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THURSDAY, 7th December 2017


Stonehenge Trek for the Alzheimer’s Society

We are very proud to tell you that Claire Foster, our receptionist, will be taking part in the Stonehenge Trek, a twenty-six mile walk, for the Alzheimer’s Society on 2nd September with two of her friends, Clare and Andy Walton.   If anyone is interested in donating, there is a Just Giving page set up by Clare Walton, at or donations can be brought into the surgery.


Dr Philippa C Pettit (f)


Dr Pettit graduated from Southampton medical school in 1987.  Having done hospital jobs in and around Bristol, and a year in Australia, she and her husband  settled in Sherston with their 1 year old son Harry in 1993 .  She has been a Partner at the Tolsey Surgery ever sin

Dr Lorna Harris (f)


Lorna graduated from Bristol University Medical School in 1986. She moved to Cirencester to train as a GP and has lived and worked in the area since then.  She joined The Tolsey Surgery in 2002 and became a partner in 2008 following Dr Heathcock’s retirement.

Lorna has a special interest in Diabetes, Women’s health and contraception & child health.

Lorna has lived in the Cirencester area for 24 years with her husband and 2 children.  In her spare time she enjoys playing the cornet in the local brass band, gardening and is involved in Girl Guiding.


Dr Simon Watkins (m)


Simon graduated from The University of Bristol Medical School in 1999.   He trained as a GP Registrar at Romney House Surgery in Tetbury.  Prior to working at The Tolsey Surgery he was a salaried GP at practices in Gloucestershire.


Simon’s childhood ambition was to become a GP.  He has special interests in Cardiology, Musculoskeletal medicine and Child Health.  He is actively involved in the education of undergraduate medical students at Bristol University.


Simon has lived in the local area for eleven years.  He is married to another Bristol based GP, and they have two young children.  His hobbies include football, rugby, music and drama, and playing with his children.



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