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Out of Hours
If you are unwell in the evening, overnight or at the weekend, contact: The Urgent Care Service on NHS 111.

Telephone Advice
Please contact Reception who will advise you of the most convenient time to phone to speak with either a doctor or practice nurse. This is usually after 11am or after 6pm, when you can also enquire about test results. 

Home Visits
In the event of being immobile or too unwell to attend the surgery, please call before 10.30 am to arrange a home visit.

Medication Supplies

Please do NOT go to A&E or Out of Hours if you run out of medication over a weekend or bank holiday, they will not supply you with medication. Please go to your usual pharmacy and they may give you sufficient supplies to see you through - there may be a charge for this.


Junior Doctors

Dr Miraj Patel has joined us as a junior doctor. He is an F2 doctor which means he is in the 2nd year of the post qualification period (what used to be known as a senior house officer). He will be with us for 4 months. Dr Patel will be working every day except Wednesday.

Dr Beth Law has been with us for a year as our GP Registrar is on maternity leave but will be back with us at the beginning of 2019. We all wish her all the best over the coming year.


Dr Christopher Millner (m)Dr Christopher Millner (m)

MB BS MRCGP DOccMed. Dr Christopher Millner, a partner in the Practice, qualified at the London Hospital in 1982. He started the practice in 1989 and lives in Dorchester with his family. 

Starting in 2010 he spent a 2 year sabbatical teaching medical students in Mozambique.

He has a special interest in Occupational Medicine and is GP Trainer and Appraiser.

Dr Stephen Scott (m)Dr Stephen Scott (m)

MB ChB MRCGP FRCGP DTM&H DipMedEd. Dr Stephen Scott, joined the practice in 2002. He qualified at Birmingham University in 1984. After qualifying he joined the RAF as a Medical Officer (Squadron Leader) and then with his wife and family in Nepal before returning to Dorchester in 1999. Since 2006 he has been Appraisal Lead for Dorset. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of GPs in 2014 for his work in Nepal and the Revalidation and Appraisal Service. Stephen performs minor surgical procedures for the CCG, including vasectomies, in our purpose built operating suite in the practice.

He is married to Dr Kathy Scott (another of the partners) and they have three adult children.

Dr Kathryn Scott (f)Dr Kathryn Scott (f)


Dr Kathryn Scott, a partner in the practice,  qualified at Birmingham University in 1983 and joined the practice in 1999.  Prior to moving to beautiful Dorset she enjoyed general practice and family life in several locations including 3 years in Nepal, where she had an interest in leprosy.  She represents the Dorchester locality on the Dorset prescribing committee, supporting the quality of prescribing in the locality, and has an interest in diabetes.

Kathryn  is married to Dr Stephen Scott (another of the partners) and they have 3 adult children. 

Dr John Robertson (m)

MB BS 1999, MRCP 2002, MRCGP 2006. Dr John Robertson, a partner in the Practice, qualified at St Georges Hospital London in 1999, and lives locally with his wife and young family. Dr Robertson has recently joined the practice in May 2016 having worked as a GP Partner in a practice in Bristol since January 2007.

Dr Robertson has an interest in Respiratory Medicine.

Dr Robertson is also a qualified trainer and so will be assisting in the future with the training and development of the junior doctors who work with us.

Dr Lara Wear (f)

Dr Lara Wear has joined us a part-time salaried doctor

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