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Meet the team

Dr Edward Bond

MBBCh (Wales), MRCG,P DRCOG (Male)

Dr Bond graduated from University of Wales College of Medicine in 2001 and then trained as a GP in North Devon. He is heavily involved in medical education, both as a GP trainer and medical student training lead. Dr Bond is the practice lead for Safeguarding Children, Coronary Heart Disease and IT. He is supported by his full time receptionist.

Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 daughters as well as keeping fit by cycling, swimming and running.

Bideford MC GP Partners

Dr Duncan Bardner (Senior Partner) 


Dr Bardner is a member of the Local Medical Committee, he is also the lead GP for IT, prescribing and Locality Commissioning at BMC. He works 8 sessions per week. 

Dr Yuk-Lung Chan

MBChB, MRCGP (Male) 

Dr Chan is the liaison GP for the Minor Injury Unit at Bideford Hospital. He is interested in Accident and Emergency Medicine.

Dr Richard Davies 


Dr Davies is a qualified surgeon and general practitioner who has a specialist interest in Minor Sugery such as Carpal Tunnel release and Skin Surgery. He has a keen interest in family medicine and is the lead clinician for Clinical Research and Dementia at the Practice. 

Dr Ruth Down


Dr Down is the lead GP for palliative care and anticoagulation. She has an interest in Family Planning and Sexual Health. She is the joint Medical Officer for Kingsley School.

Dr Steffan James


Dr James joined as a partner in in 2017 and works 6 sessions. He graduated from the University of Bristol in 2008. He is interested in all aspects of medicine. When he is not working he enjoys spending his time with his family, his dog and all sports.

Dr Richard O'Brien



Dr O’Brien graduated from Cardiff University in 2009 and went on to work in North Wales, New Zealand and Exeter, before settling in North Devon for GP training.  He is currently working 6 sessions per week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Despite his surname, he is a proud Welshman who loves his rugby. When not seeing patients, he can be found chasing his children around parkrun, riding his bike or behind his camera’s lens. 

Dr Nicola Relph 


Along with Dr Ansell, Dr Relph is one of the organisers of general practice training in North Devon, and is very keen on medical education. Her other clinical interests are children’s and women's health. She enjoys the variety of day to day work and building and maintaining good relationships with her patients. Dr Relph moved back to North Devon 6 years ago to be nearer her family, having spent her childhood in Ashreigney. In her spare time she enjoys walking her two dogs on the beach, or digging in the garden. She also loves cooking, and all sorts of crafts. 

Dr Andrew Clarke

MBChB (Bristol) MRCGP MRCP BScHons Physiotherapy (Male) 

Dr Clarke graduated from the University of Bristol in 2007 and completed his GP training at Bideford Medical Centre. He is a GP trainer.
Outside of work he enjoys running and spending time with his family. 

Dr Andy Brown MBE

BMBCh, MA, MRCGP (2006), MFSEM(UK), DOccMed, DipSTI, AME (Male)


Dr Brown graduated from Oxford in 1997 and spent 17 years as a Royal Navy Medical Officer before re-joining the NHS in 2015.  He has special interests in vasectomy surgery and expedition medicine, especially cold weather and high altitude, and is a tutor in extreme medicine at Exeter University. When not at work he enjoys exploring the Devon countryside with his family, paragliding, growing vegetables and keeping fit.

Dr Jessica Lloyd-Jones

Dr Nicola Thornton

Dr Sarah El-Badawy

Salaried GPs

GP Registrars

Dr Joy Perham

Dr Paul Jugurnauth

Acute Care Team, Clinical Pharmacists & Treatment Staff

Same Day Team - Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Kathy Osborn

Clinical Pharmacists

Sarah Mcmenamin

Hayley Gould

Practice Nurses

Helen Gilbert (Lead)   Joyce James   Louisa Kimber   Mary-Jane Cradduck

Emily Horwell   Julie Astle   Jo Taskis

Lucy Burgoyne (Nurse Associate)

GP Assistant

Stacey Colwill

Healthcare Assitants

Dawn Hamer  Maya Tomlinson-Bowden  


Sam Wallis

Practice Manager

Caroline Sanford

Deputy Practice Manager

Claire Bellamy

Finance Manager

Samantha Horn

Operations Managers

Laura Rowe

Claire Smith

Zoe Smale

IT Manager

Sam Cole

Administrative Assistant to Management Team

Lisa Lulham

Administrative Staff

Premises Management

Premises Manager

James Bellamy

Attached Staff

The Doctors work in close co-operation with a number of staff from Northern Devon Healthcare Trust and other health agencies to provide care for our patients. These are:

Community Matrons 

Community Nurses
Community Midwives 

The Community Midwives team provide antenatal and postnatal care and education for patients and their families regarding all aspects of pregnancy, breast-feeding and childcare.  

Integrated Children Services / Health Visitors

The Integrated Children Services / Health Visitors are trained nurses who have undergone further training in child development, psychology, social policy and environmental health. Although they work primarily with pre-school children and their families they may be involved with all age groups in a variety of settings, in liaison with other professionals.


They are: 
Community Psychiatric Nurses for the Elderly

Ruth Harrison  and Alan Mawby  who are based at the Abbotsvale Unit, provide a range of services in order to assess, diagnose & treat adults over 65yrs with mental health problems.


Hospice Nurse

Parkinson Specialist Nurse

Torridge Primary Care Network Teams

  • Acute Visiting Service Paramedic

  • Care Home Team

  • First Contact Practitioners (Physiotherapy)

  • Health & Wellbeing 

  • Mental Health Practitioner

  • OPIC (Older Persons Integrated Care)

  • Pharmacy

  • Care Co-ordinators - administrators to the PCN Teams

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