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