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

(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 MRCGP

Dr Katherine Teare

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

(Blue Team)

Dr Lucy Gains

(Salaried GP)

Dr Lizzie Madden

(Salaried GP)

Dr Lisa Ferro

MBBS BSc

Salaried GP (Pink Team)

Dr Sarah Rayne

Trainee GP

Dr Muntarin Kakita

Trainee GP

Dr Jessica Abbey

MBChB BSc

Dr Abbey is a Trainee GP ST3 who is with us until February 2023.

Dr Ben James

Trainee GP

Personal Assistants Team

Sheryl Humphrey

Sheryl looks after Blue team

Diane Mason

Diane looks after the Green Team GPs.

Lesley Motto

Lesley looks after Yellow Team

Sian Swatton

Sian is the Nursing Department Personal Assistant and assists in the Child Immunisation clinics.

Elli Litherland

Elli looks after the Pink Team GPs.

Liz Clarke

Liz looks after the Orange Team.

Practice Management

Justine Mansfield

Practice Manager

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

Tracey Cooke

Patient Services Manager

Sue Miller

Sue is our Practice Nurse Manager, Lead Respiratory Specialist and Triage Nurse.

Diana Freeman

Finance and HR Manager

Sarah Brown

Clinical Support Manager

Hannah Bullock

Hannah is our Digital Services Lead, managing IT and our internal systems as well as being an advisor to both staff and patients on SystmOne.

Nurses

Kirsty Crompton

Kirsty is our Lead Diabetic Nurse Specialist and also works in the Child Immunisation, Dressing and Treatment Room clinics.

Joanne Thomas

Jo is one of our Diabetic Nurse Specialists.

Sara Lawrance

Sara is one of our Triage Nurses who also works in Dressing, Child Immunisation and Treatment Room clinics.

Dawn White

Nurse Practitioner and Prescriber

Dawn is our Lead Nurse Practitioner and supports patients with learning difficulties.

Jemma Black

Jemma is one of the Nurse Practitioners and an Asthma Nurse Specialist who also works in the Dressing and Dermatology clinics.

Gayle Auckland

Gayle is one of the Nurse Practitioners and a Diabetic Nurse Specialist.

Michele Bull

Michele is one of the Nurse Practitioners and a Diabetic Nurse Specialist.

Emily Edwards

Emily is one of our Triage Nurses who also works in Female Health, Dressing, Child Immunisation and Treatment Room clinics.

Catherine Campbell

Catherine is one of our Triage Nurses and is also a Diabetic and Asthma Nurse Specialist.

Healthcare Assistants

Nichola Welsh

Nichola is one of our Healthcare Assistants who works in the Memory Clinic and Blood, Stop Smoking and Long Term Condition clinics.

Hannah Crook

Hannah is our first trainee Nurse Associate who works in Dressing, Blood, Health Care Assistant, Combined Care Review and Long Term Condition clinics.

Jade Smith

Jade is one of our Healthcare Assistants who works in the INR, Blood, Health check and Long Term Condition clinics.

Debbie Thompsett

Debbie is our Senior Healthcare Assistant who runs our Spirometry clinics and works in Healthcare Assistant, Blood, INR, Stop Smoking, Combined Care Review and Long Term Condition clinics.

Danielle Baker

Dani is one of our Healthcare Assistants who works in the Blood, Stop Smoking, Health check and Long Term Condition clinics.

Kate Horner

Kate is one of our Phlebotomists and also works in the Patient Services 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

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.