The clinical team works together to deliver a wide range of services with other members of the practice team including;

Partners: There are three GP clinical partners and one non clinical Managing Partner.

Doctors: Giffords Surgery has several salaried and locum GP's. 

Nurse Practitioners: Nurse practitioners are nurses who have undertaken a further two years studying at degree level on top of their nurse training. During the extended nurse training they have learned how to, and taken exams in, medical examinations as well as history taking, health promotion, research, pharmacology and pathophysiology (put simply, how the body reacts to illness and disease process).Nurse practitioners are not employed to replace doctors but to complement the service they offer.

Practice NursesThe surgery has a team of highly trained and experienced practice nurses who can help and give advice on a number of problems.

Appointments can be made to see a practice nurse without going through the doctor for:

Community NursesA team of community nurses with a range of specialised skills are on hand to support patients. They include:

Health Visitors, District Nurses, Community Midwives, Community Psychiatric Nurses.

Dental Out Of Hours Service: If you need to see a dentist urgently between the hours of 6.30pm and 8.00am on weekdays, weekends, bank holidays or public holidays contact the Out of Hours telephone number: 0300 111 5717

Practice Management

Angela Baker

Operations Manager 

Jacky Smith

Business Manager 

Emma Fletcher

Managing Partner


Samantha Waugh

Clinical Lead Administrator

Chloe Brennand

Management Support Administrator

Helen Toms

Senior Prescription Clerk

Jan Hewton

Prescription Clerk

Sarah Brzeszkiewicz

Admin Apprentice 

Jacob Allsworth

Admin Apprentice

Justin Hemedy

Admin Apprentice


Lynne Cook

Care Navigation Team Manager

Trudy Whittard

Care Navigation Team Deputy Manager

Debbie Gaisford

Care Navigator

Rebecca Sprake

Care Navigator

Kia Jones

Care Navigator

Laura McColgan

Care Navigator

Tania Dear

Care Navigator

Fay Cristofoli

Care Navigator 

Jenna Godwin

Care Navigator


Ellie Gillard

Medical Secretary

Gill Fry

Medical Secretary 

Brenda Rawlings

Medical Secretary/Summariser 

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