Doctors

Dr Lucy Wictome

Dr Lucy Wictome qualified from Liverpool Medical School in 1995.

She joined St Hilary Group Practice as a GP registrar to complete her training back in 2001. On qualifying she was lucky enough to be retained, initially as a salaried GP and then became a partner in 2006.

Since Professor Kingsland’s retirement at the end of June 2020, she has become the Senior Partner at the Practice.

She is actively involved in both undergraduate and post graduate training.

She has held the position of a Community Clinical teacher at Liverpool University since 2002 teaching medical students within the university campus for 1 day a week.

 Her other position is as a  GP trainer for Health Education North West, and since completing the foundation course in 2010 she has trained GP registrars within the practice.

Through one of her main interests of minor surgery she has delivered Minor Surgery courses for the Royal College of GPs North West deanery on an annual basis for the last 3 years.

She thoroughly enjoys living on the Wirral with her husband, son and daughter.

SpecialityMinor Surgery
DegreesMB ChB MRCGP
Areas of ExpertiseGP Trainer
Minor Surgery 
OfficeSt Hilary Group Practice Mon – Wed
GenderFemale

Dr Clare Malpas

Dr Malpas qualified from Imperial College University of London 1998. She joined St Hilary Group Practice as a GP in 2003. After many years as an undergraduate tutor at the University of Liverpool Dr Malpas has moved to post graduate education and works for Health Education England as Associate Dean for General Practice Liverpool and the Isle of man.

Dr Malpas was made a fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners in November 2019

She is married to Lee and lives on the Wirral with their two sons and a daughter.

She is also involved in training for GP’s through the North West Deanery. She works as a GP appraiser as part of the re validation process for GP’s via the GMC.

SpecialityChild Health Surveillance
DegreesMBBS , MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG, DFFP
Areas of ExpertiseChild Health Surveillance, GP Training, Palliative, Learning disabilities lead 
Palliative Care Lead
OfficeSt Hilary Group Practice Mon – Tues
GenderFemale

Dr Ian Middleton

Dr Ian Middleton qualified from Liverpool University in 2011. He completed his training here at St Hilary Group Practice and started as a salaried GP in 2016.

Dr Ian Middleton became a partner on the 1st of July 2018. 

SpecialityGeneral Practice
Child Health Surveillance
DegreesMB ChB  MRCGP
Areas of Expertise General Practice
OfficeSt Hilary Group Practice Mon, Tues, Thur, Fri
GenderMale

Dr Tim Mercer

SpecialityGeneral Practice
DegreesBMedSci (Hons), BMBS, MRCGP
Areas of ExpertiseGeneral Practice, Joint Injections, Technology in Healthcare
OfficeSt Hilary Group Practice Tues – Fri

Dr Mercer qualified from the University of Nottingham in 2015 before returning to the Wirral Peninsula to complete his Foundation and General Practice Training. He joined St Hilary Group Practice as a Salaried GP in August 2020.

His professional interests include pain management, insomnia and mental health. He has been awarded a Post-CCT Fellowship (20/21) to develop these interests and to gain a qualification in Occupational Medicine. As an early adopter of technology in primary care, Dr Mercer has been involved in changes to AccuRx and eConsult for the benefit of patients and staff. He is excited to continue supporting the work of our ground-breaking Patient Representation Group.

He lived much of his childhood in Wallasey and still lives in Wirral with his wife, daughter and dog. He enjoys rambling.