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If you are feeling unwell and have traveled recently please ring 111. DO NOT COME TO SURGERY. We are sorry to shout this bit but it is really important that you do not put other people at risk, particularly those that may be already unwell and of course our teams who are key in keeping the practice running and our population healthy.


For the most up to date advice, we would recommend you go to the following verified Government website and not rely on the national press.


Please help us to help you keep well.


We have a multi disciplinary team that works together to bring you the best possible healthcare.  We also work with a group of volunteer practice health champions to give you the best choice of wellbeing activities.

Our Wellbeing prescription allows you to find out more information about local activities and services without having to see the doctor.  Please contact us via email on or using the NHS E consult button on the front pageWellbeing prescription

Nurse Practitioners

Mrs Cath Pierce (f)

Specialist Nurses

Sister Katherine Parker (f)

Katherine is our Lead Nurse for Chronic Disease Management, travel advice, smears, asthma, diabetes and the leads the team of other nursing staff.

Katherine sees many of our patients with minor ailments in her daily clinics and is able to prescribe 

Health Practitioners

Miss Naomi Wake (f)

Naomi is a Physician Associate, able to see and manage all patients that a GP can see.  She is by background an experienced Microbiologist and is working at Alvanley Family Practice on a full time basis as part of the Clinical Team.

The role of Physician Associate is new at Alvanley Family Practice, and we are the first practice in the area to appoint to this exciting role.  In order to become a Physician Associate you must be a  graduate who has undertaken significant post graduate training and work under the supervision of a doctor. They are specially trained to perform a number of tasks including:

  • taking medical histories from patients
  • performing physical examinations
  • diagnosing illnesses
  • seeing patients with long-term chronic conditions
  • performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
  • analysing test results
  • developing management plans
  • provide health promotion and disease prevention advice for patients.

Healthcare Assistants

Ms Gaynor Dimelow (f)

Gaynor is a level 3 HCA which means she can work independently and on specific areas of expertise such as helping people to give up smoking and setting health related targets.

She works with the GP's and Practice Nurse Team to support them with blood tests, blood pressure monitoring, spirometry and diabetic initial checks amongst other things

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