Our Team

 
The Doctors
 
Dr R Merritt (Male) BM DRCOG MRCGP – Partner
Dr C McGregor (Female) MRCGP, DCH, DFFP - Partner
 
Dr C Brand (Female) MB BS BSc MRCP MRCGP DFFP - Associate
 
Dan Rouncivell (Male) BSC - Paramedic Practitioner
Helen Bovill - Advanced Nurse Practitioner
 
The Practice Nurses
 
Lesley Saunders - Practice Nurse
Lauren Morgrage - Practice Nurse
 
Paula Ricketts - Healthcare Assistant
Bernie Smith – Healthcare Assistant
 
Tracey Strevens - Phebotomist
 
Practice Manager
 
Mrs Sharon McDavitt is our Practice Manager. If you have any problems or suggestions for the practice, Sharon will be able to help.
 
Deputy Practice Manager
 
Mrs Carole Goldsmith has been working at the surgery for over fifteen years and will assist Sharon with the smooth running of the practice.
 
Finance Administrator
 
Cheryl Marsh is our Finance Administrator. 
 
Personal Assistants
 
Each GP has a personal assistant as follows:    
Dr Merritt - Karen 
Dr McGregor - Margaret 
Dr Brand - Sam.  
They will liaise with the GPs on your behalf.
 
Receptionists / Administrators
 
We have a team of nine receptionists who have a very difficult job to do.
 
They are a valuable link between yourself and the doctor so please try to treat them with consideration.
 
They are Margaret, Karen, Sam, Annette, Tracey, Helen, Nicola, Sarah and Julie.
 
We also have a Medical Secretary, Caroline and a Summariser, Maura. 
 
Dr Savvas Retirement
After 21 years as a GP Partner at Bridgeside Surgery, I will be retiring at the end of May 2021.
It has been a privilege to have served the patients at Bridgeside and
I wish you all well.      Savvakis Savvas