The Grove Surgery, Fairmile Road, Fairmile, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 2FQ

TEL: 01202 481192       FAX: 01202 479732

Our Practice Area  comprises West Christchurch and Hurn; further details about the area we cover are available from reception.


Out of Hours

Should you need medical attention when the surgery is closed please call 111. Calls to NHS 111 are free from both landlines and mobiles. If you have a life threatening medical emergency please dial 999.

Nurse Triage

The nurses at our surgery offer a rapid assessment of any patient requiring an urgent appointment; thus if you need an emergency appointment you may initially be seen by a practice nurse, with a doctor always available as necessary. 


Welcome to the Grove!

The doctors and staff would like to welcome you to the Grove Surgery. We were founded in April 1997 and our experienced team offer a wide range of services. Please click on the link above for further details of the staff and services available at the practice.


If you have an urgent problem please contact the surgery as soon as possible, and you will be seen by a member of the healthcare team on the same day.



We offer an appointment system at the surgery; please contact reception to arrange a suitable time. The standard length of an appointment is ten minutes; if you need longer than this then please ask for a double appointment.

Should you wish to talk to the doctor or nurse on the telephone then please contact reception to arrange a suitable time.


Opening Times

The surgery is open between 0830-1800 from Monday to Friday, and the doctors offer morning and evening surgeries each day. We also offer additional early morning surgeries on Mondays and Fridays, and a late evening surgery on a Tuesdays for patients who find it difficult to attend at other times.

The Practice Nurses usual surgeries are between 0830-1230, and 1330-1730. 

The Doctors

Dr Juliet Gregson (MBBS, MRCGP) qualified at King's College London in 1992. She has a special interest in women's health and has a diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology.

Dr Stephen Tomkins (BM, MRCGP) qualified at the Southampton University in 1992. He has a diploma in child health and also has a special interest in sports medicine.

Dr Simon James (MBBS, MRCGP) qualified at the Royal Free Medical School in 1993, and has a diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology. He has a special interest in dermatology and rheumatology.

Dr Rebecca Harrison (MBBS, MRCGP) qualified at Barts and the London Medical School in 2008. She has a special interest in family planning and sexual health.