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Fownhope Medical Centre
Common Hill Lane, Fownhope, Hereford, HR1 4PZ

email: fownhope.medicalcentre@nhs.net

Telephone: 01432 860 235
Fax: 01432 860 900
Prescriptions: 01432 860 241
District Nurse: 01989 769081

Providing lifelong care that is: safe, effective & dependable - for all of our community

Please use Online Consult - this went live on the 30th April 2020 and gives general advice for most medical conditions.  This is a new service for all NHS GP Practices.


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Meet Our Doctors



The Doctors are available Monday-Friday for appointments, or advice by telephone (according to availability). The doctors are also actively involved with  Herefordshire Clinical Commissioning Group.


Fownhope Medical Centre is also committed to training qualified doctors to specialise in becoming General Practitioners. We regularly have doctors working here on this basis who are overseen by the partners.




Dr Alison Wood

MB. ChB (Birmingham) DRCOG DFFP Certificate in Diabetes 


Dr Wood started work as a GP in 1995 and joined the Fownhope Team in 1996. She lives at Upton Bishop and has a special interest in Family Planning & Diabetes







Dr Michael Hearne

MB.Ch (Cardiff) MRCGP Dip. Derm. DRCOG DFFP


Dr Hearne started work as a GP in 1997 & joined the team in 2000.

He is also Clinical Director of Taurus Healthcare Ltd. 






 Dr Dinah Hawkyard



Dr Hawkyard started work as a GP in 2005 and joined the team in 2010. She joined the Fownhope partnership in July 2014. She lives in Lugwardine with her young family.







Dr Richard Kippax



Dr Kippax has worked at a Hereford City Practice for 20 years and joined the Fownhope partnership in July 2014. 







Dr Sion Gibby



Dr Gibby started work as a GP in 2002. He has been a GP in London for 15 years before joining the Fownhope team in 2018. He lives on the Welsh Borders.


















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