Meet the Team


Dr Amabel Freeman (Female)

MB ChB (2001) Manchester MRCGP DFFP DRCOG

Dr Julia Price (Female)

BScHons (2007) MBBS (2012) Newcastle MRCGP

Dr Cliff Tong (Male)


Dr Twigden (Male)

MBChB (2001) Manchester

Dr Mark Abbott (Male)

MBChB 2012

Dr R Le Roux (Male)

MBChB (2015)

Dr Judy Li (Female)

MBChB (2017)

Dr G Swain (Female)

MBChB (2015)

Dr Debbie Watson (Female)

MB ChB (2004) Manchester MRCGP

Dr Zaki Syed (Male)

BSc MB ChB (2010) Manchester DRCOG CCTGP MRCGP

Dr Saima Khan (Female)

ST3 GP Registrar

Nursing Team

Joanne Hardman (Female)

NMP MSc Manchester (2009) BSc (Hons) RGN Oxford John Radcliffe
Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Becky Parkinson (Female)

Practice Nurse
Registered 2019

Sister Denise Eley (Female)

RGN, Diploma A51 Specialist Practitioner, Diploma in Asthma Care, Diploma in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, ENB Family Planning Diploma & ENB Diabetes.

Sarah Crompton (Female)

Practice Nurse

Margaret Hogan (Female)

Practice Nurse

James Weller (Male)

Practice Nurse

Healthcare Team

Community Midwives

Midwives work with the doctors to provide care for mothers before and after delivery and care of the baby for the first fortnight of life.

District Nurses

District Nurses provide nursing treatment to the housebound and patients recently discharged from hospital. They also run sessions at Woodsend Clinic daily between 14:00 and 15:00, Monday to Friday (except Bank Holidays).

They can help with minor injuries, dressings, injections and removal of stitches.

These sessions are by appointment only and can be booked by ringing 0300 323 0303.

Health Visitors

Health Visitors visit all families with children under five years of age. They provide information, health promotion, advice and support to all age groups.

Telephone: 0161 748 2820

Macmillan Nurses

Macmillan nurses visit and care for patients living with cancer in their homes and gives advice and support to their families.

Telephone: 0161 746 2080

Community Psychiatric Nurses

Community Psychiatric Nurses help with mental health problems.

Telephone: 0161 358 1390

Social Services

Social Services help with all kinds of social problems.

Telephone: 0161 912 519
Fax: 0161 912 5127/5128
Minicom: 0161 912 5129

Child Protection

Child Protection Services are available for all under 18’s (or others with concerns surrounding an individual under the age of 18) who need assistance on many matters.

Telephone: 0161 912 5124/5125

Practice Team

Practice Management Team

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.


We have a total of 22 reception and administration staff to help provide a quality service to all our patients.