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3 Frederick Treves House, St John Way, Dorchester, DT1 2FDTel: 01305 251128
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If you wish to order a repeat prescription you can use our dedicated Repeat Prescription line on 01305 217037 and leave a message. Remember you must allow at least two working days before you need it (we need time to print the script, order the goods, dispense the order and check it).
MBBS(1989 London) MRCGP DRCOG
Arts (1996 Amsterdam) MSc
MBBS (1989 London) DRCOG DFFP MRCGP
MBBCh (2013 Cardiff) MRCGP
GP Registrar in Training - Dr Megan Welstand
GP Registrars are doctors with considerable experience in hospital medicine who are completing their preparation for their career in General Practice. They generally spend six or twelve months with us and share in the work.
Miss Jane Goodson - Practice Manager
The Practice Manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide high quality patient care, HR, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The Practice Manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Mrs Anne Raper - Assistant Practice Manager
Mrs Anne Raper is the Assistant Practice Manager and in particular looks after payroll, accounts, allocation of annual leave and leave cover and staff rota. Employment of new reception and admin staff (assisting the Practice Manager) and HR (assisting the Practice Manager).
Mrs Chris Cripps - Admin and Reception Team Lead
Mrs Sara Loveless
Miss Lisa Cripps
Mr Martin Ellison
Miss Sarah Dunn
Mrs Lin Bain
Miss Felicity Raper
Mrs Tania Baxter
Mrs Frances Rookes - IT & Data Lead
The nursing team mainly work in the homes of people not well enough to get to the surgery. They deliver a range of home nursing services to house-bound patients and are skilled in assessing the care needs of such patients.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
Professionally trained and qualified counsellors offer support to those undergoing difficult times in their life. They can help people cope with problems such as chronic anxiety, panic episodes and depression.
Appointments are usually made through your doctor.
The Community Mental Health Teams
Both the adult team and that for elderly patients link closely with the practice. In addition to specially trained nurses, the teams include occupational therapists and social workers. They liase closely with the clinical psychologists and psychiatrists.
Our visiting physiotherapy team treats a variety of muscle and joint problems and will give people advice how to prevent recurring problems too.
Most of the treatments can be carried out in the surgery, but for some conditions it is better for people to attend the physiotherapy department at the hospital.
In exceptional circumstances it may be possible for one of the community physiotherapists to visit people in their homes.
Referral to the physiotherapist is usually by one of the doctors.
The podiatrist and footcare assistant visit the practice and hold regular clinics for those with specific foot problems and for people with certain long-term conditions, such as diabetes, who need specialist help with the care of their feet.
Unfortunatly no routine nailcare service is available.
Appointments must be made by a referral from either a doctor or nurse.
Mrs Alex Martin - Dispensary Team Lead
Mrs Anne Rutter, Dispenser
Mrs Alison McDonald, Dispenser
Miss Lynne Taylor, Dispenser
Miss Amy Gorham, Dispensary Assistant