Bradshaw Street,
Orrell, Wigan
WN5 0AB

Healthcare Team


Doctors

Dr Peter A Smith
MBChB, DRCOG Qualified liverpool 1990
Male

Dr Frank Ah-Weng
B.Sc Hons, MBChB, FP Cert. Liverpool 1993
Male

Dr Rachael S Dykes
MB, BS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DCH, DFSRH
Female

Dr Vincent Wong
BSc, MBChB, MRCGP
Male

Dr Sarad Kishore Darla
MBBS, MRCGP, DFSRH
Male

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Pharmacist

David Ainscough

Common Problems Your Pharmacist Can Help With

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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Helen Nicholson

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Services.

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Nursing Team

Practice Nurses

  • Sister Joanne Huxley Lead Nurse, RGN
  • Angela Ashcroft RGN
  • Elaine Kay

Nursing Team Services.

Assistant Practitioner

  • Lynne Hamill

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Practice Management

Practice Manager

Mrs Evelyn Cooper-Lawrenson
AMSPAR Diploma in Practice Administration, NVQ4 Management in 1993

The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.

Assistant Practice Manager

Joanne Mchale

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Reception

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 direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists 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, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.

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Community Team

Community Midwives

The Community Midwives provide ante natal clinics at the surgery. Telephone number 01942 481487.

Community Nurses

The District Nursing Sisters will Provide nursing assistance for those confined to their homes. Telephone number 01942 775845

Susan Billington is our Community Matron

Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

Telephone number 01942 775845