Our Staff


Dr Alison Parrish

(Senior Partner) MBBS MRCGP DCH PGCert

Dr Parrish qualified in 1988 at The Royal London Hospital. She has been a GP at Selsey Medical Practice for the last 20 years and has particular interests in mental and emotional health as well as gynaecology and contraceptive services. She is also an accredited GP trainer. When not at work, Alison enjoys gardening, sailing, and swimming in the sea.

Dr Rachel Jameson


Qualified in 1998 at St George's Hospital, London and has special interests in Paediatrics, Diabetes and Elderly Care medicine.

Dr Edward Ford

(Partner) MB ChB MRCGP

Qualified in 2005 at Sheffield School of Medicine, special interests include general medicine, paediatrics, urology, palliative care and frailty. He performs minor surgery at Selsey Medical Centre. Dr Ford supervises medical students from Brighton Medical School and begins his qualification to become an accredited trainer for Health Education England Kent, Surrey and Sussex this Autumn. Dr Ford represents the practice at the Clinical Commissioning Group.

Dr Kingsley Poole

(Partner) MA, MSc, BM.BCh, DM (Oxon)

Qualified in 1996 at Oxford University. After house-jobs he undertook a doctorate in epilepsy research based at the Institute of Neurology in Queen Square, London. In 2000 he started his GP training at St Richard's Hospital, Chichester, and since becoming a GP in 2003 has worked locally, excepting a year in New Zealand's North Island (2006-07) and a year in Oxford (2009-2010). Neurology is his area of special interest.

Dr Ivar Claros

(Partner) MA BS MRCGP

I trained at San Simón university in Cochabamba, Bolivia, South America, I did my foundation training at The Great Western Hospital in Swindon. After that I was a Clinical Fellow in Orthopedics. I did my GP training in the KSS Deanery. I worked as a Locum and Salary GP before I joined Selsey Medical Practice. I am interested in musculoskeletal conditions. I play football and do road cycling and enjoy many different activities with my family.

Dr Antonia Gowan


Qualified in 1998 at St George's Hospital, London. After house jobs in London, she then went to work in Perth, Australia for 6 months, returning to Adelaide in 2003 for a further year. In 2004 she started her GP training at St Richard's Hospital, Chichester, and since becoming a GP in 2006 has worked at Selsey Medical Practice. She has a special interests in colorectal conditions and family planning. She fits contraceptive implants (Nexplanon) and leads on menopause within the practice.

Dr Arabella Sargent


Qualified in 2002 at Guy's King's and St Thomas. Specialist interest in paediatrics and children's health.

Dr Caroline Densham


Qualified in 1993 at Bristol University and held a wide variety of Junior Hospital Posts in the South West and New Zealand before going into General Practice. She has worked as a GP in Bognor Regis and then Midhurst for the last 10 years where she also worked at the Community Hospital in Elderly Rehabilitation medicine. She has a variety of clinical interests including Care of the Elderly and Gynaecology.

Dr Helen Sewrey

(Salaried GP) BScMedSci, MBChB, MRCGP

Qualified in 2008 from Manchester, having spent 3 pre-clinical years in St Andrews, Scotland. After a few years working in London, knowing she loved the local area moved here to complete GP training and has stayed ever since. Enjoys all aspects of General Practice but areas of particular interest include Children's health and End of life care.

Dr Jill Adams

(Salaried GP)

I have had a varied career in General Practice having GP- trained and worked in Cumbria for a few years before spending time as a clinical academic at the medical school at Birmingham University. I then worked in Surrey before moving to West Sussex. I am involved in GP education in the locality and have an interest in medical ethics. In my spare time I enjoy the outdoors and may be seen puffing around Medmerry and swimming in the sea.

Dr Jaspal Roopra

(Salaried GP)

Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners are all trained specialist nurses who have undertaken additional education in order to provide nursing care and prescribe. Nurse Practitioners can provide treatment and advice for many problems for which you may have seen a doctor for in the past. Their main areas of expertise are in the management of common illnesses and long term conditions.The Nurse Practitioner can assess and examine you, make a diagnosis and provide advice and treatment including a prescription if required. They can make referrals to hospital doctors or other health care professionals and admit patients into hospital when necessary. They work closely with your GP and liaise frequently with him / her about their care. Some patients, often those with complex and longstanding medical problems may need and appointment with a doctor. The Nurse Practitioner is usually able to assess the situation and in some cases will organise initial blood tests and other investigations prior to arranging a follow up appointment with your GP.

Kirsty Anderson

Lead Nurse

Started working at Selsey in 2001, trained at University College Hospital in London. Completed Nurse Prescribing qualification in 2009 at University of Surrey in 2009. Previously worked in a Practice in Kings Cross, London. Background in woman's health - was a sister on a gynaecology ward at the Royal Free Hospital for a number of years. Covers all aspects of work as a nurse prescriber including minor illness, chronic diseases and family planning.


Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Andrea Jackson

Emma Hayward

Started working at Selsey Medical Practice in 2015 Specialising in diabetes management and covers all areas of treatment room duties including child vaccinations, travel health, contraception and wound care. Worked as a care assistant for many years before training as a nurse and qualifying in 2002 at the University of Surrey. Worked at St Richards Hospital on Acute Medical Admissions ward, pre-operative assessment gaining a certificate in Pre-operative care at Southampton University and then working on a surgical ward specialising in Urology, Colorectal, breast surgery, gynaecology, MFU and orthopaedics.

Sally Smith

Qualified in 1986, joined Selsey medical Practice in 2014. Experience in Genito-urinary surgery, Gynaecology, General Medicine, Dermatology, Infectious Diseases and working on an HIV unit. Completed a Return to Practice through the University of Surrey in 2003. Undertakes all treatment room duties and supports patients in the management of asthma and COPD.

NIcky Macdonald

Practice Nurse in Selsey since 2009. Completed Nurse Prescribing qualification in 2016. Previously worked at St Richards on an acute medical ward for 3 years, in intensive care for 4 years, and as a Respiratory Nurse Practitioner for a year. Carries out all treatment room areas and minor illness. Supports patients to manage their long-term conditions such as asthma, COPD, coronary heart disease and diabetes.

Health Practitioners

Paramedic Practitioners can assess minor illness, minor injury and rashes / skin complaints as well routine treatment room activities such as removal of stitches.

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Kim Shevill

Jacqui Strange

Previous experience includes work in nursing and care homes in Selsey, most recently as the deputy manager at Sussex Grange Residential home where she gained an NVQ level 4.

Marie Taylor

Health Care Assistant at Selsey Medical Practice since 2014. Previously served in the Royal Navy for 8yrs. The deployment on 4 ships ranged from being operational in Sierra Leone Kosovo, providing disaster relief and developing overseas relations. Worked in with Hampshire ambulance service in the control room giving clinical lifesaving advice to patients whilst waiting for the emergency crew to arrive, also worked in the air ambulance control room before completing HCA training at St Richards Hospital. Role includes assisting in minor ops clinics, diabetic reviews including dopplers, ear irrigation, phlebotomy, spirometry, administering B12 & flu vaccines, new patient checks, measurement of BPs and pulse, NHS Health Checks, wound care, suture and clip removal, smoking cessation and ECGs.


Our phlebotomists work every morning. As well as taking blood they can also measure your blood pressure. Our nursing team can also offer stop smoking services and NHS health checks.

Carole Bath

Practice Management

The practice managers are involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice managers support the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also help to develop extended services to enhance patient care.

Nicola Collins

Allison Turner


Our fully trained reception and administration staff are a highly professional team who are your first point of contact with the practice either in person or over the telephone. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Sometimes the recptionists will ask for some brief information on your current needs, particuarly in urgent situations. Please help them by explaining your needs if asked to do so and they will endeavour to find the best solution to your problem. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits. We aim to provide a warm welcome to patients and aim to be as helpful as possible.

Aliceson Downs

Anna Baldwin

Tracey Hill

Jen Hymas

Julie Ransom

Kelly Frost

Lisa Lelliott

Nikki Jones

Sadie Calton

Sallie Brown

Sandra Hyman

Tammy Goodman

Sarah Rose

Danielle Allsobrook

Tonie Woodjetts

Debbie O'Connor

Katy Growns

Dawn Winsor

Mark Parrish

Amy Cooper

Anna Brown

Chris Lee

Carol White