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 Siobhan Addison (formerly Rowe)


Dr Siobhan Addison grew up in Norfolk and trained at St Thomas Hospital before coming back to Norfolk to be a GP. She worked for 28 years as a Partner in the biggest Practice in South Norfolk resigning in 2022. She is enjoying being a more hands on Doctor in a surgery that she feels, despite the ever-increasing strains within the NHS, goes above and beyond to do its best for its patients. 

She married last year and is busy sorting a new house and garden and also in her spare time plays tennis and is learning to play golf.


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.

Natalie Fiander

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Natalie was born in Norfolk and after qualifying as a DipHE registered adult nurse in 2003, she moved to Hertfordshire where she worked for 6 years and had her son. She then moved back to Norfolk in 2009 to be nearer family and to enjoy the lovely Norfolk area again. She has had various nursing roles, including ward nursing, district nursing, specialist urology nursing, and in the past 8 years has worked as an advanced nurse practitioner after gaining a BSc Nurse Practitioner degree in 2012 from the UEA. 

Natalie works closely with Carl and the GP team to meet the care needs of patients with both on-the-day need or ongoing issues, she can assess, prescribe and refer onwards if required. She is keen to continue to develop her skills and knowledge. 

In her spare time Natalie enjoys socialising and spending time with loved ones, travel, live music, exercising and long walks with her dog, eating out and visiting new pubs and restaurants and very much enjoy cooking.


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.

Clinical Pharmacy Technician

  • Ruth Myhill


  • Lara Boucher – Registrar
  • Zoya Rashid – Registrar
  • Justin Temuru – Registrar
  • Ciara Fallon – 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
  • Cheryl – Health Care Assistant
  • Elizabeth – Health Care Assistant


  • Sharon Dye – Book Keeper
  • 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
  • Lucy – 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
  • Eleanor – Secretary
  • Courtney – Secretary