Biddulph Primary Care Centre, Wharf Road, Biddulph, Staffordshire, ST8 6AG

Telephone: 0300 404 2988 or 01782 828 508
Out of hours: 111

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Healthcare Team


Our doctors work in a partnership. Although you are registered with a named doctor, you may see any of the doctors in the practice.

Whenever possible, we will arrange an appointment with the Doctor of your choice. At times, it may not be possible to do this and you will be offered an appointment with one of the other Doctors.


Dr Philip J Turner BMedSci BMBS DipGUM MRCGP Nottingham 1987

Dr Uzma Naz  MRCGP DRCOG DFRSH MBBS Pakistan 1999

Dr Ian S Bailey MB ChB Birmingham 1978

Dr Josphat M Gitonga  MRCGP DRCOG MB ChB Nairobi 2000

Dr Glenys G Somayajula MRCGP PGCert (Medical Education) BMedSci MB BChir (Cantab) 1996

Associate Doctors

Dr Catherine M Aitken  DRCOG  MB ChB Liverpool 1986

Dr Corinna M Brookes  DROG DCH MRCGP MBBS Newcastle Upon Tyne 1995

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Doctors in Training

biddulphdoctors is a training practice. GP Specialty Trainees and Foundation Year 2 doctors work with the Practice for four to twelve months. These doctors are hospital trained and have been qualified doctors for a number of years. During the time at the practice they learn to apply their skills within the community.

We hope you will be happy for these Doctors to play a part in your care, but if you have any concerns about this, please inform the Receptionist and we will respect your wishes. They are always supervised by a qualified GP and they will be able to consult him/her whenever the need arises.

Our current Trainees are:

Dr Abdulazeez Badmus ST3 Trainee (5th August 2020 to 3rd August 2021)

Dr Thomas Appleyard FY2 Trainee (2nd December 2020 to 6th April 2021)


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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Mr Adrian T. Doyle

Our Advanced Nurse Practitioner is trained to see patients of any age with minor ailments.

Find out more about the services offered by our Advanced Nurse Practitioner here.

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Matron, Nurses and Health Care Support Workers

Practice Matron

Mrs Heather J. Millington

Paramedic Practitioner

Mrs Kathryn Tinsley

Practice Nurses

Sr Rajvinder Chatha -  Lead Practice Nurse

Sr Sandra Pickles - Practice Nurse

Sr Jenny Worthington - Practice Nurse

Find out more about nursing services here.

Health Care Support Workers

Miss Julie Bates

Mrs Diane Arkle

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Clinical Pharmacist

Mr Daniel Patterson

Our Pharmacist is responsible for ensuring that you are getting the maximum benefit from the medication we prescribe. Our pharmacist is also able to see patients for their medication review, so please state this to our reception team if this is what you need to be seen for. Find out more about the service our Clinical Pharmacist offers here.

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Primary Care Network

Social Prescriber

Victoria Lockett

Amanda Dodd

Clinical Pharmacist

Neha Zehra

Pharmacy Technician

Alison Ratcliffe



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Practice Manager

Jo Lawson

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Finance Administrator

Miss Jenny Pratt

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Rota Co-Ordinator, Reception and Secretaries

Rota Co-Ordinator

Mrs Wendy A. Ashley


Mrs Jo R. Brown - Office Supervisor

Mrs Lyn J. Goodwin

Mrs Justine S. Hatton

Mrs Linda A. Brian

Mrs Jackie Sharpe

Mrs Jodi Wright

Mrs Kate Simpson Smith


Miss Saba Akbar

Our reception staff provide the first point of contact for patients either on the telephone or in person at the surgery.

Practice Secretaries

Ms Gillian D. Carter

Mrs Lara D. Swingewood

Our secretarial staff are responsible for the administration, clerical and secretarial work at the Practice.

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Practice Clinical Co-Ordinators

Mrs Amy L. Donnelly 

Mrs Wendy Hunter