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 two regular anaesthetists who regularly work with her and both are highly experienced with excellent bedside manner. They will ensure you are as comfortable as possible throughout your hospital stay. They both recognised providers with leading insurance companies other than BUPA. Their fees can be found on their websites – linked below.

Dr James Sadler

James is a consultant anaesthetist and specialist in Intensive Care Medicine. He works regularly with Olivia during Tuesday afternoon 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 during Tuesday afternoon operating lists.

Occasionally another Consultant Anaesthetist will step in to work with Olivia. If you would like to know who the anaesthetist will be for your operation, Gemma can confirm this for you once you have a date for surgery set.