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School House LaneBishops CastleShropshire, SY9 5ERTel: 01588 638285
MB, BS, MRCS, LRCP, DFFP Cert Med Ed - GMC 2531975
Qualified February 1979, Guys Hospital, London. Adrian was born in Bishop’s Castle and feels privileged to be able to return home to work in a rural general practice. He is a generalist but has a special interest in the Community Hospital and palliative care. He is also involved in representing the needs of a rural community within the health economy of Shropshire and the West Midlands.
BSc (Hons) (Pharmacy) 1988 Manchester, MBChB (Sheffield 1996), FRCGP, DRCOG Cert Med Ed - GMC 4299208
Paul Gardner initially trained as a pharmacist before qualifying as a doctor from the University of Sheffield in 1996. Dr Gardner was previously a partner at Mytton Oak Medical Practice 2001 - 2014, where he was also a GP trainer.
MB ChB 2002 Al-Nahrain University - GMC - 6117119
MB BS 1980 University of London - GMC 2650335
MB ChB MRCGP 2011 University of Manchester - GMC - 713 6024
Laura is originally from Mid Wales but moved on to train in Manchester in 2006. Since qualifying in 2011 she has lived and worked in Shropshire. Laura has a special interest in Paediatrics as well as teaching and training.
MB BS 2007 University of East Anglia - GMC 6164936
Claudia Brown, Nurse Practitioner joined the practice in 2014 she is responsible for acute cases but she is proficient in many practice nurse duties such as dressings, injections blood pressure and ECG's. Previously Claudia has worked in minor injuries at Ludlow Hospital.
Kerry Roberts, practice nurse joined the practice in August 2014 from Wrexham Maelor Hospital, where she worked on the surgical ward. Kerry's duties include blood tests, blood pressure readings, ECG's, stitch removals & dressings, cervical screening and ear syringing. Kerry can administer all immunisations including childhood immunisations & travel health immunisations. Kerry has a special interest in diabetes and also runs our Help 2 Quit and Help to Slim programmes.
Sam is a qualified Phlebotomist and Health Care Assistant trained to take blood and carry out ECGs. She also supports the nursing team and carries out the 40 - 74 year old health checks.
Clinical Quality and Safety Manager
Our reception is the engine house of the practice and provides an important link for patients with the practice. When telephoning for medical attention the receptionist may ask you for a few details, all receptionists are fully trained and ask for these details so you can be directed 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 issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, home visit request and take telephone messages. At certain times in the day our reception is very busy and there may be a slight delay so please be patient until they can attend to you.
Midwives are based in Ludlow Community Hospital, they hold clinics on Tuesday afternoons at the surgery.
District Nurses based in Craven Arms.
The counsellor attached to the surgery offers appointments on Wednesdays.
The counsellor attached to the surgery holds appointments on Thursdays.
Shropshire Recovery Partnership, holds booked appointments on Friday afternoons, there will be a drop-in service available from 20th July 2018 onwards, in the morning from 9-10am.
Social Prescribing clinics are held at the surgery on Wednesday afternoons this is a means of enabling GPs, nurses and other primary care professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services.
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