Meet the Team

Doctors

Dr Lois Bowd (f)

BSc, BM (Southampton 2000) MRCP (2005) MRCGP (2008) DFSRH (2012), GP Partner


Dr Bowd is a four session GP partner.

Dr Emma Nash (f)

MB ChB (Hons) (Leicester 2002) FRCGP DFSRH PG Dip (MedEd) MSc (Clinical Psychiatry) GP Partner

Dr Nash is a four session GP partner.

Dr Paul Bennett (m)

MBBS (London 2007) GP Partner



Dr Bennett is an eight session GP partner.

Dr Dorin Teodorescu (m)

MBBS (Bucharest 2004), GP Partner


Dr Teodorescu is an eight session GP partner.

Dr Chris Castle (m)

MBChB (Leicester 2010), MRCGP, BSc Hons Physiotherapy, GP Partner

Dr Castle is a six session GP partner.

Dr Helen Pandya (f)

BA MSc BMBS (Nottingham 2010) DRCOG MRCGP DFSRH, GP Partner

Dr Pandya is a five session GP partner.

Nursing Team

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.

Theresa Maggs-Hardy

Nurse Practitioner

Theresa supports the GPs with providing urgent care and home visits.

Sister Vicki Windebank

Nurse Manager, RGN

Sister Windebank is our Practice Nurse Manager. She comes from a background of community nursing and has an interest in dementia and provides vaccinations and childhood immunisations and cervical screening along with other treatment room activities.

Sister Angela Brown

RGN, RM, Diploma CHD, COPD and Asthma. ENB PN

Sister Brown is our nurse lead for assessment, diagnosis and management of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Sister Brown also provides travel assessments, vaccinations and childhood immunisations along with other treatment room activities.

Sister Caroline Sutherland

RGN

Sister Sutherland is our Practice Nurse and carries out a wide selection of treatment room activities.


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.

Jayne Oakley

NVQ4

Jayne performs our chronic disease management checks, as well as general health care checks and health promotion. Jayne is also part of the Nurse led duty clinics.

Maria Restall

Maria performs our chronic disease management checks, as well as general health care checks and health promotion. Maria is also part of the Nurse led duty clinics.

Victoria Chaffer

Victoria performs our chronic disease management checks, as well as general health care checks and health promotion. Victoria is also part of the Nurse led duty clinics.

Phlebotomists

Lauren Callear

Lauren is the Phlebotomist (blood taking) for the surgery.

Practice Management

The Practice Management Team are involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The team supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.

Diane Moore

Practice Operations Manager

Responsible for the day to day running of the Practice. Any compliments or complaints should be addressed to Mrs D. Moore via fgccg.westlandsmc@nhs.net, in person, or via 02392 377514.

Debbie Langley

Compliance Officer

Responsible for ensuring the Practice adheres to Governance Arrangements and provides high quality care.

Jackie Dalby

Practice Business Manager

Responsible for the Business & Financial aspects of the Practice.

Reception and Administration

Reception

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 make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.


Administration

The Practice has several administration staff to deal with repeat prescriptions, hospital referrals, document scanning, patient records and secretarial work.

Community Nurses and Health Visitors

Community Nurses

The District Nursing team provide nursing care to those people who are housebound. The District Nurses can be contacted on 02392 324166. An answer phone is available if the office is unmanned.


Health Visitors

The Health Visiting team provides support and advice to families with young children. Your Health Visiting Team can be contacted on 01489 554930 and text service 07520615720.