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The Partners

  • Dr Tim Watson

    Senior Partner


    Background: Qualified from Nottingham University Medical School with a BMedSci 1992 and BM BS 1994. passed MRCGP exam in 1996.

    Interests: Messing around outside be it in a canoe, on a bike, running or climbing up something.

  • Dr Ruth Taylor

    GP Partner


    Background: Trained at St Bartholomew Hospital London. Qualified 1996. Worked in Australia after house jobs. Came back to UK and moved to Devon. Spent a year working in Uganda 2002-3 at Mbarara University Medical School and also Hospice Mbarara in SW Uganda.

    Interests: Not much time with 2 young twins! Gardening/ walking/cycling/playing

  • Dr Emma Sircar

    GP Partner


    Background: I trained at the Royal Free Hospital, London and qualified in 2000. I did my GP training in Dorset at Dorchester hospital and Poole, then completed this in Devon in 2006. I have lived locally since 2005 and love living here. I feel lucky to be part of such a friendly and thriving local community. I am passionate about working with local community partners to identify opportunities to improve existing services and develop new ones.

    Interests: Gardening, walking, rowing and kayaking on Roadford lake.

  • Dr Charlie Hamilton

    GP Partner


    Background: Graduated Bristol University 2004. Worked predominantly in South West since then with 9 months in Christchurch, NZ. Moved to Devon in 2006. GP Training in Torbay area, completed 2010. Married with 3 children.

    Interests: The outdoors! Road cycling, walking on Dartmoor, sorting out the garden. Oh, and watching road cycling...

  • Dr Waseem Malik

    GP Partner

    MB BCh

    Background: I qualified from the University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff in 2003. I started working as a GP in South Wales in 2008. I relocated to Devon, where my wife is originally from, with our 2 children.

    Interests: Rugby, football, volleyball and eating out.

  • Miss Kiran Bakhshi

    Management Partner

    MSc(Econ), BA (Joint Hons)

    Background: I joined Okehampton Medical Centre as a Practice Manager in March 2016 and became a Partner in September 2019, having previously worked as a Practice Manager in North London. I enjoyed my studies at Cardiff University, where my first degree was in French and German, allowing me to live for a short while both in Annecy and in Berlin, and my Masters was in Western European Labour Studies.

    I am very happy working at Okehampton Medical Centre and have been impressed by the dedication, commitment and levels of patient care provided by the clinical and non-clinical staff. I feel very fortunate to be in a position to support the community of Okehampton and the surrounding areas through my role in the practice, and through collaboration with other local practices as management lead for North Dartmoor Primary Care Network.


  • Mrs Pip Rubbra

    Nurse Partner

    BSC Health Studies, RGN, Independent Nurse Prescriber, PCN Nurse Lead

    Background: I became a Partner in the Practice in September 2019. My responsibilities are to lead and support a large, skilled, multidisciplinary team and work collaboratively with our General Practitioners, Practice Manager and community teams. I also support our Nurse teams in the PCN.

    Interests: My big love is tennis and general outdoor exercise. I also enjoy reading and film.

  • Mr Alex Moores

    Pharmacist Partner

    MRPharmS, PgCertClinPharm, MAPCPharm

    Background: I qualified in 2005, spending the next 14 years as a community pharmacist and manager. I have a clinical interest in asthma, COPD and hypertension. I will be involved in managing these in long term condition clinics, as well as medication reviews and queries.

    Interests: Spending time with my family, cycling and gardening.

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