Dr Michael Cash (GP Partner)

MB ChB Bristol University (1988)
Postgraduate Qualifications: MRCP (1992), MRCGP (1995), DRCOG (1994)
Dr CashOriginally from Edinburgh, Dr Cash studied Medicine at Bristol University Medical School. He joined the Practice in 1996 after working in The South West of England, Australia, South Wales and the West Midlands. His particular interests are diabetes and cardiovascular medicine. He is an approved Trainer of General Practice Specialist Trainees and has responsibility for this area in the Practice along with Dr Boyd. Dr Cash is the Management Partner and Staff Partner.

Outside the Practice Dr Cash enjoys hill walking and gardening as well as keeping fit and watching sport. He also enjoys music and plays the french horn in a local orchestra.

Dr Judith Penny (GP Partner)

MB ChB University of Edinburgh (1986)
Postgraduate Qualifications: MRCGP (1991), DRCOG (1988), DCCH (1992)
Dr PennyDr Penny joined the Practice in 1999 as a half time partner, having previously spent 6 years as a Principal in West Lothian. She brought with her experience of working and liaising with the Nursing Team and she has continued this work in our Practice.

She is particularly interested in paediatrics and women's health and has responsibility for overseeing the cervical screening programme in the practice.

Dr Nick Walls (GP Partner)

MB ChB University of Edinburgh (1996)
Postgraduate Qualifications: MRCGP (2001), MBA (2009)
Dr WallsDr Walls joined the practice as a partner in 2005. At that stage he was already well known to the practice having had attachments here as a medical student and his final year of GP training. After completing his GP training Dr Walls worked as a Higher Professional Training Fellow in the Edinburgh University Department of General Practice, where he was actively involved in undergraduate and post-graduate teaching. He continues to be involved in medical education.

His main interest is exploring how processes can be developed and implemented to support health care workers deliver high quality health care. As part of his interest in this area he has undertaken a Masters in Business Administration at Strathclyde University.

Dr Judith Boyd (GP Partner)

MB ChB University of Edinburgh (2001)
Qualifications: BSc (Hons), Pharmacology (1998), DRCOG (2003), MRCGP (2005), DFSRH (2009)
Dr BoydDr Boyd has been a partner at the practice since 2008. During her time here she has become a trainer for GP trainees, and has developed an interest in teaching. She has a keen interest in family planning, and has been involved in offering coils and implanon contraceptive implants since Jan 2010.

Her other interests include Dermatology, Paediatrics and Palliative Care.

Dr Caroline Calvert (GP Partner)

MB ChB University of Edinburgh (2002)
Postgraduate Qualifications: DCH (2005), DRCOG (2006), DFFP (2007), MRCGP (2007)
Dr CalvertDr Calvert joined the practice in 2008, initially as a Salaried GP. She became a partner in 2012. She studied at Edinburgh Medical School. During her training, she worked in Edinburgh, the Borders, Belfast and London. She was delighted to return to Edinburgh in 2007. She has also spent a sabbatical year in New York, although not practising medicine.

She has an interest in Cardiovascular Medicine, Woman and Children's health, including family planning. She provides a service for Contraceptive Coil and Implants.

Out of hours, she enjoys a busy family life with three small children, and can be found on the tennis court or at the piano.

Dr Susie Carswell (Salaried GP)

MB ChB Dundee (2003)
Postgraduate Qualifications: nMRCGP DFSRH
Dr CarswellDr Carswell initially joined the practice in December 2010 as a long term locum covering two separate sessions of maternity leave. Since April 2012, following the retirement of Dr Galloway, Dr Carswell has become a permanent member of staff, taking over Dr Galloway's patient list.

After training in Dundee, she has experience working in Perth, Glasgow, Inverness, as well as a year in New Zealand. She has a special interest in Women's Health and Family Planning, as well as Accupuncture and Travel Medicine.

Dr Peter Wands (Salaried GP)

MB ChB Aberdeen (2005)
Postgraduate Qualifications: MRCPCH (2010) MRCGP (2015)
Dr WandsOriginally from Edinburgh, Dr Wands finished schooling at the nearby James Gillespie’s High School before studying medicine at the University of Aberdeen. Dr Wands undertook postgraduate training in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Yorkshire firstly in paediatric medicine and subsequently general practice. This included a year spent at the Royal Children’s hospital in Melbourne, Australia and he maintains a keen interest in paediatrics. He completed GP training in South East Scotland in 2015 before joining the team at Bruntsfield shortly afterwards.

Outside of work he enjoys cycling, running and photography as well as a busy family life with 2 children.

Dr David MacSorley (Salaried GP)

BM BS (2011) University of Nottingham
Postgraduate Qualifications:
Dr MacSorleyProfile to follow

Dr Julie Handley (Locum GP)

MB ChB (2000) University of Edinburgh
Dr HandleyDr Handley has been a regular locum at Bruntsfield over the last year and has agreed to help out as a longer-term locum while Dr Carswell is on Maternity leave. Dr Handley works Mon-Wed each week.

Dr Rachel Cooper (GP Specialist Trainee)

MB ChB University of Leeds (2013)
Dr CooperDr Cooper is in her final year of GP specialism training and she will be working at Bruntsfield from Aug 2018 to Jul 2019.

Dr Laura Gilchrist (GP Specialist Trainee)

MB BS University of East Anglia (2010)
Dr GilchristDr Gilchrist is finishing off her final 6 months of GP specialism training and will be with us between Aug 2018 - Jan 2019.

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