Dr Simon Mitchell
I qualified at St Georges Hospital, London in 1990 following which I joined the Army. After seven years I left the army and came to Regis Medical Centre, taking over from the retiring Dr Jas Modi. I am the lead partner within the practice for Heart Failure and Asthma. My main interest is in Practice Management and I have the lead role for running the business at the practice and for the development of the Your Health Partnership. My main hobbies are eating out, running and occasionally playing the guitar.
I am the Executive Partner of Your Health Partnership.
Dr David Hamilton
I trained in Birmingham and qualified in 1987. I joined the practice in 1991 after joining the Sandwell GP scheme, and I completed a year as a registrar in Tipton before becoming a partner at Regis Medical Centre. In the practice I have particular responsibilities for the computer system, confidentiality and child protection. Outside of work I enjoy sailing, walking and playing sport.
I am the Lead Partner of Regis Medical Centre.
Dr Virginia Cornish
I trained in London at University College and The Middlesex Medical School in the West End and qualified in 1988. I trained to be a GP in Edgware in North London and came back to the Midlands in 1992 when I joined Regis Medical Centre as a partner after working at the practice as a locum. In the practice I have responsibility for diabetes, kidney care, patient engagement and complaints. My personal interests are spending time with my family, playing the saxophone when time allows, and going to concerts.
Dr Joanne Lennie
I joined Regis Medical Centre in 2004. I trained at Birmingham Medical School and completed my General Practice training in Worcestershire. I worked at a practice in Droitwich for several years before finally settling back in the West Midlands. I have clinical responsibilities for COPD, women’s health and sexual health services. I have management responsibilities for our large nursing team and I am particularly interested in improving access to General Practice for its patients. Outside work most of my time is spent with my family, I enjoy walking our dog, cooking, cycling and motorcycling.
I am the Lead Partner of Whiteheath Medical Centre
Dr Mark Padley
I trained in Nottingham in 1997, and I have worked in Lincoln and Birmingham doing Hospital Medicine before changing my mind and starting on a career path towards General Practice and the Black Country. I did my GP training at Sandwell and Dudley hospitals before starting as a registrar at Regis Medical Centre. I have remained here ever since and am now a partner. I have developed a clinical interest in depression and mental well-being and have a specialist qualification in substance misuse treatment. Outside work my time is spent looking after my 2 young children and when time permits watching cricket, playing golf and holidaying at Centreparcs.
I am the Clinical Director of Your Health Partnership.
Dr Abdul Tabassum
I trained in Lahore, at Allama Iqbal Medical College and University of Punjab and qualified in 1996. I worked at Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry following which I joined North Staffordshire General Practice training scheme. I joined Regis Medical Centre as a registrar in 2003 for 6 months then moved to Worcester Street Surgery in Stourbridge for 6 months to complete my training. I came back to Regis Medical Centre in September 2004 and have remained here ever since. I became a partner in April 2009 and I have a special interest in Rheumatology and musculoskeletal health conditions.
Dr James Gwilt
(male)BSc. (Hons) MB BS London 2001 DRCOG MRCP (UK) MRCGP
I graduated as a doctor in 2001 from St George’s Hospital Medical School in London. I completed GP training on the Black Country scheme in August 2006 then started as a partner at Carters Green Medical Centre. I am a GP trainer and lead GP for education within our organisation. I am the practice lead for chronic kidney disease and palliative care. Outside work I enjoy spending time with my family, running, reading and am a West Bromwich Albion supporter.
I am the Deputy Executive Partner of Your Health Partnership
Dr Joanne Weller
I trained in Birmingham and qualified in 1997 and completed my GP training in north Worcestershire. I joined Carters Green medical centre in 2001. My areas of interest include Diabetes and women’s health. My main interest outside of work is music.
Dr Ian Sykes
I qualified at Birmingham University in 1987, undertook most of my training in and around Birmingham and joined Oakham Surgery in 1992. I take the lead for prescribing at Oakham. I am also chair of the Black Country Locality Commissioning Group (BCLCG) and represent them on the finance and performance committee for the Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (SWBCCG), and am a member of the Governing Body for SWBCCG. Outside medicine I am a keen golfer, also swim regularly, and enjoy music, including playing the organ at St Giles Church in Rowley.
(male) BM Southampton 1986 DRCOG MRCGP
(male) MB ChB Leicester 1995 DRCOG MRCGP
I am the Lead Partner of Oakham Surgery
(female) MB ChB Birmingham 1998 DRCOG DFFP MRCGP
I was locally trained at the University of Birmingham Medical School and completed my General Practice training with Oakham Surgery. In 2004, I ended up joining the team at Oakham and we then merged with Your Health Partnership in 2014. My main clinical areas of interest are Women’s Health and Diabetes and I am also involved in the delivery of Education and Training for medical students and GP Registrars. I am a recognised DFRSH trainer. Currently, I am the Lead GP for Workforce Planning and Education within YHP. Outside work most of my time is spent with my family. I enjoy racket sports and love travelling the world during time off.
(female) MBBS Delhi, India 1996 MS (ENT) Delhi, India 1999 DRCOG DFFP MRCS MRCGP