Station RoadKendalCumbria, LA9 6SATel: 01539 722660 Opt 1
SURGERY CLOSURE DATES
The practice, including Dispensary, will be closed for mandatory training from 1:00pm on the following Wednesdays :
10 October / 14 November 2018
BSc MB ChB, DRCOG, MRCGP, Post Graduate Cert in General Practice
Dr Scott became a partner in the practice in 1998, having previously worked as a trainee GP. He trained at Manchester University then worked in hospitals in the North West region and in Australia before settling in Kendal.
He has been a General Practice Trainer supervising doctors in training at all levels for over 10 years. He has additional roles in the practice performing minor surgery and a wide range of joint injections.
Dr Scott also works for NHS Cumbria as a GP Appraiser which involves performing annual appraisals for GPs from other surgeries.
Dr Susan Frost qualified at Leicester 1991, and has worked in Leicester and Manchester before becoming a Partner at Station House Surgery.
Her qualifications include MB ChB DFFP, Member of RCGP, Cumbria NHS MaternityList, Child Surveillance List.
She has special interests in Family Planning including fitting of coils, and women's health, and she is also a GP Registrar Trainer.
In her spare time she enjoys dog walking and cycling
Dr Andrew Holme qualified at Liverpool in 1993, and has worked in Standish, Wigan before becoming a Partner at Station House Surgery.
His qualifications include MBCLB, Cumbria NHS Maternity List, Minor Surgery List and Child Surveillance List.
He has additional roles in the practice performing minor surgery and joint injections, and is Lead GP for Asthma & COPD.
In his spare time he enjoys keeping fit by competing in Triathlons and he has completed an Iron Man twice!
Qualified Manchester 1987MB ChB DRCOG MRCGP, DFSRH
Worked in Manchester (inner city) & New ZealandCumbria NHS Maternity List, Child Surveillance List, Contraceptive Services including fitting of coils and Implanon.
Special Interests: Reasearch & women's health.
Interests: cycling and Sailing
MBBS (Newcastle 2005) BMedSci (Hons) MRCP MRCGP DCH DFSRH
Dr Helme joined the practice in March 2016 as a GP partner. He has worked in Newcastle, Manchester and New Zealand, before completing his GP training in North Cumbria. On top of the enjoyable and varied workload provided by General Practice, he has special interests in cardiology, renal medicine, paediatrics and rheumatology (including joint injections).
Outside of work he enjoys cycling (road and mountain bike), squash, fell-walking and spending time with his young family. Dr Helme is practice lead for the dispensary and is actively involved in the South Lakes federation of GP Practices.
GP Training in Carlisle; Qualified Newcastle-upon-Tyne 2001 MBBS; MRCGP; DRCOG
2005 - 2005 GP on North Cumbria
2009 - 2011 GP in New Zealand
2011 GP in South Cumbria
MBBS DRCOG MRCGP
Minor Surgery list, Child Surveillance List, Contraceptive Services,
Special Interests: Foundation Doctor Supervisor; Medical Student Training
Walking, Cycling, Music & spending time with my family
Dr Sarah Price qualified at Hull York Medical School in July 2008 having previously worked at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Owen Road GP Surgery, St John's Hospice and Captain French Surgery
Her qualifications include MBBS, DRCOG, MRCGP, Paediatrics and Obs & Gynae
As well as having fun with her young family she also enjoys keeping fit with a mixture of orienteering, trail running, biking and recently trying out some triathlons!
I joined the Practice as a sessional GP in September 2017 from the Bay Medical Group.
Alison is a Nurse Practitioner who works with all three Kendal Practices helping to assess frail and elderly patients and to ensure they have the support they need.
They provide a comprehensive range of services including travel advice, lifestyle advice, dressings, ear syringing, cervical smears, blood pressure checks, smoking cessation, family planning and contraceptive advice. They also manage and run clinics for patients with coronary disease, diabetes, hypertension, asthma and chronic obstructive airways disease.
Caite is the Lead Nurse and manages all aspects of the Nurse provision for the surgery. Caite is a prescriber and as well as Chronic Disease Management is also training towards for a qualification as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.
Treatment room - to include dressings, ear syringing, smears, injections, travel advice. Also runs a contraception clinic / advice on a weekly basis
I joined the nursing team in August 2017 and I am undertaking a university course to develop skills in Diabetes disease management.
I am currently on maternity leave - Paula Melrose is standing in for me whilst I am away.
Clinical Research Nurse - please speak to Paula about taking part in our research projects
Has appointments for: Venepuncture, Blood Pressure, ECGs, New Patient Medicals, NHS Health checks, lifestyle advise, Assists in Coronary Heart Disease and Diabetic clinics, Diabetic Foot Screening Clinics, Vaccinations (Flu and Pneumococcal only), suture removal, wound care and dressings, B12 injections, contraception advice, injections, assisting in m/opp and contraception clinics.
Has appointments for: Ear Care, Weight Management Clinics, support of Hypertension and Coronary Heart Disease Clinics, Venepuncture, Blood Pressure, ECG’s, New Patient Medicals, NHS Health Checks, Pre Employment Medicals, Minor Surgery Clinic Assistant, Implant Clinic Assistant, Dressings, B12 and Vaccinations (Flu and pneumococcal)
Paula is standing in for Joanna Beldon as Research Nurse as Joanna is currently on Maternity leave.
We have members of staff trained to take blood samples.
Bloods and Blood Pressure checks
I manage the day to day running of the practice, which includes staff management, recruitment, finance, dealing with maintenance issues, patient participation & complaints, working with other surgeries in the area plus anything else which comes my way!
Patient Service Manager
I manage the Reception, Dispensary and Admin Team - working with them to ensure a high quality of service for our patients. I am responsible for the Patient Reference Group - come and be a member and support us in how we can improve our surgery
I am a Practice Administrator responsible for a range of centralised administrative duties for the practice to include dealing with patients & telephone answering to support front facing departments during busy times, organising communications with staff/patients, utilising IT systems for clinics and rotas and processing third party / patient records access requests.
Deals with Patient Notes summarising and also other aspects of Practice Administration.
The Reception Team will be your regular and first point of contact. Their aim is to be as helpful as possible and assist you to use our services.
Reception Team Manager
Jacqui oversees and manages all aspects of the busy Reception service.
I am medical secretary to the doctors, typing all referral letters for patients, following up any review appointments & other chasing up as deemed necessary by the doctors.
Manages new patient note summarising and cervical smear administration
Responsible for coding of medical notes and letters
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