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

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
HCA / Phlebotomist

Health Visitors

Please contact the number below
Tel: 01785 243138

Community Psychiatric Nurse

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

Health Care Assistants

Lisa Ferneyhough & Emily Palmer

Practice Management & Administration

Interim Practice Manager

Lorraine Cleary is the Interim Practice Manager and is available if you have any suggestions, concerns or complaints about the practice. Lorraine manages the day to day running of the practice.

Reception Manager

Julie Hatherley

Practice Assistant

Sharon Bowen

Clinic Co-ordinator

Shirley McBey


Michelle Ferneyhough

Admin Team Support

Tracy Hemmings


Joyce Howfield


Sandra Bradshaw, Maureen Green and Hettie Webb.

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.