Doctors

Dr Paul Wood – Male
BMedSci BMBS DRCOG

Dr Paul Wood qualified from Nottingham in 1988 and has been part of the team and involved in all aspects of practice development since joining The Practice in 1993. He works in the practice two days a week (Tuesday and Wednesday). In addition to this, he is a clinical lead for Derby and Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group having previously been Chair of the antecedent organisation. Paul is married with 2 children, in some of his spare time he remains a loyal supporter of Derby County.

Dr Ruth Lenehan – Female
MBBS DCH

Dr Ruth Lenehan qualified in 1992 and joined the practice in 2000. Her clinical interests include Rheumatology, Minor Surgery and Women’s health. She is the GP responsible in the practice for Child and Adult Safeguarding issues. She works in the practice 2 days a week (Monday and Wednesday).

Dr Niall McKay – Male
MBChB MRCGP

Dr Niall McKay has been a GP since 1993 and is pleased to be working 3 days a week in General Practice (Tuesday, Thursday and Friday). He is the lead managerial partner and has a clinical interest in musculoskeletal medicine, sports injuries and rehabilitation as well as medical education and end of life care. Dr McKay is a GP trainer, so supervises and trains GP registrars within the practice.

Dr Caroline Saxelby – Female
MBChB MRCGP

Dr Caroline Saxelby studied medicine as a graduate in Leeds having already completed a degree in Medical Microbiology. She joined the practice in 2008 following completion of her GP training in Nottingham. Alongside Dr. McKay, she is one of the GP trainers in the practice. She has previously worked as the Macmillan GP facilitator for end of life care for the Southern Derbyshire CCG and has worked for the contraception and sexual health service in Derby until the end of 2013. Her special interests include palliative and end of life care, collaborative work with care homes, contraception and sexual health and GP training.

Dr Robbie McDermott – Male
MA BMBS DRCOG

Dr Robbie McDermott qualified in 2010 as a mature entrant to medicine. He works as a GP for three days a week (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday). He has an interest in learning difficulties and autism as well as international humanitarian medicine.

Dr Andrew Kitchen – Male

Dr Andrew Kitchen joined the Practice in January 2017.

Dr Harkesh Chahal – Female
MBChB MRCGP DRCOG

Dr Harkesh Chahal qualified in 2009 and completed her GP training in Derby in 2014. She joined the practice in March 2017 and works 4 days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday). In her spare time she enjoys travelling, walking and reading.

Dr Lakhvinder Dhamrait

Dr Lakhvinder Dhamrait qualified 2015 and completed his GP training in Derby in 2020. He joined the practice in September 2020. He works at the practice 4 days a week (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday). In his spare time he enjoys watching football and sports.