Dr Julie Colclough (f)
MBChB com, BSC Hons 1st Class, MRCS (Ddi), DCH, DFSRH, MRCGP
Dr Alex Stearn (m)
MA, MB BChir, MRCGP exams
Dr Aileen O'Neill(f) (Mon, Tues and alternate Thurs)
Dr Mazen Ezzo (m) (Tuesday and Friday)
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Gwen Bolton - RGN - Thursday 8.30am-12.30pm Friday 9.00am - 5.00pm
Kathy Haughton - RCN Monday & Wednesday 1.30pm—6.30pm.
Deena Brolly - Assistant Practitioner/Clinical IT Manager
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Janice Longmire - Practice Manager
Ann Wright - Finance
Our receptionists are there to help you by processing the huge variety of administrative tasks to ensure the practice runs smoothly. They also run the appointment system as accurately and effectively as possible. The receptionists are on hand to deal with patient queries, both face to face and over the telephone.
The dispenser is employed to deal with matters concerning repeat prescriptions. If you live more than 1 mile from a pharmacy they will be able to dispense your prescription.
Denise Denison - Dispensary Manager
District Nursing Team
Tel: (01539) 777252
The District Nurses look after patients who need nursing care at home, particularly older or terminally/chronically ill patients, and help with post-operative care for all ages.
Tel: (01539) 777255
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
Tel: (01539) 795375/722991
Our midwife is available for advice antenatally, during and after child birth. She also runs a clinic at the surgery on Fridays 12:30 to 13:15. Please ring the surgery for an appointment.
Macmillan Nurse - Emma Miller
Tel: (01539) 715326
Macmillan Nurses offer help and support to cancer patients and their families, from the time of diagnosis. They are also available for bereavement counselling.
Mental Health Team
CPNE – Tel: (01539) 795468
Tel: (01539) 732059
Drug & Alcohol Team
Tel: (01539) 732059
Tel: (01539) 773300
Tel: (01539) 734666
The School Nurse is involved in giving advice on all aspects of health care to pupils of all ages.