Repeat prescriptions / Online Access for Patients

Online access to appointments, repeat prescriptions and some aspects of your medical record are available to our patients via the NHS App or Patient Access. You will need to be registered to use these services. Please follow the link to find out more


Types of Appointments

Our GP practice has a balance of emergency on the day appointments and pre-bookable appointments (up to 8 days in advance)
Appointments can be made online or by telephoning us 01962 732345.

GP & Nurse Practitioner Appointments

You will need to contact the surgery on the day you wish to be consulted. Each request will be passed to a clinician for assessment. You may find that we treat you by phone, by video link, or we may ask you to come to the surgery

Nursing Team Appointments

We have a multidisciplinary practice nurse team consisting of: Practice Nurses, Healthcare Assistants & Phlebotomists who provide a range of services including contraception, diabetes, blood tests and NHS Health Checks


Alresford Surgery aims to provide high quality healthcare to patients in our area. The doctors, nurses and other staff are dedicated to providing a comprehensive, professional service and with this website we aim to keep our patients up to date with news and information about the practice.

We are a training practice which means as a patient you may see or speak to a trainee GP during your contact with us.

As well as a source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a useful resource for other health-related information. Please feel free to send us feedback as we can use your ideas to improve our online services and further develop the content of this site.

Meet the Alresford Surgery Partners

Dr Marie Dodd

Dr Marie Dodd

Dr Marie Dodd

GP Partner

I qualified from Nottingham in 2009 and after completing my Foundation Training, moved back to my roots in Hampshire. I have worked at the Alresford Surgery since 2014 and joined the partnership in 2020. I have a keen interest in Women’s Health and run clinics fitting both coils and implants on alternate Wednesday mornings. I also lead on Adult Safeguarding and Diabetes. I have always been passionate about medicine and enjoy the variety which general practice offers.

My routine working days are Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my young family, walking the dog and baking.

BM BS BMedSci MRCGP DFSRH Qualified 2009 Nottingham

Surgeries: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

Special interest: Long acting contraceptive devices including coil and implant fitting

Dr Anna Cross

Dr Anna Cross

Dr Anna Cross

GP Partner

I have worked in Alresford since 2005 having been a trainee in the practice at this stage. I qualified from Bristol University in 2000 and completed my GP training in Wessex in 2006 always knowing I wanted to being a GP, practicing in the heart of the community and providing high quality care for my patients at all different stages of life. I have been a partner in the practice since 2010 and my main responsibilities are being CQC lead and supporting our nurse and allied health care professionals.

I am passionate about education, changing with the times and supporting the next generation of GPs so I am a trainer and usually have a trainee working alongside me.

I have an interest in musculoskeletal medicine and can perform large joint injections.

I work clinically on a Monday, Wednesday and Thursday in the practice.

When I am not in Alresford or working from home I can usually be found chasing after my two Labradors, watching my sons on a sports field or keeping myself fit on a Peloton bike.

Dr Paul Webb

Dr Paul Webb

Dr Paul Webb

GP Partner

I qualified from Nottingham University in 2005 and, after completing my GP training in Derby, I moved to Alresford in 2010 and have been a partner at the practice ever since.
I have a clinical interest in contraception and fit both coils and implants at the surgery. I am also a GP Trainer helping support both the next generation of GPs coming through and organising the education for the Trainers in our local area.
I work clinically at the surgery Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
Outside of the practice I have a keen interest in DIY, having recently knocked down and rebuilt my own house, and two children who are exceedingly good at keeping me busy.

BM BS BMedSci MRCGP DFSRH Qualified 2005 Nottingham

Surgeries: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Special interest: Long acting contraceptive devices including coil and implant fitting

Dr Ben Saunders

Dr Ben Saunders

Dr Ben Saunders

GP Partner

I qualified from Imperial College School of Medicine in London in 2011. I initially focused on surgical training and I gained my membership to the Royal College of Surgeons in 2015. My career interest changed and I completed my GP training in the Mid-Hampshire region. I qualified in 2018 and joined the Alresford Surgery as a partner soon after.
I have a keen interest in musculoskeletal medicine and have completed higher training and examination to earn the post graduate diploma from the faculty of sport and exercise medicine.
With these skills I undertake joint injections and minor surgery clinic lists.
I am the link GP for the primary care network forging links and services with neighbouring practices. I am child safeguarding and practice medicines lead and have recently become a GP trainer.
My working days at the practice are all day Monday, Wednesday, Friday and also Tuesday afternoons.
Outside of the practice I enjoy all spending time with my family, our dog or competing in triathlon.

MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCS (Eng), MRCGP, DFSEM(UK) Qualified 2011 Imperial College London

Surgeries: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday


News and important notices

If you suffer from Hay Fever, you don’t need to see your GP to treat the effects

As hay fever season is approaching we would like to remind you we do not prescribe hay fever medication. We follow NHS guidance and do not routinely prescribe hay fever medication. Hay fever tablets, liquids, nasal sprays and eye drops can be purchased from supermarkets and pharmacies. Please speak to your local pharmacist who can… Continue Reading If you suffer from Hay Fever, you don’t need to see your GP to treat the effects

You Said – We Listened….. Telephones

We know there hasn’t been a lot of love for our telephone system – lots of you have told us that the queue facility wasn’t good enough and that you frequently got cut off after waiting for over 20 minutes. Looking for a solution to these problems we have been in negotiations with our current… Continue Reading You Said – We Listened….. Telephones

Pharmacy First – Prescription-only medicines without the need to see a GP

Pharmacy First will enable community pharmacists to supply prescription-only medicines, including antibiotics and antivirals where clinically appropriate, to treat seven common health conditions without the need to visit a GP. The 7 conditions are: -Sinusitis -Sore throat -Earache -Infected insect bite -Impetigo (a bacterial skin infection) -Shingles -Uncomplicated urinary tract infections in women. For further… Continue Reading Pharmacy First – Prescription-only medicines without the need to see a GP

Covid/Flu Vaccination Clinic – Saturday 7th October

There is a Farmers Market this Saturday (1st Saturday of the month) in the car park of the Watercress Line & it is also Apple Day. Please take this into account when attending your pre-booked appointment. It is best to attend on foot or lift share as parking will be at a premium. Thank you.

Veteran friendly practice

We are now a veteran friendly practice. Which means our commitment to you as a Veteran of the UK Armed Forces.

Click here for more details on this. 

Care Quality Commission Rating

Our services Responsive: Good

Older people: Good

People with long- term conditions: Good

Families, Children and Young people: Good


We Value Patient Feedback

We are always seeking to improve the service that we offer our patients and we greatly value your feedback.

There are a number of ways in which you can supply feedback, or you can get further involved through our Patient Participation Group and help to steer the future direction of the Practice – please follow the link below to find our more about the various options available.