Healthcare Team & Attached Staff

Healthcare Assistants

Diane Coleman (F)

Laura Watkinson (F)

Emma O’Keeffe (F)

Lauren Hegarty (F)

Ruth Radcliffe (F)

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work, act as a chaperone when a patient or Doctor requests one, and carry out tasks such as;

  • Phlebotomy (drawing blood)
  • Blood pressure measurement
  • New patient checks

Paramedic Practitioners

Alan Brett (M)

Gemma Hardy (F)

Laura Whiteman (F)

Drew Mayers (M)

Samantha Kimmling (F)

Our Paramedic Practitioner Team carry out most of the home visits requested by our patients.  They do carry ID so please feel free ask for this if you wish to. They also hold minor illness clinics and chronic disease clinics across our sites.

Clinical Pharmacists

Julie Simpson (F)

Patrick Conor Cronin (M)

Rasshmi Naran (F)

The aim of our Pharmacy Team is to primarily ensure safe prescribing across the practice. If you require a medication review it may be a pharmacist that phones you or invites you in for a review.

Health Visitors

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.

Community Staff

Attached to the surgeries are District nurses, Health Visitors, Midwives and Community Psychiatric Nurses.

To leave a message for a District Nurse or Health Visitor please ring Single Point of Access (SPA) at Retford Hospital on 01777 274422.