The Partners


Dr Paul Taylor

Senior GP Partner


Dr Taylor qualified from Guy’s Hospital Medical School in 1987. Following this, Dr. Taylor gained experience in Accident and Emergency, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Paediatrics before deciding on General Practice and completing his General Practice training in 1991. He was awarded Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners the same year.

Dr. Taylor later went on to obtain a Diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist, and a Diploma in Child Health.

He has been a full time Partner at Hanham Health since January 1992. He subsequently gained Fellowship of The Royal College of General Practitioners in 2000.

He enjoys all aspects of General Practice, particularly caring for extended families. As of November 2018 he will be working part time as the Executive Manager and the remainder of his time as a GP.

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Dr Ayo Aderogba

GP Partner

MB ChB (1993) MRCGP (2000)

Dr. Aderogba studied medicine at the University of Bristol, during which time he won a Bristol “Red” for Hockey; he graduated as a qualified doctor in 1993. After graduation, he trained in a wide variety of specialities and completed his General Practitioner training at Hanham Health in 1998.

Dr Aderogba became a Partner at Hanham Health in 2004. He enjoys the variety general practice brings and currently provides medical services to both a local Secure Unit for young people and a Psychiatric Rehabilitation Unit

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Dr Sue Lowrey

GP Partner


Dr Sue Lowrey qualified as a doctor from Southampton University in 1987. She had previously studied English Literature and gained an honours degree from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne before choosing to become a doctor. Sue worked for four years in hospitals in England and Australia, gaining extra qualifications in Care of the Elderly.

In 1991, she moved to Bristol to complete her General Practice training and also worked part-time as a Psychiatrist at Southmead Hospital. She became a Partner at Hanham Health in 1996 and has developed a special interest in Mental Health, Women’s Health and the care of Young Adults.

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Dr Jonathan Hayes

GP Partner


Dr Hayes was born in Bristol and was educated at Colston’s School in Stapleton.  He studied medicine at Southampton University and graduated in 1995.  After completing his General Practice training, he was awarded membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners and joined Oldland Surgery as a Partner in 1999.  Oldland Surgery and Hanham Surgery subsequently merged in 2008 to form Hanham Health.

In addition to his work at Hanham Health, Dr Hayes is currently the Clinical Chair of the Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (BNSSG CCG).

As many patients who have visited his consulting room at Oldland Surgery will know, he is an avid fan of Dr Who and his ‘unique’ display of memorabilia has been discussed on BBC Radio 5 live.

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Dr Jayne Ayers

GP Partner


Dr Jayne Ayers studied medicine at Edinburgh University, qualifying in 1993. She initially worked in hospital posts, subsequently gaining a diploma from the Royal college of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. She completed General Practice training in 1998 and was awarded Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners. She has been a Partner at Oldland Surgery since 1999.

Dr Ayers enjoys all aspects of General Practice, taking particular interest in sexual health, gynaecology and the treatment of diabetes. As such, she went on to study and gain a diploma in the faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health. Dr Ayers is a GP trainer and lead GP for research in the Practice.

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Dr Kirstie Pearson

GP Partner


Dr Pearson qualified from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in 2003. Following this, she gained experience in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Paediatrics, ENT, Ophthalmology and Elderly Care Medicine, before deciding to become a GP. She completed her General Practitioner training in 2007. Dr Pearson joined Hanham Health as a salaried GP in 2008 and became a Partner in 2010.

She continues to have a special interest in Women’s and Children’s health, and is one of the Practice leads for Safeguarding Children and Young People. She has specialist training in Family Planning, including the fitting of contraceptive coils and implants. She is a board member of the Severn faculty of the Royal College of General Practitioners and she is also a Clinical Supervisor for foundation level doctors.     Dr Pearson is the lead clinician for the medical services that Hanham Health provides at MOD Abbey Wood.

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Dr Chris Pocock

GP Partner


Having qualified from Guys, Kings and St Thomas’ Medical Schools in London, Dr Pocock initially undertook training to become a Surgeon and was an Orthopaedic Registrar before deciding on a career in General Practice. Chris Pocock was appointed Partner at Hanham Health in 2012 and is Medical Director at Leyhill Prison. He also runs community fracture clinics and the local vasectomy service in Bath.

Chris gained a passion for education while teaching in the Department of Anatomy at Guys Hospital, and as such is now involved in teaching Bristol based GP trainees. He was a founding member of the Severn deanery GPST committee and runs communication skills courses for doctors. He enjoys the variety that General Practice brings and the opportunity to provide continued care for his patients. Outside medicine he is organist at his local church and enjoys running half-marathons.

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Dr Felicity Fay

GP Partner


Dr Fay earned a degree in Applied Biology in 1989 form Imperial College London before deciding to train as a doctor. Dr Fay returned to University, graduating from Newcastle Medical School in 1996. In 2000, she gained a diploma from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, and another diploma in Child Health. Dr Fay was a GP partner at a Practice in Northumbria before joining Hanham as a salaried GP in 2010.

Dr Fay holds secondary roles within the Practice as a GP trainer and our lead in atrial fibrillation. She is also the Locality Representative for South Gloucestershire at the Bristol, North Somerset & South Gloucestershire Clinical commissioning Group (BNSSG CCG).

Dr Fay earned the Fraser Rose Medal from the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2002 for gaining the top mark nationally for the RCGP membership exam that year.

Dr Fay is also loves writing, having written a novel during a six month stay in Vancouver. She currently works part-time as she has two young children to care for.


Catherine Glover

Dr Catherine Glover


Dr Glover joined Hanham Health and the prisons in March 2012, becoming the lead GP for HMP Leyhill in 2014 and later taking on the role of Strategic Lead for Prisons in April 2016. She became a GP Partner on the 1st of August 2016.

Dr Glover previously worked as a GP Partner at a practice in Downend, Bristol, between 2003 and 2012, and also as a forensic physician for Avon and Somerset police between 2003 and 2006.

Special interests include Diabetes, Substance Misuse, Contraception and Sexual Health, Palliative Care.

Dr Glover was initially drawn to prison work due to a keen interest in forensics and a strong desire to make a difference to the lives of those less fortunate; supporting people out of a life of substance misuse and crime.

Dr Martin Lockyer

Dr Lockyer joined the Hanham Health partnership in April 2018 when the merger of Hanham Health and Almondsbury surgery took place.