Having been a Rutland GP for 19 years, I work clinically one day a week at Market Overton Surgery. My role in the PCN is to bring the practices together with our patients and local partners, making Rutland the healthiest place to live, and the best place to work for the NHS, or to be an NHS patient.
I have over 20 years’ experience in primary care and have gained a vast knowledge and experience of the NHS during this time. I am not afraid to challenge working practices, and I hold a strong belief in future proofing the NHS for generations to come.
I have a varied career background having worked in the engineering, insurance, and legal sectors. I am now responsible for the day-to-day running of Empingham Medical Centre.
I have been a GP partner at Empingham Medical Centre since 2010.
I am committed to the Rutland vision of the Primary Care Network model, in which our individual practices find opportunities to work and cooperate together, to enhance and develop what is possible to offer our combined population of patients.
I have been a GP Partner at Uppingham Surgery since 2010. I am a GP trainer for East Midlands Deanery, providing training and mentoring for GP trainees based at the practice. Since the introduction of Primary Care Networks I have been pleased to be part of the group of Rutland GPs who have worked together to improve and develop the health care for our patients.
I commenced my role with Rutland PCN as MSK First Contact Practitioner in June 2020. I am a specialist physiotherapist with advanced skills to allow expert assessment, diagnosis and first line treatment for all musculoskeletal concerns. A main aim of the mine is to ensure that a patient can speak with the most appropriately skilled healthcare professional for their problem as a first point of contact. If you have a problem with your neck, back, bones, joints or muscles then the FCP service would be able to help you.
I began working within the Rutland Health PCN as a Physician Associate in 2020. Physician associates are medically trained healthcare professionals, who work alongside doctors and provide medical care as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team. It is a relatively new role within healthcare, and I am the only one currently employed within the county. I work collaboratively across all practices within the PCN to deliver care to the residents of Rutland.
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