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Nurse Practitioners

Advanced Practitioners are qualified to assess patients' physical, psychological and social needs and to diagnose and implement agreed management plans with patients, including appropriate prescribing and referrals to specialists. Our team of Advanced Practitioners work closely with the doctors and provide pre bookable appointments for patients.

Janice Burton (f)

BSc (Hons) RGN, Independent Prescriber

Sally Gardner (f)

MSc, BSc (Hons) RGN DipHE, Independent prescriber

Jonathan Carlyon (m)

Registered General Nurse (RGN) October 1992.  Accident & Emergency experience between 1992-2004.  Qualified as a Registered Nurse (Child) October 1998. Graduated BSc Hons  Specialist Practitioner Accident & Emergency Nursing October 2001. Registered Independent Prescriber 2001.  Graduated BSc Hons (first class) Nurse Practitioner July 2006.  General Practice experience between 2004 to present.   

Ailsa Grimsey (f)

Qualified as a RGN in 1995. A and E experience from 1995- 2017, Diploma in Coronary Care 1998, Diploma in Accident and Emergency Nursing 1999, Minor injuries qualification 2003 Degree level, Worked as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner 2003- 2017, Independent Nurse prescriber 2017 and currently undertaking Msc in Advanced Healthcare Practice


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, and carry out cervical smears.

Rachel Summers (f)
Mr Mark Pears (m)

Enrolled Nurse (G) - 1988. Registered Nurse (G) 1993.

Previous experience in Paediatrics, Urology, Community Hospitals, Community Nursing (Admission Avoidance), Joint Health & Social Care Team, Minor Injuries, Education and Practice Nursing since 2009 to present day.

Mrs Hayley Kirk (f)
Kate Allen (f)
Mrs Anna Barton (f)

Registered adult nurse, qualified 2005. Worked in Intensive Care between 2005-2014. Became a Practice Nurse in 2014. Completed Asthma Diploma in January 2017.

Joanna Ling (f)

Health Practitioners

Miss Samantha Nicholls (f)

I registered as a Paramedic in May 2011. Prior to this I worked as an EMT for four years. I completed nine years working for the East of England Ambulance service, working on both front line ambulances and rapid response vehicles.

I moved to the Two Rivers Medical Centre in March 2016 as a paramedic practitioner. Currently undertaking a BSc in Emergency Care Practitioner studies.  I continue to broaden my knowledge and assessment with the guidance of the clinical team, and apply this learning to my role of assisting the GP with visiting housebound patients, as well as minor illness/injury clinics.

Lucy Shemmings (f)

Practice paramedic supporting the GPs with home visits

Healthcare Assistants

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.
Louise Bellamy (f)
Claire Bliss (f)
Ann Shelcot (f)
Carol Mayhew (f)
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