Dr Tom Willsher
Dr Tom Willsher studied at St George's Hospital Medical School, Tooting, qualifying in 1996. After training in surgery specialties he undertook medical repatriations (collecting patients from overseas) and A&E. He became a GP in 2007, and a partner at a large Hampshire practice in 2014. He maintains an interest in orthopaedics and psychiatry. As a proponent of active lifestyles he is keen on promoting health and happiness through mental and physical improvement.
Special interests: Orthopaedics, Psychiatry, Minor injuries
Dr Stephanie Hughes
Bsc BM BCH (Oxon) FRCGP
Dr Stephanie Hughes graduated from Oxford University School of Medicine in 2000 and has been a practising GP since 2005. She has a special interest in holistic (whole person) medicine and the power of the mind-body connection, and regularly runs well-being/personal development workshops for NHS professionals. Stephanie also teaches communication skills and examination technique to Southampton University medical students and is an appraiser and Associate Dean at Health Education Wessex.
Dr Stephanie has also featured as 'Doctor In The House' for BBC Radio Solent's Katie Martin show.
Special interests: Holistic medicine, Dermatology
BSc (Hons), MBChB, MRCP (UK) nMRCGP DRCOG DFSRH
Qualified from the University of Bristol Medical School in 2003. She trained first in internal medicine whilst on the Barts and The London medical rotation, and then in general practice at St Mary's Hospital, London. She holds dual membership of both the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of General Practitioners, and also holds higher qualifications in both obstetrics and gynaecology, and family planning.
In addition to her UK based NHS experience, she was one of only four British doctors to successfully qualify for a Japanese medical licence. During her time in Tokyo she built up a successful private practice serving a large and diverse expatriate community.
Special interests: Disease prevention, Women's health, Paediatrics, Internal medicine.
BA Oxon Dip ICH
Gemma Farrand is our practice manager. She has a degree in modern languages from St Edmund Hall, Oxford University. She honed her business and analytical skills in corporate finance, as an equities broker at JP Morgan, and then Goldman Sachs. After a career break to start a family, Gemma trained in clinical hypnotherapy, and discovered a broader passion for health and wellbeing.
phlebotomist | HealthCare ASsistant | ADministration
Cara Strange is our phlebotomy, injection-giving, ECG-taking expert, with extensive experience in both GP and hospital settings. She provides a mobile service for the comfort and convenience of Winchester GP patients. Being a true all rounder, she combines this with calm, friendly and efficient telephone and administrative support.