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Announcement - Dr Andrew Burnett will retire at the end of March 2017 - please see the attached letter. Dr Burnett retirementIf you are  currently a patient of Dr Burnett, from 1st April your usual GP will be Dr Claire Webster if your surname is A-J and Dr Nick Smith if your surname is K-Z. You can of course see any of our GPs, subject to availability. 

Some of you would have received a text message announcement.  Please contact Reception if you would like to receive text message announcements but we don't have your mobile details on record.

West Berkshire Breast Screening service will have a unit in the health centre car park for 6 weeks from w/c 6th March. The unit will take up several car park spaces in our car park. Please park considerately during this time period. Here is a link to the West Berkshire Breast Screening website for further information:

EASTER OPENING HOURS  Image result for clipart easter egg

We will be closed on Friday 14th April and Monday 17th April inclusive, for the Easter period.  We are open as normal aside from these dates. Please ensure you have adequate repeat medication for the Easter period - we recommend that you submit any repeat prescriptions by 6.00 Friday 7th April for collection by Thursday 13th April.



Dr Andrew BurnettDr Andrew Burnett

MB ChB (Dund) 1981 MRCGP DRCOG is the senior partner. He has been a GP in Sonning Common since 1985 and now spends a third of the working week as the South East Locality Clinical Director and the Urgent Care Lead of Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group. He is interested in all aspects of clinical care, particularly allergy and dermatology. He is married with three children.

Dr Ralph DruryDr Ralph Drury
MB BS (Lond) 1992 MRCGP DFFP
Dr Drury joined us in 1999. He is a full-time partner and has a keen interest in weight loss management and diabetes. Dr Drury is married and has two children.
Dr Kim EmersonDr Kim Emerson
MB ChB (Sheff) 1991 DCH DFFP MRCGP
Dr Emerson joined the practice in 1995 after her year here as registrar. She now works at the Health Centre on three days a week. She has a special interest in paediatrics, obstetrics, well woman issues and family planning. She also oversees the practice staff and finances, and is an experienced GP trainer. She is married with three children.
Dr Sue RonayDr Sue Ronay

Dr Ronay has been with the practice since 1997, having trained here in the 80s. She consults in the practice two and a half days per week. She considers herself a true 'generalist' in that she is interested in all aspects of general practice and all ages from cradle to grave. 

She is an experienced GP trainer and oversees in-house practice education.

Dr Ronay is married with two children and a boisterous dog. When not working and the weather allows she is generally to be found playing tennis.

Dr Tess HarrisDr Tess Harris
MB BS (Lond) MRCGP DRCOG DCH DGM MSc MD, who qualified in 1988, Dr Harris joined the practice in June 2001 as a part time GP. Dr Harris also works part time at St George's University of London doing research and teaching medical students.
She is married with two children and lives in Reading.
Dr Ellen KruidenierDr Ellen Kruidenier
MRCGP DRCOG Dr Ellen Kruidenier ('call me Dr Ellen - it's easier') was our registrar in 2003/04. Born in the Netherlands in 1967 she graduated from Medical School in Groningen in 1992. After house jobs and research, she came to London in 1995 and for some 5 years worked in paediatrics at Kings College Hospital. Dr Ellen has special interests in child and teenage health, family planning and womens health and teaching medical students from Oxford. Dr Ellen joined the Health centre as a salaried GP in 2005 and works three days per week. She lives in Reading and is married with two children.
Dr Alison McKinlay

Alison_Mckinlay1I qualified in Bristol in 1988 and after junior doctor posts in Bristol I held a short service commission for 6 years as a Medical Officer with the Royal Army Medical Corps, serving in UK, Germany and Iraq. I enjoyed skiing in the Army, and competed in Army Medical Services Athletics. I trained as a GP and worked in Garrison medical centres and Military hospitals in Germany.

After leaving the Army I went on to gain further training and experience in Ophthalmology in Basingstoke and worked as a clinical assistant in ophthalmology for four years in Macclesfield District General Hospital, Cheshire.  In addition I worked as a GP in Macclesfield before moving to Berkshire in 2006.  I became a GP Trainer in 2011 after completing the PGCE in Medical Education in 2011.

I enjoy being involved in training doctors during their progress to achieving GP status. I am married with teenagers at university and home doing A levels.

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