Doctors and Staff

The Doctors

Dr Richard Paterson MB BS BSc (Hons) DRCOG MRCGP DFFP
(King's College Hospital 1990)
Dr Susan Rose MB BS MRCP DRCOG MRCGP DFFP
(St George’s Hospital 1989)
Dr Julia Medlock MB BS BSc DRCOG MRCGP DFFP
(London Hospital 1996)
Dr Elizabeth York MB BS BSc DRCOG MRCGP DFFP
(London Hospital 1996)

Paramedic Practitioner

Michael Jones

Michael is available to help with home visits during the week. He is also able to see people with minor illnesses and acute problems in the surgery.

The Practice Manager

Mrs Judith Walker (MAMGP) is the practice manager and she may be able to help you with any administrative or non-medical aspects of the practice. She is available to discuss suggestions or complaints (compliments are always welcome!).

The Reception Team

Our receptionists are here to help you. They have a difficult job dealing with calls and enquiries. When you telephone for medical attention the receptionists may ask for a few details, and will treat what you tell them in the strictest confidence. They have been trained to make these enquiries so that we can help you in the most appropriate way.

Practice Nurses

Mrs Elaine Akehurst, RGN

Mrs Nicki Franklin, RGN

Mrs Kate Crook, ANP, Band 4

Mrs Jane Thomson, RGN

Mr Philip Wilkinson, RGN

The nurses are available Monday to Friday for procedures such as dressings, immunisations and travel advice, ear syringing, blood pressure checks etc. Appointments are also provided for disease management, such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease.

Phlebotomists / Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Sue Atkins

The phlebotomists, who are members of the National Association of Phlebotomists, are available to perform blood tests in the mornings.

Community Nurses

Community Nurses are responsible for nursing care in the community. They look after patients who are housebound with long- and short-term problems and following discharge from hospital.

Health Visitors

The health visitors are involved primarily with children from 0 – 5 years. There are several health clinics run in the locality; please ask a health visitor for details. They can be contacted on 01903 276999. If they are not available you may leave a message on an answerphone and your call will be returned at the first opportunity. Alternatively, you may contact the Family and Children's Centre (part of the Sure Start Programme) on 01243 642958 - Monday to Thursday.

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