Our Staff

GP Partners

Dr Carol Wright


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 Mark Hammatt


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.

Dr Sarah Hay

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 also works for North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group as GP Lead for quality and clinical governance.

Dr Sarah Peachey


Dr Peachey graduated from the University of Leeds in 2009. She joined the practice as a GP registrar in 2014 and is now a GP Partner. She has particular interest in child and Adult mental health, pain management and carers support.

Dr Lucy Maw


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.

Dr Joy Shacklock


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 for the Harrogate & Rural District locality. Joy is also the Safeguarding Lead for the Royal College of General Practitioners.

Dr Deepika Ganesh


Dr Ganesh qualified in India. She joined the practice in January 2017 and has special interests in family planning and teaching She is a GP appraiser and is a specialist advisor to the Care Quality Commission

Salaried GPs

Dr Katherine Hunter


Dr Hunter completed a BSc in Microbiology with Immunology in 2007 and worked for a year in the scientific industry before deciding to study Medicine. She graduated as a doctor from the University of Leeds in 2013 and went on to qualify as a GP in 2018. She joined the practice in October 2018. Dr Hunter's areas of interest include teaching medical students and GP Registrars, diabetes and mental health.

Dr Anna Handley


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 Elisabeth Edstam


Dr Edstam completed a degree in Psychology from the University of Bath in 2008 before deciding to study Medicine. She finished her medical studies at the University of Leeds in 2014 and qualified as a GP in 2019. Dr Edstam joined the practice in August 2019 and is developing interests in dermatology and infant feeding.

Dr Amy Cartwright


Dr Cartwright graduated from the University of Leeds in 2016 after completed a BSc in Applied Health (Primary Care) in 2014 within her training years. She worked as a GP Registrar from 2020-2021 at Spa Surgery before qualifying as a GP, and has stayed on at Spa Surgery as a Salaried GP with a lead role in Cancer Care.

Advanced Care Team

Suzi Morris

Suzi joined the clinical team on 1 March 2018 as an Advanced Care Practitioner.  She is a Registered Paramedic holding a MSc Practice Development: Enhancing Paramedic Practice (Merit 2017) and a BSc Paramedic Science (1st Class 2013).  Suzi will provide urgent care and minor illness clinics at the Practice. 

Clinical Pharmacists

Elizabeth Taylor

Liz qualified as a pharmacist from University of Wales in 1990 and completed a Masters degree with distinction at University of Derby in 2001.  Liz has previous experience in hospital pharmacy and working in NHS Primary Care organisations supporting GPs with prescribing advice.  She has also held lecturer posts at University of Derby teaching and supporting students to complete MSc in Community Pharmacy.

Idoya Pezonaga

Idoya 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.

Practice Nurses

Sister Hannah Smith

Qualified with BSc (Hons) in Adult Nursing in 2015 at University of Leeds and worked in Vascular Surgery in Leeds and then A&E and Intensive Care in Harrogate.  Hannah joined Spa Surgery in February 2018 and will provide a wide range of nursing care.  She currently specialises in wound care and is doing further training in the management of chronic diseases particularly Diabetes. 

Sister Nadine Collinge

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 dependency and neuro rehab.

Sister Hannah Molesworth

Health Care Assistants

Rosie Kent

Health Care Assistant - Phlebotomist and also qualified in other HCA duties.

Management Team

Clare Hedges

Business Manager

Joanne Booth

Administration Manager

Melissa Bayley

Quality Assurance Manager

Harriet Swift

Harriet joined the Spa Surgery as Patient Services Manager in order to provide outstanding service to patients and to join a strong leadership team with the same purpose. Harriet has a background in Higher Education leadership, local government project management and NHS apprenticeships.

Michael Drew

Mike recently joined the Practice at the end of February 2022. He was bought onboard to provide a different perspective, drawing on his extensive experience as a manager outside of the NHS to help drive process improvements. He spent six years in the Royal Navy before working for a local aerial survey company. Both these jobs entailed managing projects and teams deployed in challenging operational environments outside of the UK, with a strong focus on achieving results safely in a time and cost efficient manner.

Practice Team

The Practice Team provide reception and medicines management support, administering repeat prescription requests, answering general enquiries, supporting patients and providing the initial appointment triage service to ensure that our patients are directed to the most appropriate Clinician first.

Mowbray Square Primary Care Network

Our practice team are supported by a number of clinical and non-clinical colleagues employed by the primary care network (formed from the 3 practices within Mowbray Square Medical Centre) These include : - First Contact Physio - Pharmacy Technician - Health Care Support Worker - 2 Social Prescribing Link Workers

MSMC Shared Admin Team

The Shared Admin Team provide administration support to all 3 practices within Mowbray Square Medical Centre. Patient registrations, deductions and recalls for long term conditions and adhoc tests are administered by this team.

MSMC Shared Data Quality Team

The Data Quality Team provides coding and document management support to all 3 practices within Mowbray Square Medical Centre. They process clinical correspondence on to electronic patient records and provide summarising administration ensuring that all new patient records are coded accurately when patients register at the practices.

MSMC Shared Medical Secretary Team

The Medical Secretaries process patient referrals to other health services and provide general secretarial administration support for all 3 practices within Mowbray Square Medical Centre.