Meet the Team

Doctors

Meet Our Doctors

Dr Howard L Blatchford

BSc MB Ch B DFFP
Leicester 1988

Dr V S Kaushik Pillalamarri

MBBS, DCH, MRCGPIndia 2001

Dr Oluseyi Taiye-Akinsun

MBBS, DRCOG, MRCGP

Dr Cosmas P Nnochiri

MB B Chir MA FRCS MRCGP
Cambridge 1980

Dr Gordon Porter

BSc MBBS MRCGP

Dr Martina Barrett

MB Ch B MRCGP
Liverpool 1985

Dr Alison Graham

MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH, DPD

Nursing Staff

Meet Our Nursing Staff

Specialist Nurses

Elaine Burbridge

In Diabetes/Asthma/COPD

Claire Willis

In Minor Illness

Bernadette White

In Coronary Heart Disease/Diabetes 

Chloe Chambers

In Minor Illness


Practice Nurses

Elaine
Bernadette
Rachel

Louise

Healthcare Assistant

Elaine Dove

Anita Ratajczyk

Practice Team

Meet Our Practice Team

Maria Stanton-Azafad

Practice Manager 

Lesley

Receptionist Team Leader

Varsha Patel

Personal Assistant to Practice Manager

Varsha

Dispenser

Healthcare Team

About Our Healthcare Team

Team of Health Visitors 

Team of District Nurses 

Health Care Assistant 
The Health Care Assistants are available Monday to Friday. They work closely with the nursing staff to provide this service. 


Nurse Advisor 
A Nurse Advisor is available Monday to Friday.The Nurse Advisor can help with many of your queries such as advice about treating minor illnesses or injuries such as sore throats, earache, hay-fever, cystitis, rashes, emergency contraception, etc. 

Please ask to speak to the Nurse Advisor if you are unsure which health care professional can deal with your problem, and you will be directed to the most appropriate person. 

Advice regarding medication the doctor has prescribed or you have bought can be given by the Nurse Advisor. 


Health Visitors 

Health Visitors give advice on healthcare mainly to the under fives and their families. They carry out regular checks on the under fives. The Health Visitors can be contacted on their direct number 746820 and a message can be left on the answer machine in their absence. 

A Child Health Clinic is held by the Health Visitors at the Fleet Community Centre, Fletton on Wednesday mornings. A Post Natal Support Group is held at the Stanground Community Centre, Whittlesey Road on Monday mornings. 


Community Nurses 
The team of Community Nurses can be contacted by leaving a message with the receptionist. Community Nurses deal with all aspects of nursing to patients who are not able to attend the surgery and provide a 24 hour nursing service. 


Community Midwife
We have midwives who are attached to the Surgery. They run antenatal clinics each week in the surgery and also visit mothers at home regularly in the days following a birth. 


Dietician
A Dietician visits the surgery on some Tuesdays and gives specialist advice to diabetic patients who have been referred by their Doctor. 


Physiotherapist
A Community Physiotherapist treats patients in the surgery who have been referred by the Doctor. Physiotherapy may also be carried out at home where necessary for clinical reasons. 

Counsellor 
A Counsellor is available at the Surgery by appointment following referral from the Doctor.