Our Team

The Doctors
Dr S Savvas (Male) MBBS DCH MRCGP – Partner   Dr Savvas will be retiring in May 2021
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 - Assistant
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
Ms Sonia Mulla is our Practice Manager. If you have any problems or suggestions for the practice, Sonia will be able to help.
Deputy Practice Manager
Mrs Carole Goldsmith has been working at the surgery for over fifteen years and will assist Sonia with the smooth running of the practice.
Finance Administrator
We have welcomed Ms Colette Ash in the role of Finance Administrator. 
Personal Assistants
Each GP has a personal assistant as follows:  
Dr Savvas - Caroline,  
Dr Merritt - Karen 
Dr McGregor - Margaret 
Dr Brand - Sam.  
They will liaise with the GPs on your behalf.
Receptionists and Administrators
We have a team of eight 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, Lucy, Karen, Sam, Annette, Tracey, Helen and Nicola.
We also have a Secretary, Caroline and an Administrator, 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