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. Her great grandfather was Sark artist William Toplis whose paintings are still in demand. Sally joined the Royal Navy (QARNNS) as a student nurse and continued her nursing career in QARANC as a Nursing Officer until 2002 when she decided to go to the dark side and become a doctor. She graduated from Peninsula School of Medicine in 2007 and undertook various junior doctor posts in hospitals in the South of England before applying to do GP training in Exeter. She qualified as a GP in 2013 having also completed a research year in a general practice in Mid Devon.
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 !!
My clinical experience is split between hospital and out of hospital practice. The first 8 years were spent training as a physician through the medical specialities in Southampton most notably Cardiology, General Medicine, and Rehabilitation. I trained In General Practice and came to the Channel Island with my family in 2009. I have a special interest in in sports medicine, musculoskeletal medicine and acupuncture.
I am a member of the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of General Practitioners I hold a diploma in Sports Medicine as well as Musculoskeletal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynaecology.