Station House Surgery Closure Dates

The Surgery (including Dispensary) will be closed for mandatory training from 1pm on:

Thursday 17th September 2020

Wednesday 14th October 2020

The practice will re-open as normal at 8.00am the following day

Please check you have sufficient medication supplied whilst we are closed

If you have Coronavirus symptoms or are living with someone who has, you are advised to self isolate for 7 or 14 days respectively. Please visit to obtain an isolation notice for your employer. You do not need to contact the practice.




Nurse Practitioners

Caite Guest

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.


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.

Louise Clarke

Louise is Registered Nurse and joined Station House Surgery in August 2017.

Louise covers long term conditions and in particular has expertise in Diabetes management.

Lucy Otto

Lucy qualified in 2004 from the University of Manchester and has worked previously in Cardiothoracic surgery, High Dependency and Immunology at the Manchester Royal Infirmary.  After moving to Devon and working in a Community Hospital she chose to transfer her skills into Practice Nursing, completing the Foundations in General Practice Nursing course from the University of Plymouth.  She has completed further graduate modules in Diabetes, Asthma and COPD.  In addition Lucy is available for treatment room needs such as travel advice, child immunisations, smears, wound care and health advice.

Joanna Beldon

Joanna is the Clinical Research Nurse who previously worked as a Practice Nurse at the surgery.  She works alongside Dr Cowling (Research Lead GP) inviting and recruiting patients to approved research projects. She may contact you in regards to a research project the practice is involved with.

Research is about finding new knowledge that can lead to changes and improvements in treatments and patient care therefore it is an important aspect of NHS work. All the research we are involved with is carried out under the banner of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) North West Coast Clinical Research Network.

Treatment Room Nurses

Jean Wilson

Jean is a very experienced registered nurse with a wealth of experience including dressings, smears, contraception, ear syringing, childhood immunisations and travel.

Hannah Markham

Qualified as a Registered Nurse in 2018 at Leeds University.   Hannah started her her career in a busy A&E department before joining Station House Surgery as Treatment Room nurse when she will specialise in dressings, injections and INRs. Hannah is currently undertaking training for smears and ear syringing.

Health Practitioners

Karen Morton

Karen has been with the practice for many years and is a very experienced Assistant Practitioner.  Karen specialises in Venepuncture, Blood Pressure, ECGs, Immunisations & Vaccinations, Dressings and wound care, New Patient Medicals, NHS Health checks, lifestyle advice as well as providing invaluable support in the management of long term conditions Assists in Coronary Heart Disease and Diabetic clinics, Diabetic Foot Screening Clinics, Vaccinations (Flu and Pneumococcal only), suture removal, wound care and dressings.

Healthcare Assistants

Carole Wilson

Carol has appointments for venepuncture, blood pressure, ECGs, new patient medicals, NHS health checks, assists in chronic disease clinics, assists in contraception clinics. She will be undergoing training to perform ear syringing in the near future. 


We have members of staff trained to take blood samples.

Audrey Dean


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