Dr Adam Simon
Dr Adam Simon trained in London at University College and Middlesex School of Medicine, qualifying in 1993. He has worked in London, Manchester and New Zealand. He is the founder and Clinical Director of AJ Primus Healthcare, a thriving private GP service in Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Lancashire. Adam is Chief Medical Officer of Wellness International Ltd. He was one of the founders and Chief Medical Officer of Push Doctor Limited. Adam was a partner at Woodlands Medical Practice, Chadderton, a leading NHS practice from 2001 until 2016.
As well as his medical degree, Adam has a BSc in Epidemiology, a MSc in General Practice and achieved a distinction in his examinations for membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
Adam is committed to GP training and education having been for many years a GP trainer, training the new recruits into general practice and a clinical supervisor for medical students attending University of Manchester’s school of medicine.
Adam enjoys running, cycling and kayaking and is very involved in his local community.
Dr Catherine O’Neill
Dr Catherine O’Neill first graduated from Queen’s University Belfast with a BSc in Psychology before studying medicine at the University of Liverpool and graduating in 2007.
Dr O’Neill spent the early years of her career in anaesthetics, taking in a variety of sub-specialities including pain management, obstetrics, theatre and intensive care before embarking on a career in general practice.
This provided an excellent foundation for general practice and was particularly helpful in developing effective communication skills, which are so essential when helping and working with her patients. She currently works as a GP within the NHS alongside her work with Private GP Extra. She enjoys training and education and has completed the PGCE in medical education.
In her free time, Catherine enjoys running, tennis and outdoor activities with her family.
Dr Jackie Rose
Dr Jackie Rose recently retired from her NHS GP work. She now concentrates on her special expertise and passion of Nutrition through medicine.
Dr Rose is a specialist in nutrition. She has co-written a healthy eating cookbook, which was published in April 2020. She also does voluntary work in preventive medicine, and regularly gives talks and lectures on this topic. She is passionate about both preventive medicine and nutrition. Her main goal and objective within medicine is to help people to achieve optimum health and wellbeing.
Her qualifications are MbChB, MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG.
Dr Ben Williams
Dr Ben Williams trained at Birmingham University and qualified in 1995. He completed GP training and worked as a ship’s doctor for Princess Cruises before taking an NHS GP post in Salford where he has worked for over 20 years.
He has also worked as a governing body member for Salford clinical commissioning group and been a sub-committee member for Salford and Trafford Local Medical Committee.
In addition to all areas of general practice, his special interests are dermatology and joint injections.
Dr Jo Stone
Dr Jo Stone trained at the University of Liverpool, qualifying in 2014. Before GP training, he worked as an Ears Nose and Throat (ENT) Clinical Fellow at Manchester Royal Infirmary, and achieved a distinction in his post-graduate diploma in ENT.
Dr Stone teaches medical students at the University of Manchester and mentors junior doctors on his hospital attachments. His NHS commitments include working at Manchester Foundation Trust in the Urgent Treatment Centre and in a General Practice in North Manchester. He has a broad experience of all aspects of general practice and has completed a Primary Care Dermatology course which included the use of dermoscopy to aid the diagnosis of skin lesions.
Outside of his professional work he enjoys playing piano, fell running and astronomy.