Our Staff

Doctors

DR NICOLA DUMPHY

MBChB nMRCGP DFSRH - GP Partner

Dr Dumphy joined the practice in October 2011. She qualified at the University of Leeds in 2005. Her special interests are sexual health and contraception (family planning). Dr Dumphy provides full family planning services including fitting contraceptive implants and IUDs (‘coils’) here in the surgery.

DR ALASDAIR GALLAGHER

MBChB DRCOG MRCGP - GP Partner

Dr Gallagher joined the practice in July 2012. He qualified at the University of Leeds in 2003. His special interest is steroid injections for a variety of musculoskeletal problems

DR DAWN SMITH

MBChB nMRCGP DFSRH DPD Cardiff - GP Partner

Dr Smith joined the practice in April 2014. She qualified at the University of Leeds in 2001 and has a special interest in dermatology (skin conditions).

Nurses

All our nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They are actively involved in all clinical areas of the Practice and can help with the management of long term conditions, general health checks, Promoting healthy lifestyles, child imminusations, cervical smears, blood pressure monitoring, contraceptive pill checks, ear syringing, minor cuts, sprains and dressings, smoking cessation, blood testing and screening such as chronic obstructive airways disease (COPD).

KAREN ALKER

RGN BSc

SARAH ALKER

RGN

Healthcare Assistants

MELANIE THATCHER

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.

BUNTY THOMPSON

Practice Manager

Administration

The Administration Team 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. They make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.

SHELLEY LUNN

Medical Secretary/Administrator

LYNNE HOGGARD

Data Quality

GINA BARNES

Receptionist

DEBRA PARKER

Receptionist

Pharmacists

MOHAMMED SUHAIL KHAN

Attached Staff

Our team are supported by a number of attached staff including: Community Mental Health Nurses, MacMillan Nurses, Cardiac and Respiratory Nurses and Social Prescribers.

Community Nurses

The Beeston Neighbourhood Team care for our housebound and infirm patients at times of need.

Health Visitors

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.