Weeping Cross tel: 01785 662 505 Beaconside tel: 01785 214 424 John Amery tel: 01785 252 244

    Healthcare Team


    Our doctors work in a partnership and as a group. Although you are registered with a named doctor, you may see any of the doctors in the partnership.

    Dr Stuart Lloyd MB ChB 1977 Birmingham MRCP.
    Male, Senior Partner

    Dr Clare Newell BM BS 1990 Nottingham DCH DSRH MRCGP.
    Female, Partner

    Dr Guy Skilton MA (Masters in law and medical ethics) MBBS (London) DRCOG , MRCGP, T(GP).
    Male, Partner

    Dr Nick Aldridge BM BS 1988 London DCH DRCOG.
    Male, Partner

    Dr J Wisniewski B.Sc MD 1999 in Montreal, Canada, MRCGP.
    Male, Partner

    Dr Puja Choudhury MBBS Calcutta 1997 MRCP, MRCGP, DFFP.
    Female, Partner

    Dr Emma Paterson MBBS BSC  MRCGP  DRCOG DFFP
    Female, Partner

    Dr Dushy Panabokke MBBS, MRCGP
    Female, Salaried GP

    Dr Adel El-Alfy MB CH MD DCH 1993 Amsterdam.
    Male, Salaried GP

    Dr Ruth Hesford MB ChB (Manchester 2008) MRCGP
    Female, Salaried GP

    Dr Padma Bhatraj MBBS, MRCGP, MRCP
    Female, Salaried GP

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    Advanced Nurse Practitioners

    Jo Rowley
    Kelly Quirk
    Becky Collier

    Advanced Nurse Practitioners are medical professionals who have undertaken considerable training and act as the triage service for the GPs. They are able to prescribe medications, diagnose, treat and refer. Please note they are not able to issue sickness certificates. They work across all three of our sites on various days and times.

    Further information about our Advanced Nurse Practitioner can be found on our Nursing Services and Clinics page.

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    Practice Nurses

    Sr Jo Peeler RGN

    Sr Emma Wardle

    Practice nurses work at all our surgeries. They are available throughout the week. They undertake routine procedures for us, further information can be found on in Clinics and Services.

    Dispensing, Healthcare Assistants & Clinical Audit

    Angela White Dispenser

    Mary Fox Health Care Assistant

    Julie Widdowson-Bishop Health Care Assistant

    Hannah Thompson Phlebotomist

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    Community Healthcare Team

    Information on the services offered by the Community Healthcare Team can be found here.


    Jackie Reed

    District Nurses

    Isobel McNulty

    GP Attached Social Worker

    Julie Jackson

    Health Visitors

    Lesley Greening and Heidi Briscoe (Weeping Cross & John Amery Drive),Karen Hill (Beaconside)


    Carol Marsden & Lynn Gelatka


    Sharon Jones & Greg Wilary

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    Practice Management

    Gareth Edwards Business Manager

    Mrs Ann Broadfield Assistant Practice Manager

    Mrs Rachael Stokes Assistant Practice Manager

    If you wish to discuss administrative or non-medical aspects of your health treatment or if you have any ideas which will improve the services we provide, our Business Manager may be able to help you.

    The Managers also deal with problems or complaints you may have to do with the Practice.

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    Our receptionists are:

    • Amanda Bailey (Reception Supervisor - Weeping Cross)
    • Clair Turner (Reception Supervisor - Beaconside Health Centre)
    • Michelle Atkinson (Reception Supervisor - Beaconside Health Centre)
    • Juliette Waters (Reception Supervisor - John Amery Drive)
    • Lou Luckman(Reception Supervisor - John Amery Drive)
    • Julie Hughes
    • Juliette Waters
    • Angela White
    • Linda Lees
    • Lynn Wilkinson
    • Pauline Brighton
    • Lynn Minnard
    • Lou Luckman
    • Claire Bennett
    • Joanne Brown
    • Ann Wootton
    • Debra Marks
    • Susan Evans
    • Carol Shaw

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    Administration & House Keeping


    Anita Peacock Practice Secretary

    Data Quality

    Janice Bleasdale-Lynn, Rosie Broom, Claire Bennett & Angela White

    House Keeping

    Joan Hawkins & Rachel Staley