Our Team

GP Partners

Dr S Brand

BSc (MedSci), MB, ChB, MRCGP (Dist), DFSH, CPGGP

GP Partner, GP Trainer
Male

Dr Brand qualified from the University of St Andrews/Manchester in 2001. He is a GP Trainer and responsible for the training of GP Speciality Trainees. He is also a GP … [continue] Dr S Brand

Dr J Barber

BSc (Hons), MB ChB, MRCGP, DPD (Dist)

GP Partner, GP Trainer
Male

Dr Barber qualified from The University of Manchester in 2010. He joined the practice in 2014 as a Registrar before becoming a partner in 2015. He is a GP Trainer … [continue] Dr J Barber

Dr D Pole

MBChB, MRCGP (Dis), MRCP, DFSRH

GP Partner
Female

Dr Pole graduated in 1995 from St. Andrews and Manchester University. She has been a GP Partner since 2001. She provides supervision for junior doctors and runs the contraceptive implant … [continue] Dr D Pole

Dr N Bloomfield

MRCGP, MBChB

GP Partner
Male

Dr Nick Bloomfield qualified from The University of Birmingham in 2013. He joined the practice in 2019 as a Registrar and has been a GP Partner with us since 2022.

Salaried Doctors

Dr E Willert

MBChB, DRCOG, MRCGP, DCH

Salaried GP
Female

Dr Willert qualified from The University of Manchester in 1997 and joined the practice in 2004 as a salaried Doctor. She is involved in teaching students at the practice and … [continue] Dr E Willert

Dr S Churchill

MBChB, BMedSci (Hons), MRCGP

Salaried GP
Male

Dr Churchill qualified from the University of Sheffield in 2014 and completed his postgraduate training in Greater Manchester. He worked at the practice in 2018 as a trainee before rejoining … [continue] Dr S Churchill

Dr P Patel

BMBS, BMedSci, MRCGP

Salaried GP
Female

Dr Patel qualified from the University of Nottingham in 2016 and completed her foundation training in the East Midlands. She went on to GP training in the North West and … [continue] Dr P Patel

Dr J Ng

MBChB, MRCGP, MCEM, DRCOG

Salaried GP
Female

Dr Jade Ng qualified from The University of Manchester in 2006. She joined the practice in 2015 as a Registar before becoming a Salaried GP in March 2017. She also … [continue] Dr J Ng

GP Training

GP specialist trainees


GP specialist trainees, often referred to as GP registrars, are fully trained doctors aiming to specialise as GPs.

Foundation programme


Foundation programme doctors (referred to as F1/F2 or junior doctors) are qualified doctors who are gaining experience in a GP Practice.

Pharmacist

Subha – Clinical Pharmacist

MPharm

Practice Pharmacist
Female

Subha is a clinical pharmacist who worked as a community pharmacist before joining the practice in January 2021. She supports GPs in improving the quality of care and ensuring patient … [continue] Subha – Clinical Pharmacist

Our Physiotherapists

Practice nurses

Sister Christine Sutton

Practice Nurse
Female

Our practice nurses are available by appointment Monday to Friday. They can advise on travel and child immunisations, diet, smoking cessation, alcohol control and carry out general health checks and … [continue] Sister Christine Sutton

Sister Debra Holmes

Practice Nurse
Female

Our practice nurses are available by appointment Monday to Friday. They can advise on travel and child immunisations, diet, smoking cessation, alcohol control and carry out general health checks and … [continue] Sister Debra Holmes

Sister Chloe McNeil

Practice Nurse
Female

Our practice nurses are available by appointment Monday to Friday. They can advise on travel and child immunisations, diet, smoking cessation, alcohol control and carry out general health checks and … [continue] Sister Chloe McNeil

Mrs Marie Tootill

Health Care Assistant

Our health care assistants are trained to carry out new patient health checks, over 75 health checks and also free health and cholesterol checks. They perform basic checks to assist … [continue] Mrs Marie Tootill

Our Management Team

Catherine Powers

Practice Manager

The Practice Manager oversees all the business and strategic aspects of the Practice, such as making sure the right systems are in place to provide high quality of patient care, … [continue] Catherine Powers

Practice staff

Our Care Navigators


Our Care Navigators [Receptionists] are a fundamental element of the health centre and its system.  Without an effective care navigation team, our systems would falter. Their task although sounding simple … [continue] Our Care Navigators

Workflow Team


Our workflow administrators support our patient data systems, ensuring that the data we receive from the various agencies, trusts and other parties is protected and placed into the right places … [continue] Workflow Team

Care Coordinators


Unlike our care navigators, our care coordinators work to support specific patients cohorts. This is a new role to the health centre and we are very excited about the work … [continue] Care Coordinators

Jacqui

Medical Secretary

Mrs Carole Lamb

Administration Manager

Mrs Alison Crank

Reception Supervisor

Carole and Alison take care of the day-to-day running of this busy GP surgery and will be only too happy to answer any questions you may have. They are available … [continue] Mrs Alison Crank

Receptionists


Karen, Sally, Sue, Janet, Gina, Julie, Marie, Julie J and Natalie. Our dedictated reception team will always be here to handle your enquiries, book appointments, arrange the issue of prescriptions … [continue] Receptionists

External Services

Social Services


Social services help with all kinds of social problems. Telephone: 0161 912 5199 Fax: 0161 912 5127/5128 Minicom: 0161 912 5129 Child Protection: 0161 912 5124/5125 Email: [email protected]

Attached Staff

Community Midwives


Community midwives work with the doctors to provide care for mothers before and after delivery and care of the baby for the first fortnight of life. Clinics are held on … [continue] Community Midwives

Community Nurses


District nurses provide nursing treatment to the housebound and patients recently discharged from hospital. They can help with minor injuries, dressings, injections and removal of stitches. These sessions are by appointment … [continue] Community Nurses

Health Visitors


Health visitors visit all families with children under five years of age. They provide information, health promotion, advice and support to all age groups. Telephone: 0161 912 2287

Macmillan Nurses


The Macmillan nurse visits and cares for patients living with cancer in their homes and gives advice and support to their families. Telephone: 0161 746 2080

Community Psychiatric Nurses


Community psychiatric nurses help with mental health problems. Telephone: 0161 358 1390