Emersons Green Medical Centre, Leap Valley Surgery and Abbotswood Surgery
Telephone 0117 9576 470

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Healthcare Team


Dr Veronica Barry, GP Partner - MBBS BSc(Hons) MRCGP DRCOG DFFP

Dr Chris Boelling, GP Partner - MD Munich MRCGP DPCRheumatology DOccMed DRCOG DFFP

Dr Monica Gallagher, GP Partner - MBChB MRCGP

Dr Jonathan Evans, GP Partner - DRCOG, DFP, MRCGP

Dr Jamie Preston, GP Partner - MBBS, BSc(Hons), MRCGP


Dr Mark Vogan

Dr Alice Seymour

Dr Harry Minas, MB, ChB (Thessaloniki Greece 1988), MRCGP (London 1998), MSc (GP) (London 2002), TLHP (Bristol 2004)

Dr Obi Obiagwu

Dr Paulina Pop 

Our doctors work in a partnership and as a group. Although you are registered with a named doctor, you may see any of the doctors in the partnership. However, we encourage you to remain with one GP for routine appointments to improve continuity.

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Nurses and their Areas of Interest

Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Manager

Andrew Parry RGN, RSSN, PACR
Interests: Minor illnesses, Diabetes, Cardiovascular disease, Travel health and Asthma.

Nurse Practitioners

Dawn Davey RGN, BSc
Interests: Asthma, COPD, Minor Illness, Travel Health, Smears and Vaccinations

Mike Peters RGN, BSc
Interests: A&E Specialised Nurse, Clinical Governance

Samantha Tolenaar RGN, BSc
Interests: Sexual Health, Contraception

Tracey Hurley RGN, BSc
Interests: Paediatric and Urgent Care

Practice Nurses

Aimee Hemmatti, Sophie Trivett, Beth Hewitt, Cindy Wallbridge

Healthcare Assistants

Emma Hewett, Angela Bond, Becky Wilkins, Vicky Ford.

Nurse Practitioner Services and Nursing Team Services.

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District Nursing, Midwives and Health Visitors

Our district nurses and health visitors are attached to the practice, but are employed by Sirona Care and Health Community Interest Company (CIC)

District Nurses

The district nurses are responsible for providing skilled nursing care to our housebound patients. The team can be contacted on 0117 330 2505.

Community Midwives

If you are pregnant and need to make your first appointment with a midwife please complete an Antenatal Booking Form. If you do not have internet access, call 0117 414 6743 and leave a message.

The midwife team for our Downend patients can be contacted on 0117 330 2505. The midwife team for our Yate patients can be contacted on 01454 315 355.

Health Visitors

Health visitors offer advice and support for pre-school children and their families on all aspects of parenting and family health. The health visiting team for our Downend patients can be contacted on 0117 957 6908. The health visiting team for our Yate patients can be contacted on 01454 338 809.

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Practice Management

Executive Manager

Trevor Davison

Clinical Operations Manager

Lisa Kift

Business Manager

Sarah Cole

If you wish to discuss administrative or non-medical aspects of your health treatment or if you have any ideas which will improve the services we provide, our manager are there to help you.

Our managers also deal with problems or complaints you may have to do with the practice.

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Reception and Patient Services

Reception and Administration Team services.