The Practice has a team to take care of you.  This includes additional, and sometimes more specialised, support.  We ask that you are open to the idea of seeing other health professionals to support you.

Patient Advisers

(previously Receptionists)

help with: healthcare navigation, appointment and home visit requests, sick note requests, enquiries about results and new patient and on-line registrations
Medical Secretarieshelp with: referrals and transportation
Prescription Clerkshelp with: prescription queries
Practice Pharmacisthelps with: medication reviews and queries
Physiotherapistwe plan to introduce this service in 2019
Practice Nurseshelp with: wellness monitoring, living with chronic diseases support, minor injuries, family planning, immunisations, travel injections, wound assessment etc
Health Care Assistantshelp with: ECGs & blood pressure monitoring, B12 & flu injections, health checks and initial respiratory checks
Advanced Nurse Practitionershelp with: diagnosing, referring & prescribing for many day-to-day ailments such as chest infections, rashes, urine infections, stomach aches etc and liaison with care homes
Locum GPshelp with: on the day GP appointments, visits and telephone consultations
Usual GPco-ordinates your care and consults on complex needs such as end of life care

Your practice team

Doctors

General Practitioner

Special Interests Qualified in Cardiff in 1982 and served for 10 years as a Medical Officer in the Royal Army Medical Corps before entering General Practice on the Island in Newport following the Gulf War in 1991. He joined the practice in October 2001. He is married with three children and his special interests are…

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General Practitioner

Special Interests Qualified at the Medical University in Sofia, Bulgaria in 2004 and entered general practice in 2011. She has worked in various departments at St Mary’s Hospital and prior to joining the practice worked across the island as GP locum. She is married with three children and has a special interest in women’s health,…

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General Practitioner

Special Interests Born in north London, Dr Ali Azim-Araghi grew up in Iran before returning to the UK when he was a teenager. Dr Ali received his BSc is Biomedical Sciences from Bradford University in 1999 before completing his PhD in Cancer Research at the University of Newcastle in 2003.  Dr Ali spent a year…

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Dr Roxanne Saunders

Advance Nurse Practitioner

As an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) I am an experienced Registered Nurse who has completed extra training and academic qualifications to be able to examine, assess, make diagnoses, treat, prescribe and make referrals, order tests and X-Rays for patients. This can be for patients who present with undiagnosed or undifferentiated as well as ongoing conditions.…

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Pharmacist

I work as part of the general practice team to improve value and outcomes from medicines and consult with and treat patients directly. This includes providing extra help to manage long-term conditions, advice for those on multiple medicines and better access to health checks.

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Practice Nurse(s)

Linda works at all the surgery sites at various times in the week, but mostly at Godshill. She is very experienced in monitoring asthma, COPD (chronic obstructive airways disease), coronary heart disease and diabetes, and smear taking, as well as the general routine nursing duties.

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Kate joined the practice in 2018 and works mostly at Niton and Brighstone.  She is an experienced registered general nurse but has worked mostly in cardiac nursing. She undertakes CHD, hypertension and stroke clinics as well as performing general nursing duties including blood tests, dressings, ECGs, immunisations and cervical smears.

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Health Care Assistant

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Natalie Stevenson

Practice Manager

Rebecca Lloyd

Dispensary Team Lead