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Pharmacists

Veejaiyata Barot

Pharmacist

Christine Valentine

Pharmacy Technician

Community Midwives

Kirsty Pinder and Lauren Franks RGN RM are the midwives attached to our surgery who offer antenatal care, alongside the GPs or the local consultant, and postnatal care up to 28 days after delivery. If you are pregnant, you can make an appointment to see the doctor and/or the midwife in the antenatal clinic. If you urgently need to get hold of the midwife please call 07919 213682.

Community Nurses

The practice is supported by a team of District nurses lead by Yvette Mafham. The District Nurses care for patients who need nursing at home. They can be contacted by leaving a message on 01280 705842 or through the practice receptionists.

Community Psychiatric and Psycho-geriatric Nurses

We have attached to the surgery a team of community psychiatric nurses who help the doctors in managing psychiatric and psychologically ill patients. The psycho-geriatric nurse team are specially trained in the mental frailties of elderly patients.

Health Visitors

Appointments to see the Health Visitor here at Washington House on a Thursday morning must be made by ringing the Health Visitors office on 01280 709798.

Joan Carey is the Health Visitor, assisted by Sue Verdon, who covers our practice. While she has special responsibilities to mothers and children, she is also concerned with the health of the whole community and specialises in the care of pre-school children.

Joan is a qualified nurse who has undergone further training to qualify as a Health Visitor. She can be contacted at the surgery on 01280 709798 between the hours of 8.30 - 10.30am and 4.30 - 5.00pm.

Counsellors

Linda Casey, Drug & Alcohol Counsellor who has a once a month clinic on a Wednesday afternoon now being held at Springfield Surgery. Patients will be referred by a GP in line with the current guidelines and criteria.

Joely Hayes is our Well Being Practitioner who offer therapy sessions at the surgery on a Thursday.

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