- Dr Victoria Blackburn – MB, BS, (London 1993) DRCOG, DFFP
Victoria trained at UCL. She undertook house jobs in Gloucester and Bath before doing VTS training at Cheltenham and Gloucester Royal Hospitals.
She completed her JCPTGP certificate in 1997, training at a Practice in Stroud, Gloucestershire.
She undertook local locum work for 1 year before becoming a retainer, then GP Partner at her current Practice in Stonehouse, where she has been for 20 years.
She has also seen private patients at The Nuffield Hospital, Cheltenham, since 2009.
She has contributed regularly to BBC Radio Gloucestershire (2011-2015), and written for magazines. She helped to set up a local Menstrual Disorder Service which ran successfully from 2005-2007.
She was lead GP for Women’s Health and Maternity, working for the CCG from 2014-2015.In her capacity as a private and NHS GP she is interested in all aspects of family health.
She has a specialist interest in women’s health, (family planning and menopause), and weight management.
- Dr Deborah Haffenden
Deborah studied medicine at Bristol University, graduating in 1987.
After a year working in New Zealand, she returned to the South West, initially training for a career in obstetrics & gynaecology, but decided to switch to the wider appeal of General Practice.
She undertook her GP training year in Minchinhampton, then worked at Gloucestershire Royal Hospital in paediatrics to broaden her experience.
She was a partner at Rowcroft Medical Centre from 1996 to 2016.
She now works as an assistant here at High Street Medical Centre, and also sees private patients at The Nuffield Hospital in Cheltenham. Her main areas of interest are women’s health and paediatrics. She is married and has a mad springer spaniel.
- Dr Richard Pead – MB, BS (London 1997) MRCGP
- Dr Luke Benson – BMed Sci, BM BS, MRCGP (2013), DRCOG
Luke studied Medicine at Nottingham University and graduated in 2008.
He stayed in the area for his junior doctor years and completed his GP training in 2013.
He moved to Gloucestershire shortly after.Luke first started working at High Street Medical Centre in 2015.
He has interests in Respiratory Medicine and Men’s Health (having worked in respiratory medicine and urology during his training). He also holds the UIAA Diploma in Mountain Medicine which focuses on medicine at altitude and in wilderness environments.
Luke’s wife is also a GP and they have 2 children. In his spare time, he enjoys rugby and mountaineering.