Practice Doctors

  • Dr David R Cooksey

    MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, BMedSci (Hons)
    Qualified: Edinburgh 2005
    Date Joined The Practice: January 2011
    About: In August 2010 I was delighted to be welcomed by Eyemouth Medical Practice and I’ve been a partner here since early 2011. I think this is a great area and I am really enjoying living the Borders lifestyle. At the weekend you may catch me out on my bike, walking along the coastal paths or trying to tame the garden.
  • Dr Katie Brown (Donaldson)

    Qualified: Glasgow University 2009
    Date Joined The Practice: April 2016
    About: I moved to the Borders in 2012 where I completed my GP training. My areas of interest include women's health and family planning and I have recently completed specialist certification in substance misuse. When not at work, I enjoy surfing and cycling with my husband and walking our dog, Kipper.
  • Dr Jasbir S Bumbra

    Qualified: Dundee 1986
    Date Joined The Practice: April 2017
    About: I started work locally as a locum and was delighted when offered a job to stay permanently. My interests include Palliative Care, minor operations and joint injections. When not at work, I enjoy cycling, cricket and long walks on the beautiful north east coast.
  • Dr Elizabeth Henderson

    Qualified: Newcastle Upon Tyne 2004
    Date Joined The Practice: January 2013
    About: I went to medical school in Newcastle and did my GP training in Edinburgh. I spent some time working for the military before joining Eyemouth. I got married earlier this year and my husband and I recently bought a house – we’re currently enjoying renovating it. When not doing DIY you might see us walking on the beaches around Dunbar
  • Dr M Charles Holt

    Qualified: Aberdeen 1982
    Date Joined The Practice: January 2001
    About: Previously worked as a surgeon in Nepal. Married with 4 children. Special interests minor surgery, joint injections and acupuncture.
  • Dr Kirsty M Robinson

    Qualified: Newcastle Upon Tyne 1996
    Date Joined The Practice: April 2006
    About: Areas of interest include family planning, practice administration and medical politics. I am an Educational Supervisor for doctors training in the practice. Having self built my dream home in Coldingham, my family and I are now very settled in the local area. Outside work I enjoy being active outdoors walking my dogs, gardening and cycling.
  • Dr Bethan Williams

    MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH, DipDerm, BSc Med Sci (hons).
    Qualified: Glasgow University 2006
    Date Joined The Practice: October 2012
    About: I moved to the Scottish Borders in 2011 following completion of my GP training in Maryhill, Glasgow. My interests include dermatology, dementia and women's health. When not at work, I enjoy walking my black labrador in the beautiful surrounding countryside or spending time with family and friends.

Clinical Staff

Fiona Mitchell  Nurse Practitioner
Alison Twyford Practice Nurse
Dawn Blackman Healthcare Assistant
Lynne Herbert Healthcare Assistant


The practice nursing team provide disease management and special clinics. Nurses can be contacted on 018907 50383.

Administrative Staff

Diane Matthewson Practice Manager
Karen Gillan  Practice Manager
Valerie Crowe  Receptionist
Lesley Smith  Receptionist
Mairi Maltman Receptionist/Secretary
Pam Dougal  Receptionist/Dispenser
Lynne Herbert Receptionist/Dispenser
Erin Lindsay Receptionist/Dispenser
Selina Keillor Receptionist/Dispenser
Dawn Blackman Clinical Assistant





Training BooksStaff Training

In 2012, the practice was approved as a training practice. To find out what this means for you as a patient and how it could affect you please click the more info button below. HTML tutorial  

Where we cover . .

The practice covers Eastern Berwickshire, mainly the TD14 postcode area and, in part, TD13 and TD11. We are unable to register or retain patients who live in England as this is outside our practice area and is part of the English NHS.

Eyemouth Info

Eyemouth Practice: Click above to find out about opening and surgery hours, access, directions and general info.

Cockburnspath Info

Cockburnspath Practice: Click above to find out about opening and surgery hours, access, directions and general info.

Coldingham Info

Coldingham Practice: Click above to find out about opening and surgery hours, access, directions and general info.


Friends of the Health Centre

The Friends of Eyemouth Health Centre and Day Hospital provide valuable fundraising help for the practice, Day Hospital and patients living in the area. For more information contact Alison Davidson on 018907 50820.