All patients have a 'named accountable GP' - please click here for more information Named Accountable GP
Dr Michael Pimm (M) Senior Partner MB ChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DCH, DFFP
Dr Anna Tilley (F) MBBS BSc DRCOG MRCGP LoCIUT
Dr Nicola Wright (F) MB ChB(Hons)nMRCGP DFFP DRCOG
Dr Nila D Patel (F) MBBS 1977, LRCP, LRCS, LRCPS
Dr Elizabeth Doyle (F)
We are also supported by several long-term locums.
A Nurse Practitioner is a Registered Nurse (RN) who has additional eductaion and training. Many conditions can be seen by our Nurse Practitioner who can also prescribe medications. These are some of the conditions you could see her for:
- Chest infections
- Sore throat
- Flu like symptoms
- Minor eye conditions
- Eczema and dry skin conditions
- Indigestion and heartburn
- Irritable bowl syndrome
- Constipation / diarrhoea
- Urine infection
- Muscle pain and strain
- Generalised pain
- Minor accidents
Please ask the receptionist to make an appointment with the Nurse Practitioner instead of the Doctor if you think she can help you. However she does not see anyone under 18 years old or pregnant women.
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.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. they may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
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.
The administration team are very experienced in dealing with patient records including correspondence received from hospitals and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions, dealing with prescription enquiries and patient registrations.
Secretaries deal with referrals for the GPs and carry out a number of administration tasks associated with referrals and consultant enquiries.