GP Partners


Salaried GPs

Nursing Team

Nurse Practitioners

  • Nathalie Birch – Clinical Nurse Manager

  • Caroline Wardell (F) – Diabetes Nurse Specialist

  • Richard Meades (M)

  • Kerry Smith (F)

  • Ebin Varghese (M)

  • Janet Wise (F)

Practice Nurses

  • Claire Ashmore (F)

  • Jo Cullen (F)

  • Robyn Jones (F)

  • Grace Smith (F)

  • Cat Crowther (F)

  • Tasha Eccles (F)

  • Claire Hedges (F)

Practice Nurses are qualified and registered Nurses. They can help with health issues such as;

  • Family planning

  • Healthy living advice

  • Blood pressure checks

  • Dressings

  • Vaccinations

  • Cervical smears

The Practice Nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as:

  • Asthma

  • Diabetes

  • COPD

Healthcare Assistants

  • Diane Coleman (F)

  • Laura Watkinson (F)

  • Emma O’Keeffe (F)

  • Lauren Hegarty (F)

  • Ruth Radcliffe (F)

  • Michelle Martin (F)

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work, act as a chaperone when a patient or Doctor requests one, and carry out tasks such as;

  • Phlebotomy (drawing blood)

  • Blood pressure measurement

  • New patient checks

  • Remove stitches

  • Flu vaccinations

  • Health Promotion

Paramedic Practitioners

  • Laura Whiteman (F)

  • Drew Mayers (M)

  • Samantha Kimmling (F)

  • Sophie Shelley (F)

  • Nicola Burgess (F)

Our Paramedic Practitioner Team carry out most of the home visits requested by our patients.  They do carry ID so please feel free ask for this if you wish to. They also hold minor illness clinics and chronic disease clinics across our sites.

Clinical Pharmacists

  • Julie Simpson (F)

  • Patrick Conor Cronin (M)

  • Natalie Lewis (F)

The aim of our Pharmacy Team is to primarily ensure safe prescribing across the practice. If you require a medication review it may be a pharmacist that phones you or invites you in for a review.

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.

Community Staff

Attached to the surgeries are District nurses, Health Visitors, Midwives and Community Psychiatric Nurses.

To leave a message for a District Nurse or Health Visitor please ring Single Point of Access (SPA) at Retford Hospital on 01777 274422.

Practice Management

The Practice Management Team are involved in making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care.


They support the GP’s and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and develop extended services to enhance patient care. The responsibilities on the Practice Management team are as follows;

  • Managing all business aspects of the practice such as;

  • Human resources

  • Finance

  • Patient safety

  • Premises and Equipment

  • Information technology

  • Sarah Dale – Practice Manager

  • Lisa Johnson – Business Manager

  • Sharron Wood – HR Manager

  • Suzanne Davies – Estates Manager

  • Jane Field – Finance Manager

  • Liz Driver – Appointments Manager

  • Dawn Beardshaw – Operations Manager

  • Ciara Sachdeva – Complaints Manager

  • Amy Bierton – Management Team PA

  • Katrina Bird – Management Team PA

Team Leaders

Each of our sites benefits from having the support of an experienced Team Leader who manage the day to day running of the reception team.


If you have any concerns or queries these should be directed in the first instance to the team leader on site.

Our Team Leaders are:

  • Lois Burridge – Larwood and Westwood

  • Samantha Reddington – Larwood and Westwood

  • Diane Hardy – Village and Oakleaf

  • Carrie-Ann White – Lakeside