Practice Management

Mrs Karen Rimmer

Karen joined the practice in 1991 and became manager in 2000. She is committed to making the patient's experience as all-encompassing as possible surrounded by a very experienced and caring practice team.

Our Practice Manager is willing to help you with any administrative or non-medical aspects of your health and treatment.  She is also available, by appointment, to discuss any suggestions, which may improve our service to you.


Mrs Vicki Stafford (f)

Vicki started work with us at the surgery in October 2018 in the role of "medicines co-ordinator".

She will be working with the doctors, local pharmacists and yourselves as patients to ensure our prescribing is safe and effective. 


Mrs Geraldine Helm

Gerry is our senior receptionist. She has worked at the surgery since 1990 and is very experienced in her role.

Mrs Carole Cross

Carole has been at the surgery since 2008 and enjoys working in our small friendly practice.

Miss Emily Walmsley (f)

Emily commenced employment with the surgery in April 2018 having previously worked with NHS 111.

All the staff are here to try and help you and are pleased to do so.  Reception is your link with the rest of the practice.  You may be required to supply medical details in order for the team to work effectively, knowing at all times they are working under the instructions of the doctors.  All information supplied is treated in confidence and all the staff are bound by the same codes of conduct as the doctors and nurse.  The more information you are able give to reception the better the staff will be able to assist you.

Ms Nicia Thomas

Nicia became part of our team in July 2019, she had previously worked in GP practices in West Lancs.  Nicia is experienced and competent in her role, we are pleased to have her!

Her interests are her family but most of all her little jack Russell, Purdy.

Mrs Nicia Thomas (f)

Nicia became part of the administration team in July 2019, she worked in a GP practice previously so is very experienced in all area of primary care administration.

Nicia is the safeguarding champion for the practice.


Mrs Nicia Thomas (f)

Nicia joined the reception team in July 2019 having previous experience working in primary care.

Nicia is the Safeguarding Champion for the practice.

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