Dr Nigel Savage

MB BS MRCGP (London 1987)

Nigel qualified at St George's Hospital, London in 1987, where he met his wife and fellow GP in the Practice, Jane. He joined Twin Oaks in 1993, attracted by the friendly, informal attitude of the practice. He has particular interests in skin disease, minor surgery, child health, mens health and joint injection. He and Jane live in Burley and have 4 children. Walking in the forest, travelling and spending time with the family are his favourite pastimes.

Dr Jane Bowry

BSc MB BS MRCGP (London 1990)

Dr Bowry joined the partnership in 1994. She has a special interest in womens health and worked in the hospital colposcopy clinic for 19 years. She is the clinical lead in diabetes and learning disability and also the lead GP in managing the dispensary.

Dr Richard Simpson

MRCP MRCGP BM (Southampton 2003)

Richard qualified from the University of Southampton in 2003 and went on to work in a variety of specialities in local hospitals before embarking on a career in General Practice. During this time he completed his MRCP and subsequently MRCGP, leading to work as a GP, joining Twinoaks in 2009. He has an interest in musculoskeletal and sports medicine and has completed a post graduate diploma at Bath University. When not at work he enjoys triathlons and a range of outdoor activities. Richard continues to work as an out of hours GP and in the local Emergency Department.

Dr Kate Haslam

BM Hons( Southampton 1999), MRCGP, DFFP, DRCOG, DPD
Salaried GP

Kate qualified from the University of Southampton in 1999. She has worked in a number of practices in Dorset and Hampshire and was previously a GP Partner in Ferndown, Dorset. Kate has a particular interest in dermatology and has worked in the Christchurch Hospital skin clinic for many years. She also works as a GP with Special Interests in dermatology in Dorset. Kate is married with two young children who keep her just as busy at home as she is at work!

Dr Rachel King

MB BS (London 2001)
Salaried GP

Rachel qualified from St Bartholomew Hospital in 2001 and has worked in a number of practices in Dorset. Rachel has also worked as an out of hours GP and locally in Hospice care and has an interest in Palliative Care.

Rachel is married with two young children and is a keep open water swimmer.


All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice..

The average pay for GPs working in Twin Oaks Medical Centre in the last financial year was £69,379 before tax and National Insurance. This is for no full time GPs, 4 part time GPs, and no locum GPs who worked in the practice for more than six months.