Private GP Services at
The private GP service situated within Springfield hospital is
staffed by four female GPs with 71 years of experience in general
medical practice between them.
Dr Anne Squire
Dr Sibel Peck
Dr Judith Pluck
And associate Dr Jo
They can offer same day appointments,
be-spoke health assessments and a comprehensive travel medicine
service including vaccinations, homeopathy, acupuncture and Flu
vaccines. They have fast access for cross referrals to diagnostics
investigations and to see Consultants. For more information see
their website below.
Opening times are Monday to Friday
each day, with late night opening till 8pm four nights a week.
Patient testimonial: Mrs P
from Burnham on Crouch says – “you really are an elite
Dr Anne Squire
MB ChB LFHom MRCGP
Dr Anne Squire graduated with Honors
from Leicester University Medical School in 1983. She undertook GP
training in both the UK and the USA, working in the Midlands and at
the University of Columbia in Missouri.
She has a strong interest in
communicating effectively with patients. After a 14 year spell as a
NHS GP, Anne established a private general practice in 2001 in
Chelmsford with partners Dr Sibel Peck and Dr Judith Pluck, with
associate GP Dr Jo Josson-McConnell joining them recently.
The practice has grown from strength
to strength and now has over 20,000 registered patients.
Training Profile: Her
medical training started in Leicester; she then worked for 2 years
at a family practice residency in Missouri. She was elected Chief
Resident in the family practice department in her final year of
training, a post which had both teaching and administrative
She completed her British GP training
in Norwich where she worked as a full time NHS GP for five years.
She then moved to a NHS Practice in Chelmsford where she worked as
a full time GP, and was the Postgraduate GP tutor for mid Essex.
She also served as the Chair of the Essex Faculty of the Royal
College of General Practitioners.
Special interests: Dr
Squire is interested in offering patient focused, unhurried and
effective family medicine. With four children of her own, she is
very aware of the particular health needs of women, especially
those for whom work and family life exist in a degree of tension.
In offering well woman screening services she aims to provide a
tailored service to meet the needs of each woman as an individual,
with empathy and understanding. Anne is a lay minister in the
Church of England.
Dr Sibel Peck
MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DCH
Dr Sibel B Peck trained at St
Bartholomew's Medical School, University of London and graduated in
She undertook GP training in Surrey,
Leicestershire and New Zealand. Membership was gained to the Royal
College of General Practitioners in 1993. After returning from New
Zealand in 1994, Dr Peck worked as a GP locum in a variety of
practices in London. She also worked for the British Pregnancy
Advisory Service and gained an insight into the stresses attached
to unwanted pregnancies
Training Profile: Her
medical training began in Redhill, Surrey, where she worked in
Casualty, Care of the elderly, Psychiatry, Obstetrics and
Gynecology. She then moved to Northampton General Hospital and
worked in Pediatrics.
ln Chelmsford she continued to work as
a GP locum gaining further clinical experience.
Special Interests: Dr
Peck is interested in offering patient focused family medicine. As
a mother with three children, she appreciates the pressures on
working mothers and the importance of their health needs. She is
interested in all aspects of child health. Her primary goal is to
practice medicine that allows the patient time to get their
concerns across, and leave the consultation feeling that they have
been listened to and their health needs met. She has a special
interest in Acupuncture. Being from Turkish parents, Dr Peck is
fluent in Turkish and is happy to consult in this language.
MBBS MRPharmS MRCGP
Dr Judith Pluck graduated in pharmacy
in 1979 After working as a pharmacist for three years in hospitals,
community pharmacies and in the Research industry, she went on to
graduate with Honors in medicine from St Georges Medical School in
After qualifying as a doctor she worked for a year in New Zealand.
After returning to the UK, began training as a GP at St John’s
Hospital, Chelmsford. This training was interrupted when she
developed a strong interest in Palliative Care Medicine and spent
three years as a Clinical Assistant at Farleigh Hospice.
She resumed her training as a GP and
entered NHS General Practice, After a 10 years spell as a NHS GP as
a partner in a practice in North Essex, Judith joined the private
general practice in January 2006 with partners, Dr Anne Squire and
Dr Sibel Peck.
She has a strong interest in medicine management and the complex
drug regimes required in
patients with multiple medical
problems. She also has an interest in immunisation and travel
Dr Pluck is married with two children.
She feels that Family Medicine and General Practice should be
individually focused on the needs of the patient and not
constrained by unavailability of appointments. There should be ease
of access with the opportunity to develop a continuing relationship
with one doctor.
Dr Jo Josson McConnell graduated with
honours from st George's Hospital Medical School, University of
London in 2003 and is currently part-time at the London School of
Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She has worked in hospitals in
London and Sydney and trained is General Practice at the Royal Free
Hospital in London.
Training Profile: Jo
is comfortable consulting on all aspects of health and has specific
training in paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecology, sexual health
(male and female), psychiatry, emergency medicine and public
health. She has had committee roles at the Royal College of
General Practitioners, has taught undergraduate medical students
and has a Medical Research Council fellowship.
Interests: Jo has an interest in mental health,
women's/sexual health and musculoskeletal problems. She has a
strong ethos of being interested in patients lives and prides
herself on being easy to talk to, putting patients at ease when
discussing concerns about their health, or items of a personal
nature. She feels she can offer a personalised service to her
patients which combines her communication skills with clinical
experience and the most up to medical research. Jo is married
with her first child currently on the way. She lives in
Chelmsford, is a keen sportswoman and joined the practice in
On offer is an extensive
range of medical services including:
- Treatment of acute illnesses,
- ongoing medical care, e.g. Blood pressure, asthma,
- Full health checks for men and women. Lifestyle advice.
- Influenza vaccination:
- Cervical cancer vaccination
- Chickenpox Vaccine:
- BCG vaccine and pre-vaccine testing
- Cervical smears:
- Women's health issues:
- Men’s Health issues:
- Travel advice and vaccinations:
- Medical Examinations for Insurance Companies:
- Treatment of warts and verrucas:
- Private prescriptions.
- Easy access to specialist consultants:
- X-ray and physiotherapy services all on-site
For more information about the
Private GP service at Springfield hospital call: 01245