Sabden & Whalley Medical Group

Whalley Surgery: King Street Whalley BB7 9SL Sabden Surgery: The Holme Sabden Nr Clitheroe BB7 9DZ

Meet The Staff

Nursing staff

Debbie Corney – Senior Treatment Room Nurse

Katie Demaine – Treatment Room Nurse

Stella Haythornthwaite – Specialist in Diabetes and CHD

Nikki Garstang – Specialist in Diabetes, CHD, Asthma and COPD

Stephanie Zak – Specialist in Diabetes, CHD, Asthma and COPD

Becky Parkin – Health Care Assistant

Carolyne Graham – Health Care Assistant

They assist the Doctors in the practice and provide the following services: cervical smears, elderly health checks, new patient medicals and the monitoring of various conditions including diabetes, asthma, HRT and cardiovascular problems. They are also able to offer advice on a wide range of medical issues including minor illness and travel abroad.

The Practice has a Health Care Assistant who holds clinics specifically to take blood tests.

Practice team

Practice Manager – Annette Addison

Practice Manager Annette Addison is responsible for the day to day running of the Practice and should be the first point of contact in matters relating to the services we provide at the Practice.  Annette leads a team of secretaries and administrative assistants who deal with the paperwork and support services necessary to run the Practice.

Annette acquired the AMSPAR Level 5 Diploma in Primary Care Management in 2009.

If you wish to meet or just discuss any aspect of the service with Annette she is contactable at Whalley Surgery on 01254 287100.

Office Staff

Marie Tomlinson Administration
Katie Read Administration
Abby Parkinson Administration
Lisa Lomas Reception/Administration
Miriam Bailey Reception/Administration
Elisabeth Mullin Reception/Administration
Peter Nash Reception/Administration
Donna Thompson Reception/Administration
Christina Watson Reception/Administration
Kirsty Gee Reception/Administration
Becky Conmee Reception/Administration
Wendy Elliott Dispensary
Lucy Watson Dispensary
Amy Verity Dispensary
Vicky Stevenson Dispensary
Jess Barritt Dispensary
Rachel Davidson Dispensary
Jane Stewart Dispensary

The administration team are responsible for keeping records up to date, referring patients to hospital, dealing with incoming hospital letters, insurance form requests, arranging clinics and immunisations etc.

The dispensary team deal with all the requests for repeat prescriptions and dispense drugs to patients who live in our dispensary area. They also work closely with local chemists in arranging prescriptions for home delivery to patients.

The reception team deal with all appointments, requests for home visits, test results and telephone queries etc.

There is a Receptionist/Dispenser at our branch surgery at Sabden who is available to deal with any queries regarding appointments, home visits, test results etc. They also process requests for repeat prescriptions and dispense the drugs ready for patients to collect.

Healthcare Team

District Nurses
The District Nursing Team provide expert nursing care and advice to patients who are unable to attend the surgery. You can contact them on 01200 449109.

Health Visitors
Our Health Visitor Team promote good health through education, advice and support.
You can contact them on 01254 283961.

The chiropodists can be contacted on 01200 413500.

A team of Community Midwives are attached to the Practice and hold clinics at Whalley Surgery on Tuesdays and Friday mornings. To make an appointment telephone 01254 287100.

Clinical Pharmacist
The Clinical Pharmacist, Naila Hamid, divides her time between our Practice and the two Clitheroe Practices (Castle Medical Group and Pendleside Medical Practice).  Naila’s role involves reviewing patient medication and some long term conditions such as hypertension.