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 Prashanth Prabhu


Dr Prabhu qualified in 1996 having trained in Bangalore Medical College, India. He then spent 11 years in Orthopaedic Surgery, before starting his GP training in 2007. He loves being a generalist GP and the varied interaction it involves. His wife is also a GP and is blessed with two sons.

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.


Carl Thomson

Primary Care 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.


  • Maria Mashkova – Registrar
  • Mona Abdullattef Goda – Registrar
  • Chukwunonso Ofodile – Registrar
  • Lara Boucher – Registrar

Management Team

  • Keith Burnett – Practice Manager
  • Alison Bridgeman – Assistant Practice Manager
  • Gemma Clements – Operations Manager


  • Nicola Outten – Lead Nurse
  • Stuart – Over 75’s Nurse
  • Amy – Nurse
  • Emma – Nurse
  • Elysa – Nurse
  • Lindsay – Nurse
  • Sophie – Health Care Assistant
  • Cheryl – Health Care Assistant
  • Elizabeth – Health Care Assistant


  • Sharon Dye – Book Keeper
  • Hedley – IT & Admin Lead
  • Dawn – Senior Administrator
  • Olivia – Administrator
  • Lauren – Administrator
  • Martina – Administrator


  • Sharon – Senior Receptionist
  • Diane – Receptionist
  • Deborah – Receptionist
  • Margaret – Receptionist
  • Charlotte – Receptionist
  • Julie – Receptionist
  • Stephanie – Receptionist
  • Stephen – Receptionist
  • Emma – Receptionist
  • Kayleigh – Receptionist


  • Tracey – Senior Dispenser
  • Sue – Senior Dispenser
  • Gemma L- Dispenser
  • Kirsty – Dispenser
  • Stephanie – Dispenser
  • Viki – Dispenser
  • Gemma C – Dispensing Clerk
  • Jenny – Dispenser
  • Sam – Dispenser


  • Wendy – Secretary
  • Eleanor – Secretary
  • Courtney – Secretary