DR PETER WATSON
MB BS 2001 (Newcastle) Bmed Sci MRCP DRCOG MRCGP
Dr Watson is a Partner and the Practice CQC Registered Manager. He joined in October 2008.
Dr Watson is available for consultations on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
DR ELIZABETH MONTAGUE
MB BS 1995 (London) MRCGP 2005
Dr Montague has been a partner in the practice since July 2015.
Dr Montague is available for consultations on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
DR LOUISE ROSCOE
MB ChB 2004 (Leicester) MRCGP DCH DRCOG
Dr Roscoe joined the Practice on 30 January 2017.
Dr Roscoe is available for consultations on Mondays, Wednesdays and alternate Thursdays.
DR EMMA WATSON
MB BS(Hons) 2003 (Newcastle), DFFP, DRCOG, MRCGP
Dr E Watson joined on the 1st January 2018.
Dr E Watson is available for consultations on Mondays and Wednesdays.
DR CHRISTINE PHILLIPS
MB ChB 2005 (Manchester) MRCGP
Dr Phillips joined the practice on 4 January 2021 and is available for consultation on Mondays, Tuesdays and alternate Thursdays.
DR ALEXANDER COURTIER
MB ChB(Hons) 2016 (Leicester) MRCGP.
Dr Courtier joined the practice on 15 August 2023 and is available for consultations on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Dani joined our team in June 2023 as an Advance Nurse Practitioner. As a nurse prescriber hosts minor illness clinics and supports the nursing team with patient reviews.
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as immunisations, healthy living advice, sexual health, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Our are the Healthcare Assistants (HCA) support the practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (taking blood), blood pressure measurement, ECGs, minor dressings, and health checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Our HCA's provide clinics between 8.30am and 2.00pm Monday to Friday.
Junior Healthcare Assistant
Nicola joined us in Feb 2020. She is a registered nurse whose clinical role is to actively seek out and offer timely support to people of all ages with frailty & dementia, recognising that they are at risk of dramatic deterioration in their physical and mental wellbeing if they further lose their independence. Nicola works closely with the Neighbourhood Team and this integrated approach brings together health and social care providers and community organisations to focus on things that matter to people. Nicola works with us 3 days a week - Monday, Wednesday & Friday
The Practice Manager is responsible for managing the work of all clinical and non-clinical staff to ensure service delivery in practice and all operational aspects to achieve excellent customer service, quality, cost and delivery performance in line with company strategy, goals and values. Provide support and direction to enhance performance, skills and knowledge of practice staff within the practice. To work closely with the organisation to deliver quality primary medical care and service to patients in line with CQC, GMC guidelines, Health & Safety, Employment and any other legislation.
Business & Finance Officer
Compliance & Contracts Officer
HR & Training Officer
Customer Service Assistant
The administration team consisting of Amy and Alex provide support to the partnership and management team.
The receptionists consisting of Joanne, Lorraine, Paula, Helen, Sonya and Michelle provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Jilly and Georgina provide comprehensive secretarial, typing and administrative support to the partnership and management team on Monday to Fridays.
Musculoskeletal (MSK) Physiotherapist
Karolina is a specialist MSK Physiotherapist Prescriber. Karolina holds clinics on a Monday and Thursday supporting the patients of Long Bennington Medical Centre.
Mental Health Practitioner
Jamie is a Senior Mental Health Practitioner who holds a specialist clinic on a Friday supporting the patients at Long Bennington Medical Centre. Jamie is a specialist in adult Mental Health.
Nicky is our new Clinical pharmacist who joined us in August 2019. She is employed by the Federation and working with us every Tuesday and Friday.
She is a highly qualified expert in medicines and can help people in a range of ways. This includes carrying out structured medication reviews for patients with on-going health problems and improving patient safety, outcomes and value through a person-centred approach.
Clinical pharmacists work as part of the general practice team to improve value and outcomes from medicines and consult with and treat patients directly. This includes providing extra help to manage long-term conditions, advice for those on multiple medicines and better access to health checks. The role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and ensuring patient safety.
Having clinical pharmacists in GP practices means that GPs can focus their skills where they are most needed, for example on diagnosing and treating patients with more complex conditions. This helps GPs to manage the demands on their time.
Neighbourhood Care Coordinator
Neighbourhood working has been developed to provide a collaborative approach to delivering local services and joined up support for people locally. This includes involvement from health (NHS, your doctor) social care, voluntary organisations and charities. This ensures everyone will work together to find solutions to health and wellbeing challenges in Lincolnshire.
Neighbourhood working is about working together with each individual person, to identify who and what matters to them, and recognising in partnership what could be done to help keep local people safe, well and happy in their own homes.
Our Neighbourhood Care Coordinator supports with:
• Strengthening and re-designing community services to meet local needs, to include better coordination and communication locally.
• Proactively supporting people at risk of deteriorating ill health
• Focusing on what individuals can do and support them to achieve their goals
• Supporting staff to work in partnership with shared information to provide joined up care
• Supporting faster access to the right help and support, including linking with voluntary groups and charities available in the local area.
• Proactively supporting people, when they need it, providing the right support at the right time.
The Midwives can be contacted on 01476 464334 (Grantham Health Clinic)
The team is available to provide nursing care at a patients’ home at the request of a doctor or the hospital.
The district nursing team can be contacted on 01476 567352.
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.
The health visiting team are based at Grantham Health Clinics and can be contacted on 01476 590805.
Health & Wellbeing Coach
Health and Wellbeing Coaches work with you to make positive lifestyle changes. They are a listening ear and supportive guide who help you find ways to self-manage areas of your life that matter to you. You may want to eat a better diet or increase your activity; you may feel unmotivated to do daily tasks or a little anxious. Over six sessions on the telephone or in-person, they will support you to set and achieve realistic goals to make positive lifestyle changes in any area of your life that affects your health and wellbeing. If you think you would benefit from this service, please ask for a referral today.