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 North Poole and East Dorset. We provide business structure and management support to our 3 Castleman primary care networks (Network Poole North, Wimborne and Ferndown PCN and Crane Valley Network) putting the health of our patients and our GP practices at the very center of all we do.
Our Mission and Values
Castleman Healthcare is dedicated to high quality health care delivered by local GP practices.
Together our practices are primary care networks are strong and we collaborate to serve the health needs of our varied populations. We believe in the independent GP practice, but we work together to support each other, deliver services at-scale and bring innovation and skill to our patients whilst always staying local and at the heart of our respective communities.
The GP practice is the cornerstone of the NHS and through Castleman Healthcare we work together to 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 Sam Ghazawy
Dr Sam Ghazawy is Castleman Healthcare’s vice chair and is partner at the Hadleigh Practice in Broadstone. Sam graduated from Manchester University and spent 10 years in various hospital medical specialities and ophthalmic surgery before becoming a GP. His medical interests are ophthalmology, rheumatology, skin surgery and joint injections.
Dr Dominic Hennessy
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.
Fiona has worked as the Strategic Practice Manager for The Harvey Practice for 3.5 years. Before that she spent 8 years at Dorset CCG working in a variety of different roles. She is interested in NHS contracting and finance. Alongside her position as Finance Director Fiona has most recently been working on the Improving Access to GP service project.
Fiona is Castleman’s Interim CEO. Fiona has a wealth of experience at senior level across the health and education sectors including both private and public sector organisations.
Interim Director of HR and Communictions
James is Practice Manager at Canford Heath Group Practice in Poole and has been in his practice for over 20 years. He joined Castleman to provides business support, development of contracts and tenders.
Dr Colin Davidson
Clinical Chair, East Dorset
Appointed 1st April 2013, re-elected 1st April 2016. Dr Colin Davidson has been a principal GP working in Cranborne, Dorset since 1988.
Dr David Richardson
Clinical Director, Poole North
Appointed 1st September 2015. Dr Richardson trained at St Thomas' Hospital London. He undertook his GP vocational training in East Sussex before moving to Poole as a GP in 1990. He was a Hospital Practitioner in genitor-urinary medicine at Royal Bournemouth Bournemouth Hospital. David is a GP at the at Canford Heath Group Practice and is the Poole North Locality Lead.
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