Biddulph Primary Care Centre, Wharf Road, Biddulph, Staffordshire, ST8 6AG

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Telephone: 0300 404 2987 ( Out of hours: 111 )

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Healthcare Team


Doctors

Our doctors work in a partnership. Although you are registered with a named doctor, you may see any of the doctors in the practice.

Whenever possible, we will arrange an appointment with the Doctor of your choice. At times, it may not be possible to do this and you will be offered an appointment with one of the other Doctors.

Dr Philippa J Lightfoot MBChB MRCGP

Dr Andrew N F Green BSc(Hons) MBBS DRCOG

Dr Catherine Hobson B MedSci BM BS DFSRH

Dr Radhika Kutty MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH

Dr Asma Abdel-Aal MB BS 2010 MRCGP

Dr Annabelle Rose Machin MBChB (hons) PGDip MedSci MRCGP PhD

Dr Alexandra Giffen MBChB RCGP

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Doctors in Training

Biddulph Valley Surgery is a training practice. GP Specialty Trainees work with the Practice for four to twelve months. These doctors are hospital trained and have been qualified doctors for a number of years. During the time at the practice they learn to apply their skills within the community.

We hope you will be happy for these Doctors to play a part in your care, but if you have any concerns about this, please inform the Receptionist and we will respect your wishes. They are always supervised by a qualified GP and they will be able to consult him/her whenever the need arises.

Our current Trainees are:

Dr Harriet Bell ST1 Trainee

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Medical Students

We are a teaching practice for Keele University medical students and are proud to be involved in training tomorrow's doctors.  As a result, students may lead or observe your appointment.

If you would rather not see medical students, please inform reception.  Your care will in no way be affected by this.

Please note, we will always inform you on booking your appointment if a medical student is going to be observing / leading your appointment.

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Clinical Pharmacist

Mr Daniel Patterson MRPharmS Nottingham 2001

Our Pharmacist is responsible for ensuring that you are getting the maximum benefit from the medication we prescribe. Our pharmacist is also able to see patients for their medication review, so please state this to our reception team if this is what you need to be seen for. Find out more about the service our Clinical Pharmacist offers here.

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Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Jacky Nevill - RGN/Nurse Prescriber

Alyson Fallows - RGN/Nurse Prescriber

Sian Eaton - RGN/Nurse Prescriber

Our Advanced Nurse Practitioner is trained to see patients of any age with minor ailments.

Find out more about the services offered by our Advanced Nurse Practitioner here.

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Nursing Team

Practice Nurses

Liza Edwards EN(G), RGN, RSCN

Katie Bailes BSc(hons)

Caroline Faulkner RN DipHe Adult Nursing, BSc(hons)

Find out more about nursing services here.

Health Care Support Workers

Kay Lally
University Certificate in Continuous Professional Development for Heath Care Assistants

Simone Bailey
University Certificate in Continuous Professional Development for Heath Care Assistants

Dawn Barlow

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Midwife

Lisa Cole

If you would like to make an appointment with our Midwife, please ring and speak to our Medical Receptionist, who will arrange for her to phone you. Once you have seen Lisa, you will be given her contact details.

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Primary Care Network

PCN Business Manager

Tracy Norton

Social Prescriber

Victoria Lockett, Amanda Dodd and Lianne Burton

Clinical Pharmacists

Rajeet Dave, Alice Wilson and Neha Zehra

Pharmacy Technician

Alison Ratcliffe

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Management & Administration

Practice Manager

Heather Holford
AMSPAR/City & Guilds - Primary Care and Health Management Diploma and Certificate Level 5 - May 2013.

Business Services Manager

Kathryn Baker
AMSPAR/City & Guilds - Medical Administration Diploma.

Deputy Practice Manager

Kylie Heath
AMSPAR / City & Guilds - Primary Care and Health Management Certificate Level 5 - 2019.
City and Guilds - CMI - Diploma in First Line Management - 2012.

Practice Administrator

Rose Decker

Clinical Services Facilitators

Stephanie Walker & Janet Rhodes

Secretarial Team

Jane Paszek - Lead Secretary

Louise Moston

Reception Team

Our Medical Receptionists are all trained to care navigate patients to the most appropriate clinician for their medical needs.  Therefore you may be asked to provide a very brief indication of your medical needs - please note this is completely confidential and you are speaking to a trained Medical Receptionist.

Emily Shirley (Office Supervisor)

Julia Perry

Sue Burns

Tricia Copeland (Summariser)

Sue Chadwick

Dawn Barlow

Theresa Parker (Clinical Services Admin Support)

Laura Whetnall (Summariser)

Yvonne Smart

Joanne Carter