Dr Mark Orton
BM, DRCOG, DCH, DPD, MRCGP
Partner Mark originally graduated from the British School of Osteopathy in 1986 where he developed an interest in Medicine. He graduated from Southampton University in 1992 and worked in Southampton, Portsmouth and Bournemouth hospitals before undertaking regular General Practice locum work in a variety of practices. He joined the Brockenhurst and Sway Partnership in 1999. Having originally grown up and attended school in this area, it was a move back home. He lives with his family in Lymington and his main interests are good food, wine and Cricket. Mark is the practice lead for Information Governance, is a GP Trainer and has a particular interest in Dermatology.
Dr Ian Fitzsimmons
MBchB MRCP MRCPCH DRCOG MRCGP - Partner
Originally from Nottingham. Ian attended Leeds University and completed training as a Paediatrician, primarily in the Yorkshire region. General Practice Training followed in 2000 before becoming a Partner in Sway & Brockenhurst. Louise, Ian and their four children, enjoy taking full advantage of the myriad of leisure opportunities in the New Forest and Coastline. Within the Partnership lead responsibility for Child Health and Chronic Vascular Disease including Diabetes, in addition personal interest in Primary Care Research.
Dr Matthew Davies
Dr Matthew Davies is well known to the practice, having worked as a GP registrar some years previously, and more recently as a locum doctor. Mat lives on a small holding in Lyndhurst and his passion with his long suffering wife Charlotte is renovating the property, when the demands of a GP partner permits. He owns new forest ponies and is a keen rural supporter of the area. For his sins he is an avid rugby fan, supporting Wales being of welsh descent. As well as being an excellent all round GP, he has a special interest in ENT.
Dr Melissa Carrell
MRCGP DRCOG MB BS BSc
Melissa studied medicine at St Bartholomew's Hospital, London graduating in 1996. She has since worked in a number of hospital disciplines including obstetrics and gynaecology and then undertook GP training in Dorset. Melissa was brought up in the New Forest and returned to the local area in 2005. Married with 3 young children, Melissa balances an active professional career with family life and a passion for sailing and the outdoors. She has special interests in women's health, diabetes and palliative care.
Dr Nathan Trim
Dr Trim joined the partnership in January 2020.
Dr Emily Gall
Dr Jenny Webb
Jenny studied Medicine at Warwick University, graduating in 2015 and then moving to the New Forest. She has enjoyed her training in both Bournemouth and Southampton Hospital working in various specialties. Jenny has lived in multiple locations around the UK, growing up mostly in Hertfordshire, but with a love of the outdoors she feels settled here in the New Forest. She has recently had a son and is looking forward to combining family life with her career.
Susan, originally from Surrey, qualified in 1989 as an Enrolled Nurse. She started her first post at Southampton General in Orthopaedics, before moving to Portsmouth to work in paediatrics and then district nursing in Kent. While there, she qualified as a Registered Nurse, before moving to Lancashire to work as a Sister for both the Twilight and Night Nursing Service. She subsequently moved into general practice and has been working within the locality for the last 6 years. Her primary interests included travel/women’s health, wound care and cardiovascular disease. Susan has lived in Lymington for the last 8 years with her daughter and both enjoy all New Forest outdoor pursuits, in particular cycling and swimming.
Originally from Scotland, Lorna qualified as a Registered Sick Childrens's Nurse and Registered General Nurse in 1979. She trained at The Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Glasgow and The Vale Of Leven Hospital, Alexandria. After moving to Windsor, Berkshire in 1983 she worked at Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, in the paediatric unit. In 1999 Lorna combined a part time role in paediatrics with a part time Practice Nurse role until 2003, when she moved full time into Practice Nursing. Most weekends and holidays were spent with her family in The New Forest until 2011, when Lorna and her husband were able to move locally. Working part time at the Practice allows Lorna time to share her love of The New Forest with friends and family who frequently come to visit, and to persue her passion for walking and the theatre. Lorna specialist interests are paediatrics and respiratory disease.
Rayna qualified as a registered nurse in 2004 from Southampton University. Following a student post at The Arnewood Practice her first posting was as a community staff nurse, where she provided care to patient within their own homes. After having her 3 children Rayna worked as a night nurse for a care company for many years. In 2015 she was given the opportunity to assist in setting up The Practice @Lymington Hospital, where she continues to work as a practice nurse on a part time basis. Rayna's nursing experience over the years include working within: Cardiology, Oncology, Breast Cancer Care to name but a few.
Patient Services Manager
Mandy was educated at Greggs Secretarial college in Southampton, on graduating she secured a selling and administration role with a large philatelic company. She then further developed herself as a typist/receptionist for an insurance brokers and eventually left to start a family. Mandy joined the Practice in 2004 as a receptionist at Brockenhurst and Sway Surgeries, and was promoted to Reception Manager in 2010 working closely with the Practice Manager. Mandy is married and has 1 son. She lives within the New Forest area and her interests include gardening, travelling and reading.
Assistant Practice Manager/Finance