Our Staff

Doctors

DR SUSAN BRENNAN (F)

MB, ChB

DR JAMES GRAY (M)

Bsc, MB, ChB, MRCGP

DR EMILY O'LEARY (F)

BSc, MBChB, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP

DR KIERON DURKAN (M)

MBChB, BSc (Hons), MRCGP

DR SIDRAH TAHIR (F)

DR SANGEETA SHETTY (F)

MB BS, DRCOG

Nurse Practitioners

KIRSTY BLAND (F)

Nurses

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

SARAH BEEDEN (F)

EMILY HAIGH (F)

Health Practitioners

CHRISTIAN SMITH (M)

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

KATRINA FLAHERTY (F)

Practice Management

The Business 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 business manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.

CLAIRE BAGGLEY (F)

Business Manager

KAREN BARTLE (F)

Deputy Business Manager

Reception

SHIRLEY HOPKINSON (F)

Reception Manager

LYNN SMITH (F)

BEVERLEY KINDER (F)

AVRIL BLAGBROUGH (F)

EMILY HARPER (F)

SHEENA DUNCAN (F)

CARRIE BOTTOMLEY (F)

MAISIE WALKER

ILANA BARTLE

DAVID ASPIN

Administration

SUSAN HILLAS (F)

Data Quality Administrator

ALISON JACOBS (F)

Secretaries

RACHEL KNIGHTS (F)

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. The Health Visitors can be contacted on 0300 3045076.

Community Nurses

Our District Nursing team cares for any one in their home who is unable to attend surgery or Lawson Road Clinic. Their responsibilities include; wound care, injections, blood test, catheter management, continence management, gastrostomy care, pressure ulcer management and care of people with incurable or life threatening illnesses. The District Nursing sister can prescribe certain products for patients, for example wound products. There is a specialist Leg Ulcer Clinic held weekly at Lawson Road Health Centre Brighouse - referral is through your District Nurse, Practice Nurse or GP. District Nurses can be contacted on 01422 310838