Our Staff


Dr Margaret Abbott

MBChB (1980 Sheffield) FRCGP, DRCOG

Margaret has been with the practice since 1988. As well as a full general practice service, she has a special interest in diabetes.

Dr Stephen Willott

MBBS (1998 Nottingham) BMedSci, DCH, DRCOG, MRCGP, DTM&H, MPH

Stephen has been with the practice since 1999. As well as a full general practice service, he has a particular interest in heart disease and is a specialist in substance misuse. He also offers a minor surgery service and is the doctor that is usually seen travelling on a bike.

Dr Helen Sperry


Helen joined the practice in 2003. As well as a full range of general practice care to her patients, she is a specialist in substance misuse and supports the children’s clinics based at the practice. Dr Sperry is also a GP trainer.

Dr Karpagam Kamalanathan

MBBS (1998 Bangalore, India), MRCGP, DTM&H

Dr Kamalanathan has been a GP since 2005 and prior to that she has worked for 14 years as a hospital doctor with experience in acute medicine, neuro-rehab, stroke and stroke-rehab and headaches. She has a MRCGP and a diploma in Tropical Medicine and does minor surgeries and joint injections. She can speak 5 languages (English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada). Her other interests include Art, Literature and cooking.

Dr Dan Haycock

Dr Lesley Cookson

BMBS (Nottingham 2001)

Lesley is a salaried GP at the practice and has a special interest in substance misuse.

Dr Austin Dekker

MBBS (2009 - Imperial College, London)

Dr Dekker joined the Practice as a salaried GP in August 2016.

Dr Helen Hollis

Dr Hollis is a Salaried GP

Dr Elizabeth Hughes

Dr Hughes is a Salaried GP

Dr Emmanuel Olalude

GP Registrar

Dr Abdul Tariq

GP Registrar

Practice Management

The Practice Management are involved in managing all areas of the practice to ensure the highest standard of patient centred healthcare and efficient running of the practice.

Kimberley Smith

Practice Manager

The Practice Manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice. 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.

Kirsty Hubbard

Assistant Practice Manager

Kirsty supports the Practice Manager to ensure the smooth running of the Practice.

Leigh Willett

Service Support Lead

Leigh manages the reception team and helps with practice admin

Clinical Pharmacist

Clinical pharmacists work as part of the general practice team to improve value and outcomes from medicines and consult with and treat patients directly. This includes providing extra help to manage long-term conditions, advice for those on multiple medicines and better access to health checks. The role is pivotal to improving the quality of care and ensuring patient safety

Sajjad Nandjy

Muhammad Sattar


Our nursing team can advise you on a wide range of health problems e.g. General health checks, coronary heart disease, asthma, diabetes, COPD, hypertension and blood pressure checks, travel and contraceptive advice. They also carry out blood tests, removal of stitches, dressing of wounds, vaccinations and immunisations, cervical smear tests, ECG, hearing tests and ear syringing, to name but a few.

Clare Lawson

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Heather Irwin

Practice Nurse

Emily Hardy

Practice Nurse

Sally Fisher

Nurse Prescriber

Miriam Brown

Miriam joined us in November 2022

Healthcare Assistants

Our healthcare assistants work in direct support to our nursing team and also run our ‘NHS Health Checks' service.

Katrina Harding

Health Care Assistant

Rebecca McNally

Health Care Assistant


The Administration Team deals with the processing of hospital letters, completing referrals to hospitals and other services, financial claims, managing patient records and carrying out Practice audits.

Helen Sinclair

Helen is one of our secretarial administrators, she splits her time between secretarial duties and admin. She also assists on reception when needed.

Charley Harding

Charley splits her time between summarising and the incoming letters, she also runs the smear recalls

Mary Double

Mary joined the practice in February 2021 as a secretarial administrator and is able to assist with any queries around referrals


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.

Tracey Spaven

Julia Kemp

Julia is our carer's champion,

Stephanie Lowton

Amal Al Tauqi

Lucy Saunders

Additional Staff

Anthony Kiehne

Joshua Carrington

Joshua is a Health and wellbeing coach (HWBCs). They will predominately use health coaching skills to support people to develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to become active participants in their care so that they can reach their own health and wellbeing goals. They may also provide access to self-management education, peer support and social prescribing.

Timothy Brady

Tim is our social prescriber. A social prescriber's main role is to support patients with a variety of social needs and signpost them to people who can help. They do this by linking them into services within the community. They can help with many issues such as debt, benefits, housing, mental health support, social isolation, bereavement, gambling and many more. The service is patient lead and each social prescriber focuses on the individual needs of the patient to provide the best support possible.

Jinal Gala

Jinal is one of our First Contact Physiotherapists. They can help patients with musculoskeletal issues such as back, neck and joint pain by assessing and diagnosing issues, giving expert advice on how best to manage their conditions and if required referring them onto specialist services.

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.


We currently have 3 chaplains from St Stephen's Church in Sneinton who provide a listening ear, emotional support and spiritual support to patients