Practice Team

GP Partners

DR JOHN LOUDONSACK

Male

Senior GP Partner - MCChB MRCGP MSc DCH DRCOG DFSRH

Graduated from London St Mary’s in 1977. Worked A & E, orthopaedics, one year obstetrics & gynaecology. Special interest in sports medicine, family planning and arts. Dr Loudonsack is the clinical safeguarding lead for the practice

DR CLAIRE CARRADUS

Female

GP Partner - MB ChB 2004 BSc DRCOG DFSRH DCH University of Leeds

Registered trainer for the practice Special interest in family planning and paediatrics. Dr Carradus is the Freedom to Speak Guardian for the practice

DR CLINTON FARNDELL

Male

GP Partner - MBBS MRCGP

Graduated from Hull & York Medical School in 2008 Dr Farndell is the clinical complaints lead for the practice Dr Farndell is IG and clinical lead for Data Quality within the practice

DR RAZA ANSARI

Male

GP Partner - MBBS (Karachi) MRCP DRCOG MRCGP (UK)

Graduated from Karachi 1996. Specialist interest in neurology, headaches. Dr Ansari is the practice Clinical Access Lead Dr Ansari is the practice Caldicott Guardian. Dr Ansari is the clinical GP lead for the practice for Preston & South Ribble Primary Care Network

Practice Management & Leadership

SARA HEYWOOD

Female

Practice Director

Sara runs the surgery in conjunction with the GP Partners on a day to day basis. Sara has worked within NHS Primary Care and managing clinical research for 30 years in a range of roles and this experience helps provide high quality patient care and safety in the practice. Sara leads in human resource, planning and estates and information technology. Sara is supported in her role by the practice management team. Sara inputs into the smooth running of the clinical team and the training of medical students and GPs. Sara assists the practice with Data Protection Regulation, Information Governance, Health and Safety and Infection Control. Sara is the non-clinical Deputy Safeguarding Lead for the practice. Sara shares responsibility for the management of Preston & South Ribble Primary Care Network

SHARON BYRNE

Female

Practice Co-ordinator

Sharon assists with the smooth running of the practice diary and deputises in the absence of the Practice Director. Sharon co-ordinates the practice clinics and is the HR lead for the practice. Sharon is our named manager as first contact for Complaints and Significant Events and Suggestions.

CLAIRE DARBYSHIRE

Female

Data Quality & Contracts Manager

Claire leads the practice clinical and non clinical teams to ensure high standards of data quality are achieved whilst carrying out patient screening and recalls for all aspects of chronic disease management Claire represents the practice as our non-clinical digital champion

KIERAN MARSHALL

Male

Chartered Manager Degree Apprentice

Kieran is currently undertaking his Chartered Manager Degree Apprenticeship and works closely with the Management & Leadership team and the Patient Services & Care Co-ordinator teams in ensuring the practice runs smoothly on a day to day basis.

LINDA LIGHTFOOT

Female

Secretarial Lead

Linda leads the secretarial teams in ensuring all aspects of patient related referrals are processed. Linda and her team liaise with local service providers and hospitals on behalf of the clinical teams.

ANNASTASIA PROCTER

Female

Patient Services Team Lead

Annastasia leads the Patient Services team and participates in all aspects of the running of patient services. Anna is happy to help with all manner of patient enquires. Anna also maintains practice policies, trains staff within the Patient Services team and takes the lead as non-clinical screening champion in the practice

Patient Services & Administration Teams

Our teams deal with a wide range of administrative processes within the surgery including patient referrals to hospitals and NHS related services, private insurance company and solicitor requests for information, clinical correspondence and patient queries. Each team has a lead who liaises with both the management and clinical teams and work to practice protocols and processes.

GP Team

DR MARIA ELLIS

Female

Salaried GP - MBChB1990 DRCOG

Graduated from Leeds Medical School 1990 - Special interests in obstetrics and gynae and ophthalmology.

DR CATHERINE CHAMBERLAIN

Female

Salaried GP

MBChB MRCGP Graduated from The University of Manchester in 2015

DR JONATHAN LADD

Male

Salaried GP - MRCGP, MBBS (2016), BA (Hons, 2009) Graduated from Newcastle Medical School in 2016 Interests include Palliative Care

Advance Nurse Practitioner

CAROLE DILLON

Female

Advance Nurse Practitioner

Carole works closely with our GP and Pharmacy team seeing and treating patients in a very similar way to a GP: Carole can examine you and prescribe medication. Carole also provides community house calls and works closely with our patients and carers in the Nursing and Care homes. Carole has a wealth of experience in the local health community and qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1984. Carole gained a BSc with Honours in Nurse Practitioner in 2014 at UCLAN and is an Independent Nurse Prescriber. Carole has also completed an Advanced Certificate in Respiratory Care and Management in 2010.

Pharmacy Team

VICTORIA GABBOTT

Female

Prescribing Pharmacist

Victoria assists with medication queries and medication related health care reviews . Victoria carries out diabetic reviews as part of her long term condition management. Victoria is currently working towards completion of her Advance Clinical Practitioner training.

ISABELLE BRYAN

Female

Prescribing Pharmacist

Isabelle works alongside the clinical team carrying out a range of reviews including chronic disease, asthma and medication. Isabelle supports the practice with clinical policy reviews and audits

OSMAN HAJAT

Female

Network Pharmacist

Osman works alongside the Pharmacy team as a Network Pharmacist. Osman carried out patient annual health reviews, structured medication reviews as well as day to day medication and prescription queries. Osman reviews patient blood results and also works in the community and with our care homes for medicine reconciliation

SHARON ORPHAN

Female

Medicines Co-Ordinator

Sharon supports the clinical teams working alongside the Pharmacy and Health & Wellbeing Teams as well as the Management and Leadership teams. Sharon deals with prescription queries and co-ordinates medicines reconciliation both in practice and in the community.

Registered Nurse Associate Team

The nursing team work in close liaison with the doctors. They conduct their own surgeries and can carry out NHS travel vaccinations and other immunisations including child hood immunisations, cervical smear screening, respiratory reviews, and other chronic disease clinics. They will offer help and advice on diet, exercise, healthy living, family planning etc. Appointments with the nursing team are made via online services

WENDY WRIGHT

Female

Registered Nurse Associate

Wendy runs cervical screening clinics and all aspects of women's health checks including coil removals. Wendy carried out asthma and COPD reviews along with other healthcare checks. Wendy carries out childhood immunisation clinics and offers NHS travel advice and vaccinations

JESS KAVANAGH

Female

Registered Nurse Associate

Jess works as a Network Registered Nurse Associate supporting the Nursing & Health & Wellbeing Teams. Jess carries out Child Hood Immunisations and other vaccinations and is able to offer NHS travel advice and vaccinations. Jess carried out cervical screening, alongside other health reviews

GP Assistants

GP Assistants carry out their own clinics and can administer certain immunisations. They offer support and advice on diet, exercise, healthy living, family planning etc, frailty assessments and NHS Health Checks. Appointments with the nursing team are made via online services.

MEGAN VAREY

Female

GP Assistant

Megan assists the clinical teams with NHS Health Checks, frailty assessments, health monitoring reviews and certain vaccinations and immunisations. Megan has completed Level 2 Health Coaching and is the clinical Digital Champion

ELLIE FALLOWS

Female

GP Assistant

Ellie assists the clinical teams with NHS Health Checks Health Checks, frailty assessments, health monitoring reviews and certain vaccinations and immunisations. Ellie has completed Level 2 Health Coaching and is due to commence training as a Registered Nurse Associate.

Health & Wellbeing

Health & wellbeing support and guidance is a key part of patient self care management and plays a part in all health care related reviews. Our health & wellbeing team consists of a Health & Wellbeing Coach, Health & Wellbeing Community Support Worker apprentice and Care Co-ordinator. A range of clinical and non-clinical services are offered and include certain immunisations, blood pressure checks, performing of ECGs and routine blood tests for health checks and reviews

LORRAINE JONES

Female

Health & Wellbeing Coach

Offers support and guidance and signposting to patients for all aspects of health and wellbeing whilst carrying out clinical health reviews Lorraine is the practice Health & Wellbeing Champion. Lorraine runs health review clinics and administers certain vaccinations.

GEORGIA FALLOWS

Female

Health & Wellbeing Community Support Worker Apprentice

Assists our practice Advance Nurse Practitioner in the community and care homes co-ordinating patient care between the clinical and non-clinical teams and care homes. Georgia has completed her Level 2 in Health Coaching. Georgia is responsible for leading the clinical campaign calendars in the practice and across the network working with the health & wellbeing teams

RUBY - LILY HEYWOOD

Female

Care Co-ordinator

Ruby-Lily supports the Health & Wellbeing Teams with routine blood tests for health reviews, BP checks, performing ECGs and chaperoning of clinics. Ruby-Lily has completed her Level 2 Health Coaching.

District Nurses

Based St Marys Health Centre, Cop Lane Penwortham. The team can be contacted by telephone 01772 644791.

Treatment Room Nurses

St Marys Health Centre, Cop Lane, Penwortham. The team can be contacted by telephone 01772 644151.The Treatment room provides dressings, blood tests, ear syringing clinic and treatment room service and stitch removal for procedures done at hospitals and external clinics. Please note this service if funded by Lancashire Foundation Trust and on occasion they will offer appointments within their range of Treatment Rooms within the area rather than at St Marys.

Podiatrist

The team can be contacted on 01772 644151. A podiatry service is provided to anyone who is registered with the service.