Dr Stephen Cotton
BSc (Hons) MBChB (Liverpool 1991) MRCGP DTM&H DCH DRCOG DS&RH
Dr Gerry Louw
MB ChB (University of Stellenbosch 1991)
Dr Emma Poyner
MB ChB (Warwick 2005) MRCGP BSc (Hons) Biological Sciences
Dr Veronika Hlinomazova
MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH (Charles University Prague 1998)
Dr Samantha Burton
(Salaried GP) BSc MB BCh (Cardiff 2007) MRCGP
Advanced Nurse Practitioners
Anne Morris RGN RHV BSc(Hons) community nursing studies MSc Advanced Nurse Practitioner.
Our Advanced Nurse Practitioners can examine, diagnose and prescribe for many illnesses/conditions that a GP would and it may often be more appropriate to see an Advanced Nurse Practitioner than a GP, please ask a receptionist if unsure as she will signpost you to the correct clinician.
Sara Denman BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult)
Mrs Jayne Bradbury Health Care Assistant
Our practice nurses see patients for child immunisation, INR clinics, travel vaccination and advice, chronic disease management e.g. asthma, diabetes, diabetic foot checks, CHD and COPD, contraception advice, coil checks, HRT, cervical smears, Zoladex/Prostap injections and swabs. Our HCA sees patients for blood pressure checks, 24-hour blood pressure monitoring, well woman, well man and new patient checks, spirometry, ECGs, weight management, flu and pneumonia immunisation and B12 vaccinations.
Appointments can be made with our practice nurses for the following:-
- Child immunisation clinics
- Travel vaccination and advice clinics
- Blood pressure checks
- COPD clinics
- Asthma clinics (both adult and paediatric)
- Diabetic clinics (including foot checks)
- Zoladex/Prostap injections
- HRT advice
- Contraception advice/coil checks
- CHD clinics
Appointments can be made with our healthcare assistants for the following:
- New patient medicals
- BP checks (including 24-hour monitoring)
- Well woman/well man clinics
- Flu/pneumonia vaccination
- B12 injections
- Weight management
Mrs Alison Davies
Deputy Practice Manager - Finance
We have a support team of 15 that includes a medical secretary, a contract analyst, reception supervisors and receptionists.
The receptionists are your link with the rest of the practice. They are trained to do a wide variety of tasks to ensure the smooth running of the surgery. It is a difficult and demanding job - please be patient and courteous to our staff at all times.
OTHER MEMBERS OF THE HEALTH CARE TEAM
Community Nurses, telephone 03000 859859
These nurses work out of the King Street Clinic in Mold, providing a range of services to patients who are housebound, recently discharged from hospital, require dressings or injections. They provide health care and advice to those who are seriously ill at home and to their relatives.
Health Visitors, telephone 01352 751514
The health visitors cover the Mold area and advise on pre-school children and services to the elderly and encourage the uptake of immunisation. A health visitor undertakes a child health surveillance clinic at Pendre Surgery every Tuesday between 2.00 and 3.00pm. The health visitors can be contacted at King Street Clinic on the above number for advice.
Community Midwives, telephone 03000 859567
Community midwives work with the doctors to provide care for women before and after the delivery and care for the baby over the first two weeks of life.
Social services, adults: 01352 803444 children: 01352 701000
Social Services are available to help with social problems.
Macmillan nurses are specialists in cancer care. They advise on the best ways to manage pain and other symptoms; they offer expert care on treatment options and they give psychological support to people living with cancer. Their support and advice is available from the moment someone is diagnosed, throughout the course of their illness. Macmillan nurses work as part of a team of health care professionals, caring for patients, co-ordinating care and providing continuity between hospital and the community. Requests for a Macmillan nurse can be made through your GP, district nurses, hospital consultant and hospital staff.
The Macmillan nurses can be contacted on their direct line at the Maelor Hospital Wrexham on 01978 727177.