Meet the team

Olivia’s private secretary is Gemma Winters. Gemma is an highly efficient and experienced medical secretary and will be able to answer your queries or will refer those she can not answer to Miss Barney for a quick response.

Gemma works part time – Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm. If she does not answer the ‘phone, leave a message or text or email her and she will reply the next working day. She can be contacted directly by telephone on

07377266513 or

gemma.winters@spirehealthcare.com.

Olivia has several regular anaesthetists who are all highly experienced with excellent bedside manner. They will ensure you are as comfortable as possible throughout your hospital stay. They are all recognised, fee-assured providers with leading insurance companies

Dr James Sadler

James is a consultant anaesthetist and specialist in Intensive Care Medicine. He works regularly with Olivia for most of her Wednesday morning operating lists.

Dr Ralph Leighton

Ralph is a consultant anaesthetist and has worked regularly in the NHS with Olivia and now in Spire hospital. He works regularly with Olivia for most of her Tuesday afternoon operating lists

Dr Michael Fairfield

Mick is a consultant anaesthetist and works often with Olivia at Spire Leicester when her regular anaesthetists are not available.

Dr Simon Tordoff

Simon has a particular interest in chronic pain and runs specialist clinics for patients with this. Simon and Olivia make a slick team as they work together in both NHS and private operating lists.

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