Nurse Practitioners

Mrs Heather Millard (f)

Heather is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner and able to diagnose, treat and prescribe for patients aged over 1 year of age.  She is not able to treat patients with pregnancy related problems and does not offer the services provided by our Practice Nurses.  To arrange an appointment with Heather, please book online or contact Reception on 01235 522379.  Heather has appointments each week on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. 


Practice Nurses, Cate Wilkinson (BSc, RGN) and Becky Collins (BSc, RGN), Alison Plaistow (RGN) and Emma Oliver (RGN) are available for vaccinations, ear syringing, wound care, blood pressure monitoring, chronic disease clinics, flu clinics, some contraceptive services, healthy lifestyle advice and cervical smears. They also assist GPs with minor operations and coil fittings. Please book your appointment with reception who will ask you the reason for your visit to ascertain the length of appointment required with the nurse.

Cate and Emma are our Diabetic Nurses, Becky is our Respiratory Nurse and Alison has a special interest in continence and can offer bladder and bowel assessments and advice for our adult patients.

Due to the varying times needed for their consultations, appointments with our nurses can only be booked via Reception.

Mrs Cate Wilkinson (f)

Cate works 2 days a week.  In addition to general practice nursing, she is a diabetes, specialist nurse and will be looking after our diabetic patients.

Mrs Becky Collins (f)

Becky works 3 days per week.  In addition to her general practice nursing skills, Becky is our lead nurse for Respiratory conditions e.g. Asthma and COPD.  She is also able to provide contraception advice.

Mrs Alison Plaistow (f)

Alison works 4 days per week. In addition to general practice nursing, she has interest in continence and able to provide bladder and bowel advice and assessments for our adult patients.

Nurse Emma Oliver (f)

Emma works Tuesdays and Wednesdays and, as well as looking after our diabetic patients, she is able to offer a full range of nursing appointments.

Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Tara Gowen (f)
Ms Beth Dodd (f)

on maternity leave

Mrs Sarah Penfold (f)
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