Doctors and Staff

Our Doctors

Dr Chandra Kothari (M) MD (DSM 1978) DA DRCOG DFFP

Dr Kothari has lived and worked in Rochford/Canewdon since 1981. An Obstetrics/Gynae Registrar before joining General Practice, he was Coronary Heart Disease lead for the former Castle Point and Rochford PCT. He is interested in skin conditions/minor ops. In his spare time he is often seen splashing around in Clements Hall pool.

Dr Deepak Nanda (M) MB BS (London 1987) DA MRCGP

Dr Nanda has been a GP since 1995 in Rochford. Currently an appraiser of GPs, he also has an interest in acupuncture. He enjoys playing cricket (albeit at a slow pace!) for Rankins Cricket Club in Stambridge.

Dr Beverley Hart (F) MB BS 1987 London

Dr Hart grew up in Westcliff and attended Westcliff High School for Girls before completing her medical training at Barts Hospital. She is married with two teenage children. She has a specialist interest in gynaecology and infertility.

Dr Mark Metcalfe (M) MB BS (London 2004) BSc MRCGP MBBS DRCOG

Dr Preena Beegoo (F) MB BS (London 2010)

Dr Mazlan Kamarudin (M) MB BCh (Wales 2003)

Dr Thayalini Loganathan (F) MB BS 1999

The Staff

Practice Manager

Tim Curtis is responsible for the organisation of the practice. He will be happy to hear your comments.

Assistant Practice Managers

Pauline Gillman and Clare Dunn

Nurse Practitioners

Diane Croft runs a weekly Family Planning Clinic including contraceptive implants.

Dee Sarchet

Practice Nurses

Nicki Sutton, Jean Abbott, Ann Butcher Jill Patrick Sue Walker and Anneliese Lazell together with Phlebotomists Linda Williams, Jean Amner  Carol Marston  Sarah Mather and Cathy Norton, and Associate Practitioner Claire Boston,and HCA Victoria Pearce all make up an experienced team of nurses who provide a comprehensive care package for our patients.


Melanie Hall, Linda Barwick, Janet Craven, Lynn Clift, Debbie Neighbour, Sally Ross, Sharon Lockwood, Bev Danby, Sarah Mather,Sandra Walmsley,Clair Elliott,Gill Thatcher,Kate Smith and Anna King

Our receptionists are fully trained and try to do a very difficult job well. They may have to ask you some necessary questions, concerning your registration or the urgency of your request for medical assistance in order to help the practice run smoothly and safely. All our receptionists are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the doctors and nurses.

Administration Staff

Medical Secretaries:   Pauline Gillman , Karen Collins.Mel Oddy, Caroline Freeman,Liz Longman,Sally Dingley and Karen Hole

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