- Dr Charles Daniels
- Dr Emma Allsop
- Dr Richard Mather
- Dr Emma Funnell
- Dr Tim Butler
- Dr Sarah Rowe
- Dr Leanne Bullock
- Dr William Aston
- Dr Patricia Ellis
- Dr Eva Baker
- Dr Sue Binning
- Dr Elizabeth Lyle
Dr Charles Daniels - MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG
I spent my childhood in Northamptonshire, and qualified from Birmingham medical school in 1981. I moved to Torbay in 1982, undertaking various hospital jobs in Exeter and Torquay, and joined the Dewerstone Practice in 1987. I have had a long involvement and interest in medical politics, and was a member of Devon Local Medical Committee and also on the board of the South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group until April 2016. I have two grown-up children, and enjoy walking and snow-boarding.
Dr Emma Allsop - MB ChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP, PG Cert Palliative Care
I trained at the University of Manchester, and then worked in the North West for a year after qualifying, before moving down and settling in Devon in 1998. I am married with two young children, and live locally. I joined the Chilcote Surgery in January 2004, where I work part-time, three days a week, as a GP partner. Chilcote Surgery is a Training practice and, being one of the GP Trainers, I enjoy supporting doctors through their training to be our GPs of the future. I enjoy all aspects of family medicine, but have particular interests in palliative care, sexual health, women's and child health. I love spending my spare time with my family, usually outdoors somewhere mountain biking, walking or paddle boarding.
Dr Richard Mather - BMedSci, BMBS, MRCP(UK), MRCGP
Born and brought up in Cornwall, I graduated from the University of Nottingham in 1995. Following registration I worked in the Royal Navy for six years and in hospital medicine before training for General Practice. My particular medical interest is in neurology. I am married with two young children who happily take up most of my spare time! My other interests are travel, anything to do with the outdoors, and music.
Dr Emma Funnell MBChB, MPH, BSc(Hons), MRCGP, DRCOG
I was born and raised in Exeter, and went to medical school at Liverpool University. After graduating in 2005 I stayed in Merseyside to do my GP training before moving back to Devon in 2012. My particular interests are in mental health, primary care research and public health. I am married to Matthew who is also a GP, and have three young children who keep us very busy. We enjoy being involved with our local church, and I also love watercolour painting and walking.
Dr Tim Butler - MBChB, BSc(Hons), MRCGP, DRCOG, DCH
I am originally from Bristol and qualified from Birmingham University. I have lived in Torquay for the last eight years, working at Torbay Hospital and then training for General Practice at the Leatside Surgery in Totnes. A keen sportsman, I enjoy scuba diving, tennis and running. My wife works in a local family planning clinic
Dr Sarah Rowe - MBChB, MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG, DFSRH
I qualified in 2005 from the University of Manchester where I spent the next 5 years working across various specialties whilst completing my GP Training. In 2010 I moved back to my home town, Torquay, spending the first year working in the out of hours service and local prisons, before joining Chilcote surgery in 2011. I enjoy all aspects of General Practice, having a particular interest in women's and child health. I am a member of South Devon and Torbay Local Medical Committee, and am involved in commissioning as Clinical Lead for Torquay locality. During my spare time I enjoy keeping fit both in the gym and outside, walking and cycling.
Dr Bullock - MBBS, BSc(Hons), DRCOG, MRCGP
I was born and raised in Torquay, moving to London to complete my training at Imperial College London in 2007. I moved back to Torquay in 2014 after completing my GP training in East London. I have a specialist interest in drugs and alcohol and maternal medicine, as well as education, training and research. I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, travelling around Europe and cycling and walking around Devon.
Dr William Aston - BSc (hons), BMBS, MRCGP
I spent my childhood in Somerset and qualified from Nottingham university medical school in 2011. I moved to Torbay in 2014 and joined the practice in 2016. I am married and have two sons who keep me busy outside work. When I can find time I enjoy fishing, the outdoors and living in a seaside town.
Dr Patricia Ellis - MRCGP, MBBS, iBSc Physiology
I grew up near Guildford in Surrey and went on to graduate from the Hull and York Medical School in 2013. I then trained at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth for 2 years before moving to London for GP training. I moved back to the South West and joined Chilcote Surgery in 2018 where I work part time, 2 days a week. I enjoy the variety within General Practice and am keen to develop special interests over time. I live with my partner and my dog and we enjoy long walks together exploring the Devon coast.
Dr Eva Baker - MRCGP, DCOG, DFFP
I graduated from the Regensburg University, Germany in 2002. I lived and worked in Bristol and Edinburgh before settling in Torbay in 2004 to complete my GP training at the Torbay Hospital. I worked in Brixham from 2007 to 2015 and then in Brunel Medical Practice, Torquay. I have particular interest women’s and child health. I am married and have two children. In my spare time I enjoy being together with my family, walking in Dartmoor or just reading a good book.
Dr Sue Binning- BSc Pharm MB, ChB, DRCOG, DCH
I qualified from Bristol University in 1985 and initially became partner in South West London. In 1999 my family and I moved to Devon and I joined Cricketfield Surgery in Newton Abbot where I spent 21 happy years. I retired as Senior Partner in May 2020 and joined Chilcote as a part-time Salaried GP to allow more flexible working. I enjoy the wide variety of challenges found in General Practice but have a particular interest in Hypertension, Diabetes and Social Prescribing. When not at work I enjoy Irish Set Dancing, Dartmoor and travelling.
Dr Elizabeth Lyle - MB BCh (hons) MRCGP DFFP
I grew up in Sussex before studying medicine in Cardiff. I qualified in 2007 and worked in south Wales, New Zealand and South Africa before settling in Devon to complete my GP training. I am married with three young children and following a career break I joined Chilcote part time in September 2020. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family at the coast.