinical staff are employed by the Wye Valley NHS Trust and are based at Nunwell Surgery as members of the Primary Health Care Team.

District Nursing – 01432 808750 (option 1)
District nurses provide expert nursing in your home.  They provide continuity of nursing care after discharge from hospital.  They will assess your continuing health needs and advise on any matters of nursing concern.

Health Visitors – 01432 342310
Health visitors specialise in the health and development of children in the family environment.  They provide help and support to parents in all aspects of child care and behaviour.

Community Midwife – 01432 372965
The Community Midwife provides full care during pregnancy and during the immediate post natal period.

School Nurse – 07813 451034
The School nurse works routinely in the local state schools.  She advises on the health and well being of school aged children.


Mark Allen (m)
Practice Pharmacist and Dispensary Manager – GPhC PG Cert IP BPharm
Ellen Huggins (f)
Practice Pharmacist – GPhC PG Dip IP MPharm
Fiona Ruthwell (f)
Sara Tomkins (f)
Maxine WIlford (f)
Lorraine Standen (f)
Lynsey Watkins (f)

Additional Roles & Allied Professionals

We also have a variety of allied health professionals on hand to provide expert care when needed including;

First Care Practitioners – physiotherapists with enhanced skills who can assess, diagnose and advise on management of new musculoskeletal issues. 

Wellbeing Team – a team of occupational therapists, social prescribers and health & wellbeing coaches to help you with non-clinical problems

Practice based & Remote Pharmacists

A further breakdown of the professionals available to contact in Primary Care is available on the Herefordshire and Worcestershire ICB Website