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After fifteen years with the Practice, Dr Jackie Koo, GP Partner will be taking up the chance to emigrate to Australia and seek opportunities for her and her family on 31st March 2019.



Dr Koo joined the Practice in November 2004 and has been a key leader of change, responding to the needs of the patients to improve services and the quality of care.


Whilst we will be losing an excellent clinician, who has helped to lead the team, Dr Cowee and Dr Siriwardena will remain in post as GP Partners, support by Hannah Crisford, Practice Manager.


The Practice has already recruited two new GPs to support Dr Koo’s departure. We will to continue to expand our already well established Clinical team further as the population grows.


We will make further announcements in relation to new members of the team as appropriate.


17th January 2019

Nurse Practitioners

Jeremy Blakeborough

Jeremy first joined the NHS in 1978 as an Operating Department Orderly as a summer relief job. A proposed career in motor engineering was abandoned with the start of Registered General Nurse training. After qualification and a period "staffing" in a west London hospital Jeremy undertook Registered Mental Nurse training to obtain a dual qualification. Marriage, family and relocation to Suffolk provided a Community Nursing opportunity and subsequent District Nurse qualification. Senior District Nurse post and management posts followed. Over the Millennium Jeremy returned to University to undertake BSc Honours in Nurse Practitioner. This has been followed with a prescribing qualification and specialist course in Diabetes. In addition Jeremy has been a First Responder with the Ambulance Service and is a former qualified Expedition Medic and served abroad and at home in the UK.

June Grainger (Minor Illness Nurse)

June joined the practice in February 2015. She qualified as a registered nurse and paediatric nurse and specialises in asthma and contraception.

Nurses

Sue Colquhoun

Sue Colquhoun trained at Addenbrookes Hospital Cambridge then worked in the hospital and out patients departments until starting work as a Practice Nurse in 1997.  She has been working at MMP since 2005.

Patricia Corcoran

Trish qualified as an RGN at Ipswich School of Nursing.
She has a diploma in Diabetes Care and a diploma in Asthma Care and is Family Planning trained.

Paula Shaw

Paula has been registered as a nurse since 1988, a practice nurse for the past 9 years and she has additional qualifications in contraception and sexual health and diabetes.

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

Laura Stampe

Senior Healthcare Assistant

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.

Phlebotomists

Mrs Lisa Poole

Lisa joined the Practice in October 2016 as a Phlebotomist.

 
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