Cannock BranchTel: 01543 435390
Huntington BranchTel: 01543 435390
MBChB MRCP MRCGP DCH DRCOG
Special Interests include:
Headache and other Neurological problems
Joint pains that may require injection
Doctors in Medicine
MB ChB DRCOG MRCGP
Special Interest include:
Haematology (blood disorders)
Gynaecology (Not coil fitting or implants)
Special Interests Include:
MRCGP MRCS (Eng) DoHNS MB BCH
Dr Filip's special interests include:
Mental Health, Long term conditions and Endocrinology
The Nurse Practitioners are happy to see patients with minor injuries and ailments. The list below gives you an idea of the sorts of symptoms and conditions appropriate, but it is not exhaustive:
Acute injuries, hand/ankle/foot/knee/shoulder etc.
Athletes foot, Back pain (acute), Bites and stings, Chest infections,
Colds/flu like symptoms/nasal congestion not responding to over the counter treatment
Cold sores, constipation (acute), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (acute exacerbation)
Cough, Croup, Cystitis, Dermatitis/dry skin/allergy type skin rashes
Diarrhoea, Earache infections and discharge, Emergency hormonal contraception
Eye conditions (minor) eg conjunctivitis, blepharitis, stye, Genital tract infections, Sexual transmitted diseases, pelvic inflammatory disease
Hayfever, Head lice, Heart burn/indigestion, Infant colic, Mouth ulcers, Nail infections bacterial or fungal
Nappy rash, Neck pain (acute), Oral thrush, Piles (simple), Rashes, chicken pox, shingles, hand foot and mouth etc, Scabies, Skin and soft tissue infections and minor skin complaints eg, abcess, acne, cellulitis, impertigo, psoriasis, urticaria, Sore throat/pharangitis/tonsillitis
Sprains and strains, Teething, Threadworms, Urinary Tract Infections, Vaginal thrush, Bacterial Vaginosis,
We also run review clinics for chronic conditions which include:
Asthma, Coronary Heart Disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Diabetes
Hypertension, Long Term Conditions,
Travel Health and Cervical Smears
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.
Nadine Brough - Assistant Practice Manager
Marion McGinnis - Administrator
Debbie Allsopp - Management Support Officer
Hayley Hicken - Administrator
Jill Osell - Senior Receptionist
Samantha Earp - Assistant Senior Receptionist
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.
We now have a practice pharmacist here at the surgery on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday afternoon.
She will be running medication review clinics on a Tuesday afternoon from 21.6.16 between 3pm - 5pm
The midwives run an antenatal clinic at the Cannock surgery on Thursdays from 13:00 - 16:00.
The district nurses based at the Cannock Surgery are Graham Coates (team leader), Gina Jones, Jean Bracebridge, Catherine Armitage-McGirr, Rosemarie Thouless, Charlie Babiy, Esther Clarke and Donna Hedley. Debbie Brown is the District Nursing Team's Phlebotomist/Clerical assistant. They are available to see you in your home and help with dressings and removal of sutures, advice and care etc. They can be contacted on Cannock 435393.
The health visitors based at the Cannock Surgery are Karen Sutton, Claire Challinor. Claire Challinor has recently joined the team as Community Nursery Nurse. They are qualified general nurses and have done further training to qualify as health visitors. They works predominantly with under five’s. They run the baby clinic now held at our Huntington Branch on Wednesday afternoons between 2pm - 4pm by appointment only via reception (01543 435390). The Health Visitors can be contacted direct on Cannock 435392.
Linda Mather, Lyndsey Tonks and Natalie Smith are available via a doctor referral.
Liz Askey and Jasmine Mangat are based at the Cannock Surgery. You can be referred by a doctor in the practice.
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