Healthcare Team


Doctors

Our Partners

Dr Amrit Takhar
Dr Rhiannon Nally
Dr Louise Baker
Dr Sundeap Odedra
Dr Emma Hamilton
Dr Fenella Powell

Teaching and Training

Wansford & Kings Cliffe Practice is a training practice for General Practitioner Registrars and doctors in training. These are fully trained doctors with a wealth of hospital experience who are being trained for the Primary Care setting.

Training may involve shared surgeries with another doctor and video surgeries. The reception staff will inform you if the consultations are being filmed. Please say if you would prefer not to be filmed.

Our registrars are currently:

Dr Jonny Hynes (GP Trainee ST2)

Dr Masood Dadras (GP Trainee ST2)

Dr James Smith (GP Trainee ST2)

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Nursing Team

Our nurses consult on a range of clinical matters including cervical smears, travel advice and immunisations, dressings, removal of stitches, and ear syringing. They also run a number of specialised clinics. The Health Services provided by our Nursing Team can be found here.

Practice Nurse

Dawn Wilkinson

Julie Martin

Research Nurses

We also have two Research Nurses who help us research studies such as diabetes, skin conditions, asthma and COPD.

Heather Menzies & Claire Dawson

Health Care Assistants

Health Care Assistants support the nursing team with tasks such as:  Blood tests, ECG’s, Urine testing, Uncomplicated dressings, Repeat Spirometry, Stable warfarins, Smoking Cessation, Flu vaccinations.

Samantha Tribe, Elyni Fox & Wendy Wakefield (Smoking Cessation Clinics)

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Dispensing Staff

Our dispensing team consists of 8 members of staff, all are trained to NVQ Level 2 or are working towards this qualification.

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Community Practitioners

You can speak to our Community Practitioners for advice and guidance on how to access the care you need, without unnecessary delay. They will make sure that you see the right person, at the right time, utilising the wide range of resources we have available.

Our Community Practitioners can either offer you advice over the phone, or arrange a same day appointment for you. This could be with herself, the On Call Doctor or another Practitioner. If you are housebound, or terminally ill they can also arrange a home visit for you.

Our Community Practitioners are:

Julie Jackson

Sarah-Jane Turner

Sarah-Jane Turner is also able to offer basic life support training. This is independent of the practice.

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Community Team

To provide greater flexibility of care within the community, we share a nursing team with the Oundle Practice.

District Nurses

Gill Ballard

Health Visitor

Margaret Whiteway

Midwives

Stacie-Mae Sharpe (Northants)

Kerry Fletcher (Cambs)

Diabetic Specialist Nurses

June Chengo (monthly clinics) & Dawn Wilkinson (regular reviews)

Chiropodist / Podiatrist

We have a visiting podiatrist who deals with diabetic patients.

Physiotherapist

We have a range of physio services.

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Management & Administration

Practice Manager

Kirstie Lawes

Our Practice Manager oversees the business and administration side of the practice. Along with the Doctors, our Practice Manager responsible for the development of the Practice for the benefit of our patients. She is also responsible for staff management, dealing with general enquiries and problems or complaints.

Reception / Administration

Annette Johnson Reception Supervisor.

Our receptionists can help you with day to day enquiries, appointments and general administration. If they are unable to respond to your enquiry immediately, they will make sure that all the relevant details are recorded, so that the duty doctor can respond appropriately. In this situation you will be asked to contact the surgery later in the day, so that the doctor's comments can be passed back to you.

If you have any suggestions or ideas to improve our service please let us know.