Dr Nick Tait MB ChB, DRCOG, MRCGP, MFSEM(UK), DipSEM
Dr Tait has worked as a partner at his current GP practice since 2003. He is used to providing a comprehensive and tailored service to his patients. He is a trainer of both under-graduate and post-graduate doctors working with the West Midlands Deanery and Imperial College London.
He specialises in the care of the diabetic patients in his NHS practice, managing this complex and chronic condition to optimise all medical aspects from lifestyle to medication and insulin.
Over the years he has worked as an Accident and Emergency Doctor, worked with the Warwickshire out of hours service and worked in Coventry in Public health medicine.
He has a great interest in sports, working for English Schools RFU, and since 2004 has been a team and crowd doctor at Worcester Warriors RFC.
He has provided Occupational Health services for first ConocoPhillips and then Phillips 66 since 2006; in that capacity he has dealt with workplace assessments, return to work plans, and regular screening medicals. He is also experienced in drug testing and epidemic preparedness.
Dr Jeff Foster BSc (Hons), MB ChB, DRCOG, nMRCGP
Before studying medicine, Dr Foster completed an honours degree in Physiology at Kings College London. This gained him a firm grounding in the basic understanding of how the body works. Having trained and worked in the Warwickshire area since 2004, he has completed trainee periods as a junior doctor in virtually every speciality in medicine. He has taken this vast experience and now works primarily as a GP Principal at Croft Medical in Leamington Spa.
In addition to his core general practice work, Dr Foster has also gained a Diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and until September 2017, worked as a Staff Grade doctor in the Accident and Emergency department at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, accumulating over 9 yrs of A+E experience.
More recently, Dr Foster has been involved in developing and promoting Men’s Health in Warwickshire and the West Midlands. He has written national articles on testosterone deficiency in men, and helped promote local awareness of prostate cancer. Dr Foster has also recently published an article for the British Journal of Family Medicine on testosterone prescribing in primary care. Dr Foster regularly posts items on men’s health and can be followed on @doctor_jef
In terms of non-clinical work, Dr Foster is also a GP appraiser, Regional Appraisal Lead for Cross City and Sandwell, and is the Responsible Officer for G4s UK. These jobs involve assessing the safety and professionalism of several hundred other GPs, which contributes to their re-certification and ability to practice.
Dr Peter John MBBS, BSc
Dr John qualified from UCL Medical School in 1995. He then undertook his hospital training on the North Staffs vocational training scheme and gained experience in a wide range of hospital specialities including paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, general medicine, dermatology and emergency medicine, before completing his general practice qualifications in 2000.
He then gained valuable experience working in a number of different rural, town and inner city practices over the next 3 years. During this time he also gained some valuable exposure to travel medicine whilst working as a voluntary GP on organized tours whilst travelling around Africa.
Dr John has also worked as a GP for a pharmaceutical company in Manchester involved in drug development.He currently a full time GP at a busy NHS practice in Kenilworth, looking after 13,500 patients. In addition, he carries out all the minor surgery procedures at the practice and is experienced in the use of cryotherapy. Dr John is involved in assisting with the training of GP trainees.
He has also worked for the local Warwickshire GP out of hours service for over 12 years that covers the whole of South Warwickshire. The challenges faced providing the out of hours service are different from seeing his own patients during the day and this has certainly helped to augment his general practice skills.