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Dr Nick Morton (m)

MB BS 1983 (Westminster London) DFFP MFSEM FRCGP

GMC No. 2837327

Nick joined the practice in 1993 after serving in the British Army for 10 years including active service in Ulster and in the Liberation of Kuwait.  He then went onto serve another 8 years in the Territorial Army with the Royal Anglian Regiment.

During his time in Norfolk he has also served as Associate Medical Director of the East of England Ambulance Service for 9 years and has been closely involved in the running of the out-of-hours GP services for very many years.

He has been a longstanding Resuscitation Council instructor and within the practice is an associate GP trainer.  Nick acts as a medical officer to both Great Yarmouth and Fakenham racecourses as well as having an avid interest in cricket as a player (badly), coach and umpire.

He is involved with medical politics and sits on the Norfolk & Waveney Local Medical Committee as a Norwich representative. 

Dr Jane Craig (f)

MB BS 1990 (University College London) DCH MRCGP

GMC No. 3480544

Jane joined the practice in October 1998 having been the registrar for the previous six months.  She took a time to commit herself to general practice, having spent a long time doing (mostly) medical jobs at the Norfolk & Norfolk and the West Norwich Hospitals.  Jane has also done a stint in oncology at the local hospice, Priscilla Bacon Lodge.  She finished her training by doing O&G and paediatrics at the James Paget Hospital, Gorleston.

Jane is involved with teaching and training of UEA and Cambridge Medical Students and has recently undertaken a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education in order to become a full trainer of GP Registrars within the practice.

Outside of medicine she has travelled widely in South East Asia and India, with a month's trip to Kerala in 2007.  In the gap between GP registrar and GP principal she spent the Summer in Peru and Bolivia.  Music is another of Jane's interests, singing with the Norwich Philharmonic Chorus and a community choir in Norwich as well as supporting her family in their musical activities. 


Dr Helene Simper (f)

MSE 1993 (Heidelberg) MRCGP

GMC No. 4231734

Hella finished her studies with 7 months of work in Mexico as a DADD scholarship holder and worked for 18 months in Germany.  Starting in England with a rotation to Neuroscience and Medicine she later changed to General Practice and spent her time as a Registrar in Newmarket.  She is interested in "medicine" inclusive of Rheumatology where she has worked as a clinical assistant in Care of the Elderly.

Hella is involved in the teaching programme of the local UEA medical students and is the lead for Research in the practice.

Outside of medicine Hella has a love of the water especially the Norfolk Boards and East Coast of Norfolk.  She lives to sail and is an ongoing learner.

Dr Abraham George (m)

MBBS (India) DGO DFFP Dip Clinical Ultrasound MRCGP

GMC No. 4174093

Abraham started his medical course at the Christian Medical College Vellore, India and qualified in 1981.  He worked as a mission hospital doctor until 1989, acquiring training in obstetrics and gynaecology. 

Abraham started practising in the UK in 1990 and was trained in general practice through the VTS training scheme.  He joined the practice in November 2005 as a full-time partner and gained the 'Membership of Royal College of General Practitioners' qualification (MRCGP) while working as a partner at the Practice.

He continues to support mission hospital work.


Dr Zoe Barber (f)

MB ChB 1994 (University of Bristol) MRCGP

GMC No. 4120551

Zoe's GP training has taken her all over the country, but she moved to Norfolk following her partner's recruitment at the UEA as Chemistry Researcher and Lecturer.

Being a jack-of-all trades, General Practice suits her down to the ground, her specialist interest is acupuncture, training under the British Medical Acupuncture Society, she treats a wide range of problems which she and her patients value.  Outside surgery, she is an Honorary Lecturer at the UEA Medical School, doing problem-based tutoring  and also lectures for the Department of Pharmacy.

Zoe is involved in the teaching programme of the local UEA medical students.


Dr Tim Barger (m)

MRCGP MBBS University of London

GMC No. 6141474 

Tim joined the Practice initially in January 2015 as a GP partner and in April 2016 became a salaried GP.

Tim completed his GPVTS training on the Norwich scheme at the NNUH and has worked in Norwich and West Norfolk before settling here.  He likes the variety that general practice brings and likes being a generalist.  His main interest is in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture and how this can be incorporated into general practice.

Outside of work he is married with two young children who keep him busy.  He used to ride a motorbike and practice martial arts, but now is a taxi service for his children and is grateful for a good night's sleep!  He likes gardening and DIY, home-brewing beer and spending time outdoors.


Prof Amanda Howe (f)

MA MD Med FRCGP DCH DRCOG Professor of Primary Care UEA Norwich

GMC Number: 2496711

One of the most important roles of primary care is to develop the workforce of tomorrow.  Our practice takes this seriously - we have been teaching UEA students on the MB BS course since 2003 and also take students from Cambridge University on GP attachment.

One of the staff is the current Professor of Primary Care who does 2 sessions each week at Bowthorpe Health Centre.  Amanda was a full time GP in Sheffield for 12 years, and became CME tutor and GP tutor for registrars and undergraduates, prior to entering university academic practice in 1996.  She continues as a GP, came to Norwich in 2001 to help set up the new medical course at the UEA, and is Consultant in Primary Care with an honorary contract in the Norwich NHS.

Prof Amanda Howe is also active in the Royal College of GPs, and internationally through the World Organisation of Family Doctors (  She was elected as WONCA President-Elect in Prague in June 2013 and became the first woman to be WONCA President in 2016.

Amanda was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2016 New Year Honours for services to primary care.


Dr John Inmonger (m)

MB ChB Liverpool 1978

GMC No. 244058 

Dr John Inmonger joined the practice in 2015 as a salaried doctor.  Originally hailing from Burnley John qualified in Liverpool in 1978.  After undertaking hospital positions and GP training around the North West he became a partner at Highfield Surgery in Blackpool in 1984.  He has special interests in diabetes, musculoskeletal medicine and minor surgery.

Dr Inmonger moved to Norfolk in 2015 for a new challenge and to be nearer his children. 

Dr Luke Mylvaganam (m)

MD 2013 Medical University of the Americas

GMC No. 7464442

Dr Mylvaganam is part of the GP Training Programme and will be joining the practice on placement for the next six months from 6th December 2017 to 3rd April 2018.  He is a fully qualified doctor undertaking his specialist training to become a general practitioner.

As a fully accredited training practice we feel it is important to help train the next generation of GPs.

Dr Mylvaganam heading to India with the charity Spine Aid

Spine Aid has kindly funded both Dr Mylvaganam and another Foundation Doctor to join them on their upcoming trip to India on 16th February.  Spine Aid is a charity that travels to areas of great need and does what it can to make a difference in the lives of the children that it meets.

Dr Mylvaganam has been asked to do what he can to fundraise towards the trip and moreover towards Spine Aid.  All money donated to Spine Aid directly funds patient treatment, providing nutrition, transport and medical equipment to help these children.  Examples include purchasing operating room equipment, spinal surgery instruments and anaesthetic gases.  Dr Mylvaganam wants to initiate a protocol to fund the antibiotics needed for post-operative recovery.  If you are interested in showing your support please visit  Any donation will be greatly appreciated and go a long way. 

For more information about Spine Aid visit

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