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Staff Members

Nurses

Margaret Symonds (f)
Nurse Team Leader - BSC Professional Studies, Diploma in Triage, Non-Medical Nurse Prescriber. - Independent Nurse Practitioner/ Independent Prescriber

Maggie also joined the nursing team in September 2013 and is the nursing lead for Sexual Health.  She also specialises in diabetes and runs our successful diabetic clinics with Ruth Parkinson, Chronic Disease Nurse. Maggie also runs an appointment-led Minor Illness clinic Monday - Friday. 

Ruth Parkinson (f)
Chronic Disease Management Nurse

Ruth is responsible for reviewing all patients with respiratory diseases and diabetes.

Gill Pugh (f)
Practice Nurse

Gill has recently joined the practice from Bedfordshire and has over 10 yrs experience in primary care.  Her main role comprises general treatment room duties and she also assists in the diabetic and asthma clinics.
Kim Willcox (f)
Practice Nurse

Kim has a special interest in respiratory medicine.  

 

Healthcare Assistants

Karen Millard

HCA

Karen has been working for Abbey Medical Practice since December 2012 when she joined us as a locum.  In the spring of 2014, we were delighted to be able to offer Karen  a permanent position, first as a phlebotomist and more recently, as a Healthcare Assistant. Good work Karen!

Stephanie Harper (f)

Stephanie originally worked on Health Checks as a locum but we were happy to offer her a place as a permanent health care assistant at Abbey!  She is able to take your blood, carry out Health Checks, CHD appointments and New Patient Checks.

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