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PATIENT INFORMATION


We are very sad to announce that Dr Justin Lawson & Dr Sue Picton have now left our practice.


Dr Lawson will be pursing his medical career throughout the prison service


Dr Picton will be continuing her medical career with her skill of training GP Registrars


Both partners have been an integral part of the practice and will be hugely missed by staff and patients.


We wish them both well for the future


The Gables Medical Group

Practice Management

Karen Spencer

Practice Manager

Administration

Louisa Dickinson

Administration Manager

Kelly Igbinidion

Administrator

Christine Gardner

Medicines Manager

Medicines Management is about helping patients to get the best from their medicines and improving prescribing quality, safety and waste within the practice.

Christine’s work involves liaising with a wide range of people from patients, to healthcare staff, to pharmacies, to ensure good communication at all levels.

Some aspects of her role include:

Working with clinicians and receptionists when dealing with repeat prescriptions or new prescription requests, 

Promoting better use of medicines by developing relevant patient information,

Engaging with pharmacies to improve communication and working relations, 

Reducing waste by decreasing inappropriate issue of prescriptions,

Reception

Anne Coulson

Senior Receptionist

Jill Adam
Kerry Booth

Also Dispensing Manager at our branch site

Kate McDonald

I.T Lead & Systmone Trainer

Katherine Parker
Kiesha Thompson
Lewis Wicks
Dawn Fairbairn (f)
Emma Lively
Kay Richardson

Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and They are trained to signpost you to the most appropriate clinical member of staff or service that you require. The reception team make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries and patient registration.

Receptionists require access to your medical records in order to do their jobs. They, like all members of our staff (medical, admin, secretarial) within the practice, are bound by the same rules of confidentiality and have a legal duty to protect your information and privacy.

Secretaries

Diane Blackburn

Medical Secretary

Duties include GP referrals to hospitals.

 
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