Nursing Staff

Nurse Practitioners

Sister Lynn Kitson specialises in long-term conditions, palliative care and care of the elderly. She also performs most of the home visits for the practice.

Sister Jo Rigg (f) – Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Sister Lynn Kitson – Advanced Nurse Practitioner


Our nurses work in the medical centre, helping with health checks (providing a range of advice from diet and exercise to stopping smoking), blood pressure and ECG recording, blood tests, cervical smears and immunisations. They are involved in running specialist clinics for diabetes, COPD, mental health and vascular health checks.

Clair Ryder (f) – Senior Practice Nurse

Jane Patrickson (f)

Samia Hanif (f)

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Bernie Cahill (f)

Michelle Haresign (f)

Sandra Kilcoyne (f)

Gill Smithson (f)


Duncan Petty

Our in-house practice pharmacist supports the doctors following prescribing guidelines and medication reviews.

Moudy Khodadi (m)