Our Staff

Partners

DR ANGELA PADDON

MBBS, BSc,MRCP,MRCGP (University College London Medical School)

Angela became a GP in 2001 after having spent several years in hospital medicine, specialising in care of the elderly. Angela is the Senior Partner in the Practice.

ANNE WOODS

Anne joined the Practice in April 2016. She is a graduate of Aberdeen University and qualified as a GP in 2001. She has spent the last 14 years as a partner in a busy suburban practice north of Edinburgh, working additionally in out of hours and health board roles. In her spare time she enjoys fitness, running, cycling, and has taken part in some endurance cycling events as well as the odd marathon. Anne joined the Practice as a partner from 1st January 2017.

Doctors

DR JULIA HEMPENSTALL

Many patients will remember Julia from her years as a registrar with the practice. After providing maternity leave cover for Hannah throughout 2017 and early 2018, Julia is now a permanent member of our team and is in surgery every Friday.

DR HANNAH GRAYSTONE

BM MRCGP DRCOG (University of Southampton)

Hannah joined the Practice in 2012 and works as a Salaried GP, she is also a Clinical Supervisor for GP trainees. Hannah has an interest in medical education and spends some of her working week as a GP Tutor for the Swindon Education Trust. Outside of work she can usually be found exploring the countryside with her husband and two young boys.

Nurses

SUE WOODS

RGN

Sue qualified in 1983 and is fully trained in many aspects of Practice Nursing including Diabetes, Minor Surgery, Travel Advice and Immunisations. Sue provides Health Checks and a Well Woman clinic, one important aspect of which is Cervical Screening.

JANE MARREN

RN (adult), Dip Nursing, BSc Econ Psychology/Sociology

Qualified in 1996 from St Mary's Hospital, Paddington and worked in London on surgical wards and Intensive Care doing further work in Swindon A&E Department. Jane does all treatment room work and has a particular interest in Asthma/COPD, she sees most of our patients with respiratory problems for assessment management and their annual reviews. She is currently undertaking her Prescribing course. She has teenage children and when she is not busy with her cottage renovation she enjoys gardening and watching movies!

Practice Management

DONNA PAIS

Practice Manager

Donna has been at the practice for over 15 years and along with a job share with Nicky is our Practice Manager. Donna has two teenage daughters and lives locally with her husband and her two beloved King Charles Spaniels - she loves nothing more than spending time in the garden.

NICKY JOHNSON

Practice Manager

Nicky, along with a job share with Donna, is our Practice Manager. She previously worked as the Dispensary Manager within the Surgery. Nicky has worked at the practice for over 9 years. Her passion is her two horses which she regularly enters into Equestrian competitions with her daughter Georgia.

Administration

Practice Support Administrator

LUCY HAWKINS

Lucy is the GP Secretary; She has recently joined us after spending almost thirty years in the Motor Trade. Lucy lives in the village with her husband and two children, when she is not providing a taxi service she enjoys frequenting the Garden Centre and a local walk!

NADINE FOSTER

Nadine has worked at the Surgery since 2010 on Reception ,and has been Reception Manager for the last 5 years. She has now moved into an administrative role and is looking forward to a new challenge! Nadine is also a trained phlebotomist. She has a partner, two daughters and a cocker spaniel.

Reception

MICHELLE WYATT

After twenty years of Childcare Michelle has had a change and is now part of our Patient Services Administration team! She loves swimming (especially on holiday), tapestry and belongs to her local book club.

JENNY ROACH

Jenny may be a familiar face, she has lived in the village all her life and has previously worked in Customer Service so is a huge asset to the Patient Services Administration team! Jenny enjoys reading and is quite partial to a bit of cross stitching.

Dispensers

We have a dedicated team of dispensers who have NVQ Level 2 Dispensing Doctors Assistant qualifications.

SARAH BARLOW

Dispensary

Sarah is a valued member of our Dispensary team and has joined us after gaining over twenty years of experience working in Boots Pharmacy. Sarah enjoys car boot sales, reading and bingo, she is extremely family orientated and loves to travel.

LIBBY PAIS

Olivia (Libby) previously worked in Jack Wills whilst finishing her A levels. She joined us to help out during the pandemic and has become a valuable member of the Practice, both in Reception and now in Dispensary. Libby loves the theatre and her ambition is to join the Music Industry.

TRACY TIMBERLAKE

Tracy has been working at the surgery since June 2018. She lives in the village with her husband and 3 children and previously worked at the Ridgeway Hospital in Swindon. Tracy started in Reception but is now a valued member of our Dispensary team.