Spring Gardens Group Medical Practice prides itself upon a welcomingfriendly Practice team who are committed to looking after our patients' needs and delivering high quality, compassionate care. From Senior Management, to a Pharmacist, a Medical Secretary, Practice Nurse or GP, every member of our close-working team plays a vital role in ensuring that you are well looked after if, and when, you need us.      

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Dr Maher G Morgan (m)

MM2GP Senior Partner


Dr Morgan joined the Practice in June 1991, and is the Senior Partner of Spring Gardens Group Medical Practice. Since October 2018 Dr Morgan has been working part time within the team. He enjoys all aspects of General Practice and the huge breadth and variety of medicine that it brings; however, he has a special interest in the areas of Rheumatology and Joint Injections.   


Dr Olwen Wright (f)


GP Partner

BSc MB ChB MRCP MRCGP 1994 Edinburgh
Dr Wright graduated from the University of Edinburgh before continuing on to complete a Medical rotation up in Scotland. She has previously worked at the QE Hospital in Birmingham within the areas of Intensive Care and Anaesthetics; she then brought this wide breadth of knowledge and experience to the Spring Gardens Group Medical Practice team when she joined us in 2002. Dr Wright has thoroughly enjoyed her move into Primary Care and is interested in all aspects of general practice medicine. She has also been training GP's here at the Practice since 2004.

Dr Claire Jones (f)

CJGP Partner
MBBS & FRCGP 1991 London
Dr Jones joined the Spring Gardens Group Medical Practice team in 1998, having qualified from St. George's Medical School, London, in 1991. She first spent time working in South Wales before making the move to Worcester in 1998. Dr Jones' main interest is in core general practice and she enjoys the real variety of family medicine. Her work also includes Acorns Children's Hospice in Worcester, and is responsible for leading the Practice in all Research work.  

Dr Amanda J Bond (f)


GP Partner

Dr Bond graduated from St. George's Hospital Medical School, London, in 1997, where she stayed to work in South London and Croydon for 6 years. She has been working as a GP in Worcester since 2003, joining the Spring Gardens Group Medical Practice team in 2008 and becoming a GP Partner in 2011. Dr Bond's special interests are Family Planning, Gynaecology, Palliative care and Cryotherapy, and she is also an experienced GP Trainer. 

Dr Richard Macaskill (m)

GP PartnerRM

Dr Macaskill graduated from Birmingham in 2008. He then joined Spring Gardens Group Medical Practice as a Registrar in 2012, and has been working as part of the team ever since. Dr Macaskill enjoys the huge variety of general practice, but has particular interest in Paediatrics; he has also found it thoroughly rewarding to mentor one of our Advanced Nurse Practitioners through her training.   

Dr Stephen F Cockeram (m)

SCGP Partner

MB ChB 1998 Birmingham

Dr. Cockeram joined the Spring Gardens Group Medical Practice team in 2016, as a returner to the NHS, having spent 12 years enjoying working abroad as a GP in Sri Lanka. He has a specialist interest in Minor Surgery and End of Life Care.

Dr Laura M Samuel (f)

LS2GP Partner

Dr Samuel has been a Partner at the Practice since 2011 and enjoys being part of a fantastic team. Dr Samuel has an interest in family planning/Gynaecology (fitting contraceptive coils and implants here at the Practice) and Palliative Care. She is also a trainer tutoring medical students and GP trainees. Dr Samuel regularly represents Spring Gardens at local meetings, where we work alongside other Practices within the city of Worcester to improve patient care.


Dr Jess Garner (f)

JG2GP Partner

MBChB DFSRH MRCGP Birmingham 2002

Dr Garner has been a GP in Worcestershire since 2007, and was delighted to join the Spring Gardens team in July 2018. She enjoys all aspects of general practice, but has particular interest in Mental Health and Gynaecology. Dr Garner also enjoys Medical education, training medical students here at the Practice and appraising other GP colleagues all across the West Midlands. She has 3 children and enjoys fitness and outdoor activities. 

Dr Catherine Glennie (f)


MB ChB Glasgow 2002 MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH Dip Pal Med

Dr. Glennie thoroughly enjoys and values being able to work as a GP in her own local area - being from Malvern originally. Dr. Glennie has been working as a Locum GP and Hospice Doctor, but started working regularly here at Spring Gardens Group Medical Practice in October 2016 as a Salaried GP. Dr Glennie's main interest is Palliative care and she completed the Diploma in Palliative medicine; she also has special interest in Womens' health.

Dr Nicola McDermott (f)


MBChB MRCGP DFSRH PGA Medical Education

Dr. McDermott qualified from Sheffield University in 2006. She is passionate about medical education, and thus went on to complete a Post-graduate Award in Medical Education to become a family planning trainer. In addition to this, Dr McDermott's passion for training led her to being appointed as Year 1 lead for community based medicine at Birmingham Medical School. Her interests are around women's health and contraception, having undertaken DFSRH and an MSc module in Gynaecology in the Community. Dr McDermott fits coils and implants and works in a Contraception and Sexual Health clinic one day a week in Birmingham, too. Outside of all of this, she is married with a little boy who keeps her fit by running around after him constantly!

Dr Rachel Purves (f)

RP try 2GP

MBChB 1997 Birmingham, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP

Dr. Purves has enjoyed work as a GP in Worcestershire since 2006, having previously been based as a GP in the Black Country. She joined the Spring Gardens Group Medical Practice team in January 2020, and brings with her many special interests, in Joint Injections, Dermatology (all matters relating to skin), Cryotherapy, Paediatrics, Gynaecology, family planning and sexual health.

Dr Alice Hussell (f)


MBChB Bristol 2011, MRCGP

Dr. Hussell has been a GP in Worcestershire since 2016, and in fact previously worked at Spring Gardens Group Medical Practice as part of her GP training. She is delighted to have returned to rejoin the Practice team again in January 2020. Dr Hussell enjoys the wide variety of general practice, but has particular interests in dermatology (skin), family planning and Palliative care.

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