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

Dr Alwyn T.R. Ralphs
Dr John J. Edwards
Dr Elizabeth Cottrell
Dr Andrew Davy

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

Salaried GPs

Dr Sarah Pritchard
Female Salaried GP. GMC No 4009797

Dr Claire Burton
Female Salaried GP. GMC Number 6122499

Dr Lorna Clarson
Female Salaried GP. GMC No TBC

Dr Abi Nguyen
Female Salaried GP. GMC No TBC

Dr Starla Yarde (on maternity Leave)
Salaried GP. GMC No 704622

GP Registrars

Dr Asim & Dr Fredrickson

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.

Clinical Team

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Vicky Shone RGN
Julie Broad

Nurse Practitioner

Julia Nixon RGN
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.

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 Parton

District Nurses

The District Nurses may be contacted by telephone at 11am most weekdays at The Ryecroft Centre on 0300 124 0092.

Health Visitors

Katy Shone
Gill Hooper
Irene Cartlidge

The Health Visitors are based at Porthill Clinic and can be contacted on 01782 427420.


Stacey Hulse

The practice has an attached Midwife who can be contacted on 01782 672100 or 01782 672181.

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.

Management & Administration

Practice Manager

Lynne Cooper

Lynne Cooper

Lynne 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
  • Rebecca
  • Natasha
  • Judith
  • Abbie
  • Debbie
  • Mandy
  • Sharon

Admin & Secretaries


Amelia and Laura


Debbie and Angela