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Doctors

Dr Rupak Saha (m)

MB BS (Calcutta)

Rupak joined the practice as a full-time partner on 1st October 2005, having been a registrar with the practice until September 2005. Rupak has completed his MRCP and has a clinical interest in Cardiovascular diseases, having trained as a GP with Special Interests in Cardiology.

Rupak the lead GP in the Practice for Quality Improvement and the Quality and Outcomes framework.  Rupak is our Caldicott Guardian.

Rupak became senior partner on 1st January 2017.

Dr Margaret Beazley (f)

MB ChB (Sheffield 1985) MRCGP

Maggie joined the practice on 1st November 2005, having been a principal in Birmingham for several years. Maggie is a GP trainer. Maggie is responsible for co-ordinating the educational programmes within the Practice.

Maggie is the lead GP in the Practice for learning disabilities, palliative care, cancer and osteoporosis.  She has a special interest in Dermatology.

Dr Alex JM Docton (m)

MB BS (Newcastle) MRCGP

Alex joined the practice on 1st April 2007. Previously, he has been a partner in a Practice in the North East. Alex is a GP Appraiser. 

Alex has an interest in Drug and Alcohol misuse services.

Alex is the lead GP in the Practice for CQC compliance, Respiratory disease and mental health. 

Dr Anke K Selbmann (f)

Dr.MED (Tübingen Germany) MRCGP DRCOG DFFP

Anke also joined the practice on 1st April 2007, having been a salaried GP elsewhere in Carlisle. Anke was a registrar at the Practice during her training and has a special interest in women’s health.

Anke is the lead GP in the Practice for women's and sexual health as well has having a safeguarding role in the Practice.  She is our Prevent Lead and also takes responsibility for our vulnerable patients.

Dr Elena Saw (f)

MBChB, MRCS (Edinburgh), MRCGP

Elena joined us in April 2012, having trained with us as a GP Registrar.  Elena became a partner on 1st April 2013.  Elena has a background in general surgery and performs minor operations at the Practice.

Elena is a GP Trainer, and is our lead GP in the Practice for Clinical Governance, Diabetes and Epilepsy.

Dr Barry Wright (m)

Mb ChB 2009 (Dundee)

Barry was originally and GP Registrar with the Practice and went on to join the practice as a Salaried GP in October 2014.  He then became a Partner April 2017.

Barry has a lead role in Prescribing, Safeguarding, and Clinical Guidelines. 

Dr Helen McNally (f)

MBBS, DRCOG, DFSRH

Helen joined us in July 2013, having previously been a GP Registrar with the Practice.  Helen had worked in the North East for a while after qualifying.  Helen has an interest in womens health and respiratory medicine

Dr Lyn Burnett (f)

MBChB 2001 (Aberdeen), MRCGP, DRCOG, DPD 

Dr Burnett joined the Practice in February 2019, having previously worked here as a locum.  Dr Burnett has worked in Cumbrian practices previously, as well as "down South" during recent years and we are pleased she has joined us here at Spencer Street Surgery.

Dr James Stapleton (m)

MUDr (2013) Prague. 

James joined the Practice in August 2019 having completed his training - his rotation included GP registrar placement with us here at Spencer Street Surgery, as well as rotations in A&E, Rheumatology, Acute Medicine, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Acute Medicine, Stroke Medicine, Care of the Elderly, Diabetes and Endocrinology and Urology .  James is working Thursdays and Fridays with us.

Dr Gary Ferguson (m)

MB BCh BAO MRCGP MRCS MRCS(ENT) DO-HNS MSc(MedEd) PGCert(ClinLead)

Gary joined the Practice in September 2019, having completed his training.  Gary spent time with us as a GP Registrar during his training, as well as completing rotations in Palliative Care, Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Mental Health, Ophthalmology, Ear, Nose and Throat, General Surgery, Trauma and Orthopaedics, A&E, Cardiology, General Medicine and General Surgery.  Gary works Monday to Friday morning sessions at Spencer Street Surgery.

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