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The Doctors

Dr L J Briggs – MBChB DRCOG MRCGP (female)
Dr A Kundu – MBChB DTM&H MRCGP (male)
Dr S Todd – MBChB BMedSci DRCOG DCH MRCGP DFSRH (female)

The Doctors of Whittington Medical Centre provide Standard General Medical Services and hold a contract with North Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

Primary Health Care Team

Practice Manager – Paula Elliott

Paula values and encourages comments and feed back from all patients registered at the Centre. She is responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the practice and the administration. If you wish to make any enquiries or have a comment about the service we provide she will be happy to help. Suggestions for improvements are always welcome and should be directed to her, as should any complaints.

Practice Nurses

The Practice Nurses are available by appointment, they can also offer telephone advice. They undertake a wide range of procedures including:

  • Asthma
  • Blood Pressure Check
  • Travel Advice
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Dietary
  • Diabetic
  • Family Planning
  • Cervical Smear Tests
  • Immunisations
  • Minor Surgery (together with the Doctor)

They are particularly concerned with Preventing Disease and promoting good health.

Health Care Assistant

Our Health Care Assistant supports the Practice Nurse by taking blood pressures, ECG’s, BMI’s, and other health related data; he also gives lifestyle and dietary advice, takes blood and runs the National NHS Health Check Programme.

Health Visiting Team

The Health Visiting Team provides general advice to parents of children under 5. The local Health Visiting Team also runs a drop-in baby clinic at Old Whittington Sure Start Centre on Church Street North on Mondays between 10:00am and midday.

Receptionists

The receptionists have an important role and endeavour to deal with your queries, appointments, repeat prescriptions etc. as efficiently as possible. They have enquiries and calls coming from every direction, so please be patient. When telephoning for medical attention, the receptionists may ask for a few details. They have been trained to make these enquiries in order that we can help you in the most appropriate way.