Ferrybridge Medical Centre

01977631623 8-10 High Street, Ferrybridge , Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 8NQ
http://www.ferrybridgemedicalcentre.com

5 out of 5 stars

Based on 11 ratings for this GP surgery

Staff

Doctors

Dr Phillip Earnshaw

General Practitioner

Dr Earnshaw is senior partner having worked at the practice for over 25 years. He is currently Chair of NHS Wakefield CCG which commissions healthcare for the district. Within the practice he oversees the business side of the practice and leads on cardiovascular conditions. He is married and has three children and still plays football and tennis regularly plus golf when time allows. All types of sport interest him but particularly Rugby Union. He is also a lay leader at a local church.

GMC number

2922809

Qualifications

DRCOG

MBBS

Other languages

French

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Dr Patrick Wynn

General Practitioner

Dr Wynn trained at Manchester University and registered in 1992. His special interests are gynaecology and NHS commissioning. He spends half a day per week at St James’s Hospital, Leeds practising hospital based gynaecology and one day per week at the Wakefield Clinical Commissioning Group.

Special interests

Hospital Practitioner in Gynaecology. NHS Commissioning

GMC number

3664454

Qualifications

DFFP

DRCOG

MBChB

MRCGP

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Dr Claire Susan Phipps-Jones

General Practitioner

Claire graduated from Leeds Medical School in 2002 and completed GP training in the Wakefield/Pontefract area and joined the practice in August 2006. 

She specialises in the management of drug and alcohol misuse and supports the Drug and Alcohol workers who run the specialist clinics held at the surgery. 

Claire is a GP trainer, supervising and supporting GP trainees attached to the practice on their training rotations 

Dr Phipps-Jones is currently on maternity leave

Special interests

Specialises in the management of drug and alcohol misuse

GMC number

6053340

Qualifications

DRCOG

MBChB

MRCGP

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Dr Colin Speers

General Practitioner

Colin moved to West Yorkshire from Liverpool in 1996 and has not left the area since then. Dr Speers is a qualified GP Trainer. He is happily married and has a keen interest in hiking, travel, food and science fiction.

GMC number

6031231

Qualifications

MBChB

MRCGP

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Dr Carole Ann Pinder

General Practitioner

Medical interests include Women’s Health, Asthma and work related problems. Carole has a Diploma in Occupational Medicine. She is Medical Adviser to a number of companies. She is GP representative of the Yorkshire Group Committee of Occupational Medicine. Her outside interests, when she has the time, include her husband, motor boating off the south coast, fast cars, good food and her two cats.

Special interests

Occupational Health

GMC number

2236854

Qualifications

DipOccMed

MBChB

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Dr Chris Barraclough

General Practitioner

Dr Barraclough graduated from Sheffield University Medical School in 2003 and completed his GP training in the Pontefract area in 2008. His training included spending a year at Ferrybridge Medical Centre as a GP Registrar and he returned to join the surgery as a salaried GP in 2011. Dr Barraclough specialises in dermatology (skin disease). As well as seeing patients with skin problems in the surgery he practices in skin clinics both in the community and at Pontefract hospital. He is also the practice trainer for Foundation Year 2 doctors.

 

Special interests

Specialises in Dermatology

GMC number

6076045

Qualifications

Diploma in Practical Dermatology

DRCOG

MBChB

MRCGP

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Dr Rebecca Farrelly

General Practitioner

Dr Farrelly graduated from the University of Leeds in 2009, and completed her GP training in the Wakefield and Pontefract area. She joined the practice as a salaried GP in 2014

GMC number

7039536

Qualifications

BSc

MBChB 2010

MRCGP

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Practice nursing team

Mrs Sandra Greenwood

Nurse Practitioner - Nursing Team Leader

Sandra trained at Pinderfield Hospital in 1983 as an Orthopaedic Nurse then at York District Hospital for General Nursing in 1985, working on the peaditarics ward before joining the community team.  She trained as a Health Visitor in 1990, moving to Ferrybridge in 1995 and joining the Practice as Team Co-ordinator in 2001.  Sandra completed Nurse Practtitoner Training at Masters level in 2002.

Sandra developed the Nurse-led triage service and led the Intergrated Nursing Team, she now works 1 day per week for Wakefield CCGas a Nurse Advisor.

She has completed specialised training in Asthma, Family Planning, COPD and has extensive experience in Diabetes, Counselling Skills, Paediatrics and Health Promotion.

Sandra is also a Nurse Prescriber.

Mrs Hilary Trevorrow

Nurse Practitioner

Hilary trained at University and City Hospitals Nottingham, qualifying as a State Registered Nurse in1982.  She then married and moved back to Yorkshire and worked as an Endoscopy Nurse at St. James University Hospital Leeds. Hilary trained as a midwife in 1984 working at Pontefract Midwifery Unit until she had her own children. She returned to work part-time in elderly care and care of the young physically disabled, working as a night sister and later as a General Manager in Nursing Home Care.

Hilary joined Primary care services in 1998 working as a Practice Nurse and qualified as a Specialist Practitioner Practice Nurse with a BSc(Hons) at Leeds Metropolitan University in 2000. She then studied towards the ENB qualification in Sexual Reproductive Health and Family Planning at Huddersfield University in 2001 and gained the Independent and Supplementary prescribing qualification at Leeds Metropolitan University in 2004. Hilary then worked as a Public Health Nurse for Wakefield PCT working within surgery and for the local health services promoting health in the local community.

In 2008 Hilary qualified as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner at Leeds Beckett University after completing her MSc Diploma in Advanced Nursing Practice. In 2009 she moved to Ferrybridge Medical Centre as a Nurse Practitioner.

Hilary has a specialist interest in Women’s and men’s health as well as young families and children but is also able to assess and treat acute conditions and illness in all ages.

In any spare time she has Hilary is interested in walking, travel, languages, swimming , reading and socialising

 

Mrs Annette Ford

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Annette trained as a General Nurse at Pinderfields 1982-1985 and as a Midwife in 1988. She started work in General Practice as a Practice Nurse in 1990 acuiring specialist qualifications in Diabetes, Cardiovascular Disease, Asthma, Family Planning and Cytology. In 2006 Annette under took a Masters Degree at Huddersfield University and obtained her MSC Nurse Practioner qualification in 2007.  

Annette sees patients presenting with illness and diagnoses and manages them. She can prescribe, order investigations and refer to other health specialities if needed. 

Mrs Ann Bateson

Specialist Practitioner

Ann trained at Shefield Royal Hospital and qualifed as a Registered Nurse in 1978.  She worked on the Acute Medicine ward for a year before moving to Akton Hospital where she gained experience in Dermatology.

When Akton Hospital closed Ann moved to Pontefract Hospital, working in General Medicine until 1995 when she joined Gneral Practice as a Practice Nurse.  Ann completed her Practice Nursing Degree in 2002 and began working as a Specialist Practtioner completing her Non-Medical Prescribing qualification in 2007.

Ann is the Practice's Lead Nurse for Respiratory and Diabetes Services and has completed specialised training in Asthma, COPD and Diabetes.  She is also the Influenza Vaccination Programme Lead for the Practice.

Catherine Beaumont

Nurse Practitioner

Catherine trained at Pinderfields and Pontefract Hospitals NHS trust and qualified in 1993, working in respiratory medicine, acute medicine and accident and emergency. She then became Ward Sister on the medical assessment unit at Pontefract for 5 years before becoming a Clinical Site Manager at Pinderfields for a year.

Catherine left the hospital to become a Community Matron for 7 years, initially at Normanton then laterly at Knottingley and Ferrybridge.

Catherine joined the practice in May 2014 as a Nurse Practitioner. Her specialist interests are respiratory disease, elderly care and complex disease management.

Catherine's outside interests are horse riding and squash. She has her own horse called Dancer and she plays squash locally at Pontefract squash and leisure club. 

 

Mrs Helen Weller

Practice Nurse

Andie Hill

Practice Nurse

Andie currently works part time as a Practice Nurse.  During her nursing career her main experience has included General Surgery, Ear, Nose and Throat and Palliative Care.  For the previous 9 years Andie has worked as a Community Staff Nurse covering the Ferrybridge area so may well have met you or your family as part of this role.

In 2013 the opportunity arose for Andie to join the practice team, her main knowledge and skill areas include general wound care, leg ulcer management and ear care.

Lynne Anderson

Practice Nurse

Having worked in General Practice in Receptionist and Adminstrative roles, Lynne knew after completing her Registered Nurse training in January 2014 that she wanted to work as a Practice Nurse.

Her current role within the Practice includes unkertaking dressings and wound care, taking blood samples, carrying out health checks, health promotion, blood pressure monitoring, weight monitoring, vaccinisation and immunistation, and ECG's.  Lynne is undertaking training to add new skills in areas such as travel health, ear care and cervical screening.

Mrs Helen Atkinson

Healthcare Assistant

Helen joined the Practice in 2009 after working as a Phlebotomist  at Pontefract General Infirmary for 7 years.  Shortly after she joined the Practice she trained as a Healthcare Assistant and now carries out blood tests for both adults and children, blood pressure checks, ECG's, woundcare, Flu and Pneumonia vaccinations and B12 injections.  Helen has also recently completed specialist training and now works as part of the diabetic team.

Mrs Monique Mullikin

Healthcare Assistant

Monique was born in Holland and completed her nursing training (EN) in Enschede.  She relocated to the UK in 1997 and in 2003 joined Ferrybridge Medical Centre as a Dispensing Receptionist.  This role expaned to become a Clinical Receptionist, then in 2006 she moved into the Intergrated Nursing Team becoming a Healthcare Assistant.

She carries out blood tests, Blood pressure tests, ECG's, dressings, urine tests, Flu vaccinations and B12 injections.

Monique is tri-lingual speaking Dutch, German and English.

Other languages

Dutch

German

Miss Amelia Todd

Healthcare Assistant

Community healthcare

Sue Fairclough

Community Midwife

Reception & administration staff

Mr Tim Johns

Practice Business Manager

Mr Lee Duker

IT Co-Ordinator/ Manager

Mrs Lisa Kidd

Reception Manager

Mrs Hazel Gordon

Office Administrator

Mrs Lorna Holder

Secretary

Miss Amy Fozzard

Secretary

Mrs Diane Seward

Dispensary Supervisor

Mrs June Pawson

Dispenser

Mrs Michelle Brassington

Dispenser

Mrs Debbie Campbell

Dispenser

Miss Andrea Wilde

Reception Staff

Mrs Jenny Presley

Reception Staff

Mrs Jayne Coleman

Reception Staff

Mrs Dawn Smith

Reception Staff

Mrs Marion Rusling

Reception Staff

Miss Nina Williams

Administrator

Mrs Karen Walker

Reception Staff

Miss Cody French

Dispenser

Miss Amiee Guthrie

Dispenser

Mrs Kim Hay

Reception Staff

Miss Zellda Livsey

Reception Staff

Miss Abbygail Scott

Reception Staff

Training Practice

This practice has been accredited as a GP Training Practice and will have attached to it one or more qualified Doctors training to specialise in General Practice.

Key facts

Gender of GPs

4 male and 3 female

Languages spoken

Dutch, French, German

Seeing preferred GP

26.0% of patients reported they see or speak to a GP they prefer

Confidence and trust in healthcare professionals

94.5% of patients had confidence and trust in the GP they saw

More on how we perform

Last updated on 10 October 2017.

Information supplied by NHS Wakefield CCG