Trinity Medical Centre

1 Goldstone Villas, Hove, BN3 3AT

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Telephone: 01273 736030

Don’t forget to avoid long wait times on the phone, you can click on the E-consult tab below, you will receive a response before the end of the next working day.  Feedback: “I think the e-consult process has massively helped efficiency and am I a fan.” – Anonymous  “I used your E consult service, I think this is absolutely fantastic. To be able to report my details, have a lovely caring Dr like Dr Howard call me, then send the prescription to my chemist blew my mind. Please continue with this post Covid as it has to be the way forward. For the majority of the community its quick, easy to follow and efficient.” – Anonymous


We are pleased to share with you some forthcoming staff updates to our GP team
·         Dr Lily Apaydin will be joining us from 15th September 2020 to cover Dr Fiona Bellringer’s maternity leave. Dr Bellringer will start her maternity leave after Friday 18th September.  Dr Apaydin will work the same days as Dr Bellringer – all day Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
·         Dr Kirsty Rogers will be back from her maternity leave on Monday 7th September and will return to work Monday and Wednesday as full days and Tuesday afternoons.
·         Dr Kate Perryman who has been Dr Rogers maternity cover will be leaving us on Thursday 3rd September

GP Partners

Dr Nadeem Ahmad: BSc MB BS MRCP MRCGP

  • 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

  • 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 and currently heads up mental health services at Trinity. 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

  • 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 and aspiring to create a garden like Monty Don’s, and a kitchen like Mary Berry!

Dr Michael Rushton: BSc (Joint Hons) MBBS DRCOG MRCGP

  • 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 Paul Deffley: BMBS BMedSci (Hons) MRCGP DFFP

  • Paul is GP, qualifying in 2006. He works part time as a Partner, with particular interests in musculoskeletal problems, mental health and prescribing. Paul also works for 2 other organisations as well as being a GP. Firstly a not for profit social enterprise supporting General Practice across the UK, helping them adopt new ways of working and becoming more efficient in their practices. He also works for the Royal College of General Practitioners as the GP Workload Clinical Champion.


  • 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

  • Specialist interests: Joint injections to shoulders and knees.

Dr Chloe Jagger: BMBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH – (currently on maternity leave)

  • Specialist interests: Women’s health, dermatology

Dr Charlotte Beecham: MBBS MRCGP

  • 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 involved in organising our medical student placements and is the educational supervisor for our final year students.
    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


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

Dr Fiona Bellringer: MBBS BSc MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH 

  • Specialist interests: Contraception

Dr Ian Williams: MB BCh MRCGP DA MA

Dr Kirsty Rogers: MBBS BSc (Hons) DHC MRCGP – (currently on maternity leave)

Dr Stefano Capozzi: MBCHB BSc (Med Ed) MRCGP

Dr Will Shepherd:

Dr Kate Perryman:

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