Wansford & Kings Cliffe Practice

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Telephone: 01780 782 342
Out of Hours: 111

Healthcare Team


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 Talha Zaman (male) (GP Registrar ST3)

Dr Mala Sood (female) (GP Trainee FY2)

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Nursing Team

Our nurses consult on a range of clinical matters including cervical smears, dressings, removal of stitches, and ear syringing. They also run a number of specialised clinics. Nursing Team Healthcare Services.

Practice Nurses

Julie Martin

Deborah Firth

Elyni Fox

Health Care Assistants

Health Care Assistants support the nursing team with tasks such as: Blood tests, Electrocardiograms (ECG), Urine testing, Uncomplicated dressings, Repeat Spirometry, Stable warfarin, Flu vaccinations.

Michelle Finney

Research Nurses

We also have a Research Nurse who helps us with research studies such as diabetes, skin conditions, asthma and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Lorraine Archer

Paula Goodyear

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Dispensing Staff

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

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Emergency Care Practitioners

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

She 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 we can also arrange a home visit for you.

Our Emergency Care Practitioner is:

Sarah-Jane Turner (independent prescriber)

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 district nursing team with the Oundle Practice.

District Nurses

Gill Ballard

Health Visitor

Margaret Whiteway


Jo Fryer

Diabetic Specialist Nurses

June Chengo (monthly clinics, booked by diabetic service only), Dawn Wilkinson, Julie Martin and Debs Firth (bookable appointments by the surgery)

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Management and 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.

Deputy Practice Manager

Annette Johnson

Reception and Administration

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.