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Doctors and Staff


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)
GP Registrar

Dr Mazen Ezzo (m) (Tuesday and Friday)

GP Registrar


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.

Health Practitioners

Deena Brolly - Assistant Practitioner/Clinical IT Manager

Healthcare Assistants

Diane Rowlinson
Karen Boden
Sarah Grobbelaar

Practice Management

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.

Karen Boden

Ann Wright

Sarah Grobbelaar

Christine Mason

Cindy Robinson

Jackie Thorburn

Maria Ford

PCN Pharmacist

Joe Coward


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
Caroline Mallinson
Helen Pearson

Attached Services

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.

Health Visitors

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.

Community Midwife

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

Social Services

Tel: (01539) 773300

School Nurse

Tel: (01539) 734666

The School Nurse is involved in giving advice on all aspects of health care to pupils of all ages.

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