Practice Staff

Doctors

Dr Jo Thompson (f)
MB, BCh University of Wales, Cardiff 1989 GMC No.3406692 (Partner)

Dr Helen Jervis (f) & Eden PCN Clinical Director
MBChB University of Sheffield 1995, MRCGP GMC No.4189662 (Partner)

Dr Nicki Cawley (f)
MB BSc 1998 University of London 1998 – GMC No.4538486 (Employed GP)

Dr Russell Ellwood (m)
MB ChB University of Leeds 1983, GMC No.2832281 (Employed GP)

Dr Matthew Barber (m)                                                                                              MB ChB University of Edinburgh 2005, GMC 6120612 (Employed GP)

Nursing Staff

Practice Nurses: Catherine Lacey and Sharon MacDonald

Our nursing team are qualified and registered nurses who offer a wealth of experience and 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.

Trainee Nurse Associate: Lucy Bustin 

GP Assistants

Jackie O’Neil  – GP Assistants support Practice Nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as: blood pressure measurement, ECG’s, new patient health checks and medical condition reviews. They may also assist the doctor or act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Phlebotomy

Debbie Graves – and all of our Clinical Staff & GP Assistants carry out the process of drawing blood for a variety of testing reasons and the testing of urine samples.

MANAGEMENT AND PATIENT SUPPORT

Paula Breen – Practice Business Manager 

Jackie O’Neil – Assistant Business Manager

Practice Management involves day to day operational management of the business aspects of the practice ensuring the appropriate systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care. These include: patient safety, finance, human resources, health & safety, information technology, premises and equipment. Practice Management supports the work of GPs and other medical professionals in the delivery of patient services, it also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.

Patient Support Team – Administration

  • Jackie O’Neil – Assistant Practice Manager
  • Heidi Strong – Medical Secretary
  • Anne Wilson – Senior Administrator
  • Debbie Graves – Senior Administrator
  • Lucy Bustin – Finance Administrator
  • Kirsty Davis – Reception
  • Adele Wilson – Reception 
  • Vacancy – Reception 

Dispensing

Dispensary/Medicine Manager – Donna Simpson

  • Sharon Tyson – Dispenser
  • Deborah Trevaskis – Dispensing Assistant
  • Laura Kinnard – Dispensing Assistant
  • Vacancy – Dispensing Assistant

Surgery Information

Do not book a GP appointment if you think you might have coronavirus. Instead stay at home and self-isolate avoiding close contact with other members of your household.

Use the 111 coronavirus service to see if you need medical help.
If you do speak to one of our Doctors you must inform them of all symptoms you are experiencing.

PATIENTS GIVEN APPOINTMENTS AT OUR RED HUB IN PENRITH:

During the current COVID-19 outbreak, patients experiencing certain symptoms (breathing issues and / or fever) and who have been telephone assessed by a GP to need a face-to-face examination will be called to our local ‘Red Hub’.

Click here www.northcumbriaccg.nhs.uk/redhubs to find out more about where to go, what it will look and feel like and what to do when you arrive.
There is also a short film and animation to explain why it looks different for children.

Further information available here