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B.Sc., MB BS (Charing Cross and Westminster), MRCGP, DRCOG, Reg. 1991
Specialist Interest - ENT
BMedSci, BM BS, MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG, Reg. 1995
MBChB DFFP Registered December 1995 (UK)
Special Interest - Diabetes
MBChB MRCGP Registered 2005
GP Trainer, Palliative Care & End of Life Lead.
MD DGM DRCOG DFSRH MRCGP 2004
Special Interest - Elderly Care and Women's Health
Christchurch Medical Practice is a training practice and therefore regularly has Registrar Doctors who are overseen by Dr Quinnell and Dr Jones
The Practice also employs doctors under the GP Retainer Scheme from time to time.
What is a Nurse Practitioner?
These are trained nurses who have completed degree level education and training to extend their nursing role to include, diagnosing and treating, including prescribing, for a wide range of common health conditions. They are also skilled in advanced care of long term health conditions, eg., diabetes, prevention of coronary heart disease and referring to hospitals and specialists. Our Nurse practitioners have expertise, knowledge and complex decision making skills with clinical competencies for expanded practice. Our Nurse Practitioners can diagnose, treat and prescribe for our patients autonomously but are always supported by our GPs.
RGN, MSC Advanced Practice
Jen is our Lead Practice Nurse
Nikki is highly qualified and experienced in respiratory disease and COPD
RGN BSc (Hons) ANP
Michelle is one of our lead practitioners for vulnerable patients and also specialises in respiratory disease.
Carole specialises in Diabetes alongside her Practice Nurse duties
RM (registered midwife)
Able to carry out treatment room duties including dressings, ear irrigation, blood pressure checks, some injections (please check with reception), removal of sutures, smoking cessation support.
Jack is a TNA (Trainee Nurse Associate)