The Hungerford Medical Centre

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THE DOCTORS

Our doctors are:

Dr Gregory Hardy (M/FT) MB ChB (1987, Liverpool) DGM MRCGP

Dr Andrew Hudson (M/FT) BSc MBChB MPH (1988, Manchester)

Dr Sara Hughes (F/PT) MBBS (2000, London) DFSRH 2005

Dr Angela Harvey (F/PT) BSc MBChB (1998 Leeds) DFSRH MRCGP

Dr Linda Dickinson (F/PT) MBChB (1991 Leeds) MRCGP

Dr David Roberts (M/FT) MBChB (Hons 2007 Liverpool) MRCGP

Dr Thea Mitchell (F/PT) BSc MBChB DFSRH MRCGP

M/F - Male/Female
FT/PT - Full Time/Part Time


As this is a training practice it is not unusual for surgery sessions to be undertaken by qualified doctors undergoing postgraduate training. We are also pleased to have junior doctors from Mid-Cheshire Hospitals Trust as well as medical students from Manchester and Keele University working with us from time to time.

A full range of maternity, contraception (including coil and implant fitting), child health and minor surgery services are available in the Medical Centre. We also have a nurse practitioner who can assist with chronic medical conditions and common acute illnesses. When attending for clinical examination we can arrange for a chaperone to be present if you wish. Please ask the receptionist or the health care professional you are consulting if you wish to have a chaperone present.

THE PRACTICE TEAM


Practice Manager: Mr Robbie McBeath

Our practice manager is responsible for all aspects of the business management of the practice. The practice manager manages all staff and oversees all aspects of the day-to-day running of the practice. If you have any suggestions to improve our service, or indeed complaints which you wish to put in writing, please address them to the practice manager.

Office Manager: Rebecca Barnes

Our office manager is responsible for the day-to-day running of the reception and office. If you have any suggestions, queries or complaints about our services, please contact her in the first instance.

Receptionists

Our team of receptionists are trained to help you. They may need to ask you medical details in order to do so. All information given to them is treated in confidence and they are bound by the same codes of conduct as the doctors and nurses.

Secretarial Team

Our secretaries are responsible for all typing and sending all referrals on behalf of the GPs. If you have any query regarding a referral or a hospital appointment please contact them on 275953.

Practice Nursing Team

The practice has its own team of five nurses and a healthcare assistant who can be seen either directly or by referral from your doctor. They can advise you on immunisation, travel precautions, dressings, removal of stitches and many other health matters. They also run a number of clinics, for example well person checks, respiratory clinic, family planning, and diabetic clinic. The team is led by our nurse manager Sister Margaret Hopkinson, who specialises in diabetes.

District Nursing Team

The district nursing team is attached to the practice and can offer services at home to the housebound and to recently discharged hospital patients. The team is led by Sister Laura Reynolds and can be contacted on 275947.

Health Visitors

The health visitors attached to the practice can give advice for families with young children and babies. they carry out routine development screening and give parenting advice and support. The team is led by Angela Grocott and supported by health visitors, staff nurses, and nursery nurses. The health visitor team links with Monks Coppenhall Children's Centre services and activities, where the open baby clinic is held between 1.00 - 3.00pm on Wednesdays.

Physiotherapist


Our physiotherapist is available to treat a wide variety of musculo-skeletal conditions following referral from the doctor.

Podiatrist

The podiatrist who is available at Eagle Bridge Health and Wellbeing Centre deals with patients’ feet problems. Please note that only diabetics and other people with clinical reasons for treatment are eligible for free NHS treatment.

Community Midwives

Community midwives are attached to the practice and can offer special advice in both antenatal and postnatal care. They can offer ‘domino’ and home deliveries. They can be contacted through the surgery, or direct on 273127.

Dietician

The dietician is available to advise you on any dietary needs you may have. She visits the surgery once a fortnight and you must be referred to see her by a nurse or GP.

Counsellor

The counsellor is available to provide talking therapies for our patients. She works from the surgery and you must be referred to see her by a GP.

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