Whitestone Surgery

02476 641911 82 Bulkington Lane , Nuneaton, Warwickshire, CV11 4SB
http://whitestonesurgery.org

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 10 ratings for this GP surgery

Staff

Doctors

Dr Sacha Simon

General Practitioner

Dr Simon

Dr Simon graduated from London University in 1995. He became a member of the Royal College of Surgeons in 2002, having completed basic surgical training in orthopaedics in Oxfordshire. He passionately believes in delivering the values and principles of the NHS to developing countries. Through http://www.ardenprimarycare.co.uk/ he is involved in initiatives to help alleviate health inequalities. He became a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2006, having completed the training in Stoke-on-Trent. As the Group Coordinator of the Coventry and Warwickshire Sessional GPs, he has an interest in the personal development and training of GPs. He is married with three school aged children. You can follow Dr Simon @DrSachaSimon

GMC number

4257837

Qualifications

MBBS

MRCGP

MRCS

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Dr Albert Benjamin

General Practitioner

Dr Benjamin has successfully provided NHS commissioned surgical procedures for more than 20 years. His clinical interests include primary and community day surgical procedures, Vasectomies, (no scalpel and minimally invasive), Carpal Tunnel decompression, Trigger finger Release, skin surgery (excluding melanomas), cosmetic skin procedures, the removal of simple and complex lumps and bumps, joints and soft tissues injections, and in growing toenail surgery.

He also has an abiding interest in clinical commissioning especially in patient and public engagement, and commissioning for self-care and holistic medicine. He is a member both the Self Care Forum, and the College of Medicine.

He is a keen Trainer and Educator interested in providing training and education for future generations of primary and community-based Surgeons. Finally he is an enthusiastic advocate for internationalising the ethos, values and best practices of the NHS, (particularly the importance of Primary Care) in developing countries.

 

Special interests

Past roles included:

Minor Surgery Lead Walsall TPCT
Caldicott Guardian
Walsall Practice Based Commissioning Lead
Public & Patient Involvement Champion

GMC number

2241117

Qualifications

BChir

FRCS

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Practice nursing team

Nurse Jane Beattie

Practice Nurse

Jane photo

Jane Beattie trained at the George Eliot Hospital and qualified as a state registered nurse in January 1983. Jane went straight to train as a midwife having qualified in 1984. She then spent 6 years as a staff midwife at Nuneaton Maternity Hospital. She joined Primary care in 1989 as a practice nurse with in Hinckley, where she stayed for 23 years.

Jane enjoys a wide and varied role nursing role which include education, cardiac care, cervical cytology, heart failure, raised cholesterol and also care of the warfarin patient, along with other treatment room duties.

In her spare time, Jane enjoys reading and rearing her pet chickens, she also owns a wool shop “The Yarn Sanctuary” in Nuneaton which she runs with the help of her husband Matt.

 

Reception & administration staff

Keeley Blount

Reception Staff

Keeley

Keeley joined the practice in 2017 as a Receptionist / Administrative Assistant after 15 years working as a Post Office manager experienced in customer service and retail management. Previously she spent 4 years as a registered child minder which she thoroughly enjoyed.

Always a friendly face, Keeley loves working with the public and has made many friends in the Whitestone area from her previous role within the community. 

Keeley lives locally with her husband and their 6 children and loves spending time with her family. Sheenjoys fitness, having cocktails in the sun & surfing in Devon, socialising with friends and fussing over the two family cats.

Morwenna Massaro

IT Co-Ordinator/ Manager

Morwenna

Morwenna has a BA(Hons) degree in English Literature and diplomas in Web design, Graphic Design, Digital Marketing, Social Media Marketing and Photography. She is an entrepreneur and works as a freelance graphic and web designer, IT consultant and photographer. 

In addition to this she also runs her own environmentally friendly fashion business. She enjoys yoga and travelling.

Pam Senter

Administrator

Pam

Pam Joined the practice in 2010 as a receptionist and is now the office manager/receptionist.

She has an extensive secretarial/administrative background, as well as working for 15 years in the Business sector. Five of those years as a skills adviser.

She has two grown up boys and has travelled the world with her husband supporting him in his occupation as a British Army officer. Eventually settling back in her home town.

 

Cheryl Simon

Practice Manager

Cheryl

Before practice management, Cheryl worked extensively in medical negligence and personal injury for a number of solicitors in London, including Hempsons, leading healthcare lawyers. She also worked as a product manager and copy editor at Oxford University Press.

Cheryl holds a BA Hons degree in Modern Languages, a post-graduate diploma in European Business Administration and a Masters in Publishing and is fluent in French, Italian and Portuguese. She is married with three children and enjoys knitting, keeping fit and Brazilian culture

 

Other staff

Theresa Creighton

Physiotherapist

Theresa

Theresa qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1991 from Normanby College, Kings College Hospital, London. She has worked in the NHS for over 25 years. 

She holds a weekly clinic at Whitestone in her role as a Band 6 Physiotherapist at the George Eliot Hospital. Her specialsm is in the treatment of musculo-skeletal problems. 

 

Carole Hemmings

Practice Midwife

Carole

 

Carole has worked in the NHS for 45 years. She initially qualified as a neonatal trained nurse. She has held a position as Ward Sister on the paediatric ward at the George Eliot Hospital. 

She then qualified as a registered midwife in 1979. She continued delivering midwifery services for the last 20 years as a community midwife, based at the George Eliot Hospital. 

She now works part time as she is married to John and has two grown children and two grandchildren. 

 

Tracey Slaymaker

Healthcare Assistant

Tracey

Tracy has spent the last 26 years working in various aspects of the NHS.

Working as a receptionist in a large GP surgery she came to realise that helping people in a  caring environment was what she would aspire to do. She moved on to work as a healthcare assistant at the University Hospital on a busy Gynaecology emergency ward; later working at the Centre for reproductive medicine.

Most recently she worked as a phlebotomist at the George Eliot Hospital Pathology Department.

Out of work Tracy enjoys travelling with her husband and supporting the Leicester Tigers rugby team.

 

 

Key facts

Gender of GPs

2 male and 0 female

Confidence and trust in healthcare professionals

96.9% of patients had confidence and trust in the GP they saw

More on how we perform

Last updated on 27 February 2018.

Information supplied by NHS Warwickshire North CCG