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About The Practice

We are delighted to welcome you to Cathedral Medical Group, where we aim to provide a high standard of personal health care. If you have not yet registered with the surgery, please contact us to arrange registration. You will need to visit the surgery in order to complete registration.

Heidi Raza is our Practice Manager and is responsible for the running of the Cathedral Medical Group, Cathryn Bovingdon is our Business Manager and she should be able to help you with any administrative or non-medical aspects of your health and treatment. If you wish to give some feedback, have a suggestion to make or a complaint they will be happy to listen. If you require a copy of our complaints procedure, please ask at reception.

The practice is pleased to offer private health and beauty therapies at our independent Inspire Health & Beauty Clinic. For more information on the range of services offered, including Botox injections, dermal filling and acupuncture, please visit the private clinic pages using the link at the top of the page.

The doctors work in an unlimited partnership as a general medical group practice. We are happy for you to consult any member of the practice, but it is to your advantage to have continuity of care from one Doctor.

You may express a preference in writing to receive services from a particular Doctor/Health Care Professional either generally or in relation to any condition. We shall endeavour to comply with reasonable requests but reserve the right to not do so if the preferred person has reasonable grounds to refuse or does not routinely perform the service in question.

Meet the team

Dr John Bisatt
Senior Partner


Dr Bisatt has been at the practice since 2003, became a partner in 2005 and has been Senior Partner since 2022.

Dr Bisatt is the clinical lead in Diabetes and Heart Disease with a special interest in cholesterol and lipid metabolism. He supervises GP Training at the practice and is the team captain for the Chichester runners corporate challenge race which the practice competes in every year.
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Dr Liz Evans


Dr Evans joined the practice in 2001, She is the lead in minor surgery and cryotherapy and has special interests in womens health and contraception.

Dr Evans is also specialised in dermatology and has a keen interest in skin lesions and moles. She has also been running an aesthetic clinic at the practice since 2005.
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Dr Lorna Sloley


Dr Sloley trained at Barts and the Royal London Medical School. She moved to West Sussex to pursue a career in general practice and

joined Cathedral Medical Group in 2004. She enjoys all aspects of her work and has a special interest in minor surgery, joint injections and diabetes.
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Dr Zaid Almashta


Dr Almashta joined the practice as a partner in 2013. He has special interests in musculoskeletal 

medicine, palliative care, paediatrics and all aspects of medicine, especially ischaemic heart disease and chronic diseases. In the practice he is responsible for leg ulcer management, medical research and practice training.
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Dr Christopher Waight


Dr Waight qualified from King’s College London in 2016 with his medical degree and did an

intercalated year during that to get a BSc in physiology in 2013. He then worked for a year in Redhill before moving to Chichester where he did his GP training and has been working here ever since. Dr Waight enjoys working with patient’s of all ages and issues and likes the diversity of our practice. In his free time he enjoys squash, functional fitness, reading and board games.
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Dr Angela Giles


Dr Giles qualified from Sheffield Medical School in 1997 and trained in Sheffield and Rotherham. 

She then migrated South and joined the practice in 2005. She has particular interests in skin medicine.
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Dr Tanya Walters


Dr Walters qualified at St Georges, London in 1995. She worked in hospital medicine before 

coming to Chichester, she completed her GP training in 2003. She joined Cathedral Medical Group so she could be nearer to home, she enjoys the diversity of general practice.
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Dr Charles Wood

MBBS, BSc (hons), MRCGP.

Dr Wood qualified from King’s College London in 2015 before spending several years working at 

St Richard’s Hospital in Chichester and completing GP training. He joined Cathedral Medical Group in 2021 and enjoys the varied nature of work in general practice. Outside of work he enjoys hiking and exploring.
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Dr Helen Whiting


Dr Whiting qualified as a Doctor from Imperial College London (Charing Cross Campus) in 1999 and 

completed her GP training in 2004. She has worked in Portsmouth and Havant for a long time and then did a secondment in a covid vaccine centre for 1 year. Dr Whiting joined Cathedral medical Group early 2022. She has specialist interests in GP training (from 2011-2021), palliative care and research. When not working she enjoys walking, reading and playing her guitar.
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Dr Celia Beaumont-Hutchings


Dr Beaumont-Hutchings trained at Bristol University. She spent several years working in General 

Hospital Medicine speciality in both the UK and Australia before moving to the local area to complete her training in general practice. She joined Cathedral Medical Group in 2022 and has a particular interest in women’s health including menopause and contraception. She also enjoys her role as a GP trainer. Outside of medicine, she can be found sailing or hiking with her labrador.
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Dr Joanna Peters


Dr Peters qualified from Exeter Univeristy in 2014. She then moved to London and spent a few years working in acute medicine, intensive care and A&E.

During this time she did a Diploma in Sports Medicine, Exercise and Health. After this she then moved down to Chichester to do her GP training. Dr Peters joined Cathedral Medical Group in Novemeber 2023 and has a specialist interest in musculoskeletal medicine and women’s health. Outside of medicine she enjoys sailing, kitesurfing and exploring with her young family.
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Kate Dunn
Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Kate is our lead nurse and trained at St George’s as an adult nurse in 2006, she then went on to do a cardiothoracic rotation at St George’s hospital before starting work in the community.

In 2012 Kate qualified as a health visitor, a few years later she went on to work in general practice. Kate now has two MSc level qualification in specialist community practice public health and is an independent prescriber. She has a particular interest in holistic care and wellbeing.
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Sue Ullmer
Practice Nurse

Sue worked with adults with Learning Difficulties for 20 years before qualifying as a nurse at the University of Surrey in 2009, she then spent 2 years as a Community Nurse before starting with us at CMG in 2011. 

Sue’s main areas are in childhood immunisations and all treatment room duties and has a special interest in leg ulcer clinics and also assisting in minor surgery.
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Joanne Hopkins
Practice Nurse

Joanne is an experienced nurse who has worked in general practice since 2004, before this Joanne worked mainly as a midwife in the UK but also as a community nurse and midwife in Asia.

She has a special interest in chronic diseases.
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Philippa Francis
Practice Nurse

Phillippa worked on a surgical unit at St Richards Hospital before starting here at CMG in 2022. 

She is a treatment room nurse who undertakes all treatment room duties and is particularly interested in preventative health.
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Naomi Cole
Practice Nurse
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Nicole Jones
Practice Nurse

Nicole Qualified in 2017 as an adult nurse working on a Gastroenterology ward and St Richards Hospital and then went onto working in acute coronary care for 2 years, before working on a neonatal ward.

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Laura Knowles
Health Care Assistant

Laura worked with children and adults at a special needs school for over 10 years. After having her children she retrained as a Phlebotomist.

Laura also performs ECG’s and is looking forward to developing her role within the nursing team.
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Hannah Haines
Health Care Assistant

Hannah worked at St Richards Hospital for 12 years before joining Cathedral Medical Group. 

She started as a lab assistant in blood sciences before deciding to train as a Phlebotomist in 2016.
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Karen Prior
Health Care Assistant
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Kate Willcocks
Health & Wellbeing Coach

Kate Willcocks is our health & wellbeing coach and is here to help patient’s that are interested

in or struggling with weight loss, diet changes for prediabetes, long term pain conditions that you are trying to reduce medications as well as low level mental health conditions.
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Practice Manager

Heidi Raza is our Practice Manager and is responsible for the running of Cathedral Medical Group, Cathryn Bovingdon is our Business Manager and she should be able to help you with any administrative or non-medical aspects of your health and treatment.  If you wish to give some feedback, have a suggestion to make or a complaint they will be happy to listen

Our administration staff and receptionists are a highly professional team who are your first point of contact with Cathedral Medical Group. They aim to ensure that you receive the best service possible from the centre.

In order to signpost you to the most appropriate appointment, the receptionists will ask for some brief information on your current needs, particularly when requesting emergency appointments. Please help them by explaining your needs and they will endeavour to find the best solution to your problem. They are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the doctors and nurses. Our receptionists, however, are not medically trained. If you wish information in detail about practice services or medical issues, please ask to speak to one of our nursing or medical staff.

Should you have a complaint please contact Cathryn on 01243 813450. Or email on Alternatively you may post your correspondence to:

The Cathedral Medical Group
The Medical Centre
Cawley Road
PO19 1XT

District Nursing Team
(not based at the practice)

Community nurses play a crucial role in caring for some of the most vulnerable people in our communities: housebound patients who have a long-term health condition and/or are frail elderly who are registered with a local GP.


As well as providing direct patient care, community nurses also work with patients to enable them to care for themselves or with family members teaching them how to give care to their relatives.

Contact: 01273 265969

Health Visiting Team
(not based at the practice)

Health visitors are registered nurses/midwives who have additional training in community public health nursing. They provide a professional public health service based on best evidence of what works for individuals, families, groups and communities; enhancing health and reducing health inequalities through a proactive, universal service for all children 0-5 years and for vulnerable populations targeted according to need. Health visiting is a proactive, universal service that provides a platform from which to reach out to individuals and vulnerable groups, taking into account their different dynamics and needs, and reducing inequalities in health.

Pre-school children and their families are a key focus.

Contact: 01273 666451


Leticia Smith is our midwife. Clinics are held on Wednesdays here at the surgery, please contact reception on 01243 813450 to book an appointment.


Tony Wilson is a private physiotherapist. Currently he is running MSK clinics alternative Mondays, you can book an appointment with our reception team.

Paramedic Practitioner

Steve Hawkins & Jamie Monks are our Paramedic Practitioners, they make urgent home visits when required and also help the duty doctor with telephone triage calls.