Doctors

Dr Ed Halsey (m) Senior Partner BM, MRCP, DRCOG, MRCGP
Qualified in 1999 from Southampton spending some time in general medicine before specialising in general practice. He has 4 children at school, who now begin to beat him in most sports.   At weekends he plays hockey, apologising for being stiff and bruised in Monday morning surgery.   His accolade is coming second in Salisbury’s allotment competition (one year only!).

Dr Tim King (m) GP Partner. BM, BCh (Oxon.), MA (Cantab.), MRCS, MRCGP 
Qualified from Oxford in 2004 before several years in surgical training. Worked abroad as an orthopaedic registrar before completing his training in general practice.  Latterly he has worked in hospital posts in Salisbury District Hospital before joining Mere Surgery.  His special interests include orthopaedics, sports medicine and minor operations.  He carries out some procedures such as carpal tunnel decompressions and vasectomies in Salisbury on a Friday. Two young children and a bit of golf keep him entertained away from the surgery!

Dr Isabel Andrews (f) GP Salaried, MB, M.Chir (Cantab), MA, DCH, DRCOG, MRCGP
Qualified from Cambridge in 1998 and spent the next few years in various hospital posts in East Anglia. She joined the Practice in 2001 as a Registrar and has stayed here ever since, apart from breaks to have her children. Her main interests are in child health, obstetrics and gynaecology and the social and psychological factors affecting health care.

Dr Sue Taylor (f) BM MRCPG MRCGP DFSRH (Salaried GP)
Starting 3rd February.
Dr Taylor qualified from Southampton University in 1990. She initially specialised in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, mainly in Yorkshire, before coming into General Practice in 2002. Her specialist interests are contraception and women’s health and she is a qualified Appraiser. Until recently she was based in Salisbury but now lives just outside Gillingham with her partner and their three rescue terriers.   Her interests include literature, swimming and church bell ringing.  A new interest is growing fruit and vegetables after discovering the exceptional fertility of North Dorset soil.