Neil joined the practice in May 2005 as a GP locum, after finishing the Nottingham Vocational Training Scheme. He progressed to assistantship, then partnership in April 2007. He qualified in 1995 at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. He initially trained in surgery and completed basic surgical training in Norwich. He specialised in plastic surgery and worked in several hospitals around the UK , but decided family life was more important so trained as a GP. He has a special interest in minor surgery and skin cancer, working closely with Consultant Dermatologists. He has a diploma in Clinical Dermatology (Barts & London). He has pioneered the skin cancer surgery service for local practices which is based at Keyworth along with Dr Hamilton. He sits on national committees for Dermatology, focussing on primary care Dermatology Education & Skin Cancer. He is married with 2 children.