It is with great sadness and regret that we have to announce the untimely passing of Dr Ben Martin.

Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with Ben’s friends and family.

Lonsdale St Medical Practice

Dr Kathleen Calder


Kathy has over 18 years experience in general practice with interests spanning all areas of medicine. She particularly enjoys working with patients to achieve the best health outcomes possible and recognises the importance of long term patient relationships. Kathy’s main focus is in women’s health, paediatrics, family planning and mental health.  Kathy has a focus on understanding the drivers for disease and providing preventative healthcare advice.  She has a commitment to the training of medical students and respects the needs and values of patients.

DR Paul Hughes


Paul has special interests that include paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecological problems, men’s health and mental health. Paul also specialises in contraceptive advice and minor surgical procedures,  such as Mirena and implanon insertion, lip ties and acute casualty care.

Dr Philip Verghese


Philip has worked in general practice for over 20 years. He is a fellow of the Royal College of General Practice. Philip has an interest in all aspects of general practice and a special interest in Asthma, paediatrics, Men’s Health, Mental Health and Ante-Natal shared care.