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Dr Katharine Alsop

MBChB 1987, MRCGP, DRCOG, FPCert, Dip Geriatric Medicine

Katharine joined the practice in February 2001.

Katharine has been a GP here since 2001. Before that she worked in medicine for the elderly .  She has a special interest in Gynaecology and contraception , trains GPs and students and is Vice Chair of the Royal College of GPs Over-diagnosis group and Chair of the Optimal testing group. She is especially interested in lifestyle medicine and how the way we live can have a big impact on improving our health.

Outside the surgery she goes running to counteract the effects of sitting on a chair all day at work, tries to keep her allotment under control & is learning to play the cello.  Between times she is chief swarm catcher for her husband’s bees when they escape!

Dr Chris Ree


Chris started at Brooklea in 1988. His medical interests are general medicine, care of the elderly, and paediatrics. His other side involves running and walking in the mountains.

Dr Brian Hanratty


Brian moved to Brooklea from Dublin in 1999.He has a wide range of general practice interests and is a board member of the south Bristol commissioning consortium. He enjoys teaching and is a GP trainer. His family and sport fill his outside interests.



Dr Peter Harbord


Peter was in partnership at Brooklea with Dr Stephanie French who retired at the end of 1999. Following this he joined with the Woodside and then Nightingale Valley practice .

He has a special interest in joint injection.

Dr Jeff Clark


Jeff is a Southampton graduate and worked in Whitchurch Health Centre before joining Woodside in 1997 to develop his interest in training and is an approved GP trainer. He is a member of the "South Bristol GP Trainers Workshop" He enjoys computers but still prefers people!

Dr Caroline Perkins



Caroline qualified in Cardiff in 2005 and joined the practice in November 2010 after completing GP training in Bristol. She has a broad range of general medical interests including ENT, dermatology and is involved in women’s health fitting both coils and implants here. She also enjoys being involved in medical student teaching within the practice and is an approved GP trainer. Caroline became a GP partner in July 2018.

Outside of work Caroline spends much of her time looking after her family, taking some exercise - swimming regularly, Pilates and starting to run, involved in her local church, volunteer in school and Little Lifesavers CPR charity

Dr Terri Rotchell

Terri went to Medical School in London then moved to Bristol to complete her training.  She was a registrar at Nightingale Valley in 2011 and except for having a sabbatical, and then having a baby, has been here ever since.  She enjoys all aspects of general practice especially paediatrics.  In her spare time she enjoys travelling, reading novels and taking long walks in the countryside.   

Dr Faye Harrison (f)

Faye trained at Warwick Medical School. She joined the practice in 2013 after completing her GP training in Bath. She enjoy the variety of general practice and is particularly interested in dermatology and women’s health. Outside of work her taken is taken up mainly with her young family but when she has the chance she enjoys paying netball, being outdoor and listening to live music.

Dr Rachel Bate (f)

Dr Bate went to Medical School in Nottingham, completed her training in Oxford and has enjoyed spending a few years working abroad in New Zealand and rural South Africa. She did her GP training in Bristol and joined Nightingale Valley Practice as a Salaried GP in January 2019. She enjoys all areas of General Practice with particular interests including sexual and women’s health (she fits implants), joint injections, and medical student teaching. Outside of work she spends most of her time rock climbing, cycling, running, surfing or listening to live music. 

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