Lake Lock RoadStanleyWakefield, WF3 4HSTel: 01924 822328
MB ChB MRCGPCertSpecial interests include Dermatology, Diabetes & Minor Surgery.
MBBS MRCGPSpecial interests include Women’s Health and Family Planning.
Advanced Clinical Practitioner
All GPs at the practice participate in teaching medical students from time to time. We hope that you will co-operate with us and help the students to learn about general practice. You will be informed of their presence in advance, and if you do not want them to be present at a consultation, your wishes will be respected. This will not affect your treatment.
Karen is our specialist diabetes nurse
PRACTICE NURSEManages: Childhood and Travel Vaccinations, Wound Care, Ear Irrigation, Minor Illness, Long Term Condition reviews, Cytology (smear) tests, Injections.
Manages: Blood Tests, Blood Pressure, ECGs, Ear Irrigation, Wound Care, B12 injections, Influenza injections etc.
Takes blood samples.
Practice Manager Dip.RSA (1994) Cert PCPM (2004)Organises the running of the practice. She would be happy to hear your views and suggestions about any of the services offered by the practice.
Assistant Practice ManagerSupports the practice manager in the day to day running of the practice and deputises in her absence.
Provide the I.T. support and deal with the administration duties required to run the practice.
Manages the daily requests for repeated medications working under close supervision of the clinical team
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists offer the most appropriate appointment with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries. Our Receptionist may ask the reason for your call so they can offer you the most suitable appointment.
Types referral letters, liaises with GPs, hospitals and patients.
Cares for expectant mothers in clinic and occasionally at home. Clinics are by appointment for both the first booking appointment and routine follow-up appointments.
The Community Nursing team work mainly seeing patient's in their own homes. They work with patients recently discharged from hospital and those needing long-term care. They also have an active role in the care of terminally ill patients. They are in close contact with the doctors and the rest of the team.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing. The health visitors are based at Homestead Surgery.
ParamedicsParamedics working in practice alongside our clinical team, they are responsible for most home visit requests
Pharmacy TeamThey deal with medication questions, discharge from hospital changes to medication, medication reviews and advice, safety prescribing audits, medication supply issues
Mental Health NurseDeals with anxiety and depression, severe mental health reviews
Chiropody ClinicA state registered chiropodist holds clinics at the health centre. Appointments are made by Castleford & Normanton District Hospital. You would first speak to your GP or ANP who will assess and refer you to this service
Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Physiotherapy Triage Our Receptionist can book you directly into an assessment appointment with an Advanced Clinical Practitioner. This service is for new symptoms of muscular / skeletal problems
Care Co-ordinatorSupport with accessing other services and liaising with patients and clinical staff to ensure a co-ordinated service is provided
Audiology ClinicBringing your appointment with the Audiologist closer to home. You will need a referral into this service
Social PrescriberLive Well Wakefield: Social prescribing is for adults aged 18yrs and above offer support for non-clinical matters such as: bereavement, social isolation, mental health, housing, finances and much more
The service is for all adults (18+), who are Wakefield district residents in need of information, advice and support in coping with everyday life. The team recognise that there are many things that can affect people’s ability to feel healthy and remain independent, so the service focuses on: