Our Staff

Doctors

Dr Henry Lewis

MBBS (LOND), MRCGP

Trained at Charing Cross & Westminister Hospital and his desire to follow in his father’s footsteps as a rural GP brought him to Eye in October 2000 and, in August 2005, he became senior partner. He is married with three children and lives in the practice area.

Dr Christiaan Partridge

MBChB, DCH, DRCOG, MRCGP

Born and bred in Suffolk, studied medicine at Dundee University. His post graduate training brought him back to Suffolk and he joined the practice in April 2004. He lives with his wife and two young children near Eye and in his spare time enjoys a wide variety of sporting activities.

Dr Viqar Ahmed

MBBS, DFFP

Was born and educated in Pakistan. He graduated in Karachi and came to the UK in 1989 where he served for six years as a senior grade doctor at the West Suffolk Hospital in the Care of the Elderly Department. He fulfilled his ambition of becoming a family doctor when he became a partner in the Eye Practice in August 2005. He is married with two children and lives near Bury St Edmunds.

Nurses

The nursing team comprises Nikki, Jo, Kathryn & Debbie all of whom can advise you on minor ailments, injections and immunisations, foreign travel, minor injuries, ear syringing, suture removal, blood pressure checks, blood and urine testing. In addition, nurses run weekly chronic disease management clinics. Nikki offers nurse led minor illness clinics twice a week, and can offer same day appointments and telephone advice.

Healthcare Assistants

The nurses are assisted by Healthcare Assistant and Phlebotomist, Suzanna.

Practice Management

Alison Soon

Practice Manager

Joined the practice in February 2018 having previously worked for the PCT and the CCG as part of the Medicines Management Team as a Registered Senior Pharmacy Technician. Alison is responsible for the management of the Health Centre.

Deborah Thompson

Assistant Practice Manager

Deborah has been employed by the practice as a Medical Secretary since 2009 and has now been promoted to the role of Assistant Practice Manager. Deborah will support Alison in the Practice Management Team.

Secretaries

The secretaries Rachel, Julie, Jan, Alison & Julia deal with all the front line enquiries and routine administrative work in the practice.

Dispensary

The dispensary team Jackie, Lynne, Carol, and Harriet deal with all dispensary enquiries.