Doctors

  • Dr Ada McMahon – Female, MB, BS Eq, MRCGP (UK)
    Dr McMahon qualified from Rostov State Medical University, Russia.
    She completed her pre-registration hospital training in Staffordshire, and worked in and around London (mostly general medicine, A+E and oncology at Kings College and Royal London Hospitals), prior to training as a GP.
    She completed her GP training in Colchester in 2009 and took up a partnership in Colchester. She joined Riverside Health Centre in 2013.
    She has a special interest in Women’s health and Contraception (DRCOG 2010), and is responsible for fitting contraceptive implants and coils at the surgery. She also performs minor surgery and joint injections.
    In her spare time, she is a keen runner and particularly enjoys endurance races (half marathons or longer).
    She lives with her husband and two children.
    Dr John Hoskyns – Male, MB, BS (Cantab), DA (UK
    Dr Hoskyns qualified from Cambridge University and the Middlesex Hospital in 1986. He did his initial training in Ipswich Hospital and worked for 18 months in the anaesthetic department before going to the Luton and Dunstable Hospital to train as a GP. He did his GP surgery training in Harpenden. He then returned to North East Essex and was a locum GP from 1990 to 2003, working in many practices in Tendring and Colchester. In 2003 he took over the Riverside Health Centre. He has a specific medical interest in diabetes and is the practice lead for this. He is the representative for the practice on the senate of the COLTE partnership.  Outside medicine, he is a member of the Brantham Amateur Theatrical Society and has been their musical director for several recent shows. He lives in Lawford.
  • Dr Simon Butcher – Male, MB. BS MRCGP
    Dr Butcher qualified from St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London hospitals school of medicine and dentistry in 1999 and worked at Havering Hospitals NHS trust before training as a GP in Rainham, Essex – qualifying in 2003.
    He was formerly a partner in a large GP practice in Chelmsford – becoming senior partner in 2015.Having moved to Tendring in the Autumn of 2015, he decided to resign his partnership to join a more local practice, commencing at Riverside in October of 2017.
    He gained MRCGP in 2015 and has been training GP’s since 2010. His clinical interests are respiratory medicine and medical IT. He undertakes minor surgery and joint injection.He lives with his wife and children in St Osyth, and in any spare time he might find enjoys a game of golf.