Castle Way, Stafford, ST16 1BS

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Telephone: 01785 223 012 ( Out of Hours: 111 )

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Healthcare Team


Dr Samuel W Holden MBChB DRCOG DFRSH 1995 Leeds.
Senior Partner.
GMC No: 4198503

Dr Claire McCosh MBBCh MRCGP 1987 Cardiff.
GMC No: 3252611

Dr Margaret Mascarenhas
Salaried GP.
GMC No: 7130217

Sessional GP
GMC No: 4110602

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Clinical Team

Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Kim Allen-Smith

To find out about the role of our Advanced Clinical Practitioner, please see our Clinics and Services page.

Practice Nurses

Helen Farnworth
Lead Practice Sister

Barbara Barnard
Practice Nurse


Mrs Lisa Ferneyhough

Health Visitors

Please contact the number below
Tel: 01785 243138

Community Psychiatric Nurse

Community Mental Health Nurse is accessed through referral from your doctor.

Wellbeing Worker

Tara Poree


Health Care Assistant

Emily Palmer

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Practice Management & Administration

Practice Manager

Thereza Forrester

Reception Manager

Felicity Spenton

Practice Assistant / Secretary

Sharon Bowen


Joyce Howfield

Workflow Lead

Julie Hatherley & Lauren Haynes


Sandra Bradshaw, Maureen Green, Katie Bratton, Sophie Green, Faye Evans & Amy Setterfield-Smith

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Attached Staff

Health Visitors

Our Health Visitors are based in the surgery. They are available on a separate telephone number: 01785 243138

District Nurses

Our District Nursing team offer nursing at home (the doctor will advise on the need for this service).

MacMillan Nurses

Will offer care and advice for cancer patients.

Community Mental Health Nurse

A Community Mental Health Nurse is attached to the surgery for counselling, following referral from the doctor.

Community Midwives

Will care for patients before and after pregnancy.

Community Childrens Nurses

Community Childrens Nurses can offer support and care at home when your child has an acute illness or long term health problem. The doctor will refer your child if appropriate or you can discuss with your doctor if you think this service may be of help.