Dr Lawrence Lear

Dr Lawrence LearMBBS (London 1986), MRCGP, MSc SEM

I joined the practice in 1991 becoming Senior Partner when Dr Pope retired. My interests include orthopaedic and sports medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound and school medicine which incorporates research for adolescent rugby injuries.  My interests gave me the opportunity to work as a Sports physician at the London 2012 Olympics. I represent local GP’s as Deputy Chair of the Locality Clinical Commissioning Group and work one day a week at Wimborne Hospital in the Orthopaedic department.
Dr John Tan

Dr John TanMBChB (Bristol 1985), FRCS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP

I initially trained in General Surgery and Urology at Nottingham, Southampton and Poole.  I was first appointed as a full-time GP partner at the practice in 1995. My Interests include Diabetes and Respiratory Disease.  I have been the practice GP Trainer for the last 12 years, mentoring young Doctors before they become fully fledged GPs.
Dr Hayley Sankson

Dr Hayley SanksonMBBS (Southampton 1991), MRCGP, DipFamPlan

I joined the practice in 1997 as a part-time GP partner. My interests include general medicine and women’s health, in particular, family planning, menopause and breast disease. I am the Child Protection Lead for the practice and provide medical cover at private schools. My work also involves elderly care rehabilitation medicine at Wimborne Hospital.
Dr René Skule

Dr René SkuleMBBS (Charing Cross & Westminster 1989), MRCP, MRCGP

I worked overseas, setting up and running a medical clinic before returning to the UK in 2001 when I became a full-time partner at the practice. I am Lead School Medical Officer for Canford School and Bryanston School and I sit on the executive board of the Medical Officers of Schools Association (MOSA). The practice is a member of the NHS Clinical Research Network and I oversee trials for medical research in primary care.
Dr Andrew Redman

Dr Andrew RedmanMB BS (Imperial College London 2000), BSc (Hons)in Neuroscience, MRCGP

I joined the practice as a full-time GP Partner in 2003, after working at the practice as a Registrar.  My interests include general medicine, palliative care, mental health, schools medicine and medical education. From 2015 I have taken over the role of GP Trainer for the practice.
Dr Neil Rennie

Dr Neil RennieMBChB, MRCP, MRCGP

I am Dr Neil Rennie and I qualified as a doctor in 2000 from Aberdeen University. My post-graduate training was initially in general medicine and gastroenterology where I gained membership to the Royal College of Physicians in 2005. In 2007 I moved to general practice and I have enjoyed this immensely.

Supporting Doctors

Dr Deborah McCarthy

Dr Deborah McCarthyMBBS, BSc, MRCP, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH (University College London in 2004)

I worked in the South West in numerous medical specialities before moving to Dorset to become a GP.   I joined the practice in 2012 to complete my GP training and have remained since.   I took over Dr Dickins’ patient list in December 2014 following her retirement.   My interests include women’s health and general medicine.  I also work at Wimborne Hospital for a weekly session covering geriatric rehabilitation inpatients.
Dr Tamsin Crowley


Dr Kate Szymankiewicz

Dr Kate SzymankiewiczMRCGP, DCH, DRSRH, BM (Southampton 2003)

I completed my GP training in Ringwood and have been working in Blandford in the last 5 years as a salaried GP.  In 2015 I was delighted to join the team at the practice as a GP Retainer.