Dr Anna Catherwood

Dr Anna Catherwood


Anna graduated from Otago University in 1991.  She worked in Nelson and Christchurch hospitals (her home town) before training to become GP in 1996.  She completed a post graduate diploma in obstetrics and gynaecology while working in Nelson Hospital.

She has been working at Glenfield Medical Centre since 1999 and is an owner of the practice.

She enjoys all aspects of general practice, from paediatrics to women’s health to chronic disease management; and enjoys getting to know her patients and their families’ long term through their visits for their health.

Anna is married and has three children (including twins!!).  Outside of medicine and her family she enjoys tennis, the arts (particularly books) and the outdoors.

Anna is available for appointments Monday, Tuesday (morning) and Thursday.

Dr Alan Chan

Dr Alan Chan


Alan was born in Hong Kong and moved to New Zealand when he was 10.  He grew up in Glenfield and attended Westlake Boys’ High School where he became Dux in 2002.  

Alan completed his medical training from Wellington School of Medicine University of Otago in 2008.

Since then he has worked in various hospitals including Wellington, Auckland, Starship and Middlemore. He entered into general practice in 2012 and completed his fellowship in 2016.

Alan joined the practice in late 2013 when our long-time GP Richard Mules retired. His special interests include travel medicine, men’s health and minor surgery.  He completed a post graduate certificate in travel medicine in 2014.

Alan is married and has a daughter.  He enjoys travelling, playing badminton, DIY and good food.

Alan is available for appointments Monday to Friday.

Dr Jane Seeley

Dr Jane Seeley


Jane graduated from Otago University in 1986.

She worked in Wellington Hospital where she completed her Diploma in obstetrics and undertook her GP training.

She has worked at Glenfield Medical Centre for more than 20 years and is married with three grown up daughters.

Jane’s special areas of interest are young families and individuals with addictions.

Jane is available for appointments Monday and Thursday.

Dr Denise Lucas

Dr Denise Lucas


Denise graduated from Auckland Medical School in 1983 and worked in Napier and Auckland Hospitals before heading off overseas with her husband to work in England.

After working in England for two years they returned to NZ to raise their family of five children.

Denise has trained in General Practice and is a Fellow of the New Zealand College of General Practitioners. She has worked at Glenfield Medical Centre since 2002 and is loving her work here.

Denise has a Diploma in Child Health and loves seeing children. That said she enjoys all ages and has a special interest in women’s and older people’s health. She has a Postgraduate Diploma in Travel medicine and is keen to see any travellers for all pre and post travel advice.

When she is not at work Denise enjoys family life and is keen on marathon running, tramping, gardening and reading.

Denise is available for appointments Tuesday, Wednesday (morning) and Friday (morning).

Dr Diana Maxwell

Dr Diana Maxwell

MBChB FRNZCGP DipObst&Gynae DipChildHealth

Diana graduated from Otago Medical School in 1992.  She then completed post graduate diplomas in Paediatrics and Obstetrics/Gynaecology before travelling overseas and working in London.

Diana enjoys all aspects of general practice but her particular interests are paediatrics and gynaecology.

She was born and educated in Wellington and moved to Auckland 13 years ago.  She is married and has three daughters.

Outside of work, Diana enjoys tennis, running, reading and being a “foodie”.

Diana is available for appointments Monday and Wednesday.

Dr Megen Wood

Dr Megen Wood

MBChB FRNZCGP DipPaeds DipPublicHealth

Megen began working at the practice in 2010. She graduated from Otago Medical School in 1998 and is a fellow of the NZ College of General Practitioners.

She worked as a junior doctor in both New Zealand and Australia. She completed her diploma in paediatrics at Tauranga Hospital before returning to her home town Hamilton in 2005 to work as a GP.

Megen and her family lived in Australia for three years before settling on the beautiful North Shore in 2010.

Megen enjoys the wide variety of GP work including minor procedures, sexual health and preventative medicine, and hopes her work is improving the health and wellbeing of her own community.

She is married with two daughters and enjoys spending time with her family.

Megen is available for appointments on Tuesday and Thursday.

Dr Lily Partridge

Dr Lily Partridge


Lily was born in Taiwan and moved to Auckland when she was 10 years old. She completed her secondary school in Auckland and graduated from Otago Medical School in 2008.

She worked as a junior doctor in various hospitals including Dunedin, Palmerston North, Auckland, Middlemore, and Waitakere. She started her general practice training in 2014 and has achieved her fellowship in 2018.

Her interests include all area’s of general health, however is particularly interested in women, child and adolescent health. She completed a post-graduate certificate in Women’s health in 2015.

Lily is married and has two children. She enjoys travelling and is actively involved in church activities.

Lily is available for appointments on Wednesday and Friday.

Dr Nausheen Shaikh

Dr Nausheen Shaikh

MBBS MRCGP(Intl) DipDiab

Nausheen is originally from Pakistan where she completed her primary medical qualifications and earned a postgraduate diploma in Diabetes. She has worked as a GP both at home and abroad in primary care, as well as with voluntary organisations providing quality health care to underprivileged communities. She has a special interest in mental health, diabetes and women’s health.

After 10 years in Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia, Nausheen moved to NZ in 2016 and worked at the North Shore Hospital and Waitakere Hospital, before deciding to join the GP programme in New Zealand as a Registrar. As a GP, Nausheen finds the lasting connections she makes with her patients incredibly rewarding and values the diversity they bring to her life.

As a mom to 3 beautiful young adults, she has special connection with adolescent health. Outside the clinic, Nausheen is passionate about social work and loves cooking for friends and family (…her daughter rating her as the Gordon Ramsay of biryanis).

Nausheen is available for appointments on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Our Team

Our Reception & Admin Team

Adrienne (Practice Manager)

Our Nursing Team

Lucy (nurse lead)
Jo (moved to Christchruch)