Our Staff

GP Partners

The following doctors practice together as a non-limited partnership:

DR PETER EVANS

MB ChB (Wales 1997) MRCP MRCGP DCH Dip Ther

DR CRAIG EMBLEY

MBBS (Guy's & St Thomas' 1997) MRCGP

DR PAULA BAXTER

MBCHB (Birmingham 2005), MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP

DR CATHERINE KELLY

MRCGP MBChB (Birmingham 2002) DRCOG DFSRH

DR PRASHANTH PEDDAREDDY

MBBS (India 2000) MRCEM MRCGP

Salaried GPs

DR MONIKA TOMAS

DR PETER MATHIAS

DR FIONA REID

Nurse Practitioners

We have two Advanced Nurse Practitioners who provide a triage service and assist the GP’s in seeing patients – please speak to reception to book at appointment.

TORI SPARKS

MAXINE HARRISON

NICOLA HARLEY

Nurses

The nursing team offer a range of services such as chronic disease management (including heart disease, diabetes, respiratory and mental health conditions and epilepsy). In addition they provide vaccinations, childhood immunisations, wound care and treatment, ear syringing, family planning, cervical smears and healthy lifestyle advice.To book an appointment please contact reception.

NINA LEALAN

LUCY WILSON

JENNY BUTTLER

KIM WILLCOX

Medical and Nursing Students

We also have medical, nursing and other healthcare students attached to the practice for short periods. If you do not wish to have the student present, please inform the reception staff prior to being seen.

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare Assistants offer phlebotomy (blood samples), urine samples, ECGs, blood pressure readings, new patient checks, provide patient care during minor surgery and assist the nursing team in a range of tasks. To book an appointment please contact reception.

AMANDA LEWIS

ANNE MANDIC

ANGELA ELLIS

TRACEY PHILLIPS

Practice Management

HELEN PERRY

Practice Manager

Helen is responsible for the organisation of the practice and its personnel. She would welcome any comments or suggestions for improving our service to patients. Please contact her via reception on 01386 552424 or via e mail to abbottswood.wp@nhs.net

Administration

We have an Administrative Team which includes three medical secretaries who are available to help with any queries you may have when your GP refers you to hospital, or other services such as physiotherapy. In addition we have an IT Manager, IT Support Administrator, Quality Officer and Administrative Staff.

Reception

All members of the reception team are trained in Healthcare Navigation and Signposting

LOUISE CATTLE

Reception and Patient Services Manager

Louise works with a team of 9 receptionists.

SUE CLIFTON

Reception Supervisor

Attached Staff

We have district nurses, a frailty team, health visitors, social workers, and social prescribers, all attached to the practice supporting the practice team.

Pharmacists

A Clinical Pharmacist holds a prescribing qualification and supports the GP and Dispensary Team. We have 3 clinical pharmacists based at our practice. They can deal with medicine queries that you may have. Our Receptionists may signpost you to our Clinical Pharmacist if they feel they can deal with your query.

Dispensers

MICHELLE STEWART

Dispensary Manager

Michelle is registered with the GPhC and works with a longstanding team of qualified dispensers and support staff including a delivery driver.