Meet the Team


Our Doctors

Dr Sally Fox

MB BS, DRCOG, MRCP

Qualified at Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine in 1992.

Dr Jeet Tamang

MB BS, DRCOG, MRCGP

Qualified at University of Science and Technology, Chittagong, Bangladesh in 2003.

Dr Michael Pollard

BSc(Hons), MB BS, MRCGP.

Qualified at University College Medical School in 1999.

Dr Sarah Tillett

MB BS, DRCOG, MRCGP

Qualified at St Georges Hospital Medical School in 2007.

Dr Rachel O’Hara

MB BS, MRCGP.

Qualified at Newcastle University.

Dr Anitta Livera

MB BS, MRCGP

Qualified at The Tamil Nadu Dr MGR Medical University in 2005.

Our Nursing Team

Sister Gilly Rowett

Baby immunisations, cervical screening, travel clinics minor illness, dressings and all aspects of Treatment Room as well as asthma reviews. 

Lead nurse for infection prevention control.
 

Sister Hetty Arthur

Practice nursing including, wound dressings, cervical screening, travel clinics, baby immunisations, and all aspects of Treatment Room.

Sister Jean Kearn

Speciality – Diabetes (Diabetic nurse)

Covers all other Practice Nursing as well including, minor illness, wound dressings, cervical screening, travel clinics, baby immunisations, and all aspects of Treatment Room.

Sister Bev Rouse

Practice nursing including, wound dressings, cervical screening, travel clinics, baby immunisations, and all aspects of Treatment Room.

HCA Claire Hughes

Phlebotomy, spirometry, ECGs and health checks supports the nursing staff.

Our valued practice nurses are all Registered General Nurses who advise on many aspects of health care, carry out various tests and procedures, run clinics with the doctors and much more besides. Our Health Care Assistants (HCAs) are either qualified to or attaining NVQ Level 3 standards.


Our Administrative Team

Denise (f)

Admin Team Leader

Rizwana (f)

Administration

Liz (f)

Coding and Summarising

Dilli (m)

Reception Team

Margaret (f)

Reception Team

Saskia (f)

Medical Secretary

Dilli (m)

Administration

Caroline (f)

Reception Team

Ellie (f)

Reception Team

Rita (f)

Reception Team

Becky (f)

Administration

Hanneke (f)

Coding and Summarising

Debby (f)

Reception Team

Julie (f)

Reception Team

The Receptionists, Administrators and Practice Operations Manager are here to look after you. They are all trained and trusted members of the practice team and any sensitive or personal information that you may need to give them is confidential.


Our attached Staff

Health Visitors 

Our Health Visitor Team is responsible for child care and development of the under fives and provides information and support to families. They work in close liaison with the doctors. They also liaise with school nurses. Messages can be left on their answering machine

Tel No: 01252-544175.

Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioners (Orthopaedic)

We have a few clinicians who between them offer a Monday and Friday mornings service every week. They offer two sessions a week on musculoskeletal aspects of your care. Appointments are booked via reception.

District Nurses

There is a team of Community Nurses attached to the Practice. They carry out nursing care in patients’ own homes and provide professional advice to patients, their families and carers

Tel No: 01252-546159.

Paramedics

Karen is our surgery employed paramedic who offers a minor illness clinic bookable at the surgery via reception. However you may get a pre-arranged home visit from one of our GP federation paramedics either Becky, Sarah, Greg or Tom.  First you will need to be assessed for a home visit by our duty doctor on the day. This is usually through a telephone conversation with you.

Community Midwife

There is a weekly ante-natal clinic on a Thursday. They also carry out ante-natal and post-natal visits

Non-urgent messages can be left on 01252-541884.

Clinical Pharmacist

Iyesha is our clinical pharmacist and will carry out medication reviews amongst other aspects of care such as mental health reviews. We offer a bookable clinic every day of the week. Appointments are booked via reception.


Abbreviations:

  • BSc – (Bachelor of Science. A Bachelor’s degree is a course of higher education academic study leading to a qualification such as a bachelor of arts (BA) or bachelor of science (BSc). Also known as ‘undergraduate’ or ‘first’ degrees.)
  • DCH – Diploma in Child Health. An exam that recognises additional skills in the fields of child health and Paediatrics
  • DFFP – Diploma in Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care
  • DFSRH – Diplomas of the Faculty of Family Planning and/or Reproductive and Sexual Health of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
  • D Int Med – Diploma in Internal Medicine
  • DRCOG – Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. This is a voluntary exam undertaken by GPs in training for specialist knowledge in the fields of pregnancy and womens’ health
  • GMC – General Medical Council
  • MB BS – Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
  • MB ChB – Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery
  • Either of the two above are the standard qualifications each medical student is awarded after 5 years of university training. They are recognised as doctors but they require a further year’s experience as a junior doctor in a hospital post before they become fully qualified in the eyes of the GMC
  • MRCGP – (Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners) Indicates those who have completed their GP training
  • MRCP – (Membership of the Royal Colleges of Physicians)