Our Staff

Doctors

DR HELEN HEATON

B Med Sci BM BS DRCOG MRCGP FSRH (Nottingham 1987)

Joined the practice in 1993. She has a special interest in evidence based medicine and medical audit and is also the practice's governance lead. (Partner).

DR JESSICA AIREY

B Med Sci BM BS DRCOG MRCGP (Nottingham 2002)

Joined us in January 2009. She has a special interest in musculo-skeletal problems and is a Trainer for doctors completing their training in General Practice (Partner)

DR LOUISE COOKE

MB BS DRCOG MRCGP Dip FP (Newcastle 1993)

Joined the practice in 2003 and is our practice lead for safeguarding (Partner).

DR PAUL LONGDEN

MB BS (St Mary’s London 1988)

Special interest in respiratory medicine. (Partner).

DR NATALIE MARTIN

MB BS (Hull/York 2010)

Dr Martin joined the practice in January 2019 (Partner).

DR ROBERT HOLDSWORTH

MB BS 2016 The University of Hull and the University of York.

Joined the practice in December 2021.

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

ROSIE THOMPSON

Rosie is an Advanced nurse practitioner. Her specialist area is ear care.

SUE GREENWOOD

Sue Greenwood is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner with many years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in GP Practice in Hull.

JACKIE ROBERTS

Jackie Roberts in an Advanced Nurse Practitioner with many years of experience in community services and long term conditions.

MARIE WILKINSON

Marie is an experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioner, She is trained to assess, diagnose and manage minor illness, and chronic conditions in the practice.

Nurses

The nurses run their own clinics. With the doctors they share the management of high blood pressure, contraception and other conditions needing regular monitoring such as heart disease, asthma, diabetes, COPD and chronic kidney disease. The nurses also run the children’s vaccination sessions. These appointments are determined by the Child Health System at Victoria House in Hull. You can make an appointment with a practice nurse in both the morning and afternoon at The Park Surgery and on a Thursday morning and Monday afternoon at Nafferton.

JESSICA CONNELL

Jessica is one of our respiratory and diabetic nurses. Her qualifications include being a Registered nurse (adult branch), a Diploma in Asthma, a Diploma in Adult Nursing and a Diploma in Cervical Cytology. She is working towards her COPD Diploma.

ELAINE TAYLOR

Elaine is one of our diabetic and asthma nurses. She is a Registered General nurse with significant experience in emergency medicine.

CLAIRE DAWES

BSc Adult Nurse RN 2007, Dip Cervical Screening 2018

Claire has a background in York Operating Theatres, Driffield Palliative Care Community Ward and also as a Community Staff Nurse in the Driffield District Nursing Team. Claire joined the Practice in March 2017. She is a Practice Nurse and is responsible for running the Treatment Room and undertaking all aspects of nursing care from injections, child and adult immunisations, long term conditions monitoring, venepuncture, travel advice, ECG’s, cervical screening and more.

ZARA EWBANK

Zara joined us in June 2020. She is a qualified diabetes and respiratory nurse.

KERRY BRENT

Healthcare Assistants

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.

ALLYSON BARRON

SUZANNE CALL

DONNA DACRE

Practice Management

The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.

Reception

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 financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.

Community Midwives

If you are newly pregnant and need to book with a midwife please call 01482605304.

Community Nurses

There are four senior district nurses attached to the practice. They lead a nursing team which is comprised of registered general nurses, district enrolled nurses and nursing auxiliaries. This team works alongside the GPs, practice nurses, health visitors and specialist nurses as well as social services and voluntary organisations. You can leave a message for the district nurses Monday to Friday, 09:00 - 16:00 on 01377 208759 (answer machine). If you need a district nurse at the weekend please ring the above number and leave a message.

Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

Counselling Services

The counsellor deals with stress, anxiety, depression and other problems. If you would like to see her, discuss this with your doctor who will make the first appointment for you.

Dietician

Dietetic services are available at the Alfred Bean Hospital on a regular basis.

Mental Health

The practice is supported by the community psychiatric team. The client is usually referred by the GP or any other member of the primary health care team.