Our Staff

Doctors

Dr Alistair McKibbin

MB BS DCH DRCOG MRCGP

Dr Richard Gaunt

MB ChB DRCOG MRCGP

(Pink Team)

Dr Nicholas Brown

MB BCh FRCGP DRCOG DA

(Pink Team)

Dr Gavin Durrant

MB ChB DRCOG MRCGP

Dr Alison Challens

MBBCh MRCGP GPT DFFP

(Blue Team)

Dr Ruth Palmer

(Salaried GP) MBBS DRCOG MRCGP

Dr Christine Voss

MBBS (Berlin) DRCOG MRCGP

Dr Nicholas Waters

MBBS MRCGP MRCP DFSRH DipDerm BSc

Dr Vicky Stephenson

MBchB and MRCGP

(Green Team)

Dr Alison Morris

(Salaried GP) MB ChB

Dr Katherine Teare

(Salaried GP) MBBS BSc MRCGP (2010) DRCOG DGM DFSRH

(Blue Team)

Dr Lucy Gains

Practice Management

Justine Mansfield

Practice Manager

Justine Started with us in 2019 is responsible for the overall running of the practice.

Tracey Cooke

Reception Manager

Sue Miller

Nurse Manager

Diana Freeman

Finance and HR Manager

Sarah Brown

Clinical Support Manager

Nurses

Kirsty Crompton

Kirsty runs various clinics including Diabetes clinics. She is also the lead nurse for Wound Care.

Gail Haughton

Gail is a Clinical Trials Nurse, she also covers Nurse Triage and Minor Illness and Female Health clinics.

Joanne Thomas

Joanne is our Lead Clinical Trials Nurse who manages all the Clinical Trials currently running in the Surgery. She is also a diabetes nurse.

Sara Lawrance

Sara is one of our triage team and works in the treatment room.

Pip Nightingale

Pip works in the Travel Vaccinations & Treatment Room clinics.

Dawn White

Nurse Practitioner and Prescriber

Jemma Black

Healthcare Assistants

Nichola Welsh

Nurse Administrator & Healthcare Assistant

Hannah Crook

Hannah is one of our Healthcare Assistants who works in the Treatment room.

Jade Smith

Jade is one of our Healthcare Assistants who takes blood.

Debbie Thompsett

Debbie is one of our Healthcare Assistants who works in the Treatment room.

Clinical Coordinators

We have three coloured teams within the practice with each team supported by an Administrator called a Clinical Coordinator who will help their team. These Clinical Coordinators will assist the doctors with their workload and may contact you on behalf of their team or on behalf of a non-team working doctor.

Sheryl Humphrey

Sheryl looks after Blue team

Lesley Phillips

Lesley looks after Yellow Team

Diane Mason

Di looks after the Green Team

Administration

Our team of administrators manage medical records, registrations, changes of address, summarising of medical records, run medical reports and maintain our clinical software as well as lots of other roles

Hannah Bullock

Hannah is our digital systems lead, managing IT and our internal systems as well as being an advisor to both staff and patients on SystmOne

Franki Halliwell (She/They)

Franki is our Communications Lead and Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Lead , as well as looking after the Patient Participation Group and being part of the GP Administration team

Sasha Trowbridge

Sasha is our Information Request Coordinator and looks after our intranet, assisting with the administration of staff training and policies as well as being part of our GP Administration team

Secretaries

Our secretaries support the team, managing medical referrals, reports and the payment of accounts.

Reception

Reception is normally your first point of contact with the practice. We have a large team of full and part-time reception staff, all of whom are trained to provide you with a friendly and efficient service. They will assist you to make an appointment, deal with requests for repeat prescriptions and give you information about all our other services. Please speak to them if you have a query and they will do their best to help you.

Community Nurses

District Nurses, or Community Nurses, are not based at Rowden Surgery, but at Chippenham Community Hospital. The doctors may refer patients needing nursing at home to ‘Access to Care’, who will then assess the patient and organise care by the Community Team.