Patient Participation Group

Are you interested in helping us run the surgery by providing your ideas, suggestions & comments?

If so contact Emmy Butcher 

or Helen Twist 

and join your surgery PPG today!


Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Sue White

Sue_white.jpgSue is our senior nurse and team manager at Patford House. Sue looks after the management of chronic diseases and provides cervical cytology, female health and contraception advice as well as dressings to wounds and leg ulcers. Sue is responsible for diabetics and coronary heart patients working closely with the doctors in these areas.  Sue is a student nurse mentor.

Mandy Watts

Mandy is one of our Practice Nurses and runs Minor Illness Clinics. 

She is also our Carer's Lead, running regular clinics for those who care for sick, frail or disabled family and friends.  Mandy is a student nurse mentor.

Louise Strevens

Louise offers childhood immunisations, adult vaccinations, hypertension reviews, stitch removals, HRT reviews, mens' health advice and mental health reviews.


Healthcare Assistants

Amy Chalk – Amy assists doctors with blood tests, in-house INR testing for patients on warfarin, blood pressures and ECGs. Amy also administers B12 injections and assists with flu clinics.

Emma Matano – Emma assists in taking a range of blood tests, in-house INR testing, blood pressures, ECGs, and flu clinics.

Lesley Woodhams – Lesley assists in taking a range of blood tests and blood pressures, in-house INR testing, spirometry, and assisting nurses with dressings and wound care.

Ami Macallister - phlebotomy

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