Our Staff

Doctors

Dr Sachin Gupta

MBBS (2001) MRCGP

Dr Gupta has interests in cardiology and teaching medical students. He is also a GP appraiser.

Dr Lynn James

MB BS MRCGP DRCOG

Dr James trained at King's College, London, the QEII and the Lister hospitals. Her special interest is paediatrics.

Dr Tina Archdeacon

MBBS BSc (Hons) DFSRH DRCOG nMRCGP

Dr Archeadcon is particularly interested in psychiatry. Other special interests include women's health and family planning. She also inserts contraceptive implants.

Dr Rahul Shah

MBChB BSc (Hons) MRCGP (2007) DFSRH AFHEA

Dr Shah has a keen interest in diabetes dermatology. Dr Shah is also involved with medical student training.

Dr Nada Nury

MBChB MRCGP DFSRH

Dr Nury runs a coil clinic and specialises in women's health and family planning as well as ophthalmology.

Dr Jenny Hopwood

MB BChir (Distinction), BA (Hons), MA (Cantab), DRCOG, DCH, PGDip Medical Education ​

Dr ​Hopwood trained at the University of Cambridge and at University College London. She has a special interest in child health. She also has a keen interest in teaching medical students and trainee doctors.

Nurse Practitioners

Jane Hickling

Jane is a Nurse Practitioner and is able to deal with minor illnesses and prescribe medications and so if often an appropriate alternative to seeing a GP. She runs a minor illness clinic, diabetic clinic and COPD clinic.

Karen Venables

Karen is a Nurse Practitioner and is able to deal with minor illnesses and prescribe medications and so is often an alternative to seeing a GP. She has an interest in respiratory conditions.

Nurses

Mary Warner

Mary is heavily involved in general nursing duties such as cervical smears, immunisations (children, adults and travel), dressings, injections and ECG/BP measurements.

Wendy Ross

Wendy runs a very popular smoking cessation clinic. She also carries out new patient medicals, weight management, spirometry, dressings, ear irrigation, blood pressure measurements, vitamin B12 injections, flu and pneumonia vaccinations.

Practice Management

Sarah Ellingworth

Practice Manager

Sarah is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice. She is focussed on making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care. She manages the practice team and provides finance, legal and HR support. She works closely with the GPs and other clinical staff delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care. She works closely with the CCG Locality team, National Health England as well as our Patient Group - Patients' Voices.

Natalie Cox

Assistant Practice Manager

Natalie is also involved in many aspects of the practice including working with patients on issues they may have and helping to support our clinical system. She supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care. Natalie assists with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.

Reception

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 repeat prescriptions and prescription queries.

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.