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If you require an appointment on the day please ring between 8.30am - 9.30am. For book ahead appointments and general enquiries, please call after 9.30am whenever possible.

Telephone Advice
Your doctor will be happy to give you advice on the telephone when he/she is not consulting. The receptionist will ask you to leave a message and the doctor will return your call when time permits.

Out of Hours                               If you require urgent medical attention outside surgery opening times. Please call the NHS 111 Service. This free to call number is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Test Results
Please telephone the surgery after 9.30am for your test results

Nurse Practitioners

Mrs Angela Ironside (f)
BSc (Hons) Clinical Practice, RGN, RM, Independent Nurse prescriber.

Angela joined the practice in 2009; she is an experienced Nurse Practitioner and an Independant Prescriber.

She is available to see patients presenting with a wide range of health concerns ranging from a minor illness to a more complex problem and is able to refer to secondary care where appropriate. She offers same day appointments as well some advanced booking appointments. She is also able to do medication reviews and telephone consultations. She has a special interest in Diabetes and is responsible for the Learning Disabilty health checks.

Mrs Lyn Allison (f)

BSc (Hons) Advanced Nursing Practice

Lyn joined us in 2013.She is a professional Registered General Nurse/Nurse Practitioner with many years experience in acute areas with extensive knowledge and skills. She has a BSc (hons) in Advanced Nursing Practice and her specialist interests are in sexual health and diabetes.

Mrs Debbie Brewer (f)

BSc Advanced Nursing Practice.

Debbie has recently joined us as an Advanced Nurse Practitionr and Independent Prescriber. She has a wide experience base including minor injuries and ailments, gynaecology, medical and A&E.

Ross Bate (m)

BSc (Hons) Paramedic Practitioner; PGCert Advanced Practice.


Ross has recently joined our acute team in the new role of Paramedic Practitioner, following a career in the ambulance service. He holds clinics within the surgery seeing patients with new illness or injuries. He also undertakes the majority of home visits for the practice offering timely care and intervention in the patient’s own home. Ross is currently completing his Master’s Degree in Advanced Practice.”


Nurse Sue Jay (f)

Registered General Nurse (RGN) and a diploma in Nursing and has 10 years experience as a practice nurse.

Sue has rejoined Preston Grove in January 2014 after living abroad for a few years. Sue is our Practice Lead Nurse whose duties include Infection Control Lead, INRs, family planing, childhood vaccinations and other general nursing duties and runs our dressings clinic.

Nurse Catherine Cassell (f)

Catherine is trained to carry out diabetic care for our patients, both in the surgery and at home for housebound patients. She is trained in COPD and Asthma care and she also carries out general nurse treatments. Catherine is also involved with childhood vaccinations.

Nurse Angela Strange (f)

Angela is our lead nurse in our new INR clinic for our warfarin patients and she is also lead nurse for Coronary Heart Disease. She runs clinics to help support our patients with heart problems. Angela also provides general treatment room care, dressings, injections,smears. Angela is also involved with childhood vaccinations.

Nurse Julie Brigden (f)

Julie is one of our Practice Nurses and is trained to help you with minor illness problems, sexual health, coil fitting, contraceptive implants, asthma, diabetes, copd, family planning, smears and general nursing care. Julie and the team also carry out all the childhood vaccinations in the surgery.

Nurse Lynda Watson (f)

Lynda is our travel clinic expert and is the lead nurse for childhood vaccination. She also is able to advise on yellow fever vaccinations. She runs one of the INR clinics for our Warfarin pateints and she is also responsible for our flu campaign each year. Her main role is to provide ongoing treatment room care to our patients. The role includes dressings, injections, smears, etc. Lynda is also involved with the childhood vaccinations.

Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Joyce Knight (f)

Joyce is our longest serving member of the team and is our Senior Healthcare Technician. She provides nursing assistant care for our patients, carrying out blood tests, dressing care, blood pressure checks and ECG's.

Mrs June Tildesley (f)

June provides nursing assistant care for our patients, carrying out blood tests, blood pressure checks, ECG's and assists with Minor Operations and the Family Planning clinic. She works closely with our practice nurses.

Mr Simon Merrett (m)

Simon provides nursing assistant care for our patients, carrying out blood tests, blood pressure checks, dressings and ECG's.. He also carries out home visits for blood tests for patients who can not get in to the surgery

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