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Emergency Care 

Please phone the new NHS line - 111 for urgent medical help or advice but not a life threatening situation.

For life threatening situations please dial 999.

Home Visits
Telephone 335320 – The doctors do home visits when clinically necessary; it is helpful to request visits before 10.00am, then a Doctor will return your call.  This call from the Doctor is not available if your telephone does not accept calls from "number withheld" callers. 

Cancel your Appointment
If you are unable to attend an appointment with one of the doctors or nurses, please telephone or use the link at the bottom of this page to cancel your appointment.

Telephone Call Back

Please telephone 01579 324242 to book a Telephone Call Back from Doctor.  All calls are now being recorded and monitored for patient care and training purposes.


Please allow three working days for prescriptions to be processed. There is now a box to enter your patient number on the patient detail page of the Repeat Medication Manager.

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Nurse Practitioners

Rachel Johnson

Nurse Manager and Nurse Practitioner. Rachel has an MSc in Advanced Healthcare. She is able to prescribe, and is highly qualified to manage minor illness, and further develop chronic disease management within the surgery. 

Pat Totton (Minor Illness Co-ordinator)

Pat has a BSc (Hons) Nurse Practitioner degree and has done various courses in Minor Illness and Chronic Disease Management.  She is able to prescribe and is highly qualified and experienced in the management of Minor ailments and Chronic Disease in General Practice.


Sisters are available, by appointment, for injections, cervical smears, blood and urine tests, dressings, removal of stitches, immunisations and health advice such as family planning and travel vaccinations.
Dawn Diprose
Susan Beale

Kathryn Beck

BN (Hons), PgDip, RGN, HV
Research Nurse/Coordinator
Experienced nurse specialist. Coordinates and carries out research studies at Oak Tree Surgery.

Penny Thorne

Research Co-Ordinator.

Penny is a qualified nurse with over 20 years experience in running Clinical Trials in all areas of medicine.

Mel Bate

Health Practitioners

Sharon Parrott

Healthcare Assistants

Bridget Greenwood


June Blake
Linda Hosken
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