Dr James Mehta MBBS DRCOG
Nurses and HCA
Sister Nicola Willicombe - chronic disease management, smears
Sister Helen McClenaghan - Practice nurse
Carol Borrett - HCA, phlebotomy
Our practice nurse team operate a pre-bookable appointment system, and our telephonists are able to arrange appointments for you. Nurse-led disease management clinics operate for diabetes, respiratory problems, and hypertension. These clinics are supervised by the doctor. Telephone consultations are available by contacting the practice.
The practice nurses are able to carry out a range of procedures including dressings, injections, routine immunisations, ear syringing, spirometry and ECGs. In addition they can offer advice on diet, and lifestyle.
Sister Willicombe is available Monday to Thursday during morning surgery to see minor ailments.
Rosemary Mehta has stepped up to the role of Practice Manager after 18 years working at the practice.
Our administrative and dispensing staff between them deal with appointments, patient enquiries, clerical and dispensing queries. They may need to ask you details of your query in order to direct you appropriately. All our staff treat your information with the utmost respect and confidentiality. Please be aware that staff working on reception and answering the phone are working under the instruction of the doctor. Any questions they ask you are required information for the doctor. They do occasionally come under attack from patients just for doing their job! Please be understanding.
Michelle Holland is our Office Manager, with many years of experience as a medical secretary, dealing with specialist referrals, and all aspects of administration at Hodnet.
Sharon Worrall is our experienced medical secretary dealing with referrals and all aspects of secretarial and admin work.
Christine Poole is our Dispensary Manager, supported by Angela Beckett (Dispenser) Naomi Shingler and Hannah James.
A dispenser/receptionist is available to assist you in registering for on line ordering of repeat medication.
Care and Community Coordinator (C&CC)
Angela Beckett is our C&CC, supporting our patients
Our District Nurses are based at Market Drayton. Patients already on their caseload can contact the district nurses directly by telephoning 01630 650734. New patients need to be referred by a GP.
Our Health Visitors are based at Market Drayton Primary Care Centre. They are involved in preventative care, and are able to offer advice on the health of mothers and babies, children, the elderly and the handicapped. The Health Visitors also carry out developmental checks. They can be contacted during working hours on 01630 685545.
The Community Midwife undertakes maternity care with your doctor. Messages may be left at Market Drayton Primary Care Centre by telephoning 01630 650727. The Community Midwife, who will discuss all aspects of your antenatal care with you.