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West Berkshire Breast Screening service will have a unit in the health centre car park for 8 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:

Patients of Dr Burnett will move to Dr Webster as their usual GP (if their surname begins A to J) and to Dr Smith as their usual GP (if their surname begins K to Z) from Monday 3rd April. You can of course see any of our GPs, subject to availability.


A new number plate recognition parking system went live at Townlands Hospital on 10th April.   See our new page on the right hand side of the screen for further information, including parking at the Royal Berks.


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 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 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_Mckinlay1Dr McKinlay qualified in Bristol in 1988 and after junior doctor posts she held a short service commission for 6 years as a Medical Officer with the Royal Army Medical Corps. Dr McKinlay trained as a GP and worked in Garrison medical centres and Military hospitals in Germany.

After leaving the Army she went on to gain further training and experience in Ophthalmology in Basingstoke and worked as a clinical assistant for four years in Macclesfield District General Hospital.  Dr McKinlay worked as a GP in Macclesfield before moving to Berkshire in 2006.  Dr McKinlay became a GP Trainer in 2011 after completing the PGCE in Medical Education in 2011.  Dr McKinlay enjoys being involved in training doctors during their progress to achieving GP status.  She is married with teenagers at university.

Dr Claire Webster
BM (Soton) MRCGP (2015) DRCOG LoC (IUT)

Dr Webster qualified in 2010 from Southampton University.  She worked as a junior doctor at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, followed by GP training in the Reading area.  Dr Webster has worked as a long term locum in several local practices since completing her GP training in 2015, including Sonning Common Health Centre since December 2015.  Dr Webster’s particular interests are in family planning and palliative care.
Dr Nick Smith
Dr Shams Aljoboori

Locum doctor


Dr Morgan Farrington
Dr Samuel Muncey
Dr Imran Khan
Dr Joanna Teixeira
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