Nurses


Nurse Sue Jay (f)

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

Sue re-joined Preston Grove in January 2014 after living abroad for a few years. Sue is our Nurse Manager whose duties include Infection Control Lead, INRs, family planning, childhood vaccinations, diabetes care and other general nursing duties and runs our dressings clinic.

Nurse Julie Brigden (f)

Julie is one of our Practice Nurses and is trained to help you with sexual health, coil fitting, contraceptive implants, family planning.

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 patients 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.

Nurse Karen Goodwin (f)

Karen is one of our Practice Nurse and specialises in  all our respiratory care - COPD and Asthma. 

Nurse Natalie Castle (f)

Natalie is one of our Practice Nurses. Natalie is a registered general nurse (RGN) and previously was a District Nurse. Her roles include dressings and leg ulcer management, injections, some vaccinations, venepuncture and other general nursing duties. 

Trainee Nursing Associates

This is a new role in primary care, both our TNAs , Ms Leah Watts and Ms Chrissie Green are on a two year course with Bristol University  learning to be a qualified Nursing Associate. This will enable them to carry many of the treatment room workload our Nurses carry out once qualified. They are currently working alongside our nurses and Healthcare technicians learning and supporting the team.  

Healthcare Technicians/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, stich removal, blood pressure checks, Vit B12, ear syringing, flu vaccinations  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, flu vaccinations, stich removal  and ECG's. He also carries out home visits for blood tests for patients who cannot get in to the surgery.

Ms Kim Spence (f)

Kim 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. She also carries out home visits for blood tests for patients who cannot get in to the surgery.

Mr Thomas Crisp

Thom provides nursing Assistant Care for our patients, carrying out blood tests, blood pressure checks , dressings and helps with our medicals.   

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