A guide to abbreviations
BM Batchelor of Medicine
BS Batchelor of Surgery
ChB “ “
BMedSci Batchelor of Medical Sciences
DFSRH Diplomate of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
DCH Diploma of Child Health
DRCOG Diploma of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
MRCGP Membership of Royal College of General Practice
RGN Registered General Nurse
SRN State Registered Nurse
SCM State Certified Midwife
RM “ “
BDS Batchelor of Dental Surgery
DFFP Diploma of Faculty Family Planning
MSc Masters of Science
MFTM Member of Faculty of Travel Medicine
MBChB Batchelor of Medicine, Batchelor of Surgery (Latin)
Dr D L Nash
BMedSci, BMBS (Nottingham 1985), MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH
Dr Nash qualified in medicine at Nottingham University in 1985 and completed his GP training in 1989. He joined Cripps Health Centre in 1990, becoming a partner since 1991 and Senior Partner since 2006.
He has a keen interest in the full spectrum of General Practice.
Dr E R Gibbs
BMedSci, BMBS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH
Dr Gibbs qualified at Nottingham Medical School in 1986. After postgraduate training in Nottingham and Derby she joined Cripps Health Centre as a partner in 1991.
Her interests include sexual health and contraception.
Dr Hugh Porter
MB, ChB, MSc, MBA, MRCGP, MFTM, DRCOG, DFSRH.
Dr Porter qualified at the University of Leicester in 1987. He joined Cripps Health Centre 1993 after postgraduate training in Nottingham and Australia.
His clinical interests include travel medicine and minor surgery. He also leads the practice in working to develop and improve (commission) local health services. As part of this role he spends half his time as Chair of NHS Nottingham City Clinical Commissioning Group which commissions local health services on behalf of all the practices in the City. He undertook an MSc in travel medicine in 1999 as well as an MBA in 2008.
Dr F E Armitage
BDS, BMedSci, BMBS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH
Dr Armitage qualified as a Dental Surgeon before studying medicine. She qualified in medicine at The University of Nottingham and pursued interests in gynaecology, infertility and family planning prior to joining the Cripps Health Centre in 1999.
She is also a tutor for the Postgraduate Medical School in Derby.
Dr Tim Baker
BMedSci (Hons) BMBS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH, Diploma in Sports & Exercise Medicine
Dr Baker graduated from The University of Nottingham in 1996 and has been a Partner at Cripps Health Centre since 2001.
He is interested in sport and exercise medicine, minor surgery, lung disease and acupuncture and has also spent time working with Nottingham’s Alcohol and Drug Team.
He is also involved with St John Ambulance as County Medical Officer for Nottinghamshire.
Dr Claire Manktelow
MB BS, MRCPCH, MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG
Dr Manktelow qualified at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 1992, initially training in Anaesthetics and then in Paediatrics. She completed her General Practice training in 1999 and joined the Partnership at Cripps in 2001.
She has a special interest in dermatology.
Dr Adam J M Connor
BMedSci BM BS (Nottingham 1996) DCH DRCOG MRCGP.
Dr Connor initially followed a career in surgery and moved to a training scheme for general practice. He joined Cripps as a partner in April 2004.
He is responsible for Information Technology within the practice and is the University liaison partner.
Dr Connor retains in ears, nose and throat medicine, minor surgery and mental health issues (being section 12 approved under the Mental Health Act).
The above named doctors work in an unlimited partnership.
Dr Simon Royal
BMedSci, BMBS (Nottingham 1994), MPH, MRCGP, DCH
Dr Royal joined the practice in 2006 having previously worked as a GP for the UEA in Norwich.
He is interested in all aspects of health promotion and disease prevention and leads the practice in clinical research.
Dr Rachael Booker
BMedSci, BMBS, DFSRH, DCH, DRCOG
Dr Booker graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2005 and after working in Nottingham and Exeter trained as a GP in Bristol. Following two years working as a GP in Derbyshire Rachael joined the practice in 2012.
She has special interests in womens health and contraception.
Dr Sue Oakley
BDS, MBChB, MRCGP
Dr Oakley qualified at the University of Sheffield in 1995 and joined the practice after graduating from Nottingham GP training scheme.
She is interested in mental health, contraception, diabetes and dermatology.
Dr Abigail Walton
BMedSci, BMBS, DCH, DRCOG, MRCGP, DFFP
Dr Walton graduated from Nottingham University in 2008 and completed her GP training in Derby. She has worked as a GP locally in Nottingham and more recently in Melbourne, Australia before joining Cripps in 2012.