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Meet the Team

Dr James Bartlett MBBS - GP, Founder and Clinical Lead

GMC number: 4438775

Dr James Bartlett qualified as a doctor from St Georges Hospital Medical School, London in 1997. Following several years working in hospitals, most notably pursuing his interests in Surgery and Psychiatry, he entered General Practice in 2002. Dr Bartlett is a highly experienced and knowledegable doctor, having dedicated 16 years to the NHS, including 10 years as a GP partner.  During this time, he developed an interest in medical education - training medical students, GP trainees and nurse practitioners. He has varied clinical interests, for example completing additional training in travel medicine, diving medicine, and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. He prides himself in his friendly and approachable manner, and is known for going the extra mile for his patients, (click here for testimonials).

Dr Bartlett is the founder and clinical lead of The Private GP Clinic. As an established GP, he feels privileged to have the opportunity to use his knowledge and experience to provide optimal healthcare in a private setting.  

Dr Bartlett lives locally, and is married with four children.

 

Dr Amy Lewis - GP

GMC number: 6074967

Dr Amy Lewis qualified as a doctor at the University of Wales College of Medicine in 2003. She moved to London to complete pre-registration house jobs and then entered the Barts and The London Paediatric and Child Health training scheme. After becomming a member of the Royal College of Child Health and Paediatrics Dr Lewis decided to go into General Practice as she missed seeing adults as well as young patients, and felt that General Practicie would offer wonderful variety and challenge. Jobs in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Adult Medicine and Palliative care followed and Dr Lewis has loved working as a GP ever since. Formal GP training was completed in London but she has worked in General Practice in Surrey since she moved there with her family in 2010. Specialist interests remain Paediatrics and Child Health and, having completed the Diploma in Family Planning, Dr Lewis also enjoys all aspects of Women's Health, but it remains the true variety of General Practice that Amy loves.

Dr Sally Bartlett MBChB

GMC number: 4398767

Dr Sally Bartlett qualified as a doctor form the University of Birmingham in 1997. Her initial hospital posts included General Medicine, General Surgery, Oncology and A & E. She subsequently pursued her interest in Psychiatry, and worked for several years in General Adult Psychiatry and varied speciality Psychiatry posts in hospitals and in the community. During this time, she had training and experience in psychotherapy. 

Dr Sally Bartlett has two roles at The Private GP Clinic. Sally provides a supportive Counselling Service. She has a particular interest in working with those coping with serious illness – she is well placed to understand this area, being both a medical doctor, and having extensive experience working with those coping with emotional issues.

Also, Sally is the Director of Services and Development for The Private GP Clinic, and oversees the day to day running of the practice. Sally lives locally, and is married with four children.

 

Sean Hart - Practice Manager 

Sean has many years’ general management experience having worked for blue chip companies Coca Cola and BMW in the past and more recently from 2012 he has worked in Practice Management. He is a member of the Institute of Leadership and Management.

He has managed multi-site Practices in the past, overseen Practice mergers and taken an active involvement in Clinical Commissioning Groups.  Having seen General Practice from within the NHS and how patient access has changed he is well placed to see how Private Practice can benefit patients in difficult times for the NHS.  At The Private GP Clinic, he oversees all non-clinical aspects of the business and strives to ensure that the patient receives an exemplary service from the team. He would welcome any feedback to ensure that the Practice maintains this high quality approach.

Sean has lived in Kent for many years and is married with a young son. When time allows he is a keen recreational triathlete and until recently spent many years jumping out of ‘perfectly good’ aeroplanes.

June Oakley - Specialist Clinical Nurse Practitioner, General Practice Nursing 

June qualified as a Registered Nurse from King's College , London/ Tunbridge Wells in 1981.

She spent 14 years in hospital posts in Coronary Care and Accident and Emergency. In 1995 June became a Practice Nurse in a NHS General Practice, where she spent 18 years running general clinics and specialising in Respiratory and Travel Health Nursing. In recent years June has specialised as a Travel Health Nurse working for International SOS. After this June setup and ran a successful private Travel Vaccination Clinic.

June lives locally , is engaged to be married and has grown up children.

Emma Darthuy – Physiotherapist

BSc PgDip MCSP HPC

Emma is a chartered physiotherapist, and brings with her a wealth of experience. She graduated from the Manchester School of Physiotherapy in 1999. She worked in NHS hospitals gaining experience in managing a wide range of conditions, before specialising in musculoskeletal outpatient work.

As a senior Physiotherapist at The City Sports Clinic, London Bridge Hospital she worked closely with leading specialist consultants, and also completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Sports Physiotherapy. She has a keen interest in biomechanical problems and core stability retraining, and in 2004 she successfully began using Pilates exercises to aid the rehabilitation of sport injuries, posture related pain and post-op pain and weakness. She has gone on to work in a variety of healthcare settings, both in the NHS and private sector.

More recently, Emma has developed a special interest in managing antenatal and post-natal musculoskeletal conditions using both Physiotherapy techniques and modified Pilates exercise. She has also trained in the use of acupuncture, and is able to employ this in treatment programs where appropriate.

 

Louise Evans - Osteopath

Louise graduated from the British School of Osteopathy where she returned to teach in 2007. Louise enjoys all aspects of general osteopathic work treating patients of all ages although she has become known in Sevenoaks for her work with newborn babies and young children.

Building on the skills she has developed during her teaching years, Louise gives talks about osteopathy and prevention of muscle and joint injuries. Recently, she has been developing Continual Professional Development courses specifically aimed at other healthcare professionals. Although Louise has a full and varied professional career her greatest passion remains “hands on” osteopathic treatment.

 

Patrick Norman - Osteopath

Patrick is committed to providing a whole body approach to your recovery. This involves carefully looking at your posture, flexibility and lifestyle to detect all the factors which contribute to your condition.

“It is rare that an injury is only down to the awkward movement or moment in which it starts. Most problems consist of any number of negative influences which result in a problem developing.”

By using this philosophy, Patrick carefully constructs a plan of treatment and advice not only to treat your symptoms but also to help prevent recurrent episodes. Where appropriate, Patrick will give detailed advice on stretching and exercise to help your recovery.

Patrick is a keen triathlete and has enjoyed running and playing rugby competitively in the past. He uses his knowledge of the body and the psychology of sport to treat sports injuries more effectively.

 

Kate Shilland - Nutritionist with a Special Interest in Sports Nutrition

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