GP Retirement News

It is with regret that the Partners at The Health Centre Practice announce that Dr John Wright is semi-retiring at the end of March 2021. He will continue to be in the Practice for 2 days a week (Monday and Wednesday) until he fully retires at the end of September. Current patients of Dr Wright will be allocated a new GP in due course.

Practice Management

Melanie Piggott

Practice Manager

Gill Crouch

IT Support Manager

Cali Makewell

Nursing Manager

Sharon Bailey

Reception Manager

Anna McMichael

Dispensary Manager

Pauline Hickford

Office Manager

The practice management team 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 team supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.


Marie Edridge
Barbara Barrett


Sharon Bailey

Reception Manager

Lorraine Gillingham
Sue Shepherd
Clair Woodhouse
Lynn Adcock
Jemma Adcock
Tina Butcher
Hannah Carnaby
Sharon Humphreys
Donna Lane

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.


Pauline Hickford

Office Manager

Christine Cox
Maria Akore
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