General genetics (non-cancer) team



Dr Katherine Lachlan

Area covered: Portsmouth and Winchester
Specialist clinic: Disorders of sexual development

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Professor Karen Temple

Specialist clinics: Endocrine, growth and imprinting disorders

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Dr Nicola Foulds 

Area covered: Southampton
Specialist clinic: Neurogenetics

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Dr Diana Baralle

Areas covered: Southampton
Specialist clinic: Eye genetics

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Dr Diana Wellesley

Specialist clinic: Prenatal genetics

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Dr Vicki Harrison

Area covered: Dorset

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Dr Catherine Mercer

Specialist clinic: Inherited cardiac conditions

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Dr David Hunt

Areas covered: Southampton, Salisbury, Isle of Wight and Portsmouth

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Dr Andrew Douglas

Areas covered: Southampton, Basingstoke and Dorchester


Dr Mira Kharbanda

Areas covered: Poole

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Specialist registrars

  • Dr Stephanie Greville-Heygate, Dr Rachel Horton, Dr Claire Salter

Consultant genetic counsellors

Melanie Watson

  • Area covered: Salisbury
  • Specialist clinics: Inherited cardiac conditions, service lead for familial hypercholesterolaemia

Genetic counsellors

Catherine Willis

  • Areas covered: Winchester and Basingstoke
  • Specialist clinics: Joint oculogenetic clinic

Jess Harvey

  • Areas covered: Southampton
  • Specialist clinics: Neurogenetics and Huntington's disease, supervision of MSc genetic counselling students

Emily Pond

  • Areas covered: Portsmouth

Charlene Thomas

  • Areas covered: Dorset

Bethany Burns

  • Areas covered: Dorset

Josephine Giblin

Trainee genetic counsellors (Scientist Training Programme)

Amy Dillon and Amy Braddel

Specialist nurses

Carolyn Redman

  • Areas covered: NF1 Wessex region, NF2 Wessex region and Oxford
  • Specialist nurse practitioner for neurofibromatosis (NF) 

Angela Cazeaux

  • Areas covered: Wessex region
  • British Heart Foundation (BHF) specialist nurse in familial hypercholesterolaemia

Catherine Sherman

  • Areas covered: Wessex region
  • British Heart Foundation (BHF) specialist nurse in familial hypercholesterolaemia

Family history coordinators

  • Beverley Dell, Darren Law, Nisha Ross and Janet Jones