Our Staff

Doctors

DR RACHEL BARRASS-STONES

MB ChB BSc MRGCP DFFP GP (T) Qualified 1999

DR KATE KNIGHT

BSc (Hons) MBBS (Lond) DCH DFFP MRCGP Qualified 1997

DR ALISTAIR MCHARDY

BSc (Hons) MB Qualified 2010 University of Southampton

DR GEORGE TAYLOR

BMBS 2012 Peninsula Medical School, MRCGP, DTM&H

DR SARAH WILLIAMS

MB ChB 2011 University of Bristol

DR ZOE WINGROVE

MB BS 1993 University of London

DR REBECCA SMITH

BM BS Brighton and Sussex Medical School

DR MATT ADCOCK

BSc BM University of Southampton

DR SARAH BURNS

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

KAREN HILL

PGDip in Advanced Clinical Practice (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)

SUE TURNER

HELEN LISTER

Practice Nurses

Our friendly and dedicated team of Nurses provide a high standard of care and work closely with the GPs. Our clinics are varied; providing wound care - including post-operative, pill checks, cervical smears, childhood immunisations. Dedicated clinics provide support and advice with the management of long term health conditions such as Hypertension, Asthma, COPD and Diabetes.

SUZY BAILEY

Team Leader

Cervical Smears | Asthma | Child Immunisations | Hypertension

MANDY HUTTON

Cervical Smears | Pill Checks | Child Immunisations.

EMMA TROWBRIDGE

Cervical Smears | Diabetes | Child Immunisations

KAREN DRAYCOTT

Diabetes | COPD | Cervical Smears

Healthcare Assistants

Our HCAs and Phlebotomists see patients by appointment only, for routine blood tests, health screening, and work alongside the nurses running the long term management clinics.

JACQUELINE MARPLES

JO MARTIN

Phlebotomists

RACHEL TUCKER

DEE LEATHER

Practice Management

ANDY HALLOWELL

Practice Manager

MICHELE DOWN

Assistant Practice Manager

TOM HILL

IT Manager

Reception

We have a dedicated team of Receptionists who are here to assist you face-to-face or on the telephone. They are supported by the Reception Managers who ensure that patient needs are met. Our Reception Team are: Barbara, Sharon, Patricia, Penny, Jessica, Magdalena, Diane, Jane, Leo and Rachel. If you would like to speak to someone in confidence our Reception Manager is here to help.

VANESSA HARRIS

Reception Manager

PAULA DAY

Reception Manager

Administration

Our administration department is a dedicated, multi tasking team who deal with all aspects of patient administration. This includes patient registrations, processing incoming hospital documentation, online services access. They support the smooth running of the Practice.

ALISON WRIGHT

Team Leader

LISA HARLING

SHARON DEDMAN

MARIA ZUREK

MARTYN MOSS

HELEN JOHNSON

Secretaries

Our secretaries work closely with the Doctors dealing with referrals and incoming reports from hospitals. If you have a problem with any referrals please contact the Surgery to leave them a message.

CHRIS PIGG

Social Prescriber

Social Prescribers work closely with the GPs, identifying and supporting our most vulnerable patients. Their role enables them to work for a wide range of people, including; patients with one or more long term conditions, patients who need support with mental health issues, patients who are lonely or isolated, and patients who have complex social health needs affected their wellbeing. If you would like to speak to someone, please contact our Reception team on 01425 478901.

LOUISE BREARLEY

Social Prescriber

Health & Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing Coaches support people to take pro-active steps to improve the way they manage their physical and mental health conditions, based on what matters to them. They support people to develop their knowledge, skills and confidence or to build their patient activation. The team coach and motivate patients through multiple sessions to identify their needs, set goals, and support them to implement and achieve their personalised health and wellbeing objectives. This will include sitting in consultation with a patient and providing them with advice, guidance and a management plan, personalised to their individual needs. Coaching can include support for anything from diet/healthy eating, to personal coaching/motivation regarding stress and anxiety.

ISSAC PATTERSON-RAMSEY

Health and Wellbeing Coach

LEE RAND

Health and Wellbeing Coach

STEVE SMITH

Health and Wellbeing Coach

Pharmacy Team

Pharmacists are specialists in medicines. We work alongside the pharmacy technicians and as a team we review best use of medicines for all of our patients, improve medicines safety and make sure medicines are being used effectively. We answer queries from patients, doctors, nurses and the prescribing teams; review patient's medicines with them; check doses of medicines are safe and appropriate; and do a lot of work on long term project such as putting structures in place to improve medicines safety for many patients.  Pharmacy technicians work alongside the practice pharmacists and clinicians within the GP surgery. They are registered professionals and are involved in medication reviews, audits and can respond to an array of medication related queries. This may be in the form of adding and reviewing medication following a discharge from hospital or it might be counselling patients on new medication in addition to looking at prescribing guidance.

Care Navigators

The Care Navigator Team works closely with the GPs , District Nurses and Adult and Community Services. They offer non-clinical support for our most vulnerable patients and their social needs. Should you wish to make contact with the service, please call 02382 020363 or email whccg.ringwoodmc-admin@nhs.net marking it for the attention of the Care Navigators.

VIVIENE WALKER

Care Navigator