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I joined the practice in 1995 after working as a GP trainee at St Helens practice. I trained at Trinity Hall Cambridge and University College London. I started medicine later in my career after spending some years as Chief Science Officer for Cambridge Surgical Research Unit.
I developed an interest in paediatrics after a number of years working as a paediatric registrar in the 1990s. I have trained ten GP registrars since 1999 and have enjoyed the challenge. I am also an examiner for the Royal College of Practitioners.
My personal interests lie in music and I play the Scottish highland bagpipes. As a highly skilled and proficient piper, I can often be seen at public performances.
MBBS BSc DRCOG MRCGP
I was pleased to join the Practice in March 2015 as a full time partner after working here for the previous two and a half years - initially as a GP registrar and then on a regular GP locum basis.
I did my medical training at Guy's King's and St Thomas' medical school whilst at Kings College London University obtaining my MBBS in 2007. Whilst there I also obtained an Intercalated BSc in Clinical and Molecular Endocrinology.
I initially worked in London hospitals a junior doctor for a couple of years then travelled to New Zealand where I spent 9 months working in various specialities in Rotorua Hospital in North Island. I moved to the Isle of Wight in 2010 to start my GP vocational training and have lived here since. Outside of work, I enjoy going on countryside and coastal walks which the Island is perfect for.
MBBS , DRCOG , DFSRH PG DHE
Qualified 1997 from Chittagong, Bangladesh. I did my general practice training on the island and been a GP partner since 2008. I am the practice lead for Diabetes and Dementia care. I offer all sorts of minor surgery and joint injections which can be done in general practice. I have an interest in ENT and previously provided ear micro suction for my patients. I enjoy all aspects of general practice including working in a multidisciplinary team.
MBBS BSc MRCSEd MRCGP
Bsc(Hons) MBBS MRCGP PGCME DFRSH
BSc (Hons) RGN Independent/Supplementary Prescriber FPCert
I trained at Poole General Hospital, achieving a distinction award and Nurse of the Year award. After ten years surgical nursing experience at St Mary's Hospital, a change of direction lead to invaluable experience as a nurse in palliative care at Earl Mountbatten Hospice.
I joined St Helens Medical Centre in 2001. I was awarded the Practice Nurse of the Year 2005 by the Royal College of General Practitioners. In 2008 I extended my professional qualifications gaining a BSc(Hons) degree in Clinical Practice from the University of Southampton. In 2010 I was awarded the Independent Nurse Prescriber certificate.
As a nurse prescribing specialist I am qualified in woman's health, family planning, sexual health and minor illnesses. I am also nurse specialist in Coronary Heart Disease and Diabetes.
Glenn started his career in healthcare in 1994 when he started working in residential homes as part of the Youth Training Schemes. During this time he got his NVQ Level 2 in Direct Care, and then NVQ Level 3 in Mental Health Care. He started his nurse training on the Isle of Wight in 1998 but continued to work in residential homes during this time, finally leaving residential care work in December 2000, a total of nearly 7 years.
Glenn qualified as a registered mental health nurse with an Advanced Diploma in Nursing in October 2001. He then worked for 4 years at the Isle of Wight’s Dementia Assessment Unit. He achieved his Bachelor of Nursing (Honours) award in 2003. For just under two years Glenn worked as a stroke research nurse part time, and in 2005 became Tissue Viability Nurse. In 2011 his service included Nutrition and so he became the Senior Clinical Nurse Specialist for Nutrition and Tissue Viability, and in 2015 became the Isle of Wight Trust’s first Patient Safety lead. In 2008 Glenn did his Independent and Supplementary Prescribing, and in 2013 Glenn achieved his Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing.
Glenn has been a finalist in the British Journal of Nursing Awards twice, in 2007 and 2017. He has won a regional innovation award in 2008, and the Foundation Le Lous Award in 2008. He was a finalist in the Journal of Wound Care Awards in 2015, and won a national Patient Safety Award in 2017. He has written and co written multiple published research articles and presenting nationally and internationally on his subjects of special interest.
When not at work, Glenn enjoys gardening, cooking and looking after his children.
I have been a Registered Nurse since 2003 and have a background working in intensive care, high dependency units, coronary care units, surgical and medical nursing. I have achieved a Diploma in Health and Safety, an acute Healthcare Degree and a Masters in Healthcare, Ethics and Law.
I trained in Leeds and since then have travelled, working in Guernsey, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) and moved to the Isle of Wight in November 2012. I joined the team at St Helens in June 2016 preforming general treatment room duties. I have a special interest in Cervical Cytology and I am qualified in diagnosis and management of chronic respiratory conditions including Asthma and COPD.
My hobbies outside of work include walking, I thoroughly enjoy doing Walk The Wight each year, cross stitch, running and have previously completed two marathons.
I joined the NHS in 1987 as a Community HCA, a role I enjoyed for 24 years before joining the practice in August 2011. In addition to holding NVQs 2 and 3 in Health Care, I am an experienced phlebotomist and have qualifications in wound care, palliative care and spirometry, and am qualified to administer Vitamin B12, flu and pneumococcal injections. I also register new patients and carry out NHS Health Checks.
I enjoy music festivals and attend the Isle of Wight Festival and Bestival annually.
I started working as a Healthcare Assistant in 2008. I have worked in residential and nursing home’s, the local hospital and in the community, before joining the St Helens Medical Centre in May 2019. I have Level 3 qualifications in Health and Social Care and Lead Adult Care Worker both of which were passed with distinction, I also hold the Care Certificate.
At the surgery I hold a weekly blood pressure clinic, carry out ECG’s, height and weight checking. I also complete advanced care plans with patients and carry out welfare checks to ensure our patients are well.
This is alongside the dementia reviews and support I provide to our patients both housebound in the community and those who are able to access the surgery. I help them to access support from different agencies by carrying out referrals to places like the Admiral Nurses or the continence team.
When I’m not working I enjoy going for walks and spending time with my family.
I joined St Helens Medical Centre in November 2013 as the Practice Manager. I have a foundation degree in leadership and management. I was a Care Home Manager for older persons, which I did for over 10 years. Before this I was a carer both in a Care Home and in the community. I thrive on developing safe and effective systems and enjoy leading my team. My personal interests include enjoying the outdoors and beautiful countryside here on the Island, as well as keeping fit through running and long walks with my husband.
Assistant Practice Manager
I have worked at the Medical Centre since 1993 and have been Clinical Governance Administrator for the last 10 years. Clinical Governance is a system through which the NHS organisations are accountable for continually improving the quality of their services. Safeguarding high standards of care by creating an environment in which clinical excellence will flourish.
In 2005 I received an award from the Royal College of General Practitioners for performance above and beyond the call of duty. In November 2010 I was promoted to Assistant Practice Manager and in 2014 I was presented with Practice Employee of the year by the Isle of Wight Clinical Commissioning Group. My role is always developing but includes overseeing staff members, staff IT training, organising GP Clinical meetings, Health and Safety and Research.
Administrator / Medical Secretary
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