Your Doctors



Dr Nick Woodward

Nick Woodward qualified from Edinburgh in 2000 and joined the practice in 2007. He has worked in Bristol and abroad (New Zealand and Australia). He has an interest in Paediatrics, musculoskeletal medicine and the training of doctors. He is married with 2 young boys and enjoys his free time playing sport (hockey, cycling and squash) and travelling.



  Dr Woodward  

Dr Gita Sunthankar

Gita Sunthankar qualified in 1989 from Cardiff. She joined the Bristol GP scheme, but before settling into General Practice, worked overseas with a medical charity MSF, in Kenya, Azerbaijan and with DFID in Cambodia. She then returned to general practice in 1999 and was a GP in Clapham, London till 2006, when she and her family relocated to Bath. She has been working at St Augustine's since February 2007.  She enjoys all aspects of family medicine and working in partnership with other health professionals. She is married with 2 children, and likes reading, films, walking and seeing family and friends.


  Dr Sunthankar  

Dr Edward Fletcher

I graduated from Liverpool Medical School in 2004 and then completed my post-graduate training in General Practice in the Wales Deanery. I completed this programme, becoming a Member of the Royal College of GPs, in 2008.

I am developing a specific interest in the care of older patients and will be looking after the residents of Kingfisher Lodge (the new nursing home in Saltford) which I will visit for half a day each week.

Outside of work I enjoy running, cycling and surfing. I also like to cook for friends and family.



  Dr Fletcher  

Dr Liz Reddy

I qualified from Bristol Univerity in 1992 and, after completing my GP training, I went to work with Medecins sans Frontieres in China and Colombia. Subsequently I have been working in practices in Bristol prior to arriving in Keynsham. Most recently I have been a GP partner in Knowle in Bristol for the 7 years preceding my appointment at St Augustine’s. I am interested in all areas of medicine and enjoy working within a Primary Healthcare Team, but in particular have good experience in Paediatrics, Family planning and treatment of alcohol and drug misuse. I am also a GP trainer and enjoy mentoring and teaching trainee GPs. I live in Chew Valley with my husband and 2 young children and enjoy spending time with my family, including going for walks and dancing around the kitchen with them!



  Dr Reddy  

Associate Doctors



Dr Jo Rose

Jo Rose qualified in London in 1988, and, after starting a family, joined the Practice in 1998 as a part time Associate GP, currently working Monday, Tuesday and Thursday mornings. She enjoys all aspects of general practice with a particular interest in Womens Health.She spends her free time glaring at the weeds in her garden,organising teenagers,husband and numerous pets.She keeps sane by walking on The Mendips and reading novels galore!



Dr Emma Brand

Emma Brand qualified from Oxford in 2006 and joined the practice in 2011, having completed her GP training in the Bath area. She very much enjoys all aspects of General Practice but has a particular interest in Women's Health and Sexual Health. She normally works all day on Wednesday and Thursday. Outside of work, Emma enjoys countryside walks, travelling, music, and chatting with friends over tea and cake! Emma married and left us to travel abroad with her new husband in 2014 but re-joined us in summer 2015 to provide maternity cover for Dr Alexander for a year.



Dr Ruth Alexander

Ruth Alexander graduated from Bristol University in 2005. She works two days a week on Wednesday and Thursday. She has a specialist interest in dermatology and teaching.



Dr Philippa Walker

Philippa Walker qualified from Warwick University in 2009. She completed her Foundation training in London and joined the Practice in 2014, after completing her GP Training in the Bristol area. She works on a Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, and visits one of our nursing homes once a week. Outside of work, Philippa enjoys going to the gym, seeing friends and spending time with her family 'up north!' (well, the midlands that is!).



Dr Anna Harrison

Anna Harrison graduated from Bristol University in 2010. She initially worked as a junior doctor in Nottingham before returning to the area to complete her GP training in Bath. She normally works all day Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays and enjoys the variety of general practice and the opportunity to teach alongside her role. Outside of work she keeps fit by running, going on long country walks, playing table tennis and generally enjoys spending time with her family and friends.



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