Meet the Team

Eastwood Primary Care Centre offers a professional and caring service to our 19,500 patients, utilising the skills and enthusiasm of our team members we aim to provide efficient, accessible, friendly and high quality family health care.

We have 2 sites approximately 250 yards apart, the Church Street site and the Church Walk site. Staff and clinicians work across both sites.

Our team of clinicians consist of General Practitioners, Advanced Clinical Practitioners, Clinical Pharmacists, Physiotherapists, Nurses, Healthcare Assistants and Phlebotomists who are all working together to meet the changing demands of primary care.

Our Advanced Clinical Practitioners are experienced clinicians who can assess, diagnose and treat patients, prescribing when indicated and referring for specialist opinions if necessary.

Doctors

Dr Kelvin Kuok Jin Lim (m)

MB BS (Nottingham) 1986 BMed Sci (Hons) 1984 MRCGP 1991

Dr Lim is our Clinical Lead for Respiratory Conditions, Heart Failure, Chronic Heart Disease and Clinical Governance.

Dr Lim is the Caldicott Guardian for Eastwood Primary Care Centre. 

Dr Mark Jonathan Dickson (m)

MBChB (Leeds) 1992  MRCGP 1996 DRCOG 1995  DCCH 1995

Dr Mark Dickson is the Clinical Lead for Hypertension, Prostate Cancer, and Mental Health Problems. 

Dr Dickson is also the Clinical Pharmacist Lead and Lead in Education, along with Dr Paul Scullard.

As well as routine consultations Dr Dickson can offer appointments for toe nail surgery and joint injections. 

Dr Dickson is a GP Trainer. We have GP Registrars at the practice who practice under the doctors supervision.

Dr Hersad M Vaghela (m)

MBBS (London) 1997 MRCS 2001 MRCGP MRCSEd BSc DLO DRCOG DFSRH

Dr Vaghela is the Clinical Lead for Minor Surgery, Hypothyroidism, Rheumatology, Quality Outcomes Framework, Summarising and Recalls.

Dr Vaghela also carries out joint injection treatments at the practice.

Dr Thankam Reshmi Dickson (f)

MB ChB (Leeds) 1992 MRCGP 1999 DRCOG 1998 DFSRH 2011

I have been a GP partner in Eastwood since 1999, having qualified from Leeds university in 1992. My areas of interest are Skin Disease and Gynaecology. I am also the lead GP for Intellectual Disability which is a role I really enjoy.

When I am not at work I love gardening and the outdoors. My husband and I live locally and enjoy being part of the community.

Dr Paul Scullard (m)

BMedSci (Nottingham) BM BS MRCGP DCH DRCOG 2005

Dr Paul Scullard is the Clinical Lead for Cardiovascular Primary Prevention and Prescribing. 

Dr Scullard is also the Clinical Pharmacist Lead and Lead in Education, along with Dr Mark Dickson.

Dr Scullard is Clinical Lead for the Primary Care Network in the North of Broxtowe covering Eastwood, Kimberley, Giltbrook and Newthorpe.

Dr Beth Homer (f)

BMBS 2008 (Nottingham) BMedSci, DRCOG, MRCGP

Dr Beth Homer is the Clinical Lead for Safeguarding, Stroke, Epilepsy, Neurology and Dementia. Dr Home is also the Screening Lead (Cytology, Bowel and Breast) and Prevent Lead.

Dr Syed Zaidi (m)

MB BS 2004 (Karachi)
Aug 2008

Dr Zaidi is the Clinical Lead for Atrial Fibrillation, Chronic Kidney Disease, Frailty and Osteoporosis.

Dr Summer Scullard (f)

BM BS 2005 (Nottingham)

Dr Summer Scullard is the Clinical Lead for Sepsis at the practice.

Dr Scullard is also an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and teaches at the University of Nottingham Medical School.

Dr Sophie Helena Walker (f)

BM BS 2014 (Nottingham) BMedSci  MRCGP  DFSRH  DRCOG

My name is Dr Sophie Walker and I am a GP Partner.  I qualified as a GP in 2019. My special interest is women’s health, and I am the Deputy Safeguarding Lead at the practice.  I fit coils, implants and pessaries at the surgery.  I also work within the community gynaecology clinics when I am not working at the surgery.

Dr Sarah Hamer (f)

MA(Oxon), BM BS(Hons) (Nottingham), MRCP, MRCGP, DFSRH

Dr Dr Hamer has particular interests in women’s health and skin diseases and provides coil and implant fits/removals for family planning.

Dr Harpreet Johal (f)

BMBS, BMedSci (Nottingham), MRCGP

Dr Johal

Dr Caroline Norris (f)

BMBS 2016 (Hons) (Nottingham), BMedSci, MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG 

Dr Norris

Dr Laura Campbell (f)

BM BS (Nottingham) 2016  MRCGP  BMedSci

Dr Campbell

Stephanie Bowler (f)

Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Cadi Taylor-Stapleton (f)

Advanced Clinical  Practitioner

First Contact Physiotherapist

xxx is our First Contact Physiotherapist. Our Reception Team will offer an appointment, either over the telephone or face to face, if the patient has a new issue that affects their joints, bones or muscles (Please note this does not include any query fractures)

Louise Lee (f)

Paramedic

Nursing Staff

Nurses

Nurse Kelly Philips (f)

Joint Lead Practice Nurse and Infection Control Lead.

Nurse Stacey Atkins (f)

Joint Lead Practice Nurse and Safeguarding Lead

Nurse Susan Davey (f)

Diabetic Specialist Nurse

Nurse Saroj Sandhu (f)

Practice Nurse


Nursing Associates

Hayley Pritchett (f)

Trainee Nursing Associate supporting the Nursing Team and the Practice for 2 years, whilst also attending Derby University once weekly.

The role of NA is a distinct profession with their own part of the NMC register once qualified.

Ben Dodd (m)

rainee Nursing Associate supporting the Nursing Team and the Practice for 2 years, whilst also attending Derby University once weekly.

The role of NA is a distinct profession with their own part of the NMC register once qualified.


Healthcare Assistants

Carolyn Wardle (f)

HCA

Carolyn is the Lead Clinical Nurse Support. She can perform blood tests, blood pressure checks, ECGs and dressings, supporting the Practice Nurses.

Colette Woodley (f)

HCA

Colette supports the Practice Nurses and can undertake registration medicals, phlebotomy, dressings, blood pressures and other treatments.



Phlebotomists

Mrs Joy Roe (f)

Phlebotomist

Joy is a phlebotomist and is also able to take blood pressure readings.

Mrs Emma Stapleton (f)

Phlebotomist

Emma is a phlebotomist and is also able to take blood pressure readings.

Mrs Lisa Platts (f)

Phlebotomist

Practice Team

Practice Management

Mrs Alison Rounce (f)

Managing Partner

Alison is a Managing Partner of Eastwood Primary Care centre and is the Information Governance Lead for the practice and holds the non-clinical responsibility for Eastwood Primary care Centre.

Mrs Anita Smith (f)

Practice Manager

Anita Smith is our Practice Manager and is responsible for the day to day running of the surgery.

Mrs Sarah Petter

Finance Manager

Sarah is the Finance Manager for Eastwood Primary Care Centre.

Mrs Sarah Delicate (f)

Reception Manager

Sarah is the Reception Manager at the Planned Care Centre and is responsible for the smooth running and efficiency of the reception and co-ordinates the administration of surgeries and clinics for the clinical staff.

We have a team of 18 medical receptionists across both sites of Eastwood Primary Care Centre.

Mrs Teresa Leary (f)

Reception Manager

Teresa is the Reception Manager at the Urgent Care Centre and is responsible for the smooth running and efficiency of the reception and co-ordinates the administration of surgeries and clinics for the clinical staff.

We have a team of 18 medical receptionists across both sites of Eastwood Primary Care Centre.

Ms Maggie Murphy (f)

Administration Manager

Maggie is the Administration Manager and manages the administration team and all office practices, IT and data recording. 

We have a dedicated team of administrators based at the Church Walk site who are responsible for mail and communication, data entry, clinical coding, recall systems and screening.

Mrs Debbie Brookes (f)

Administration Manager

Debbie is the Administration Manager responsible for supporting the Practice and the Administration Lead for online medical record access.

She is based at the Church Street site.


Secretaries

The secretarial team provide a full and comprehensive service, dealing with referrals, liaising with hospitals and consultants on behalf of the clinicians and patients when necessary.

Healthcare Team

Pharmacists

nisha

Miss Nisha Desai (f)

MRPharmS

Sonal Tom (f)

Clinical Pharmacist

Nisha is a Clinical Practice Pharmacist and a Partner at Eastwood Primary Care Centre and is also the Lead Clinical Pharmacist for Primary Integrated Community Services, overseeing the team of Clinical Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians in the Primary Care Networks.

Nisha is an Independent Prescriber, working as part of the general practice team to resolve day-to-day medication issues by consulting with and managing patients directly.

This includes supporting with the management of long-term conditions, providing advice for patients on multiple medications and improving access to health checks.

Nisha manages the other Clinical Pharmacists and the Prescription Team based at the Church Street site, and is responsible for managing patients’ medications after they have been seen by the hospital teams.

Having a Clinical Pharmacist at the practice enables the GPs to focus their skills where they are most needed, diagnosing and treating patients with complex conditions and acute conditions.

Sonal is a Clinical Pharmacist who hold clinics within the surgery to resolve day-to-day medicine issues and consult with and treat patients directly.

This includes providing extra help to manage long-term conditions, advice for those on multiple medications and better access to health checks.


Community Midwives

The contact number for the Midwife Team for Eastwood Primary Care Centre is 01773 785467.The Administration Leads for midwife referrals and ante-natal for Eastwood Primary Care Centre are Sam Papworth and Annabel Hool from our Reception Team and they are happy to speak to you if you contact the surgery.


Community Nurses

Ilkeston Health Centre Nottingham West, South Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5PZ Tel: Hub 0300 0830100

Specialist Conditions Nurses
Community Cardio Respiratory & Palliative Care Nurses

We have a dedicated team of nurses that see our patients in the community. Specialising in chronic heart and lung disorders. These specialist nurses are not based at the surgery but see our patients that have been referred to her by our GP’s.

Community Respiratory Nurses

We have a dedicated team of nurses that see our patients in the community. The community Respiratory Nurses are not based at the surgery but see our patients in the community. Referrals to the Respiratory / COPD service are made from the GP.


Healthy Families Team

Specialist Community Practitioner (previous title – health visitor and school nurse)

This Team cover children 0 – 18 years of age. 

They are based at:

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Ilkeston Health Centre,
South Street,
Ilkeston,
Derbyshire,
DE7 5PZ

Tel: 0115 8440591