All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.
The average pay for GPs working in The Spa Surgery in the last financial year was £66,888 before tax and National Insurance. This is for 4 full time GPs and 8 part time GPs who worked in the practice for more than six months.
From June 2015 all patients registered with the practice will have been allocated a named accountable GP. This is a contractual requirements but patients are entitled to choose to see any GP or nurse in the practice.
A named accountable GP takes responsibility for the co-ordination of all appropriate services for their patients and ensures the are delivered. If you wish to know who your named GP is you can ask a member of the Reception team.
MBChB (1980 Sheffield) DRCOG MRCGP DCH
Dr Greenwood has been a partner at the practice for over 20 years. Her special interests are asthma, COPD and Mental Health. She holds the GP Cancer Lead role in Harrogate & Rural District.
Dr Hammatt qualified from Leeds Medical School in 1990. He joined the practice in 1999 having spent a few years working in Australia. Dr Hammatt plays a key role in supporting and teaching young doctors and undergraduate medical students. He also has a lead role in IT and managing electronic information in the practice.
MBBS (1995 London) BSc Hons MRCGP DTM&H
Dr Hay joined the practice in October 2009. She has a special interest in palliative care and she has a key role in information governance for the practice. Dr Hay is also a member on the board for Harrogate & Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group.
BmedSci BMBS RCGP
Dr Kirby graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2004. She joined Spa Surgery in September 2012. Dr Kirby also works as a Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care at the University of Leeds teaching both medical students and qualified doctors and is involved in health research. Her particular areas of clinical interest are musculoskeletal medicine and dementia.
MBBS DRCOG MRCGP DFFP
Dr Maw qualified in 1995 from St George's Hospital (London). She joined the practice in 2003 and is interested in ear, nose and throat problems, family planning, teenage health and women's health matters. Dr Maw plays a key role in teaching undergraduate medical students.
MBChB DRCOG DFFP
Dr Prowse qualified in Leeds in 1985 and joined the practice in 2000. She specialises in women’s health, family planning, rheumatology and joint injections. Dr Prowse is the practice representative on Council of Members for Harrogate & Rural District Clinical Commissioning Group.
MB ChB BSc nMRCGP DCH
Dr Saeedi qualified from Leeds Medical School in 2009, and after post-graduate training in St James' Hospital in Leeds, and Calderdale Royal Hospital in Halifax, he went on to complete GP training in the Mid-Yorkshire NHS Trust area. His areas of interest include musculoskeletal medicine, child health and he leads on teaching undergraduate medical students.
BM (1998 Southampton) BSc Hons MRCGP
Dr Scott has been with the practice since June 2006. His special interest is in minor surgery and chronic disease management such as diabetes. He is practice lead GP for Prescribing.
MBBS MRCGP(Merit) DFFP LoCIUT LoCSDI
Dr Shacklock qualified from Newcastle University in 2003. She joined the practice in April 2010. She has a particular interest in contraception, sexual health, teenage and women's health. Dr Shacklock is the Named GP for child protection in Harrogate & Rural District.
MBBS, MRCP, MRCGP
Dr Wright qualified from St. George's Hospital (London) in 1988 and has a particular interest in cancer services, palliative care and the management of chronic diseases such as diabetes. She joined the practice in January 2000. Dr Wright is a GP trainer and takes a lead in the practice in teaching and supporting new doctors and undergraduate medical students.
Dr Anna Handley (f)
MBChB MRCGP DFSRH LoC IUT LoC SDI
Dr Handley graduated from the University of Leeds in 1994. She joined the practice in July 2007. Her areas of interest include contraception and women's health.
Dr Emma Goldstein (f)
MBBS, DRCOG, MRCGP
Dr Goldstein qualified from the University of Newcastle in 2007. She joined the practice in 2014 as a GP registrar and now works as a salaried GP. She has a particular interest in women's health and care of older people.
Dr Sarah Peachey (f)
MBChB Hons, MRCGP
Dr Peachey graduated from the University of Leeds in 2009. She joined the practice as a GP registrar in 2014 and now works as a salaried GP. She has particular interest in child and Adult mental health, pain management and carers support.
Dr Rebecca Bembridge (f)
Dr Bembridge is a GP Registrar in her first year of training. She is supervised by Dr Jane Kirby and will be with us until summer 2017.
Please click here to read more about Education & Training at the Surgery
Qualified as RGN from York University. covers all aspects of nursing care within the practice having diplomas in asthma, copd, diabetes and minor illness. previously worked at HDH on a variety of wards including surgical, medical, high dependancy and nuero rehab.
Qualified as RGN in 1980 at Southmead Hospital, Bristol and later qualified as a Registered midwife at the University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff. She has been a Practice nurse since 1995, gaining diploma qualifications in the management of Asthma,Diabetes, Coronary Heart Disease and a specialist practioners qualification in Practice nursing and is also a registered smoking cessation adviser. Sister Helen is involved in a wide range of patient care within the practice, specialising in the care of diabetic patients and the management of chronic wounds.
Charlotte qualified as an RGN at The Royal Masonic Hospital in 1987 and worked in Gynaecology and Genito-urinary medicine where she also completed her Family Planning qualification and Gynaecology and Menopause qualifiactions. She became a practice nurse in 1993 and has gone onto complete her Diplomas in Asthma/COPD and IHD as well as becomming an Independant Nurse Prescriber. She offers a telephone triage service at the practice and specialises in Asthma/COPD and womens health as well as rouitne clinics.
Qualified as an RGN in 1985 and worked in acute medicine and then as a Rheumatology Specialist Nurse. She became a Practice Nurse in 1992 and has Specialist Nurse Practitioner Diplomas in Asthma, COPD, Minor Ailments and Certificates in Advanced management of Rheumatology / Diabetes.
Qualified as Registered General Nurse (RGN) from Leeds St Jame's university hospital in 1974, Midwifery training in 1975,most of my work has been in NHS, except for 6yrs in the private sector, interests in teenage health, CHD and follow up lead for NHS health checks.
Qualified as Registered General Nurse(RGN) in Harrogate in 1990 and worked in an acute setting for the next 3 years on mixed medical, paediatric orthopedic and surgical wards. She then went on to work in the community as part of the District Nursing Team for 11 years.
Fiona started Practice Nursing in 2004 and her particular interests include wound care, women's health, child health and chronic disease management including COPD, Asthma & Diabetes. She is also the registered First Aider on site at the surgery.
Our practice nurses deal with a range of nursing services including:
Phlebotomist and also qualified in wound management, Flu and Pneumoccocol vaccine administration and other HCA duties.
Our Health Care Assistants all undertake a comprehensive training programme accredited by University of Huddersfield and are able to deal with new patient examinations, blood pressure monitoring, blood tests, ECG and hearing tests, as well as assisting the doctors and practice nurses in clinical procedures.
Idoya Pezonaga (f)
In April 2014, the Spa Surgery employed a Practice Pharmacist.
Idoya Pezonaga qualified as a pharmacist in Spain in 1991 and completed a Masters degree from the University of Surrey in 1993. She has just completed training as an independent prescriber at the Bradford University and has previous experience in hospital pharmacy, community pharmacy and working for the NHS in Primary Care organisations supporting GPs with prescribing advice.
The addition of the pharmacist role to the practice team has had a significant impact on the clinical care of patients. She has freed up a considerable amount of GP time so they can focus on seeing patients. It also ensures:
If you have any concerns or questions about your medication, please ask to speak to the practice pharmacist who will be very happy to assist you.
When you are unwell with any of the following:
Then STOP taking the medicines listed here. Restart when you are well (after 24-48 hours of eating and drinking normally). If you are in any doubt, please contact us or your pharmacist.
Mrs Annette Given (f)
Practice Business Partner BA (Hons) MIHM
The practice business partner is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as 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. Together with the non-clincial team they support the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also help to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
We have an enthusiastic team who deliver administration support for the practice. Their remit includes IT Support, Data Quality, Patient Recalls, Non NHS Services (such as Insurance & Medical Reports), Document Processing, Clinical Reporting & Submissions, Finance and Procurement.
Our experienced 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.
This dedicated team provides secretarial support to clinicians, transcribing letters and processing advice requests and referrals to secondary care. They are the point of contact for the local Referral Services Team and patients who require referral related information. They also provide administrative support for the Non NHS Services we offer (such as letters and Medical Reports).
The Midwives run regular clinics at Mowbray Square Medical Centre. Otherwise the midwives are based at Harrogate Hospital and can be contacted via 01423 885959 and ask for the Midwife Team.
If you are pregnant and would like to self refer to the Maternity Services Team at Harrogate Hospital, please click on the link below:
Maternity Services Self Referral Form
If you would like to read about the screening programmes available for you an your baby please click on the links below:
Screening Tests for you and your baby
Screening Tests for you and your baby – Polish Version
Screening Tests when you are pregnant - Easy Read Version
Screening Tests for your new baby - Easy Read Version
The district nurses provide post hospital care and palliative care services to patients who are unable to attend the surgery. They are based at Hornbeam Park. Tel: 01423 554632
Health visitors provide a service to new mothers and care for children up to the age of 5 years old. The Team linked to Teh Spa Surgery are:
HARROGATE CENTRAL TEAM
Aligned to Harrogate Town & Starbeck Children’s Centre
Tel: (01423) 555487
Mental Health Link Workers
The mental health link workers are specialists in mental health services with a background in nursing. They provide a link between primary and secondary mental health services and offer short term clinical help with depression and anxiety management, health education, monitoring of medication, provision of advice and self-help materials.
The counsellor is professionally trained and helps patients to address problems which are affecting the quality of their life and relationships such as loss and bereavement, adjustment to injury or illness, low mood/self-esteem, stress and general anxieties. This is usually in the form of a short-term focused treatment of 6 - 12 sessions of counselling.
Alcohol and Drug Mis-Use
A specialist in addiction therapies with a background in nursing services, provides clinical help to patients who have a dependency on drugs or alcohol.
The following staff are employed by Harrogate District Foundation Trust:
A physiotherapist, employed by Harrogate Health Care Trust is also attached to the Practice and provides an in-house clinic at the surgery every week.
Contact or appointments with any of the attached staff can be made by ringing the surgery or by asking the doctor in the first instance.
We currently do not have any vacancies
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