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Doctors, Nurses and Healthcare Assistant profiles


Dr Anne Lawson

Dr Lawson trained in London and qualified in 1987.  She then moved back to Hampshire where she had grown up and joined The University Surgery in 1993.

She has two grown up daughters, enjoys sailing with her husband and going on skiiing trips.


Dr Dapo Alalade

Trained in Nigeria, MBBS in 1988.  Arrived in the Uk in 1990 and started working as a house officer at St Cross Hospital, Rugby in 1992.  Worked in the hospital community speciality of paediatrics for about 10 years from Bradford to Tunbridge Wells

Trained as a General Practitioner in Portsmouth in 2001, worked as a locum in numerous practices until joining The University Surgery in 2004.


Dr Perminder Sethi

Qualified from The University of London.  Spent time working in Plymouth and London before going to Queensland Australia where he worked mainly in the emergency department and also with the Flying doctors.  After taking some time out to travel, he came back to the UK, working in Psychiatry in the Midlands and then General medicine on the Isle of Wight.  He completed his GP training in Portsmouth and freelanced along the south coast for several years.  In 2009-2010, he worked overseas again with the millennium Villages Project in Tanzania.  He returned to Portsmouth in 2010 and has been working at The University Surgery since that time.  He is also doing a part time Masters in Public Health.

His other work related interests include coaching and medical appraisals, cosmetic treatments and global health.

He used to scuba dive and run the occasional marathon. Nowadays he tries to look after his knees more, and salsa dances instead.  He also loves travelling, plus trekking whenever possible.



Mrs Helen Davies

Trained as a nurse in Kings College, London and worked for several years in London

Returned to her home town of Portsmouth and trained as a midwife.  She then worked as a midwife in Hongkong for 3 years.  On returning to Portsmouth, started working as a Practice Nurse and have done so for 22 years.

Has worked in various GP surgeries in Portsmouth and for the past 9 years has been working for The University Surgery.

Lives locally and when not working enjoys exotic holidays and walking her pug.


Mrs Rosanna Sutton

Has been a nurse for 47 years.  Having completed her General training in St Mary's Hospital in Portsmouth in 1971, staffed for 6 months on an acute male medical ward, prior to commencing in her 1 year midwifery training in 1972 at St Mary's Hospital.

In 1978 worked in Southampton as a districk midwife until 1990, when she started work as a Practice Nurse here at The University Surgery.

Mrs Sutton is the longest and oldest serving member of the team, 26 years of service to this surgery.


Mrs Linda Moss

Trained in the RAF as SEN between 1971 - 1974

Worked in Leicester Royal Infirmary after leaving the RAF

Converted to RGN in 1999 at Southampton University whilst working at St Mary's Hospital, Portsmouth.

Retired to Cyprus for a few years and on return gained employment at The University Surgery, Portsmouth as a Practice Nurse


Mrs Hilary Rudkin

Has been working at The University Surgery since 1995.  Started her employment with us as a receptionist, then in 2000 trained for the position of Healthcare Assistant and attended various training courses for this new role.

Prior to working for The University Surgery was a Police Officer in Portsmouth, is married, has two daughters and is the 2nd longest serving member of staff at the surgery.








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