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Prior to joining Stockbridge in 2007 as a GP Registrar, Natalie completed her medical training in Salisbury and Bournemouth Hospitals. Natalie joined the Practice as a Partner in 2011
Natalie enjoys all aspects of general medicine but her special interests are paediatrics and management of chronic diseases. Natalie is lead GP for the practice dispensary.
Outside of work Natalie likes to keep fit and is often found at the gym or out cycling with her family.
Ed Trained at Southampton University Medical School, graduating with distinction. After house jobs, he went on to undertake General Practice Training at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester. He undertook his GP registrar training at Stockbridge Surgery in 2008 and also worked at Twyford Surgery before returning to Stockbridge in 2011 as a Partner. He is one of the GP Trainers within the practice. He works one day a week as a Link Speciality Doctor in the Dermatology Department at Andover War Memorial Hospital.
Ed plays the cello with the Per Piacere Chamber Orchestra in Southampton and is currently training for a half marathon. He enjoys spending time travelling with his family in his VW Campervan.
Bridget studied at Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals in London, qualifying in 2000. After spending 6 months working in Western Australia, she completed her medical training at St Richard's Hospital in Chichester. Following this, she undertook her General Practice training in Surrey and then spent 2 years working at Forestside Medical Practice in Dibden Purlieu. She joined the Stockbridge Practice in October 2013 and became a Partner on 1st April 2016.
Bridget enjoys all aspects of General Practice and especially General Medicine and Family Planning. Her 3 young children keep her on her toes but she enjoys sailing and playing tennis when she has the time.
Will trained at the University of Bristol graduating with distinction. After his house officer jobs, he went to work in a teaching hospital in Perth, Western Australia. Will returned to undertake his GP training in Winchester and became a GP Registrar at Stockbridge in 2017. After qualifying he initially worked at Stockbridge and subsequently Lyndhurst before returning to the practice as a Partner in 2019.
Will is a member of the Wessex Local Medical Committee and also enjoys teaching medical students.
Julia studied medicine at Southampton University, qualifying in 2000. She did her General Practice training at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital, Winchester, and worked as a GP Registrar in Winchester and West Meon, near Petersfield. Julia is interested in all aspects of General Practice.
In her free time, she enjoys singing, playing sport and walking.
Helen studied at the University of Birmingham. She completed house jobs in North Staffordshire before moving to Wessex to train as an anaesthetist. After 3 years on the training scheme, she made the decision to change to a career in general practice and completed her GP training in and around Basingstoke. She now enjoys working with patients in the community, whilst supporting GP trainees as a Mid-Wessex GP Training Programme Director and shaping the delivery of healthcare with a position on the North Hampshire CCG Governing Body.
Helen enjoys all aspects of General Practice but particularly enjoys general medicine and ENT
As a Training Practice, we play host to final year medical students, trainee doctors and GP Registrars
Our 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, scanning and carrying out searches and practice audits.
From time to time we have staff under going training please bear with us whilst this training is taking place
Trina France-Sargeant (Senior Receptionist)
Our practice-based nurses are highly skilled health care professionals and have taken on work that, in the past, was done by the doctor. They provide general health screening, ear syringing, travel injection and advice, immunisations, cervical smear tests, dressing/wound care and general advice/counselling. Members of the Practice Nurse Team also have special interests in Asthma, Chronic Bronchitis management, Diabetes, Hypertension, Coronary Heart Disease, control of long-term medication and Well Woman Clinics
Jane trained at the North Manchester General Hospital, qualifying in 1978 and went on to work at the Ancoats Hospital, a larger inner-city hospital located in Ancoats, north of Manchester. After a couple of years Jane moved to the Royal Marsden Hospital, London where she gained her oncology nursing qualification before moving on to spend some time working in the Middle East in Saudi and Oman. Jane joined Stockbridge in 1988 working on the Community Bank Nursing staff before becoming our Practice Nurse and is still here to take care of you!
Sonya trained at Southampton General Hospital, qualifying in 1989, and spent her first 8 years on the medical unit there.
Later Sonya worked at Romsey Hospital and became the Community Rehabilitation Sister.
For five years Sonya worked at Stockbridge Surgery as part of the District Nursing Team before joining The Stockbridge Practice, in 2006, as a Practice Nurse.
Emma qualified as a nurse in 1986 at St Mary's Hospital, Paddington, working on a variety of wards there and also at St Guys Hospital in London, eventually specialising in Accident & Emergency nursing.
She enjoyed the variety and teamwork in A & E and finds the same enjoyment in General Practice.
Emma has worked in this field since 1994 and is pleased to be part of the friendly team at Stockbridge Surg
"We appreciate that every patient is different. Many are nervous of needles, some have veins that are difficult to access and some may feel unwell. We are trained to make the process as quick and painless as it can be. As part of the practice team we ensure that the phlebotomy service functions efficiently but it's the contact with the patients that brings the most rewards. Whether you are having a single blood test, or if you have to visit us regularly, we look forward to seeing you and we will try hard to make your experience of having blood taken as pleasant as possible."
Mrs Kathy Bracher
Practice Business Manager
Mrs Karen Gallimore
The Practice Manager and his team are involved in managing all of the business aspects of the Practice, making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The Practice Management Team supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
The team of Community Care Nurses is employed by the Southern Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust to provide nursing care to patients at home or in Residential Homes. This generally means the elderly, housebound, the chronically sick or those who have recently had operations. The team provide nursing care, offer support, advice and information to enable patients to maintain or regain their independence following illness.
The Community Care Nurses have special interests in leg ulcer management, continence management and palliative care and provide some surgery-based care.
Referrals can be made from Patients, Carers, Relatives, GPs and Hospitals or any other Statutory or Voluntary Service
The Service is generally covered Mon - Friday 08.30am - 17.00pm. In order to make contact please call the Single point of Access (SPA)
Telephone: 0300 121 0171.
The Team use the Broughton Surgery as a base but we do not know their whereabouts during the day and we also have to contact the SPA to contact them. If no-one is available to take your call, do leave a message on the Answer-phone as messages are accessed regularly throughout the day.
After 5pm, at Weekends & Bank Holidays they can be contacted via an extended hours service which is available through the Out of Hours service Telephone: 01256 810683
The team of Community Health Visitors is also employed by the Southern Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and specialise in Child and Family Health, and Health Promotion
The Team provides particular support and advice to expectant and new mothers; minor illness advice; and they monitor the well-being of all children between the ages of 0 - 5 years
The Health Visitor Team can be contacted Monday - Friday 09.00am - 17.00pm
Telephone: 01962 763970 or drop in to one of their Clinics. See Child Surveillance
How your Health Team Can Help You
They have special interests in family relationships and child behaviour and are experienced in behavioural techniques with young children. Most of their work is with families with young children, but they can work with other age groups depending on the needs of the community.
Any discussion you have with your Health Visitor is confidential. Written information is recorded in the Personal Child Health Record, Health Visitor notes and the GP computer notes. This is shared within the Practice Team.
Our Community Dietitian holds a dietetic clinic once a month at the Broughton Surgery; she can advise on food choices and give ideas for healthy meals. This is mainly for our diabetic patients. A referral is required from the GP.
The Community Midwives are based at Andover Birthing Centre. They aim to provide you with the best care possible before your baby is born, during your labour and then at home up to approximately 10 days after your baby is born.
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