Dr Cooper has been working in Alderney since 1995 and is the longest serving GP on the island. He is a fully accredited General Practitioner and has also undergone special training in emergency medicine, child health, family planning and care of the elderly. Dr Cooper had a special interest in Minor Surgery and Endoscopy. He travels to the UK on alternate weeks, where his work enables him to keep both his surgical and medical skills up to date. Dr Cooper is a director of the St John Ambulance, HMA to the RNLI, Police Surgeon and a trustee of the Cancer Relief Fund. Off duty he is a keen sailor.
Dr Sally Simmons is no stranger to the Channel Islands, as she was born and educated in Guernsey and spent childhood holidays in both Sark and Alderney. She served as a nurse in the Royal Navy and the Army, but then undertook medical training & GP training in Exeter. Sally is also interested in motorsport medicine and pre-hospital emergency care.
Sally learnt to dive in Guernsey and is also a qualified HSE AMED (Diving at Work medicals) and can carry out Oil and Gas UK medicals and UK Sports Diving Medical medicals.
Sally is keen to develop health promotion ideas for chronic disease including mental health, women’s health and diabetes. She would also like to actively forge links with the local community in improving and maintaining the delivery of health care and looks forward to meeting people who are equally keen to maintain good self-health.
Dr Adrian Noon has had a varied career. Training as both a GP and a Consultant in Emergency Medicine he has worked n the UK as a medical director of an ambulance service, medical incident officer at large scale events and incidents and as a GP in urgent care centres. He moved to Jersey four years ago and has been coming over to Alderney to work for 18 months. He is married with a young daughter. Interesting fact ; he was the Doctor for the Gladiators back in the 1990s !!