Our Team


Dr Ripon Ahmed



Works 3 days a week at RPC East I graduated from Leeds University in 2002, initially training in Emergency Medicine before deciding to pursue a career in General Practice. I … [continue] Dr Ripon Ahmed

Dr Adrian Beltran-Martinez

Licenciado en Medicina (Seville 2011) Equivalent to MBChB, Msc Rare Diseases , Msc Biochemistry, Msc Genomics. Médico Especialista en Medicina Familiar y Comunitaria (GP specialist)


Works 4 days a week at RPC West I studied Medicine in Seville (Spain) where I am originally from and finished my degree in 2011. I started my training as a GP … [continue] Dr Adrian Beltran-Martinez

Dr Ruth Bentley



Works 2 days a week at RPC East I trained in Medicine at Sheffield University as a mature student after a year in agricultural college then a neuroscience degree and graduated … [continue] Dr Ruth Bentley

Dr Blessing Aziegbemi


Works 3 days a week at RPC South

Dr Sarah Bruins



Works 3 days a week at RPC West I trained at Liverpool Medical School and have been a GP since 2004. I have worked in Surrey and Kingston, and moved to … [continue] Dr Sarah Bruins

Dr Jenny Burgess

MBChB, Bmedsci, MRCGP


Works 2 days a week at RPC West I graduated from Sheffield Medical School in 2012. After completing my foundation training I decided to explore further afield and moved to Australia … [continue] Dr Jenny Burgess

Dr Frances Clement

MB BChir, MA (1992 Cambridge), DCH, FFPH

Doctor GP Trainer

Works 3 days a week at RPC East I graduated from Cambridge University in 1992 and then completed my GP training in Bristol in 1998. I set up a service with Bristol City Council … [continue] Dr Frances Clement

Dr Arslan Chohan


Works 3 days a week at RPC East

Dr Ademola Dawodu



Works 2 days a week at RPC East I graduated as a doctor in 2012 from Nigeria & did 3 years of Orthopedics after completing foundation training before moving to … [continue] Dr Ademola Dawodu

Dr Mandy Dhillon



Works 4 days a week at RPC West I graduated from Newcastle University in 2005 and completed my foundations and GP VTS training in the Northern Dearnery. I moved to … [continue] Dr Mandy Dhillon

Dr Rob Earl

MBBS (London1998), BSc


Works 4 days a week at RPC West I graduated from Barts and The London School of Medicine in 1998. After graduating I returned to my roots to undertake my junior … [continue] Dr Rob Earl

Dr Alice Fenton

MbCHb MRCGP (Sheffield) Population Health Fellow


Works 2 days a week at RPC East I have a specialist interest in Minor Surgeries and weight loss. I am currently undertaking GP Fellowship in population health and wellbeing. As part … [continue] Dr Alice Fenton

Dr Samuel Lassa


Works 3 days a week at RPC West Before I joined Royal Primary Care as General Practitioner, I was with the Academic Unit of Primary Medical Care, University of Sheffield in 2019 … [continue] Dr Samuel Lassa

Dr Vicky Lloyd


Clinical Lead for RPC South

Works 3 days a week at RPC South I graduated from Sheffield medical school in 2006 and then completed my foundation and GP training in hospitals and GP practices around South … [continue] Dr Vicky Lloyd

Dr Laurence O’Connor-Read


Works 4 days a week at RPC South I am a General Practitioner and originally qualified from London University. I enjoy the diversity and the potential for continuity of care in … [continue] Dr Laurence O’Connor-Read

Dr Peter Scriven

MBChB (Sheffield 1999) MRCS MPhil MRCGP

Clinical Director Royal Primary Care

Works two clinical days per week rotating around a number of our major sites I trained in medicine at the University of Sheffield, graduating in 1999. I initially trained as … [continue] Dr Peter Scriven

Dr Naren Senthil-Nathan



Works 4 days a week at RPC West I graduated from the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne Medical School in 2009. I completed my Foundation Training and then my GP … [continue] Dr Naren Senthil-Nathan

Dr Pascal Ward

Dermatology Fellow


Works 3 days a week at RPC West

Nurse practitioners

Nurse Practitioners can give you treatment and advice where you may have seen a doctor in the past. Our nurse practitioners are all experienced nurses who have had extra training and they can write prescriptions and refer you to other services, if needed. They deal with same day appointments and are able to see most patients. They will always ask a doctor to see a patient if they need to. The Nurse Practitioners are fully supported by the GP team at Royal Primary Care.

Tracy Bennett

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Clinical Lead for Staveley and Inkersall Safeguarding Lead for Staveley

I trained in Sheffield and started my career specialising in Cardiology and A&E. I pursued a career in Advanced Practice initiating a new service within Sheffield Teaching Hospitals known as … [continue] Tracy Bennett

Jason Cameron

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Works 4 days per week at RPC South I qualified August 1994 after completing my training at Chesterfield and North Derbyshire School of nursing. (CNDSN) On completing my training my first … [continue] Jason Cameron

Johnathan Campton

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Stephanie Conway

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Ebby Chanzu

Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Michelle Franklin

Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Works 4 days a week at RPC East I qualified as a Adult nurse with my degree in 2010 and began my career working on the renal unit in Sheffield, … [continue] Michelle Franklin

Nina Gorman

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Stefani Hawkins

Trainee Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Jeanette Lewis

RGN (Derby 1994) BMedSci (Sheffield 2000)

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Works 4 days per week at RPC South I undertook my Registered  General Nurse training in Derby and Qualified in 1994, I then worked in Gynaecology for a couple of years … [continue] Jeanette Lewis


Paramedics in Primary Care are referred to as Community Paramedics. They play a crucial role in supporting doctors and the overall healthcare team to provide additional appointments for our patients. Our paramedics can give you treatment and advice where you may have seen a doctor in the past. They can write prescriptions and refer you to other services, if needed.

Chris Bufton

Paramedic Safeguarding Lead for Ashgate, Holme Hall and Whittington

I joined the ambulance service in 2004 where I remained for 14 years. I qualified as a Paramedic in 2008 then went on to gain my BSc in Emergency Care. … [continue] Chris Bufton

Mental health practitioners

Our mental health specialists are able to see most patients with new or ongoing problems of anxiety, low mood or depression. They are able to prescribe and refer you on for further treatment if required.

Jon Boden

Lead Nurse for Mental Health

Specialist Mental Health Practitioner at Royal Primary Care Clay Cross and Grassmoor. As a registered Mental Health nurse with a First Class Degree in Nurse Management and Professional Practice, I … [continue] Jon Boden

Marie Madin

Mental Health Practitioner

I am a specialist mental health practitioner working for Royal Primary Care across the Clay Cross and Ashgate practices. This role is relatively new for me as I have spent … [continue] Marie Madin

Nicola Shepherd-Boden

Mental Health Practitioner

I have specialised in Mental Health Nursing since qualifying with BSc (HONS) from Sheffield University in 1999. Since that time I have undertaken roles in Forensic, Acute and Crisis settings, … [continue] Nicola Shepherd-Boden


Our MSK specialists can see patients who are suffering with: sprains, strains or sports injuries, problems with muscles, ligaments, tendons or bones, e.g tennis elbow and carpal tunnel syndrome.

Pharmacy team

Our in-house pharmacy team are able to offer advice on medication queries and complete most medication reviews. Our pharmacists are expert prescribers with extensive knowledge at medicines.

Mel Bryan

Pharmacy Technician

Works 5 days a week at RPC West I began my Pharmacy career in 2008 working for Lloyds Pharmacy. There I completed my training to become a Pharmacy Technician and later … [continue] Mel Bryan

Rebecca Cox


Works 3 days a week at RPC East I graduated from the University of Nottingham pharmacy school in 2006 and completed my registration as a pharmacist at Chesterfield Royal hospital trust … [continue] Rebecca Cox

Hannah Goodchild

Pharmacy Operational Lead

Works 5 days a week at RPC South I trained at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and qualified in 2003, with further study in 2012 at the University of Huddersfield. I spent the … [continue] Hannah Goodchild

Mehnaaz Khan


Works 4 days a week at RPC East

Leanne Spirova

Pharmacy Technician

Works 5 days a week at RPC East I undertook my training at Chesterfield Royal Hospital and my first job as a qualified pharmacy technician was at Northern General Hospital Sheffield … [continue] Leanne Spirova

Sandy Wilmarsh


Works 3 days a week at RPC South I graduated Bachelor of Pharmacy from the University of Bath in 1986 and qualified in 1987. I then practised in community pharmacy, mostly … [continue] Sandy Wilmarsh

Nursing team

Our nursing team provide the following services: Chronic disease management - Asthma, diabetes, COPD, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, anticoagulant monitoring Screening and advice - Cervical cytology, HRT, menopause, stop smoking/sexual health. Travel Vaccinations - For routine protection against Tetanus and Polio, patients can call the surgery or fill in a travel form on our website where one of our nursing team will assess which vaccinations patients may require. If vaccinations are necessary, you will then be contacted by the practice to book an appointment. Undertaking investigations such as taking blood samples, blood pressure checks, ECGs, cardiovascular risk screening and NHS health checks.

Georgia Nicholls

Health Care Assistant

Lisa Callaghan

RGN (Sheffield 2000)

Head of Nursing Royal Primary Care, Lead Nurse for Royal Primary Care South

I graduated from The University of Sheffield in 2000. I began my career in secondary care at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, working in a variety of clinical settings; these include A/E, … [continue] Lisa Callaghan

Loren Wilson-Higham

Lead Nurse at Royal Primary Care West

Works 5 days a week at RPC West I completed my nurse training with Derby University in 2013, where I started my nursing journey on an acute respiratory medical ward at Chesterfield … [continue] Loren Wilson-Higham

Hayley Burke

Lead Nurse at Royal Primary Care East

Works 5 days a week at RPC East I work full time at rectory road and Inkersall I completed my Nursing Degree with the University of Derby in 2015. I started my nursing … [continue] Hayley Burke

Sarah Barker

Practice Nurse

Gillian Benton

Practice Nurse

Emily Brooks

RGN (Sheffield 2019)

Practice Nurse

Works 4 days a week at RPC West I qualified from Sheffield Hallam with BSC Hons in Adult Nursing 2019 and went to work as a community nurse for one year. I then … [continue] Emily Brooks

Lisa Bufton

Practice Nurse

I work 4 days a week in the South sector, mainly at Clay Cross and The Grange. I began my career with RPC in Dec 23 when I came into … [continue] Lisa Bufton

Tara Elsmore

Practice Nurse

After 6 years working within the care industry I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to study at the University of Derby to become a nurse, where I qualified … [continue] Tara Elsmore

Francesca Green

Practice Nurse

Cassie Hayward


Practice Nurse

Works 4 days a week at RPC East I started my career in the NHS in 2007 after completing a health and social care course at Chesterfield College. I started as a … [continue] Cassie Hayward

Clare Marven

Practice Nurse

Works 4 days a week at RPC East I began my nurse training in 2008 at Derby University. On qualifying in 2011, I went into a dementia specialist nursing home, were I also … [continue] Clare Marven

Sarah Saville

Practice Nurse

Works 5 days a week at Royal Primary Care South I have been qualified over 6 years as an adult nurse, I trained at Derby University. Previous to that I … [continue] Sarah Saville

Monika Sciog

Practice Nurse

Maggie Shannon

Practice Nurse

Works 4 days a week at RPC West I qualified as a nurse in 2013 at the University of Nottingham. I started my career working in Secondary care on the Emergency Assessment … [continue] Maggie Shannon

Emma Smith

Practice Nurse

Natalie Stone

Practice Nurse

Ellie Weeks

Practice Nurse

Linda Bamford

Healthcare Assistant

I started working at the surgery as a receptionist in 2000 back when the surgery was known as Avondale. 3 years later I undertook an NVQ level 2 and 3 … [continue] Linda Bamford

Louise Copley-Dunn

Assistant Practitioner

Works 4 days a week at RPC East I am an Assistant Practitioner. Assistant Practitioners support the Practice Nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as Asthma … [continue] Louise Copley-Dunn

Laura Culf

Trainee Nursing Associate

Works 4 days a week at RPC South I joined RPC in November of 2017 as a member of the reception team. In 2019 I approached the nurse manager and asked if … [continue] Laura Culf

Collette Forester

Healthcare Assistant

Sue Green

Healthcare Assistant

Sarah Halfyear

Healthcare Assistant

I work part time based at Inkersall surgery; I have worked for RPC now for 3 years doing the healthcare role. I previously worked at Chesterfield Royal Hospital on a … [continue] Sarah Halfyear

Kim Marvin

Healthcare Assistant

Kim McAssey

Healthcare Assistant

I have worked full time both within the Primary Care Sector & Secondary Care for 21 years, currently based at the Rectory Road site undertaking a variety of health care roles. Previously I worked … [continue] Kim McAssey

Caroline Simmonds


Works 4 days a week at RPC West I did my training at Chesterfield Royal Hospital where I worked for 6 years. From there I went to work at Walton hospital where I stayed for … [continue] Caroline Simmonds