Trinity Medical Centre

1 Goldstone Villas, Hove, BN3 3AT

Telephone: 01273 736030

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GP Partners

Dr Nadeem Ahmad: BSc MB BS MRCP MRCGP Working days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

Specialist interests: General Medicine, Joint/Soft Tissue Injections, Minor Ops. Practice Lead for: Senior Partner, Goldstone Primary Care Network & Practice Development

Dr Charlotte Hall: MBBS DRCOG MRCGP Working days: Monday & Tuesday

Charlotte qualified as a doctor at Guys and St Thomas’s Hospitals in 1995 and completed her GP training on their attached scheme in 1999. Charlotte moved to Brighton and Hove in 2000 and worked as a GP locum before becoming a GP Principal at Central Hove Surgery ( now Trinity Medical Centre) in 2002. Charlotte enjoys being a family doctor. Charlotte is a member of the Brighton and Hove Local Medical Committee. Outside work Charlotte loves choral music and walking her dog in the beautiful Sussex countryside.

Dr Joanna Mackinnon: BCs (Hons) MBBS MRCP DRCOG MRCGP PGCertMedEd Working days: Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

Jo went into medicine as a mature student having completed a degree in Biological sciences at Exeter University. She qualified from St Georges’ Hospital Medical School, London in 1996. Subsequent working years were spent in hospital medicine, rotating through many specialties with fitting in the occasional job as expedition medic in far off lands. Within her hospital career came her interest in Care of the Elderly and Palliative Medicine, the latter for which she worked in different hospices prior to moving into General Practice. She continues with palliative and elderly medicine as her greatest interest. Jo is also our Trainer having completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education and helps train Specialist Trainee doctors as they progress to become GPs.  Jo works 3 days a week at the surgery and outside the surgery also works as a Medical Appraiser, appraising GPs within Kent Surrey and Sussex, ensuring safety and quality. Away from work Jo loves travel and all sports trying to fit in tennis and exercise whilst enjoying life with her family.

Dr Michael Rushton: BSc (Joint Hons) MBBS DRCOG MRCGP Working days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

Mike qualified as a Doctor from Guys and St Thomas’s Hospital in 2001 and completed his GP vocational training in Brighton and Lewes after returning from working in Sydney for a year.

He became a partner at Central Hove Surgery in 2007.  He enjoys all aspects of family medicine and is interested in GP training and Education, supervising trainee Drs at Trinity Medical Centre.

Dr Jonathan Howard: MBBS BSc MRCGP DRCOG DFFP Working days: Monday, Tuesday am, Wednesday, & Friday

Specialist interests: Doctor training, Minor Surgery.

Jon qualified from Guys and St Thomas medical school in 2001 and then when onto hospital jobs in Sussex and Surrey. After completing his GP training in Brighton Jon worked as a GP in Brighton, the Orkney island and then New Zealand before returning to Brighton. He has additional interests in Minor Surgery and Doctor training and education as a supervisor to the junior doctors who work in the practice. Outside of work he attempts to mend things with the help of YouTube and tries not to frustrate his family too much

Dr Chloe Barter: BM MRCGP RCGP Working days: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday

Specialist interests: Joint injections to shoulders and knees.

She is Joint safeguarding lead for the practice.

Dr Chloe Jagger: BMBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH  Working days: Monday, Thursday & Friday

Specialist interests: Women’s health, dermatology

Chloe was in the first cohort of students at Brighton and Sussex medical school,  qualifying in 2008. Chloe initially pursued obs & gynae training in Bristol, before swapping to GP training in the Guildford area. She enjoys the daily variety of being a GP, particularly enjoying women and children’s health, dermatology, and supporting trainees within the practice. She loves living in the local area and spends time with her young family and dog on the beach and downs.

Dr Charlotte Beecham: MBBS MRCGP Working days: Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Charlotte Beecham graduated in 1999 from Imperial College School of Medicine and joined Trinity Medical Centre in October 2018 after the merger with Hove Park Villas Surgery.
She loves all aspects of General Practice but has a special Interest in women’s health and education.
She is also Joint safeguarding lead for the practice.
Outside the surgery she enjoys spending time with her family, listening to music and baking!

Salaried GPs

Dr Barbara Nagy: MBChB DRCOG MRCGP DFFP Working days: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Specialist interests: women’s health, teaching, mental health

Dr Jo Ratcliffe: BM MRCGP Working days: Tuesday & Friday

Dr Lily Apaydin: BMBS MRCGP Working days: (Currently on Maternity Leave)

Dr Anna Brown: MB BCh BAO MRCGP PGCertMedEd Working days: Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

Dr Rebecca Hollington: BMBS MRCGP Working days:  Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday

Dr Dominic Hart Working days: Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Named Accountable GP

The GP Contract in England now requires the named, accountable GP to take responsibility for the co-ordination of all of the appropriate services and ensure they are delivered where required (based on the named GP’s clinical judgement) to each of their patients. This includes working with relevant health and social care professionals to deliver a multi- disciplinary care package that meets the needs of the patient.

The role of the named GP will NOT:

  • Take on vicarious responsibility for the work of other doctors or health care professionals
  • Take on 24 hour responsibility for the patient or have to change their working hours
  • Imply personal availability for the GP’s throughout the working week
  • Be the only clinician who provides care to that patient
  • There is no condition within the requirement for the patient to see their names GP when they book an appointment with the practice
  • Patients are entitled to choose to see any GP or nurse in the practice in line with current arrangement

Please speak to Reception if you would like more information.