Doctors and Staff

DOCTORS

Dr Linda V Morgan
MB BS DCH DRCOG (London 1987)

Dr Nicholas Dewar
MB ChB MRCGP (Leicester 1997)

Dr Shobha Ravindra
MB BS DRSRH MRCGP (1990)

Dr Jaddugadde Ravindra (1985)
MBBS MD MRCGP DFSRH PGCE

Dr Hannah Ladd (2003)
MBBS DRCOG JCPTGP MRCGP

Dr Marija Marinova (2014) 
MRCGP

Dr Patrick Horwood (2003)
MBBS (1999) DRCOG (2003)

Dr Michael Horsley

PRACTICE MANAGER

Karen Marson

The practice manager is responsible for the administration of the practice, its services and staff. Please feel free to discuss with her any suggestions for improving our services, or if you wish to express any concerns.

ASSISTANT MANAGER

Geoff Eaton

CLINICAL DEPUTY MANAGER

Wendy Wilkins

PRACTICE NURSE

Trish Hart, Nerina Wilson and Dotty Cockcroft

The nurses also conduct chronic disease clinics including asthma and diabetes and administer vaccinations (it is useful to bring a list of dates from previous immunisations).  They also dress wounds, remove stitches, undertake ear syringing, cervical smear tests and travel vaccinations.

HEALTH CARE ASSISTANTS

Lizzie Jeffree and Denise Roberts

They undertake certain clinical procedures for which they have received formal training. This includes blood tests, blood pressure, ECGs, flu injections and general health checks for all newly registered patients.  Denise also offers one-to-one smoking cessation, ear syringing and removal of sutures and clips and anti-coagulation testing.

PHLEBOTOMIST

Jo Lord holds clinics for the taking of bloods.

DISTRICT NURSES

District nurses can offer help and advice to patients and their carers at home. They can be contacted through our reception or by telephoning 01622 756721.

THE ADMINISTRATION TEAM

MEDICAL SECRETARIES

Jo Baker and Jacqui Monk

The medical secretaries deal with correspondence and referrals to hospital. Matters are dealt with promptly and with confidentiality. They work each morning from 8.00am to 1.00pm and you may contact them on 01622 357255 about your hospital referral. In certain circumstances they will refer you direct to Planned Care on 0845 1552 345. The secretaries cannot offer medical advice.

ADMINISTRATION STAFF AND RECEPTION STAFF

Ann Edmonds, Kerry Edmonds, Jane Corke, Jo Lord, Julie Whittaker, Janet Hall, Karen Gudge, Karen Nicolaou, Louise Hosking, Joanne Vaughan, Angela Hobbs-Fowler

Our reception staff are all trained to help you with routine queries and provide a high standard of service to our patients. Providing some details of the problem to the receptionist, to pass to the doctor would be helpful when you telephone for an appointment/medical attention.  They do not offer medical advice.

Our private fees clerk, Jo Lord, may be contacted on 01622 756721 to deal with your enquiries about insurance papers and private fees; for travel matters phone Jane on 01622 357268.

AMBULANCE BOOKING AND TRANSPORT

G4S Healthcare (non- emergency patient transport) - please contact them directly on 0800 096 0211

THE PRIMARY HEALTH CARE TEAM

We also work closely with Community Psychiatry Nurses (CPNs), Social Services, Admiral Nurses, home care managers (who assist with arranging care for the elderly and disabled), physiotherapists, social workers, health visitors and midwives (see Maternity Care and Children's Development). CPN clinic and Memory nurse clinic are hosted in the practice .

STAFF TRAINING

The Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) actively supports developing general practice, to improve the care of our patients. Protected learning time is set aside periodically for half-days during the year. This time will be used to bring together staff for educational programmes. Dates are normally advertised in the practice well in advance and also on our website. On those occasions the practice will be closed from 1.00pm.

1 Bower Mount Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME16 8AX
  • Telephone 01622 756721
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