Meet the Team


Dr Rhodri Davies (m)


Surgery Hours: Wednesdays and Thursdays

Dr Davies qualified in Cardiff, then trained as a GP in Gloucestershire before moving to Oxfordshire where he has been working since 2007.

He enjoys all aspects of General Practice but has a special interest in Dermatology.

Outside of work he enjoys food, politics, cricket and rugby having endured many years as a Welsh rugby fan.

Dr Michelle Galligan (f)

Surgery Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Dr Galligan studied medicine in Norwich and qualified as a Doctor in 2009.

She spent two years East of England practicing as a hospital doctor.

Dr Galligan then moved to Oxford to commence her GP training. She qualified as a GP in 2015 and since then has been working as a salaried GP at Marcham Road.

Dr Rachel Garrett (f)

Surgery Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays

Dr Garrett studied medicine at the University of Oxford qualifying in 2011. Prior to this she studied for a Bachelors Degree in Biochemistry and Masters in Immunology.

During her time as a junior doctor she decided that she preferred the challenges and breadth of work that comes with all aspects of medicine and therefore elected to specialise in the area of General Practice. She has an interest in Women’s Health and Dermatology.

Outside of work she loves spending time with her family. She’s also a keen netball player and horse rider and likes to keep fit and travel.

Dr Rebecca Low (f)
BMBCh (Oxon) MA (Cantab) MRCGP DRCOG

Surgery Hours: Thursdays and Fridays

Dr Low graduated in 2011 from the University of Oxford. After 2 years working in various specialties in the East of England, she returned to Oxfordshire and became a GP in 2016.

She has a specialist interest in Osteoporosis and Adult Metabolic Bone Disease. 

Dr Ellen MacIver (f)

Surgery Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays

Dr MacIver qualified from the University of Leeds Medical School in 2015, she worked in the Aylesbury and Oxford areas before completing her GP training at Marcham Road in 2020. She worked in the Oxfordshire area for several years, returning to Marcham Road in 2022 as a salaried GP.

Dr MacIver has a particular interest in medical humanities and how we can rethink our experiences as doctors and our patients experiences with healthcare outside of traditional biomedicine.

She completed a Master’s degree in Applied Medical Humanities with Distinction in 2022 and also works as an academic GP in the Nuffield Department of Primary Care at the University of Oxford as an NIHR funded in-practice clinical fellow.

Dr Oliver Ncube (m)

Surgery Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays

Dr Sarah Nobes (f)

Surgery Hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Dr Nobes qualified in 2001 from University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff and went on to complete my general practice training in Bridgend. After working as a locum GP in South and North Wales, she did an academic job with Cardiff University and developed an interest in Palliative Care doing an MSc at KCL.

She joined Marcham Road Surgery in 2009 and have been a partner since 2012. Dr Nobes is a GP trainer, mother and does not have much time for other things, but likes cooking, gardening and gigs.

Dr Chinwe Nwogu (m)
MBBS (Nigeria) MRCGP

Surgery Hours: Wednesdays, Thursday mornings and Fridays

Dr Christine Plant (f)

Surgery Hours: Mondays and Tuesdays

Dr Halcyon Pope (f)

Surgery Hours: Tuesdays, Fridays and one Monday per month

Dr Pope graduated in 1990 from the University of Oxford and has lived in Abingdon ever since. She joined the practice in 1994, initially as a registrar and then in 1997 as a partner.

She is interested in all aspects of general practice and specialises in inserting coils for contraception. She looks after the patients in a local nursing home and is the Complaints Lead for the practice. She is married to David and they have two grown up children – and a small dog.

Outside work her interests include reading, walking, travelling, birdwatching and gaming.

Dr Timothy Robson (m)

Surgery Hours: Mondays, Wednesday mornings and Thursday mornings

Dr Robson graduated in 2011 from the University of Oxford. He completed his GP training in 2018 and has been a partner at Marcham Road since then.

His main interest is in education; he is a GP trainer and completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education in 2022.

Dr Kate Trivedi (f)

Surgery Hours: Thursdays and Fridays

Dr Kate Trivedi qualified in 1997 from the University of Sheffield and completed her GP training afterwards on the Dorset Coast.

She joined the practice in 2003 as a salaried GP. During 2011-16 she took on a challenge away from medicine pursuing her love of the outdoors and setting up a walking holiday company. Now working back at Marcham Road, she is interested in all aspects of general practice.

She has two grown up children and away from work enjoys tennis, walking, cooking and travel.

Dr Sanjay Trivedi (m)

Surgery Hours: Thursday afternoons and Fridays

Dr Sanjay Trivedi qualified from The University of Sheffield in 1997. He completed is GP training in Dorset, before joining the Partnership at Marcham Road Health Centre in October 2003.

He is interested in all aspects of Family Health and enjoys being involved in the education as a GP trainer and a Medical student Tutor. Socially he likes cycling, cricket, food, tennis, travel and is a long-suffering Leicester City fan. He is also, more recently, developing a love for Yoga and Qi Gong.

Dr Kat Young (f)

Surgery Hours: Tuesdays and Fridays

Dr Young graduated in 2011 from University College London. She moved to Oxfordshire for her general practice training which she completed in 2019 and she has worked as a salaried GP at Marcham Road ever since. 

She has a particular interest in women’s health and fits implants and coils for contraception.

Nursing Team

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Carley Moore
Advanced Nurse Practitioner & Queen’s Nurse

RCN Accredited Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Independent Prescriber

Surgery Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and alternate Thursdays

Practice Nurses

Adele Ashford
Practice Nurse

Kirsty Foley
Practice Nurse

Susan Hogan
Practice Nurse

Healthcare Assistant

Joana Granado

Additional Team

Samir Patel
Clinical Pharmacist 

Deanusa Sinnathurai
Clinical Pharmacist

Adrian Leahy

Kieron Légère
Specialist Mental Health Practitioner

Emma Backlund
Social Prescriber

Claire Carrera
Social Prescriber

Ann Mitchell
Social Prescriber

Practice Team

Practice Management

Rose Moore
General Manager

Diana Rutland-Smith
Deputy Manager

Katherine Verso
Data Quality Manager

Administration / Reception / Dispensary

Bonnie Richardson

Christine Eccles

Elaine Gregory

Geraldine Brooks

Hannah Brooks

Helen Morgan

Jan Swift

Julie Butler

Sarah Saunders

Tara Greenaway