Doctors

The Drayton Surgery

Dr Nick O'Rourke (m)

BM (Southampton 1989) DRCOG MRCGP

Dr O'Rourke is one of the GP Trainers at the practice and is involved in the training of both Medicals Students and Trainee GP's. 

His working days are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

Dr Andrew Drake (m)

BSc (London 1998) MBBS MRCP DFFP MRCGP

Dr Drake carries out Minor Surgery Clinics and is regularly involved in training Medical Students.  His working days are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Dr Drake is also one of the two Managing Partners at the surgery and works closely with the Practice Business Manager to ensure we are providing the best service we can.

Dr Veronika Cassidy (f)

MB ChB (Leicester 1998) DRCOG DFFP MRCGP DipDerm


Dr Cassidy joined the practice at the beginning of February 2014. 


She is available on Mondays, Tuesdays and Friday's.  Dr Cassidy has a particular interest in Womens Health and also Dermatology.  Along with Dr Day she provides IUCD clinics and Implanon fitting.

Dr Mark Swindells (m)

MBBChir (Cambridge 2004) MA MSc MRCS MRCGP

Dr Swindells joined the practice on 6th August, 2014.  He is available on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoon.  He has a special interest in Minor Surgery and runs the Minor Surgery Clinic sessions with Dr Drake.

Dr Swindells is one of the two Managing Partners and works closely with the Practice Business Manager to ensure we are providing the best service possible.

Dr Charlotte Day (f)

Dr Day joined us on 7th April, 2015.  She is available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and alternate Thursdays and Fridays.  Dr Day has a particular interest in sexual health and contraception. Dr Day will provides IUCD clinics and Implanon fitting,  along with Dr Cassidy.

Dr Helen Foakes (f)

Dr Foakes joined the practice at the end of October 2019 and is available for appointments on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. She is the newest Partner to join the team, taking over from Dr Gill in April 2021.

Dr Emily Surridge (f)

BM (Southampton 2002) DRCOG DFFP MRCGP 

Dr Surridge is available on Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Dr Deborah Kerr (f)

Dr Kerr does a regular session on Thursday AM and has a special interest in Occupational Health

Dr Kate Burton (f)

Dr Burton works on a Tuesday and a Thursday AM.  

Dr Alexandra MacDonald (f)

Dr MacDonald undertook her GP Training with the practice and is returned to us in 2019 as a Salaried GP. She works, Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays.

Dr Sakesh Parmar (m)

Dr Sakesh Parmar has recently returned to the practice and is available on Wednesday and Thursday.

Dr Genevieve Teoh (f)

Dr Teoh completed her training at The Drayton Surgery and joined as a Salaried GP in August 2021. She is available on a Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. She has a specialist interest in minor surgery.

Dr Carol Whittle (f)

Dr Whittle is our most recent addition to the team at The Drayton Surgery, having joined us from another surgery within the City. She works on a Monday and Wednesday.

Dr Rebecca Blyth (f)

Dr Blyth is currently completing her GP training under the supervision of Dr Cassidy.

Dr Babatunde Ayo (m)

DR Ayo is currently completing his GP training under the supervision of Dr O'Rourke

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