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Doctors and Staff

The Partners

Dr Lucy F Pendered (Female) MB ChB (1985) Bristol MRCGP DRCOG FP (Cert) T(GP)
Dr Anna Lambert (Female) BM (Hons) (2004) Southampton MRCP MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH
Dr Rachel Charles (Female) BM BS (1994) Nottingham MRCGP MRCP DFFP B Med Sci
Dr Rebecca Newell-Price (Female) BM 1990 MRCGP 1996 DFFP DCH DRCOG
Dr Thomas Langston (Male) MBChB (2008) Bristol BSc MRCGP
Dr Ed Hayes (Male) MBChB (2003) Bristol BSc (Hons) MRCGP

Salaried GPs

Dr Kate Foot (Female) BMBS (2008) Peninsula MRCGP DRCOG
Dr Rebecca Moss (Female)


Not every doctor is available on every day of the week; please ask at reception for further details.

Glossary Of Doctors' Qualifications

MA BM BCh MB BS ChB LRCP MRCS MRCP B Med Sci Basic medical qualifications from different universities
DA Diploma of Anaesthetics
DCH Diploma of Child Health
DFFP / FP (Cert) Diploma of Faculty of Family Planning / Family Planning Certificate
DRCOG / D(Obst)RCOG Diploma of Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
MRCGP Member of Royal College of General Practitioners
T(GP) Completed training
DFSRH Diploma of Faculty of Sexual & Reproductive Healthcare
B Med Sci Bachelor of Medical Sciences

Primary Care Practitioner

Mark Hayden is an ex-paramedic who started working with the surgery in early 2017. He is able to see patients with minor illness. Mark also does many of our home visits.

Practice Staff

The Practice Manager

The practice manager is Mrs Claire Gregory, who has responsibility for the management of the practice. If you would like to discuss any queries, problems or grievances, or wish to make a constructive suggestion as to how we could improve our services, please ask to speak to her and she will be delighted to try and help. Alternatively, you can write to her.

The Practice Nursing Team

We have a very experienced and friendly team of practice nurses.

The practice nurses are:

Mrs Elizabeth Towler (Healthcare Assistant)
Ms Keeley Angrave (Phlebotomist / HCA)
Mrs Eley Farmer Lead Nurse
Mrs Sharon Henderson RGN

The practice nurses offer appointments for a range of services including health checks, cervical smears, blood pressure checks, all of which are by appointment only. In addition, they hold a number of specialist clinics for asthma, diabetes, travel vaccinations, and coronary heart disease.

Our healthcare assistants are able to see patients for a number of procedures such as blood tests, blood pressure readings, ECGs and dressings. They also run our INR clinics.

Practice Reception/Administrative Team

We have an excellent team of receptionists. They organise appointments, repeat prescriptions, deal with test results and many other administrative duties. They will be pleased to help you with any queries about surgery and clinic times and doctors' availability.

Our receptionists are:

Mrs Sharon Grinter (Reception Supervisor)
Mrs Jane Bennie (Contracts Administrator)
Mrs Melanie Bromiley (Prescription Desk Lead Administrator)
Mrs Vivienne Postma (Operations Assistant)
Mrs Claire Bennett
Mrs Rachel Todd
Miss Joanna Bojarska (Business Admin Apprentice)
Ms Gaby Armstrong
Mrs Kathryn Thomas
Miss Keira Bird
Mr Michael Brimacombe

Our medical secretaries are:

Mrs Rebecca Gordon
Miss Charlotte Barham
Mrs Louise Gorringe

Attached Staff

The doctors work closely with a number of attached staff who may help to care for you from time to time. These include district nurses, health visitors and a midwife.

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