Meet our Clinical Directors

Clinical Director of Bath Independents

Dr Daisy Curling


Daisy completed her GP training in Bath and worked at Fairfield Park Health Centre for six years before moving to Widcombe Surgery as a GP Partner. Daisy is passionate and enthusiastic about the opportunities Primary Care Networks can bring to those living in B&NES.


When Daisy isn’t running around after her two young children, she can be found hiding in her veggie garden.

Clinical Director of Heart of Bath

Dr Arun Gadhok


Arun qualified in 1999 and completed his GP training in London, where he worked as a GP for eight years before moving to Bath in 2015. He’s a GP Partner at Heart of Bath Medical Practice, a GP trainer, and also works part-time as a Clinical Advisor to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman. In his spare time, Arun looks after his three young children and is an avid runner and cook!

Clinical Director of Keynsham

Dr Charles Bleakley


Charles qualified at Queen’s University Belfast and after some time spent as a Royal Navy doctor, he completed his GP training. Charles has been a partner at Westview Surgery, Keynsham, since 2017, and is also a member of the B&NES, Swindon & Wiltshire Local Medical Committee. His clinical interests include occupational health, minor surgery and dermatology.  When not working, Charles enjoys cycling, water sports and playing the piano, organ and trombone.

Clinical Director of Minerva

Dr Sam Robinson


After finishing his GP training in 2003, Sam joined Combe Down Surgery in Bath as a partner and has been there for the last 16 years. His clinical interests include GP training, respiratory disease and dermatology. Sam, who’s the proud father to two teenagers, enjoys playing the drums, loves running, and volunteers at the National Children’s Music Camps most years.

Clinical Director of Three Valleys Health

Dr Elizabeth Hersch


Elizabeth graduated from Bristol University and completed her GP training in 1997. Elizabeth is the GP Principal at St Chads Surgery, Radstock, and her clinical interests include women’s health, dermatology and clinical governance. Outside of work, Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her three girls and playing the piano. She also loves to cycle, run and do pilates, and she is a keen tennis player!




Clinical Director of Unity Medical Group

Dr James Brooks