DFSRH 2006 GMC No. 3287215 BSc (Hons) 1986 – MB ChB 1989 Manchester – FP Cert 1991 DCH 1992 – DRCOG 1993 – MRCGP 1993
I was a medical student in Manchester and completed my GP training in Stockport. I enjoyed 1 year in Accident & Emergency at Wythenshawe before joining Lambgates Health Centre in 1994. My special interests are: family planning and sexual health, minor surgery, dermatology and cardiology.
I have been a keen sportswoman all my life and currently enjoy fell running, mountain biking and I love the outdoors. I therefore have an interest in sports injuries.
I started training medical students in 1997 and subsequently converted Lambgates to a training practice in 2002. I love teaching these doctors of the future.
Dr Laurie joined the practice in August 2015 as a salaried GP.
I qualified as a GP in summer 2015, so Lambgates is my first job after gaining the MRCGP. After my medical degree in Dundee I stayed there for my foundation years and began my GP training there too. I moved to the Windmill practice in Denton for my final year, having moved into this area for family reasons.
Prior to re-training in medicine, I had studied maths at Oxford and computing science at Newcastle and I had a 10-year career as an IT systems developer.
I consider myself a generalist, and I don’t see myself as having special interests as such: I welcome consultations on any topic. I do enjoy Ear, Nose and Throat, and I do joint injections. I also enjoy teaching students and doctors in training.
I enjoy music, and I play trombone in Glossop’s "Regent Big Band". I like outdoor activities on the gentler end of the spectrum such as hillwalking and camping.
MBChB 2011 Manchester University. MRCGP 2017. GMC; 7135981
I graduated from Manchester Medical School in 2011. After completing my foundation training in Wigan I took a year to locum in different A&E departments in Manchester and I volunteered in East Africa.
I did my GP training in Stockport where I worked in Paediatrics, Orthopaedics and Geriatrics. After qualifying in 2017 I locumed in Cheadle Medical Practice before taking the role of a salaried GP at Lambgates in January 2018.
I am the Safeguarding Lead in the practice. I enjoy teaching medical students and junior doctors. I am looking forward to becoming a GP trainer in the future.
When I’m not working I enjoy playing football for Altrincham and Hale Ladies FC, and developing my rock climbing skills.
Wendy has worked at Lambgates Health Centre since 2000, although she has been nursing since 1981. She trained initially in Sheffield and then completed her midwifery training at Tameside. Her role is now a nurse Practitioner after completing her MSc in clinical nursing. Although her special interests are menopause and ear, nose and throat, Wendy enjoys seeing a wide range of problems both acute and long term. In her spare time Wendy enjoys hiking, cycling and outdoor activities.
Debbie’s role involves helping people manage their own long term conditions. Also health promotion and assessments in relation to risks of heart disease.She manages the Anticoagulant clinic. Her qualifications include Asthma, Diabetes Diploma and Anticoagulant Therapy. Debbie's special interests are Travel Health and Cardiology.
Debbie enjoys cycling and walking her dog.
Diane joined our team in 2013. She completed a diploma in adult nursing at Manchester University in 2010. Diane has completed her diploma in Diabetes management which is her special interest.
She also does Asthma, Cervical Smears, COPD, Heart Failure, Hypertension, Spirometry and Reversibility, Travel Vaccinations.
In her own time, Diane enjoys camping with her family, socialising with friends and walking.
The Paramedic Practitioners currently work, or have worked for the Ambulance Service. They are trained to deal with a wide range of conditions and treat many minor injuries and illnesses.
You can book in with a Paramedic Practitioner for problems such as:
Please note: The Paramedic Practitioner cannot deal with Babies under 1 year old, pregnancy related problems, Mental Health/Depression, Sick note requests, Medication reviews, penis/vaginal examinations. If you can disclose the reason for your appointment then the Receptionist can book you in a suitable appointment.
Clare joined the practice in 2006 and started as a phlebotomist and has progressed to assistant practitioner, having completed a two year foundation degree course at the University of Bolton. Outside of work Clare enjoys spending time with her family and friends, walking her two dogs amongst juggling her university essays.
Hilary studied as an Assistant Practitioner at Bolton university. She officially joined the practice in January 2015 but has been taking clinic at Lambgates for many years. Hilary was born in Glossop and lived here all her life. Her appointments are bookable for hypertension checks, blood tests, ear syringing, B12 injections, NHS Health checks, ECG.
Sharon joined the practice in August 2017. Sharon has 28 years of experience within the Primary Care sector. She gained her Bachelor of Arts Business Management Degree at Staffordshire University in June 2010 and a Postgraduate Certificate in Management Studies (public sector) at The University of Derby in July 2006.
Sharon's main roles is to manage the practice team, dealing with any patient complaints or concerns and ensuring that we provide an outstandingly high level of patient care to our community.
Sharon enjoys working with the Doctors, nurses and reception staff at the surgery in addition to helping the medical students and registrars.
Kate is our head receptionist, she deals with the insurance forms and any other non NHS work that needs completion by a GP. Kate supports the receptionists team and secretaries and is always available if any patients want to provide any feedback on the services we provide.
Martha and Vicky both deal with all the referral letters and also chase any referrals as and when necessary. They both also have other duties like reception and administration tasks
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