Meet the Team

We are proud to be a registered Training Practice. At any time we may have 1 or 2 GP Trainees working at the surgery. Dr Basia Uszycka is our GP Trainer and supervises the Trainees throughout their time at the surgery.

Our Doctors

Dr Richard Smith (m)

Senior Partner

Qualified Nottingham 1990 B.M.B.S., B. Med. Sci., M.R.C.G.P., D.F.F.P.

Available for consultation Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.

Dr Basia Uszycka (f)


Qualified London 1992 M.B., B.S., D.R.C.O.G., M.R.C.G.P.

Available for consultation Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Dr Lino Pasco (m)


Available for consultations on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Dr Lekshmi Panicker (f)


Available for consultations on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Dr Krystyna Jarosz (f)

Salaried GP

Available for consultation on Mondays and Thursdays.

Dr Vanessa Pearson (f)

Salaried GP

Available for consultations Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Our Practice Manager

Practice Manager

The Practice Manager is responsible for the smooth running of the Practice and ensures that you make the best use of our services. You should contact the practice manager about any difficulties you have. The Practice Manager deals with our in-house complaints procedure.

Claire Wright

Practice Manager

Our Nursing Team

Practice Nurses

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.


Healthcare Assistants (HCA’s)

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.

Healthcare Assistant

Our Administrators


Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries.

They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses.

They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.


For practice administration call 01487 833852for the secretary telephone 01487 833854.

Our Health Visitor

Health Visitor

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

Health Visitor

Our Primary Care Network (PCN) Team

Clinical Pharmacist

A clinical pharmacist undertakes medication reviews and can give advice on all aspects of medications.

Patrick Essiaw (m)

Clinical Pharmacist 

Social Prescriber

A social prescriber is a link worker who empowers people to take control of their health and wellbeing through giving time, focussing on what matters to me and taking a holistic approach.

Lucy Seal (f)

Social Prescriber 

Health & Wellbeing Coaches

Health and wellbeing coaches educate and inform people about health & wellbeing issues. They may use health coaching skills to support people with self-identifying existing issues and encourage proactive prevention of new and existing illnesses. 

Gary Heath (m)

Health & Wellbeing Coach 

Naomi Gollins (f)

Health & Wellbeing Coach 

Care Co-Ordinator

A Care Co-Ordinator, works with both patients and Healthcare Professionals to ensure seamless, organised and effective care. Their primary duties include rearranging care plans when problems arise, visiting patients to monitor the care provided and working with the care team to assess the treatment. 

Alison Toulson (f)

Care Coordinator 


A paramedic is a registered healthcare professional who works autonomously across a range of health and care settings. They can provide an immediate response to emergency calls that can be both traumatic and medical in origin, as well as respond to GP referrals and 111 calls. 



First Contact Physiotherapist

A physiotherapist, or physical therapist, works with patients to help them manage pain, balance, mobility, and motor function issues. They work with patients to develop tailored programs, designed to restore as much as possible their functional ability and movement. They are trained to help patients at all stages of life – from infant to old age- whose function and movement are impacted for whatever reason.. 

Simon Margot (m)

First Contact Physiotherapist