Welcome to Castleman Healthcare
We are a non-profit making GP provider company in Dorset incorporating 12 GP practices and covering over 120,000 patients in the localities of Poole North and East Dorset. We provide business structure and management support to three Castleman Primary Care Networks - Network Poole North, Wimborne & Ferndown Primary Care Network and the Crane Valley Network. We place the health of our patients and our GP practices at the very centre of all we do.
Our Mission and Values
Castleman Healthcare is dedicated to high quality health care delivered by local GP practices. We believe in the independent GP practice. We work together to support each other, to deliver services at scale and bring about innovative solutions to provide the very best care for our patients.
The GP practice is the cornerstone of the NHS and through Castleman Healthcare we aim to support and strengthen Primary Care for a positive future.
Meet the Team
Castleman Healthcare is led by a team of committed and professional members of our practices.
Dr Lionel Cartwright
Trained at Oxford University Lionel joined his practice in 1985. He has represented local GPs on the Local Medical Committee.
Lionel enjoys all aspects of General Practice especially care of young adults, families and respiratory medicine.
Dr Dominic Hennessy
Interim Chair and Governance Director
Dr Hennessy, Partner at West Moors GP Practice in Ferndown has responsibility for clinical and corporate governance in Castleman. Dominic pursued a career in internal medicine before becoming a GP. He is a trainer of new GP's and takes a lead for his practice business.
Chief Executive Officer
Fiona is Castleman’s CEO and leads on contract management as well as supporting the PCNs with business and management advice. She has a wealth of experience at senior level across the health and education sectors including both private and public sector organisations.
Director of HR and Communications
James is Practice Manager at Canford Heath Group Practice in Poole and has been in his practice for nearly 25 years. James provides high level business input and contract management as well as leading on HR & Communication.
Director of Programmes and Projects
Sarah is the Wimborne & Ferndown Network Lead as well as Practice Manager at Walford Mill Medical Centre. She has been working for Castleman on the delivery of the Diabetes and Respiratory ICPCS projects and was appointed Director of Programmes and Projects in February 2020.
Director of Finance and Company Secretary
Fiona is the Strategic Practice Manager for The Harvey Practice and previously worked for Dorset CCG in a variety of different roles. She is interested in NHS contracting, commissioning and finance and provides additional advice to the PCNs in these areas.
Castleman Healthcare Board PA
Amy provides administrative support to the Board and to the Primary Care Networks.
Castleman Healthcare brings together 12 GP practices with 17 sites across your local area
Network Poole North
Crane Valley Network
Wimborne & Ferndown Primary Care Network