Palmerston Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 8BN

Online: Contact Us Online
Telephone: 01782 627 488 ( Out of Hours: 111 )

National Health Service Logo

Healthcare Team


Our doctors work in a partnership and as a group. Although you are registered with the practice, you may see any of the doctors in the partnership. Having made a choice it is advisable to see the same doctor whenever possible, especially for follow up of a continuing problem.

Our Partners

Please click on each image to see Qualifications, GMC Numbers etc

Salaried GPs

Dr Claire Burton
Female Salaried GP. GMC Number 6122499

Dr Abi Nguyen
Female Salaried GP. GMC No 6122583

Dr Rebecca Hall
Female Salaried GP. GMC No 7419554

Dr Starla Yarde
Female Salaried GP. GMC No 704622

Dr Tressie Chapman
Female Salaried GP. GMC No 7447646

GP Registrars

Dr Saba Aziz
Dr Abdulla Hassan

Dr Olusola Ojogbede
Dr Claire Capper

Wolstanton Medical Centre is a training practice for General Practitioner Registrars and doctors in training. These are fully trained doctors with a wealth of hospital experience who are being trained for the Primary Care setting.

Training may involve shared surgeries with another doctor and video surgeries. The reception staff will inform you if the consultations are being filmed. Please say if you would prefer not to be filmed.

Further information about training at the practice can be found here.

Top of Page

Clinical Team

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Julia Nixon RGN

Nurse Practitioner

Karen Smith - Specialising in Long term conditions

Advanced Nurse Practitioners & Nurse Practitioners are highly experienced nurses who have undergone additional training to manage certain problems without the need to see a doctor. They are able to prescribe certain drugs, and are always able to seek further advice from one of the doctors immediately, if necessary.

Physicians Associates

Peter Magee
Mait Murambaguhwa

Physician Associates support GPs to assess, diagnose and manage patients.

Practice Nurses

Caroline Higgins
Stephanie Ridgway

Appointments can be made with them for assessment and treatment of minor ailments, cervical smears, dressings, ear syringes, immunisations, etc. The Health Services provided by our Nursing Team can be found here.

Associate Practitioner

Joanne Cooke

Associate Practitioners are health care assistants with extra qualifications to deliver health and social care to and for people.

Health Care Assistant

Sharon Fox

HCAs have a supportive role in the medical centre, and work under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional.

District Nurses

The District Nurses are based at a number of centres. They may be contacted by telephone on 0300 124 0092.

For more information please visit:

Health Visitors

The Health Visitors can be contacted on 0300 303 3923. They do a number of drop clinics at different centres.

For more information visit:


The practice has an attached Midwife who is based at Bradwell Hospital and can be contacted on 0300 123 0905 ext 6161.

Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN)

If you feel you may benefit from seeing a CPN, it will be necessary to see one of the doctors first to identify how you may best be helped.


For some muscular and joint complaints we may refer you to a phsyiotherapist.

Top of Page

Management & Administration

Practice Manager

Carrie Stockley

Carrie is responsible for the day-to-day running and organisation of the Practice.

Assistant Practice Manager

Joanne Webb


  • Natalie (Senior Receptionist)
  • Karen
  • Charlene (Reception-Part Time and Secretary Part Time)
  • Joy
  • Natasha
  • Judith
  • Debbie
  • Mandy
  • Sharon
  • Angela

Admin & Secretaries

Laura, Debbie, Amelia & Rebecca