Brackley Medical Centre, 77 Halse Road, Brackley, Northamptonshire, NN13 6EQTel: 01280 702436
MBBCh (Wales) MRCGP DRCOG/FP Cert
Qualified in 1978, Dr Stevens is interested in medical training and has been an approved trainer since 1993. He is the Brackley lead for Practice Based Commissioning.
MBBS FRCP MRCGP DFFP DRCOG (London) Dip Oc Med
Qualified in 1984, Dr Harrison is a GP trainer and student tutor for Imperial College medical students, Chairman of Principal Medical Limited, an Oxfordshire primary care organisation which operates community based medical services. His Interests include diabetes and Osteoporosis.
MBBS (Nottingham) BMedsci Dip Oc Med
Qualified in 1987, Dr Cassidy specialises in Women's Health Issues, Family Planning and has also obtained a qualification in Occupational Medicine.
MBChB MRCGP DRCOG (Birmingham)
Qualified in 1991, Dr Parsons is an approved GP trainer and has medical interests in headaches and heart problems. He chairs the patient group.
MBBS MRGP DRCOG DFSRH (London)
Qualified in 2003, Dr Charles-Nash has a special interest in Women’s Health and Paediatrics.
MBBS (London), MRCP, MRCGP, DCH, DfSRH
MBBCh, MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG, DCH (Cardiff)
MBChB, MRCGP, DTMH (Diploma Tropical Medicine & Hygiene) Palliative Care Cert.
MbChB, MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG
Qualified in Liverpool in 1993
Aug 2017 till Aug 2018
RGN, Nurse prescriber and Minor Illness Nurse, Smoking Cessation Advisor
Smoking Cessation Advisor
Our practice nurses and health care assistants see patients by appointment. They run specialised clinics for patients requiring on-going monitoring of long-term conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, CKD, COPD, sexual health clinics and Chlamydia screening. In the treatment room they will take blood samples, perform ear syringing, blood pressure checks, ECGs, dressings, minor injuries, removal of sutures, injections, dietary advice and cervical smears. They run a fortnightly Cryosurgery Clinic for the removal of warts, verrucas and similar growths. They can offer advice on numerous health topics and are qualified to carry out general health checks. They will also offer smoking cessation advice.
Our Practice Manager oversees the day-to-day administration and smooth running of the practice. Jeanette is happy to be contacted about any matter regarding patient services and is the first point of contact for any patient complaint.
Assistant to the Practice Manager
We have a team of experienced receptionists who deal with appointments, telephone enquiries, repeat prescriptions and other aspects of using the surgery. Their job is to help you make the best use of our services and they are required to ask patients the nature of their appointment needs so that the correct appointment and appointment length can be made. They are fully trained to match the patients' needs with the resources of the surgery clinicians and patients and have access to confidential medical records. All staff are aware of the importance of confidentiality and data protection. Receptionists and administrative staff are able to give results of blood tests, urine tests, x-rays, cervical smears and other investigations after consultation with the doctors. To avoid busy times of the day when the telephones ring with appointment requests, please telephone for test results between 10.00am and 5.00pm.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In addition to dispensing staff, Lowick Pharmacy is attached to the surgery to provide extended pharmacy services to both patients and non-patients.
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