Doctors

Dr Louise Titcomb
MB, BS, MRCGP. Royal Free Hospital & University of London – 1982. Dr Titcomb came back to Newbury after training at The Royal Free Hospital in London. She joined the practice in 1989. She is married with three children.

Dr Tim Walter
MB BS, DA, FRCGP. Tim qualified from Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, London, in 1985. After studying both Anaesthesia and General Practice he joined as a partner in 1991 whilst maintaining his anaesthetic practice for the first 8 years. He established the Out of Hours service, NEWDOCS, in 1996 and was chairman there for the first 2yrs. He has developed a keen interest in computing, both in the GP arena and specifically the internet. He currently runs the Emis National User Group mailing list and forum (since 1998) and also ran their website for 8 years, for the Emis computing system, used by about 50% of GP nationally. He completed the Certificate in Medical Education within the Oxford Deanery and Oxford Brookes University, and has been a trainer in the practice for since 2006. He is married with two children. He is the lead GP for diabetes, performs joint injections, and since 2014 he has been clinical chairman for Connected Care, allowing GP records to be viewed in Westcall and other environments (assuming patient consent) and is leading the way with a shared record platform across secondary care. He has run successful pilots in pre-diabetes www.predm.co.uk in association with the University of Nottingham, and is currently running a project for ensuring patients are as well as they can be if they are referred for surgery. www.preop.org.uk

Dr Ruth Lambert
MBChB MRCGP DFFP. Graduated from Leeds University Medical school in 1996. She spent some time working in Yorkshire and then Perth Australia working in a variety of general medical, A+E and paediatric posts.
She completed her GP training in Macclesfield where she focused on rheumatology and was involved in medical support of athletes and spectators at the Commonwealth games. She also worked part time at the local hospice and completed her palliative care certificate.
She joined the practice in 2004 and maintains an interest in rheumatology, palliative medicine and paediatrics. In 2017 she embarked on GP training to join Dr Tim Walter in training the next generation of GPs

Dr Angus Tallini
MA (Cantab.) MBChB. Angus qualified from Cambridge University and Edinburgh Medical School in 1999. He trained for a year in Accident & Emergency in London and Bath before completing a surgical rotation in Bath and Bristol. He continued training in plastic surgery when he moved to Wellington, New Zealand. He completed GP training in Swindon, working at Ramsbury Surgery, Wiltshire and moved to the practice in 2008.

Since 2011 he has been involved in Clinical Commissioning, and is now GP Mental Health Lead for Berkshire West CCG/Integrated Care System, as well as the Chair of the Council of Practices for Newbury & District Locality.

Dr Sarah Hall
BSc MBBS DCH DRCOG DFFP MRCGP Dip Pal Med. Sarah graduated from Imperial College School of Medicine in June 1999 after winning a Welcome Elective Prize in her final year to work with Acute Lung Injury Patients at Flinders Medical Centre in Australia. She completed a number of hospital appointments in the South East before joining Gillies Health Centre in Basingstoke as a GP registrar in May 2003, then moving on to Bramblys Grange Medical Practice in October 2004 as a salaried GP. Sarah became a GP partner at Falklands in October 2008. Her interests include Palliative Care and Women’s Health. She is able to fit contraceptive implants and coils at the surgery.

Dr Leigh Williams
MEng, MBBS, MRCGP, DRCOG. Leigh was born and brought up in South Wales. He graduated from Oxford University in 1991 with a masters degree in Engineering Science and then spent an year travelling. He worked in the offshore oil and gas industry in the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico before moving to the steel industry as an electrical engineer for Allied Steel and Wire in Cardiff. In 1999 he moved to this part of the world to write software for Vodafone, but soon after decided to change career entirely and started medical school at St. George’s in London as a mature student. He graduated in 2004 and worked as a junior doctor in several departments at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, including A&E, orthopaedics, obstetrics and gynaecology and paediatrics. He spent a year as GP registrar at Tilehurst Surgery Reading before joining the Falkland Surgery in 2009. He is married with three young daughters.

Dr Alice Devall
MBBS, BSc, MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG graduated from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ Medical School in London in 2006. She has worked in a variety of specialties including A+E, Paediatrics and Stroke medicine in places as varied as London, Brighton, Winchester and New Zealand. After completing her GP registrar training at Stockbridge Surgery in Hampshire she worked as a locum at Falkland Surgery for a year and has now joined us as a GP partner in January 2015. She has a particular interest in paediatrics, elderly care and diabetes and is a volunteer speaker for Diabetes UK. Alice lives in Winchester with her husband and baby daughter.

Dr Lottie Redmond
Many of you will know Dr Redmond during her period of training here. She is now fully qualified and we are delighted she has chosen to join us in sharing your care, working 3 days a week.

Dr Louise Walsh
Dr Walsh has been working at Falkland Surgery as a locum for a number of years and we are now very happy to have her on board as a salaried GP as of 2018 (as part of the GP “retainer” scheme).