We have a range of skilled staff in addition to the qualified doctors at our practice. You can find out more about our dedicated team on this page:
Dr Basim Khalidi (Male) MBCHB, DRCOG, DFFP, DIP, CL HYP
Dr Khalidi qualified in 1978 in Ain Shams. His special interests include; Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Diabetes, Family Planning, Clinical Hypnosis & Accupuncture.
We have 2 long term locums assisting Dr Khalidi with clinical sessions.
Senior Nursing Prescriber Jane Richardson RGN, ONC, BSC Hon NURS
Jane qualified in 1984 and has gone on to qualify as a Nurse Prescriber which mean she can prescribe any medicine for any medical condition within their competence, including some controlled drugs for specified medical conditions. Jane also specialises in Chronic Disease Management covering clinics such as: COPD/Diabetes/Heart Disease/Asthma etc on a background of Orthopaedic and District Nursing. Jane joined the practice in 2005 after 4 years with another practice.
Nursing Prescriber Sue Goldsmith RGN DON BSc (Hons)
Sue qualified in 1985 and is also a qualified Nurse Prescriber and also specialises in Chronic Disease Management on a background of Elderly Care, Opthalmics, Occupational Health, Intensive Care and Orthopaedics.
Julie Howard is our new Health Care Assistant. Julie has enrolled onto the career start HCA programme. Julie will be carrying out phlebotomy, new patient checks, BP and CVD checks from Jan 2017. Julie has been with the practice since 1991 in an administrative role.
Other Health Care Staff
Pallion Midwife Team – 5341477
Pallion District Nurses – 5026426
Business Manager / Clinical Systems Manager – Kelly Hardy
Kelly has been “acting up” as Practice Manager since the previous manager left in May 2015. Kelly has overall responsibility for the running of the office and staffing including clinics, updating protocols and policies. Ensuring staff and patients are accommodated to in a safe and dignified setting.
Kelly joined the practice in 2009 after 9 years with another local practice and background in nursing and corporate hospitality.
Medical Secretary Lynne McKenzie has been with the practice for over 24 years. Lynne shares her role with Gill as practice secretary being responsible for all patient/hospital correspondence following referral. Lynne is also responsible for patient reports, be it solicitors reports, HVG medicals and personal letters.
Medical Secretary Gill Kerr has been with the practice since 1991. Gill is responsible for patients having their referrals arranged and chasing up any correspondence relating to their follow up. Gill also has responsibility for the registration of new patients including new babies. Gill joins the practice after previously worked in the private medical setting.
Administrator Jean Morgan has been with the practice since 2004 after 3 years with another practice. Jean is on of the practices lead coders with a wealth of experience in this area.
Administrator Victoria Stamp joined the practice in 2006. Victoria is responsible for recording and documenting Palliative Care, Safeguarding and child health information as well as child hood vaccine clinics.
Administrator Pauline Pike joined the practice in 2007. Pauline has responsibility for the majority of the recalls for the practice. She ensures patients are invited for their reviews when due and is responsible for all admin relating to their condition. Pauline previously worked at another GP for 3 years.
Aliesha joins us following a successful year on an apprenticeship. She has excelled in all aspects of medical admin in such a short amount of time. Aliesha is the admin lead for prescribing in the practice. Aliesha also has retail and customer service experience.
Samantha is the most recent to join us in June 2015. Samantha takes the lead with mail processing, coding, scanning of all mail and electronic transfers. She comes from an orthodontics background with experience in customer care and data input.
District Nursing Team – Led by Catherine Wharton
The District Nursing Team provide home nursing care.
Health Visitors and Nursery Nurses
Midwife – Led by Katrina Dowell, Central Team based @ Pennywell Health Centre
The Midwife runs our antenatal clinic and provides care during pregnancy.