Our Staff

Doctors

DR CATHERINE ASH

MB Ch.B, DRCOG, MRCGP, DFFP (Leicester 1991)

Dr Ash has been a partner with the practice since 1995. She offers a full range of general practice care specialising in child health care, women’s health and contraception. She is also trained in the insertion and removal of the contraceptive implant.

DR KATARZYNA BROAD

Dr Broad joined the practice in May 2017. She offers a full range of general practice care on a part time basis. Dr Broad joined us as part of the international recruitment scheme.

DR NICHOLAS BIGWOOD

Dr Bigwood joined the practice in September 2018. He offers a full range of general practice care on a full time basis.

DR AYESHA ISLAM

Dr Islam joined us in September 2020. She offers a full range of general medical care on a part time basis

DR JENNIFER STONE

Dr Stone is our new Salaried GP having joined us in May 2021. She offers a full range of medical services on a part-time basis

DR AARON GOPEE

MBBS,MRCOG,DFFP,MRCGP ( West Indies 1991)

Dr Gopee has been with the practice since 2003. He offers a full range of general practice care. Dr Gopee is also able to offer contraceptive coil fitting as well as supervising young doctors in training

F2 Doctor

We are a training practice providing facilities for fully qualified doctors to train and gain working experience in a primary care environment.

Nurse Practitioners

SALLY ANN UNDERWOOD

Sally Ann has been with the practice since 2019. She runs the Walk-In clinic at the practice each morning. Working along side the GP's at the practice.

Nurses

The nursing team provide a range of services including Healthy Heart reviews, travel vaccinations including Yellow Fever, cervical cytology, contraception checks including coil checks and general health advice.

KAREN BROWN

RN

Karen has been with the practice since 2000 and provides a range of nursing care. Karen specialises in diabetic and respiratory care and undertakes routine follow up appointments for these diseases.

NATALIE MAWER

Natalie joined us in February 2021. She offers a full range of nursing services including Diabetic and respiratory disease monitoring

NIKKI ALLEN

Nikki joined us in February 2021, having being a District nurse for many years. Nikki offers a full range of nursing services

ROBERT YEO

Robert joined us in August 2020. Robert offers a full range of nursing services including basic chronic disease monitoring

Healthcare Assistants

Our healthcare assistants support the nursing team providing a phlebotomy service, blood pressure and hypertension checks, smoking cessation advice and support, new patient checks, well woman and well man checks, healthy heart reviews, INR anticoagulation testing and monitoring and ECGs.

SUZANNE MEILEN

Suzanne has been with the practice since 2003. Our healthcare assistants support the nursing team providing a phlebotomy service, blood pressure and hypertension checks, smoking cessation advice and support, new patient checks, well woman and well man checks, healthy heart reviews, INR anticoagulation testing and monitoring and ECGs.

SANDRA GILLIES

Nursing Assistant

Sandra has been with the practice since 2000. Our healthcare assistants support the nursing team providing a phlebotomy service, blood pressure and hypertension checks, smoking cessation advice and support, new patient checks, well woman and well man checks, healthy heart reviews, INR anticoagulation testing and monitoring and ECGs.

Practice Management

The Practice Manager is able to answer queries regarding the way the practice operates and respond to patient complaints.

SHIRLEY MADDISON

Administration

The administrators provide secretarial and administration services for the practice.

Reception

Receptionists are here to help you by dealing with enquiries and arranging appointments via the front desk and the telephone. As your first point of contact they have a very demanding and sometimes difficult job so please be patient.

Dispensers

The dispensary provides a service to those patients living more than one mile from a chemist. They process repeat and acute prescription orders.

Health Visitors

Based at Gainsborough Health Centre and can be contacted on 01427 810442. The Health Visiting Team based at Birchwood Health Centre can be contacted on 01522 691711.