DR JEFF SCHRYER
(Registered 1985) (GP Trainer, Bury CCG, Student Educator)
DR DANIEL COOKE
(Registered 2008) (Bury CCG)
DR REBECCA-ANN SHEPPARD-HICKEY
Permanent GP staff at the practice
ST (Special Training) Doctors
These doctors are completing their training and will have spent at least 4 years working in hospital as qualified doctors prior to working in general practice.
ANP (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Our new addition to the team provides an advanced skill set to enable them to deal with most acute and some chronic conditions.
They are able to prescribe as required and can also make referrals where necessary.
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.
(Qualified 1991, Queen's Nurse 2015, Ex-RAF veteran)
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
This person has a dual role at the surgery working in administration and as a phlebotomist. They are qualified to work directly with patients obtaining specimens through venepuncture. The are also qualified in performing ECG's and health checks.
Pharmacists who work for the practice part time and who are also qualified in other special interests. These are namely learning difficulties and respiratory illness. One of our pharmacists is a tutor of pharmacology at Manchester University.
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.
Manages the practice accounts.
Quality Improvement Officer
The clerk is responsible for the preparation and the processing of daily prescription requests. They also deal with any prescription queries you may have.
Our administration team are usually the first point of contact and are here to help you.
• They have a lot of information to hand and in most cases will be able to help with your enquiry, ensuring you see the most appropriate clinician.
• It is your right to request to talk only to the doctor.
• Anything that is discussed with them or any other member of the team is treated in strict confidence.
• You have a right to be treated courteously, and our administrators also have a right to be treated courteously by you.
• We can offer a degree of privacy in separate room if your enquiry is sensitive.
• Please respect the privacy of other patients by standing well back from the reception desk until your turn.