Meet The Staff
Our four practice nurses Ali Tickner, Pauline Giddings, Lisa Perry & Julie Hale work in the practice and offer appointments in the mornings and afternoons for a range of services including vaccinations, blood tests, dressings, blood pressures, cervical smears, asthma and diabetic checks, spirometry test and ear syringing. Travel vaccinations and advice is also available.
The Doctors and Nurses together form a clinical team to give information advice and treatment to help you manage your illness. Heart disease, chest disease, COPD, blood pressure, diabetes and Well Person Clinics are available to patients and run by the clinical team.
Health Care Assistants
Wendy, Lucy & Lynn are our Health Care Assistants and assist the Practice Nurses by taking bloods, BP's and ECG's
We have nurses at the surgery who specialise in the provision of essential nursing in the home. The District Nursing team are Jane, Yvonne, Carol, Tash & James and they can be contacted via the surgery.
The continuing good health and normal development of children forms a major part of the practice and we have a Health Visitor, Cathy who is available at the practice. The Health Visitor is a registered nurse and has further qualifications and experience in community and public health
Community Nursery Nurse
Working along side the Health Visitor is Jennie a community Nursery Nurse who specialises in the health and development of children from birth to 8 years of age. As a team they aim to promote the health and well-being of all the families registered with the practice.
Reception has a very demanding role. Donna is our Reception supervisor and together with Lisa, Ann, Natalie, Nicki, Sarah & Fiona successfully run a very busy reception area.
A typical day's workload consists of making appointments, taking calls, maintaining medical notes and records, arranging visits and liasing with the district nurses, processing and the communication of test results, dealing with enquiries / request from other health professions and organisations as well as numerous other clerical task.
The admin team is led by Karen who also deputises for our Practice Manager. Like reception the team carry out numerous clerical tasks which contribute towards the smooth running of the practice. Supporting Karen is Shannon, Gisele, Nita & Sharon who carry out many different admin task and repeat prescribing. Velma is our Medical Secretary along with Sarah .