Meet the team

Corner Place Surgery is made up of a range of healthcare professionals who help you with your health needs.

Our friendly and helpful team are here to help you manage your health and wellbeing, and make sure you have access to healthcare services in the local area.

Meet our GPs below.

Dr Manny Austin


Qualified London 1988

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Dr Manuela Austin joined us in 1995 as a GP Partner. She is actively involved in our local Commissioning Group and shares the lead GP role for the Brixham and Paignton Locality, helping design services that meet the needs of local people. Dr Austin enjoys running and cycling and is particularly proud of twice completing the half-iron man challenge.

Dr Lowri Kew


Qualified Bristol, 1994

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Born in Wales (so she obviously supports them in the rugby!), Dr Kew spent part of her childhood in Canada before moving back to Brixham. Outside of work, she enjoys exploring Devon with her dogs, travelling and, since the pandemic, gardening.

Areas of special interest include women’s health, paediatrics and palliative care and is she one of the practice’s GP trainers. Dr Kew is Appraisal Lead for GPs and Responsible Officers for NHS England Southwest and is passionate about ensuring doctors remain up to date and fit to practice in order to ensure good patient care.

Dr Laura Stacey


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Dr Stacey recently moved to Devon with her family. In her free time, she enjoys trail running and road cycling. When she is not working, she has a young son who she loves spending time with, and she is really enjoying exploring the South West Coastal path and the outdoor lifestyle that came with moving to the South West. Her specialist interest at work is women’s health.

Dr Abi Norman


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Dr Norman’s specialist interests are women's & children’s health as well as international medicine following a childhood growing up overseas. She has also worked in Australia as a GP. In her own time, she loves cooking, flower arranging & time outdoors with her family.

Dr Clive Price


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Born in Torbay and is still living in Torbay today. Dr Clive Price´s hobbies include surfing, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and Muay Thai.

Dr Kyle Stewart


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Dr Stewart is a GP in South Devon as well as CEO and co-founder of Watercress Research Ltd. He holds an Honorary Clinical Associate Research Fellowship in Theoretical Medicine at The University of Exeter, alongside an NHS England Clinical Entrepreneur Fellowship, and a separate Mid Essex, Southend & Basildon Medical Innovation Fellowship. He is the President of Torbay & District Medical Society and came runner-up in 2019’s National GP Trainee of the year award. He has a consultancy company, and works as an out-of-hours GP for Devon Docs as part of the 111 service.

Dr Michael Philpott

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With a particular interest in medical education, Dr Philpott is one of the practice’s medical student supervisors and works as a facilitator and academic tutor at Plymouth University. Areas of special interest includes care of older adults.

Outside of work, Dr Philpott enjoys scuba diving (ideally in warmer climates!), especially wreck diving, and chilling with his cat Jeff.

Dr William Nolan


Qualified Dublin, 1985

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Dr Bill Nolan joined Corner Place Surgery following the merger with Withycombe Lodge Surgery in June 2017. Dr Nolan is a GP Trainer and Appraiser. He is married with 4 children and in his spare time, he enjoys hillwalking and family time.

Dr Simon Tsang


Qualified Southampton, 2009

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Dr Simon Tsang re-joined Corner Place Surgery in October 2016, having previously been at the practice as a GP trainee. His special interests include general medicine, education and training. He is married and enjoys sports, music and exploring the great outdoors.

Dr Julie Cubitt


Qualified London, 1995

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Dr Cubitt has a special interest in women's and children's health and dementia. When she's not working Dr Cubitt enjoys country walks, Zumba, and studying theology.

Isobel Knight ANP

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Isobel qualified as an RGN in 1991, working at Torbay Hospital in Intensive Care/ Coronary Care; Ear Nose and Throat; Primary care as a District Nurse Specialist practitioner/ Practice teacher, then as a Community matron for 10 years.

She joined Corner Place in 2017 as a nurse practitioner, successfully completing a PgDip in Advanced Clinical Practice in 2020. She enjoys all aspects of general practice but especially caring for older people with long-term conditions, including dementia care and COPD, and supporting people approaching the end of their lives.

When not working as an ANP, she enjoys spending time with her husband, and her labradoodle, walking and exploring in her camper van.

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You can book an appointment online to see your GP or one of our nurses.