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The Family Doctors5 Austhorpe View Whitkirk Leeds, LS15 8NNTel: 0113 2602262
PhD MB ChB DRCOG DCH (Leeds 1987) PG(DIP)ENT
(Dr Ana) MBBS MRCGP
RGN BSc Hons in adult nursing 2011
Louise is our practice nurse who has been qualified for 7 years.
Prior to university Louise worked in a GP surgery as a phlebotomist. Post qualifying worked as part of a district nursing team for 4 years before moving to practice nursing in Armley for 2 years.
Louise is available for advice on general health; minor ailments; foreign travel; ear syringing; immunisations; cervical smears; MOT’s; BP checks, blood & urine tests etc. and lifestyle behaviour
Sylvia is available for advice on general health; minor ailments; foreign travel; ear syringing; immunisations; cervical smears; MOT’s; BP checks, blood & urine tests etc. and lifestyle behaviour.
Jacqui Marshall is our Health care Assistant who has been qualified for 2 years .
Jacqui previously worked as a phlebotomist.
Jacqui’s background was in psychiatric care as a psyciatrict nurse.
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.
Jacqui started in 2006 as a receptionist and then took the role of practice manager in 2007. Jacqui previously worked in A&E and also urology.
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.
Sam previously worked as a dental nurse before leaving to have a family.Sam’s hobbies include running, cooking and reading.
Sam covers the recall system for our patients to enable ongoing care for patients with long term conditions. Sam is also part of the health and safety team.
Alison Lambert, Karen Dobbs, Lorraine Noble and Jack Maltby are our receptionists. Duties include answering calls, processing repeat prescriptions and general reception duties.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with 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. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Heather Cohen is our secretary who will process all referrals and other secretarial duties.
We run an ante natal clinic every Wednesday morning in the surgery.
Telephone: 0113 2065459
We have a team of district nurses providing nursing care in the community. They are under the Integrated Neighbourhood Team. They can be contacted during normal hours on 0113 8432636.
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 team can be contacted on 0113 2954877.
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