Nurse Practitioners & Nurses
Mrs Jo Redmond (f)
RGN – Diploma in Minor Illness; Diploma in Family Planning and Extended and Supplementary Nurse Prescriber
Mrs Jo Phillips (f)
Jo joined the Practice in January 2012 after spending a couple of years working at the PCT’s Minor Illness and Minor Injuries Unit. Jo has recently obtained a Certificate for the Diabetes Management in Primary Care.
Miss Kate Blackwell (f)
Mrs Louise Bovingdon (f)
RGN – Diploma in Asthma, Mentorship & Support for Professional Practice level 3, Leg Ulcer Management, Contraception & Sexual Health and Northampton Aural care course for primary care nurses and Smoking Cessation Practitioner. Nurse Independent and Supplementary Prescriber. Louise has recently competed her Minor Illness training and been appointed as a nurse practitioner.
Mr Christopher Standham (m)
Chris joined the team in January 2017. He is highly experienced having worked at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford as a surgical emergency nurse practitioner and senior charge nurse at Milton Keynes hospital.
Mr Paul Hardwick (m)
Paul joined the practice in Oct 2017 to be part of the newly created Urgent Care Team. A highly skilled and experienced paramedic, he now uses his experience to triage and see patients with acute problems on the day and carry out selected home visits.
Mr Nick Garrad (m)
DipHE Paramedic Science (University of Northampton 2010). Masters qualifications in Minor Injury and Minor Illness (University of West London 2015). Independent and Supplementary Paramedic Prescriber (University of Northampton 2019). Nick joined the practice in Oct 2017 to be part of the newly created Urgent Care Team. A highly skilled and experienced paramedic, he now uses his experience to triage and see patients with acute problems on the day and carry out selected home visits.
Mr Nilesh Kumar (m)
Nilesh has joined in practice in October 2018. Is an experienced pharmacist who has previously spent 5 years as a Pharmacy Store Manager for a large high street chain. Nilesh has worked in a variety of community pharmacies and aims to bring this knowledge into general practice. He will soon be starting an independent prescribing course.
Our highly qualified nurses deal with a range of conditions and health concerns. They examine patients, make diagnosis and plan care (Nurse Practitioners can also prescribe certain products). They are experts in many areas of disease management such as diabetes and asthma. They can also offer advice about general health, travel immunisations, disease prevention and health promotion as well as maintaining their traditional treatment room duties, such as injections, dressings, blood pressure measurement, weight checks and dietary advice, and also take cervical smears. They can offer advice by telephone if necessary.
Sarah Sinton (f)
Sarah joined the practice in Jan 2018. A former District Nurse Sarah has a wealth of experience and is a welcome addition to the team.
Mrs Jayne Alibone (f)
RGN – Diploma in Asthma; ENB 998 Teaching and Assessment in Clinical practice and ENB 901 Family Planning. Nurse Independent and Supplementary Prescriber
Mrs Sarah Barker (f)
Sarah is an experienced RGN of many years with a background in Cancer care, she was senior Sister in the Chemotherapy unit at Mount Vernon Hospital. She joined the practice in 2013 and has developed an interest in diabetes gaining a certificate in diabetes care from the University of Warwick. Her practice nursing skills include smears. immunisations, ear syringing, wound management and chronic disease management.
Mrs Lesley Stephenson (f)
Miss Ellen Roberts (f)
Ellen joined the team straight from training in September 2019. She will support the other nurses at the same time as undergoing further training and gaining valuable experience.
Mr Jack Ratcliffe (m)
Jack joined the team in April 2019.