Meet the Team


Dr Mini Nelson


Dr Mini Nelson was born in Nigeria and in 1981 moved to Kerala in India to complete her A levels and subsequently her medical education. Soon after qualifying she met and married her husband and in 1995, in keeping with their spirit for adventure, they came to the UK. She worked in Paediatrics for 11 years before eventually becoming a GP in Norfolk. She has two daughters and her life revolves around her family and her work. She is an avid reader and loves cooking. She is always ready to try various ‘curry’ recipes!

Dr Jane Loughridge


Dr Jane Loughridge grew up in Belfast, trained at Birmingham University, qualifying in 1989. She did her general practice training in Worcester and then worked in Western Australia. She returned to Birmingham to get married and became a GP partner in 1996. Her husband is a cardiologist and she followed his career working as a GP in Lancashire and then Suffolk. She is delighted now to be settled in South Norfolk. When not working she is kept busy looking after her twin boys, daughter and golden Labrador.

Dr Dustyn Saint


Dr Dustyn Saint qualified from Leeds Medical School in 2000 and stayed within the Yorkshire region to complete his GP training. He then worked in the Midlands for 8 years as a GP partner and worked to develop the practice to train both undergraduate and postgraduate students. He and his young family moved to Norfolk in 2012 and he worked at a number of practices within the region before settling at Long Stratton as a partner in July 2013.

Dr Lara Douglass


Dr Lara Douglass is originally from Suffolk and went to University in Newcastle upon Tyne. She qualified in 1999 and, having spent three years working in paediatrics, undertook her GP training in the North East and Norwich. She completed her training in 2006 and has worked as a GP in Norwich, as well as spending two years working in Western Australia. She has now settled back in Norwich where she lives with her husband and three young children.

Dr Katie Voigt


Dr Katie Voigt originates from London. She moved to Leicester to complete her medical degree and GP training. She qualified as a doctor in 1999. Dr Voigt is married to an Ear, Nose and Throat Surgeon and together they have lived in the Midlands, Suffolk and Canada before settling in Norfolk with their three children. In her free time, Dr Voigt enjoys contemporary fiction, gardening and walking her young spaniel in the glorious Norfolk countryside.

Dr Amy Hodgson


Dr Hodgson trained at the UEA and graduated in 2013. Originally from Cambridgeshire, but spent many years growing up in North Yorkshire before moving back to East Anglia. Dr Hodgson loves anything outdoors with her partner and two boys, they have just started work on an allotment and are hoping to have lots of home-grown veggies and flowers. When she is not out exploring Dr Hodgson is usually found reading, baking or stitching.

Dr Thomas Watchman


Dr Watchman grew up in London, then moved to Manchester to study medicine where he continued to work after graduating for more than a decade. With a baby on the way they decided to move and settle in Norwich, close to family. Dr Watchman has a special interest in training and mentoring the next generation of doctors. In his spare time he enjoys being with his family, getting out in nature, exercising and drinking coffee.

Dr Emilie Rothwell


Dr Rothwell is originally from Lancashire and qualified from Leeds Medical School in 2010. She returned to work in the North West of England where she originally trained to work in hospital medicine. After a change of heart she moved to Glasgow to complete her General Practice training.  Dr Rothwell and her young family moved down to Norfolk in 2023 and are enjoying getting to know the region. They are looking forward to enjoying the sunshine!


Carl Thomson

Advanced Paramedic Practitioner

After graduating with a degree in human biology, Carl joined the ambulance service as a paramedic in late 2008. In 2016 he became a university lecturer in Paramedic Science whilst maintaining his job as a paramedic. He joined the surgery in March 2020 and now works closely with the GP team in assessment, diagnosis and treatment of most conditions – with a specialism in urgent and emergency care.  Carl is married with children and in his spare time is a pilot and referee’s football at a local level.

Stephanie Timberlake

Advanced Nurse Practitioner, BSN, MSc

Born and raised in Boise, Idaho (USA), Stephanie earned her BA as an adult Registered Nurse (RN) at Idaho State University. She worked in hospital based general medical and oncology until she met a nice looking Englishman who swept her off to London, until they eventually settled in Suffolk where they are happily raising two daughters and whippet named Rasmus. 

Stephanie’s UK nursing career spans 10 years where she has worked primarily in General Practice (primary care) and specialising in Diabetes and clinical research. Stephanie earned her Master’s from the University of Suffolk and became an Advanced Nurse Practitioner in 2020. With special interests in women’s health and dermatology, Stephanie aims to continue to build upon the knowledge and skills she has as an experienced nurse here at LSMP. When not working, Stephanie enjoys reading, yoga, year-round cold water swimming, travelling with friends and family, and trying new recipes. 


Samuel Taylor

Clinical Pharmacist

Sam works at the practice part-time alongside his role as a Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy at the University of East Anglia. Prior to joining us at the surgery, Sam completed his Masters in Pharmacy degree at UEA in 2016, completing his initial training at the Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital. Following this, Sam has had roles within the Norfolk & Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), now Integrated Care Board (ICB), including being part of a national campaign to reduce inappropriate prescribing in care homes. As part of this Sam gained his Independent Prescriber status in 2021.

Sam joined us from his previous role supporting our Primary Care Network (PCN) and became part of Long Stratton Medical Partnership in March 2023. Sam also acts as an Associate for the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC) and is one of the Medicines and Prescribing Associates for the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE). Sam has clinical interests in the management of type 2 diabetes, reducing cardiovascular risks and polypharmacy.

When not working, Sam enjoys travelling, baking, playing badminton and spending weekends on the Norfolk coast.


Jenny Badcock

Clinical Pharmacist

Jenny trained at the University of Nottingham and graduated with a Masters in Pharmacy in 2012, completing her initial training in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. She then went on to work as a community pharmacist in pharmacies in and around Doncaster, before moving and having a permanent community pharmacist position in Kings Lynn, Norfolk. After 3 years she moved to Norwich where she split her time as a relief community pharmacist and started teaching at the University of East Anglia (UEA). Jenny continues to teach at UEA and is now a Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice and has joined LSMP as a Clinical Pharmacist.

When not working she enjoys cooking, meeting up with friends and exploring the Norfolk countryside. She also enjoys singing and is part of a local choir, and to keep fit she likes to run, taking part in Parkrun on a Saturday and doing the occasional half marathon.

Clinical Pharmacy Technician

  • Ruth Myhill


Zoya Rashid – Registrar

Justin Temuru – Registrar

Management Team

  • Keith Burnett – Practice Manager
  • Alison Bridgeman – Assistant Practice Manager
  • Gemma Clements – Operations Manager
  • Steve Larke-Mejia – IT & Communications Manager


  • Nicola Outten – Lead Nurse
  • Amy – Nurse
  • Emma – Nurse
  • Lindsay – Nurse
  • Lizzie – Nurse
  • Cheryl – Health Care Assistant
  • Elizabeth C – Health Care Assistant
  • Bev – Health Care Assistant
  • Gemma C – Phlebotomist


  • Sharon Dye – Book Keeper
  • Dawn – Senior Administrator
  • Olivia – Administrator
  • Martina – Administrator
  • Julie – Administrator


  • Sharon – Senior Receptionist
  • Diane – Receptionist
  • Deborah – Receptionist
  • Margaret – Receptionist
  • Stephanie – Receptionist
  • Stephen – Receptionist
  • Emma – Receptionist
  • Kayleigh – Receptionist
  • Lucy – Receptionist
  • Tracey – Receptionist
  • Jane – Receptionist
  • Ritchie – Apprentice Receptionist


  • Tracey B – Senior Dispenser
  • Sue – Senior Dispenser
  • Gemma L- Dispenser
  • Viki – Dispenser
  • Gemma C – Dispensing Clerk
  • Tracey A – Dispensing Clerk
  • Jenny – Dispenser
  • Sam – Dispenser
  • Erin – Apprentice Dispenser


  • Wendy – Secretary
  • Courtney – Secretary
  • Sarah – Secretary

General Practice Assistants

  • Eleanor – GPA
  • Morgan – GPA