Dr Charles Greenidge MBBS(UWI), FRCS Ed, FRCPS(Glas), FCCS
Dr Greenidge is a General Surgeon who trained at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Barbados and later in Glasgow, Scotland. He trained in General Surgery with specialization in arterial and venous disease, endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery. He recently (2012-2013) returned to Scotland to do a Fellowship in Gastro-intestinal surgery which included laparoscopic surgery and cancer surgery in addition to surgery for gall stones, oesophageal reflux and obesity. He is the current secretary of the Caribbean College of Surgeons.
Dr Amanda King MBBS(UWI), MRCP(UK), FRCP(Glas), FACR (Intl), SLMM (Gold)
Dr. King is a St. Lucian Island Scholar who studied Medicine at the University of the West Indies, Jamaica and Barbados, before pursuing post graduate studies in Scotland, UK.
She is passionate about improving healthcare for all. She understands the importance of early diagnosis (and in the future prevention of rheumatic and other chronic diseases) and she does her best to educate the public as well as health professionals to raise awareness such that we can achieve this.
She understands that patients need to be empowered to take control of their lives with whatever challenges they face, including chronic rheumatological illnesses, and that we all benefit from support to achieve our goals in health and in life. Click here to continue to reading
Dr. Cleopatra Altenor MBBS(UWI)
Dr. Altenor is a General Practitioner who trained in Trinidad. She is very interested in the management of patients with chronic ilness including Diabetes, Hypertension and Rheumatological conditions. She is interested in the provision of a comprehensive health program incorporating medicine, exercise and nutrition in order to achieve lifestyle improvement.
Ms. Francisca Plummer BACP Accredited Counsellor, Psychotherapist
Ms. Francisca Plummer is an Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist who works in private practice as well as with adolescents and young adults in the College setting since completing her MA at Regents College London in 2003.
She has worked as the Psychotherapist at the then Golden Hope Hospital, the Acting Director of Turning Point and as a Consultant on the Mental Health Reform Project. She has conducted numerous training workshops on mental health island wide and is a well-respected clinician and trainer.
Ms. Plummer is an International Provider with the EAP companies ComPsych (USA) and Optum Health (UK) and works extensively with employee assistance programmes locally and regionally. She also lectures part time in a range of liberal arts and psychology courses.
Ms. Plummer has a particular focus on working with persons presenting with depression and anxiety and also victims of trauma and has developed a vibrant practice working with the medical community to help clients experiencing co-morbid conditions as well as those with psychosomatic complaints.
Dr R G Swamy MBBS, MD
Mrs. Suzanne Beaubrun dip.P.T. (UHWI) R.P.T.
Mrs. Suzanne Beaubrun graduated from The School of Physical Therapy, University of the West Indies, (Jamaica) in 1982. She was awarded the prize for Best Thesis of her Graduating Class titled “Exercise and The Asthmatic Child”.
Mrs. Beaubrun has been practicing as a physiotherapist for over 30 years. From 1982 -1987, Mrs. Beaubrun was the in-patient physiotherapist for The Nuthall Hospital, as well as having her own out-patient private clinic, in Kingston Jamaica. Following that, from 1987-1992, Mrs. Beaubrun was The Head of The Physiotherapy Department for The St. Ann’s Bay Hospital, St. Ann’s Bay, Jamaica. After that, Mrs Beaubrun moved on to private practice in St. Ann’s Bay until she left Jamaica in 2013.
Mrs. Beaubrun is well known for her attention to detail, her dedication to continuing education, her conscientious outlook towards her profession, and her caring and gentle manner towards her patients. Although being a general physiotherapist, she has a special interest in Chest Physiotherapy, Musculo-Skeletal Injuries, and Exercise Physiology.
Mrs. Beaubrun moved to St. Lucia in 2013. Here, she has worked as a volunteer at the St. Jude Hospital, and is an active member of the St. Lucia Physiotherapy Association. In her own quiet way, she strives to promote the important role that physiotherapy plays in the health and well being of people and offers her clients a holistic approach to their physical rehabilitation towards wellness.
Toni R. Pickering BSc(Hons)Pod, MChS
Ms Toni R. Pickering is a UK qualified podiatrist registered to the Paramedical Council in Barbados and also with the Health and Care Professions Council in the UK.
A graduate of Glasgow Caledonian University in Scotland, Miss Toni Pickering is also a member of The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists (UK) as well as an introductory member to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons in Glasgow. She has interest in diabetes care and management of the lower limb, education and wound care management, MSK ultrasound and biomechanics.
Toni is a well-rounded practitioner who continuously hones her skills practicing in Barbados at Toe-2-Knee Podiatry within Harts Medical Clinic, Hastings, Christ Church and at the Barbados Diabetes Foundation in Warrens, St. Michael where as part of the multidisciplinary team she can further exercise her interests and continuously educate herself on the diabetic foot. She also works closely with Bay Medical Centre in St. Lucia to assist in foot health education and assist patients with the management of multiple chronic conditions.
Miss Lucille Francis
Medical Office Receptionist/Secretary
Miss Crystal Seales