Meet our Staff

Dr. Robert Seddon-Smith



Dr. Robert Seddon-Smith MB Chb FRNZCGP.

Rob has a broad base of knowledge in medicine.

Trained in the UK, he joined Sumner Health Centre when Sally Widdowson left in 1997.  Rob is particularly interested in psychiatry, care of the elderly, diabetes and skin surgery but enjoys the wondrous variety of general practice, so anything goes!

Doctor Laura Andrews


Dr Laura Andrews MRNZCGP, MBBS (Hons with Distinction), MSc, MA (Cantab)

Laura is originally from the UK, and came to this end of the earth in 2011. Laura trained in the UK, spent her early years as a doctor in the industrial north and then emigrated to Dunedin, pursuing a love of the great outdoors and the search for clear skies and albatrosses. She moved to Christchurch and joined Sumner Health Centre in January 2017.

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