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Patford House Partnership - CalneTel: 01249 815407
Patford House Partnership - Sutton BengerTel: 01249 720244
Are you interested in helping us run the surgery by providing your ideas, suggestions & comments?
If so contact Emmy Butcher
or Helen Twist
and join your surgery PPG today!
University of Cape Town 1986. (Partner)
Special interests include Diabetes, Dermatology and Joint Injection.
University of Wales 1987 - MB Bch, MRCGP, DA, DFSRH. (Salaried Doctor)
Special interests include Women’s Health, Family Planning, Children’s Health and Travel Health.
University of Liverpool (2012) MB ChB
Special Interests include: Women's health/contraception, respiratory and palliative care
Sue is our senior nurse and team manager at Patford House. Sue looks after the management of chronic diseases and provides cervical cytology, female health and contraception advice as well as dressings to wounds and leg ulcers. Sue is responsible for diabetics and coronary heart patients working closely with the doctors in these areas. Sue is a student nurse mentor.
Mandy is one of our Practice Nurses and runs Minor Illness Clinics.
She is also our Carer's Lead, running regular clinics for those who care for sick, frail or disabled family and friends. Mandy is a student nurse mentor.
Louise offers childhood immunisations, adult vaccinations, hypertension reviews, stitch removals, HRT reviews, mens' health advice and mental health reviews.
Amy Chalk – Amy assists doctors with blood tests, in-house INR testing for patients on warfarin, blood pressures and ECGs. Amy also administers B12 injections and assists with flu clinics.
Emma Matano – Emma assists in taking a range of blood tests, in-house INR testing, blood pressures, ECGs, and flu clinics.
Lesley Woodhams – Lesley assists in taking a range of blood tests and blood pressures, in-house INR testing, spirometry, and assisting nurses with dressings and wound care.
Ami Macallister - phlebotomy
Helen Twist Practice Manager, Patford House Partnership
The practice 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 practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Karen Randall - Medical Secretary
Heather Wickson - Finance
Steph Coulson - Our Care Coordinator is role which aims to enable frail, elderly or other vulnerable people stay in their own homes at time of increased difficulty or deteriorating health. The Care Coordinator also assists those people who have recovered from an illness get back to their own homes as soon as possible.
Care Coordinators work with community nursing teams, the local council and voluntary sector groups supporting patients, their families and carers to better manage living with long term illnesses at home.
Debbie Strevens - Reception Manager
Receptionists provide an important link for patients within the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses.
Karen Barker - Dispensary Manager