Dr Sian Griffiths
Primary qualifications: BM, DRCOG Specialities: Palliative Care, Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Qualified from Southampton in 1993
Dr Laura Morgan
Primary qualifications: BM MRCGP Qualified from Southampton 2004
Dr Tom Riddington
GP Partner Primary qualifications: MBBS MRCGP DLM PGCMedEd
Registered London 2011. Trainer
Lisa 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.
Lisa supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care. She is supported by the executive team and our team of Patient Services Administrators.
Practice Operations Manager
Patient Services Manager
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Lead Practice Nurse
Registered Nurse Apprentice
Our Nursing Associate Dee and Healthcare Assistant Sara provide support for our nurses and are able to carry out the following procedures:
Support to help you stop smoking
Pre diabetic clinic care
ECG’s - including 24 hour monitoring
Blood pressure checks
Health promotion - NHS Healthcare checks
To book an appointment to see Sara or Dee please contact reception.
Practice Service Administrators
The Patient Services Administrators 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.
The Patient Services Administrators 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 patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Our District nurse team provide skilled nursing care, advice and assessments for patients who are housebound.
Patients eligible for this service are those who:
are unable to travel to surgery due to serious illness or disability
are recovering from surgery and are too unwell to travel
need palliative nursing care
have undergone chemotherapy or radiotherapy and travel would be detrimental to recovery
need treatment which cannot be appropriately carried out in the surgery setting
Our District nurses can be contacted via the Surgery on 01305 251545.
The health visitors are able to offer support, advice and a listening ear to you and your family; this can include advice on parenting, post-natal depression, sleep, behaviour management, breastfeeding, weaning/feeding.
If you would like to speak to a health visitor please ring 01305 217065. The health visitors are based at Frederick Treves House, Poundbury.
Counselling can help you to deal with life problems such as:
Finding lost purpose and meaning
Fear and anxiety
Grief and loss
Personal history issues
Dealing with change
If you feel counselling might be of help to you, please see a doctor who may refer you to our counsellor or to other counselling services.
Our Dispensary team is based at our Crossways site and dispense medicine for our patients in Crossways and the surrounding area.