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 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 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 Sara Coe

(Salaried GP) MBChB (Hon), MRCOG (Dist), DRCOG, DFFP

Qualified in 1988 from Bristol University and joined my Surrey practice as a partner in 1996, became senior partner in 2010 until last year when I relocated down to the coast. During the pandemic I worked for the Covid 111 service and now work on a Thursday at Selsey. I am a GP with a Special Interest (GPwSI) in gynaecology, and work as a hospital practitioner in gynae-oncology in Surrey. I am a generalist but also have special interests in woman’s health, stroke, learning disabilities and covid disorders.

Nurse Prescribers

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.

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.

Justine Bohan

Joined Selsey Medical Practice in 2020. Graduated from Bucks New Uni in 2009 Completed Nurse Prescribing qualification in 2014 Previously worked at the Mount Vernon Cancer Centre and for Central and North West London NHS Trust and Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust. In 2015, Justine set up a Homeless Health Service in the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, and subsequently won the Nursing Times Award for the best community project in 2018. In 2019 Justine was awarded the title of Queen's Nurse, which focuses on promoting the highest standards of patient care in the Community. Covers all aspects as a Nurse Prescriber including minor illness. Clinical interest in frailty and the ageing population. Currently just enjoying living by the sea!

Practice Nurses

Andrea Jackson

After qualifying as an Enrolled General Nurse in Sept 1987, Andrea became a Registered General Nurse in 1991 at St Helier Hospital, Surrey, where she worked in midwifery on ante and post-natal wards. She then worked on orthopaedics and medical wards at St Richards hospital before specialising in elderly care, eventually becoming the Deputy Manager of a nursing home. She joined SMP in 2006 and her role covers all treatment room duties. She is the Lead Nurse in wound care, vaccinations and travel vaccinations, and is also involved with the care of our dementia patients and those who have learning disabilities.

Kristal Wallace

Joined Selsey Medical Practice in 2020. Kristal qualified in 2008 from the University of Surrey and starting working out in the community as a registered nurse in the Chichester area. In 2017 she came to Selsey as the Community Sister for the district nursing team and in the last 2 years she has been the Clinical nurse lead for the community team in Selsey. Her passion is for community care, looking after people in their own homes, and particularly End of Life care out in the community. Her role within the surgery is to incorporate community care whilst supporting the GP’s with home visits, which she is very exciting about! When not working, Kristal is a busy mum to three children and spends most weekends on the sidelines of football pitches around the country!

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.

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.

Jo Robb

Jo joined the West Midlands Ambulance Service in 2002 as a Trainee Technician. After qualifying in 2004, she moved to Selsey with her family. Jo joined the Hampshire Ambulance Service (now South-Central Ambulance Service) and was based in Portsmouth. She gained her Paramedic qualification in 2007. She took a break from the ambulance service in 2017 to spend more time with her family, but now brings her skills and experience to our clinical team. As well as spending time with her family, Jo enjoys our lovely Selsey beaches, walking, and more recently, paddle boarding.


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

Carole joined the practice in 2010. In addition to her duties as lead Phlebotomist, she administers ECGs, 24 BP monitoring, NHS health checks, B12 injections and other tests. Carole is also a registered Smoking Cessation Advisor. Before joining us, Carole worked for 8 years within the Haematology Dept. at St. Richards Hospital, assisting in the Lab with sample analysis and phlebotomy on the wards and in outpatients, as well as training other members of the phlebotomy team. She also has experience as a health care assistant in local care homes. When Carole is not working she enjoys pottery, gardening, photography and the Arts, as well as the local beaches!

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.

Nikki Jones

Sallie Brown

Sadie Calton

Amy Cooper

Aliceson Downs

Kelly Frost

Tammy Goodman

Katy Growns

Emma Gray

Jen Hymas

Anna James

Chris Lee

Mark Parrish

Julie Rolfe

Natalie Thring

Mandy Turner

Carol White

Dawn Winsor

Tonie Woodjetts