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The Surgery SpringwellsBillingboroughLincolnshire, NG34 0QQTel: 01529 240234
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Newsletter May 2021
Statement Of Purpose
MBBS DGM MRCGP FRCGP London (Senior Partner)Dr Parry has been a Partner within the Practice since 1986. During this time Dr Parry developed the Springwells Practice as an excellent training Practice, training Doctors over many years to become General Practitioners. This was discontinued in 2004 with the amalgamation of the Springwells Practice and Glenside Practice. However Dr Parry has re-established his training status attracting Doctors wishing to become a GP, this will also enhance the clinical expertise and development within the Practice. Dr Parry has a wealth of experience in General Practice and has been awarded the Queens Jubilee Medal for services to immediate care (Lives and Helicopter). In addition Dr Parry is an appraiser for local General Practitioners and also undertakes investigative work for the General Medical Council.
State Exam Berlin (Partner)
Dr Keck qualified as a Doctor in Berlin. Following hospital experience at Pilgrim hospital Boston he joined the Practice in 1997. Dr Keck has a wealth of experience in General Practice and in particularly minor surgery and Muscular-skeletal Medicine.
MBChB DRCOG FRCGP Liverpool (General Practitioner)
Dr Murphy qualified in Liverpool in 1978, he trained as a General Practitioner on Merseyside and gained his MRCGP and DRCOG in 1982. Following a move to Lincolnshire he became a principle at Sleaford Medical Group for 28 years until 2010 when he moved to The New Springwells Practice. He has a special interest in ophthalmology, teaching and professional regulation. In 2005 he was appointed as a Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners.He has just completed 8 years as a panel member of the General Medical Council 'Fitness to Practise' panel. Dr Murphy is a GP Specialist Adviser to the Care Quality Commission (CQC). He is a medical member of the Social Entitlement Chamber of the Courts and Tribunal Service. He is also Senior Clinical Adviser and Associate Medical Director of NHS England (Central Midlands) dealing mainly with practitioner performance and under performing practitioners, and deputising for the Medical Director in Lincolnshire.
MRCGP Nottingham (General Practitioner) Dr Chong Qualified from Nottingham in 2009. Dr Chong trained in core medicine gaining MRCP in 2013, then general practice with Boston VTS, gaining DRCOG in 2015 and MRCGP in 2016.
Dr Chong joined the New Springwells Practice in March 2017.
The practice is an established training practice for General Practitioners under the supervision of Dr Jonathan Parry.
General Practitioners in training are qualified doctors who are training to become General Practitioners and are known as "Registrars".
RGN, Nurse Practitioner, Independent Nurse Prescriber.
Jo is an experienced nurse who joined the Practice in May 2018 as senior practice nurse. Jo completed her nurse training in Southampton and qualified in 2007.
Since qualifying Jo has worked in general practice for many years and has a wealth of experiences specialising in long term conditions mainly diabetes.
Jo has experience in both military and civilian practice nursing and has worked in British Medical bases' in Germany and also in nursing homes in the UK.
In the past 2 years Jo has started her MsC in advanced clinical practice, completing her non-medical prescribing in May 2019 as well as clinical skills an minor illness courses and is due to complete the master's pathway in June 2021.
Jo has also recently moved in to the role of Nurse Practitioner and regularly sees patients with minor illnesses as well as continuing with some long term conditions clinics and practice nursing duties.
RGN Independent/Supplementary Nurse Prescriber
Jane is an experienced nurse who qualified as a Registered General Nurse in 1990 in Sheffield. Since qualifying Jane has worked in various specialities within the hospital environment. She also has experience working within the military setting. From 2006 – June 2013 Jane was employed as a Practice Nurse at Sleaford Medical Group where she expanded her role to become a minor illness/triage nurse.
Jane successfully completed her Minor Injuries training during 2011 and has more recently undertaken the Assessment and Management of Minor Illness Course with the University of Teeside. She is also an Independent/supplementary nurse prescriber which enables her to prescribe medication for patients within her level of competency. This will offer increased flexibility for patients who would otherwise have needed to wait and see the doctor as well as freeing up doctors time to care for those patients with more complex healthcare needs.
Jane will work full-time within the practice, acting within her professional boundaries seeking advice from GP as required and understands the need to refer more complex patients into GP care. She will take an initial history, undertake a clinical assessment, diagnose and manage patients presenting with a minor illness. The role will also include assessment of patients who present to the surgery as an emergency as well as those with minor injuries.
RGN Nurse Practitioner/Independent/Supplementary Nurse Prescriber
Maria started her nursing career as a care assistant in 1990, having completed her NVQ2 in care Maria commenced her Nurse training at Lincoln and qualified in 1995. Maria gained her nursing experience at Grantham Hospital in General Medicine, Coronary care, and Acute medical admissions, Maria joined The New Springwells Practice in 2000. During her time here Maria has gained a Diploma in Chronic Disease management in particular Diabetes, Coronary Heart Disease, Maria has also completed a Minor Injuries and Minor Illness training course. In 2015 Maria's role was Nurse Practitioner/Independent/Supplementary Nurse Prescriber.
More recently, Maria has moved to the role of Care Co-Ordinator within the Practice, devoting a lot of her time to the housebound patients in the community and those patients who reside in the local Residential Holmes.
Donna Holstead RGN
Donna trained at the University of Nottingham, qualifying in 2014. She has experience in various settings including Community Nursing, School Nursing and more recently, four years as a Practice Nurse in a local GP Practice.
Her speciality subject is Diabetes Management and Donna obtained her certificate in Diabetes Care in 2018, studying for this at Warwick University.
Donna has recently joined The New Springwells Practice with specific responsibilities for the management of Diabetes and also Infection Control within the surgery.
Maureen trained and worked at St. Bartholomews Hospital in London from 1984-1988. Her experiences continued at Grantham Hospital in Emergency Admissions unit and coronary care until 2002. Maureen then became a Practice Nurse at The New Springwells Practice and has since furthered her training into Asthma, COPD and smoking cessation.
Sam trained at the Luton and Dunstable Hospital between 1986 - 1989, Sam then moved to Peterborough Hospital and gained experience in orthopaedics until 1997. Sam then move to the cedars in Bourne in 1997 -1999 followed by Deputy Matron at the Old Hall from 1999 - 2004, from there Sam worked as a community RGN until 2010 when she joined New Springwells Practice. Sam has special interests in Tissue Viability, Wound Care and Leg Ulcer Management.
Chrissie started her career as an Auxiliary Nurse in 1989. She has since been a Senior Carer working for Surry County Council, Community Health Care Assistant and more recently a Health Care Assistant at Stamford Hospital.
Chrissie joined The New Springwells Practice in April 2019 as a Health Care Support Worker. Her duties include phlebotomy, ECG's, baseline observations and wound care. She is also an integral part of the Infection Control team in the Practice.
Deputy Practice Manager
A full team of experienced receptionists are available to assist patients.
l-r Karen Fisher, Julie Rock, Jayne Farrell, Angela Adams, and Ann Monk.
A midwife is a specialist practitioner who is trained to care for mother and her baby during pregnancy, birth and aftercare. The midwifery team can be contacted on 01476 464334.
Community Midwife Angela Vickers holds a weekly antenatal clinic at Billingborough Surgery on Tuesday from 12 noon.
District nurses deliver high-quality care to people in their own homes. They can be contacted on 01522 307234.
Health visitors are qualified nurses with specialist training and experience in family and child health. The service is supplied by both home visits and a clinic at Billingborough surgery.
Health visitors are based at Bourne Health Clinic – Tel: (01778) 394185
Jane is supported by a full team of NVQ Level 2/3 qualified Dispensers.
From the left: Katie Melloy, Linda Hardingham, Julie Carpenter, Wendy Buschmann,
Jo Munks, Julie Stewart, Sarah-Jane Desforges , Jane Parry Manager,
Sam Osborne, Tina Bailey, and Sophie Le Lacheur.
Deliveries to local Villages.