Here you can find more information about the teams that work here at the practice. To learn more, click on a heading below.
Please also see this booklet here, as it gives you more information about the team that makes up your GP practice and their different job roles.
Laura Harrison (f)
Nicky Cooper (f)
Assistant Practice Manager
Laura & Nicky are responsible for the running of what is, in fact, a very complex service.
All our reception and administrative staff have formal training and their work is reviewed by annual appraisal.
They will do everything they can to help you but please remember that they have a difficult job especially at busy times of the day when they are responding to telephone calls and queries coming at them from all directions.
At all times, they are under the instructions of our clinical staff
You will be asked the reason for your visit. This information will help them make sure that you see the most appropriate member of the primary care team.
They are bound by strict rules of confidentiality so you may rest assured that anything you say to them will be treated with the appropriate respect.
We have 2 Senior Administrators, 7 administration staff, who not only co-ordinate communication between the doctors and the hospital services but who increasingly find themselves the first port of call for queries directly from patients on virtually every aspect of their treatment. They, too, have been formally trained and will respect your confidentiality.
Dr Lindsay Guest — who joined us in Spring 2017. Area of interest is diabetes.
Dr Carol Wing Yin Ng — GP who joined us in Summer 2020. Areas of interest are dermatology and teaching students.
Dr Joe Sampson — GP who joined us in Autumn 2020.
Dr Ibinabo Lawson-Jack GP who joined us in March 2023
Elizabeth Dunn — Advanced Clinical Practitioner who joined us in Spring 2020. Areas of interest are minor illness and diabetes.
Lisa Atkinson — Advanced Clinical Practitioner who joined us in Summer 2021. Area of interest is cardiology.
Sharon Ditchburn (f) – Specialist Clinical Pharmacist , independent presriber, area of interest depression and anxiety
Helen Clarke (f) – Senior Practice Nurse Prescriber – Management of long term conditions and multimorbidity
Rachel Chapple (f) – Practice Nurse – long term conditions management
Heath Care Assistants
We have 2 trained health care assistants, who take blood tests for patients of this practice as requested by the clinicians. They hold clinics by appointment some of which can be booked online if authorised by a clinician beforehand. It is important that you telephone us for any results of blood tests please call the practice after 2pm.
PCN Mental Health Wellbeing Coach
Sarah Hicks - Sarah is our PCN mental health and wellbeing coach, she can support people facing low to moderate mental health challenges. She can provide personal support and motivation to adults (18+ only) who may be struggling with their emotional wellbeing but don’t require clinical intervention
Sarah can offer 1-1 support, guidance and tools that can help you take the first step to feeling better and more in control.
Sarah can support you for up to 8 sessions over a 12 week period, for a maximum of 60 minutes per appointment.
The aim of these sessions is to set goals and to provide you with the skills, tools and confidence to enable you to manage and maintain your own wellbeing. Sarah is friendly, understanding and supportive. She will help and encourage you to achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle
Community Link Worker
Their role is to provide individual and personal support to adults in the East Riding who would like help with their social, emotional and practical needs. She works alongside the team to support you and signpost you to the relevant services in the community that will improve your wellbeing
PCN Carer and Bereavement Community Link Worker
Vickie Sharpe – much like the link worker role about Vickie can offer the same support but has additional training to support those who have suffered a bereavement or require support as a carer.
PCN Muskuloskeletal (MSK) First Contact Practitioners
They can assess and investigate / treat first presentations of musculoskeletal problems ie: knee pain, back pain, joint pains and strains (this is not an exhaustive list, please speak to our administrative team)