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The next Patient Participation Group meeting is Wednesday 22nd January at 5pm


All patients at the health centre have a named GP. If you are unsure who your doctor is contact the surgery and we will provide you with this information.



Did you know that we have a Citizens Advice Bureau advisor in the practice on Fridays who can offer free, confidential, impartial and independent advice to patients registered at the practice. Patients can self refer- Please speak to Reception.


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Dr Fiona Leckie (f)

FRCGP DRCOG DFFP DPD PGCertMedEd(Glasgow 1993)

Dr Leckie joined the practice as a partner in 2002. Her interests include Dermatology and Teaching. She is a GP Trainer and was previously a Training Programme Director for the Cambridge GP Speciality Training Programme. She is the Education Lead for the RCGP East Anglia Faculty, a RCGP Examiner and a GP Associate Dean.

Dr Rachel Harmer (f)

MRCGP DRCOG DFFP (Cambridge 1995)

Dr Harmer qualified in Cambridge in 1995. Dr Harmer holds certificates in MB BCHir MRCGP DRCOG, DFFP. Dr Harmer joined the practice in 2001 and became a partner in 2005.

Dr Harmer has an interest in mental health. She is also Co-director of the Primary Care Network to which our surgery belongs - Cambridge City PCN. The network is aiming to improve local service provision for patients.
Dr Amine Boualem (m)

MRCGP, MD, PGDip(Diabetes), AFHEA, PGCert(MedEd) (Algeria 1996)

Dr Boualem trained as a General Practitioner in Bedford and Cambridge. He acquired a diverse clinical experience in both Algeria, where he qualified, and in the UK where he completed his junior medical positions. He has developed a particular interest in diabetes and vascular disease.

He holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Diabetes (Leicester University) and a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education (University of Cambridge). He is a GP tutor and trainer involved respectively in the education of medical students and GP trainees. He is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. 

Dr Alisdair Macnair (m)


Dr Macnair is from Norfolk and studied in London.  He completed GP training on the South Coast, with stints abroad, and has worked in Cambridge since 2006.  The year before joining East Barnwell he worked in Sydney.

He has interests in medical education and palliative care.

When not at work he is trustee of a medical charity which involves a lot of cycling.  The rest of his time he spends running a bicycle taxi service for his three children.

Dr Jason Young (m)


Dr Young qualified in London in 1996 gaining an inter-calated BSc in the History of Medicine from the Wellcome Institute. After qualifying he initially pursued training in Anaesthesia. Following a series of hospital posts in the Anglia region he joined the Cambridge VTS for GP training in 2003 firstly at Sawston Health Centre and then at East Barnwell. He took up a GP Retainer post at East Barnwell Health Centre in 2006 and has subsequently become a Salaried Dr at the practice.

Dr Susana Moreira (f)

Dr Moreira qualified in medicine in Portugal and, having moved to the UK, joined our practice in September 2016 on the Induction and Refresher GP scheme. Dr Moreira completed this training in June 2007. She re-joined us in June 2018 to cover a maternity leave post. She has now become a permanent member of clinical staff.

Dr Katherine Mellanby (f)

Dr Mellanby qualified in Nottingham in 2002. She has worked as a GP in London, Western Australia and now Cambridge. She has an interest in mental health, women’s health and family planning and is experienced at fitting contraceptive implants and intrauterine devices.​
GP Registrars
These are doctors who are training for general practice but who already have wide experience of the hospital service and are planning a career in general practice. They often work at the health centre for up to a year.
Dr Holly Grimes (f)

Dr Holly Grimes, GP registrar, joined us on the 30th January 2018 and returned from maternity leave in November 2019

Dr Alexandra Kendall (f)

Dr Kendall is a GP Registrar who will shortly be going on Maternity leave.

Dr Shan He (f)

Dr He joined the practice in July 2019 as a GP Registrar

Medical Students
The practice also hosts medical students throughout the year as part of their training programme.
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