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We hope that all the staff at Sunny Meed endeavour to provide you with the best care and experience possible and as a practice recognise CQC priorities as being: safe, effective, caring, responsive and well led.

The surgery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and ALL staff have had a DBS check.

Nurse Practitioners

Kathy Leach (f)

Kathy is a prescribing nurse practitioner who works full time at Sunny Meed surgery.

She covers all aspects of chronic disease management undertaking both face to  face and phone appointments. She has a specialist interest in diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease as well as medication reviews. She also manages patient  who present acutely to primary care.

Kathy has leadership responsibilities in supporting and coordinating the nursing team.


All practice nurses carry out a range of general surgery nursing duties. These include:

  • diabetes clinic
  • asthma clinic
  • coronary heart disease clinic
  • health information and advice including NHS health checks
  • helping all the doctors with minor surgery
  • cervical smears
  • dressing of wounds and removal of stitches
  • ear syringing currently not offered but microsuction referrals made to WCH
  • infant and adult immunisation
  • travel advice and vaccinations
  • family planning
  • well man/woman
  • INR monitoring (near patient testing)
  • smoking cessation
Sister Clare Fluker (f)

An experienced practice nurse undertaking all aspects of nursing care including chronic disease management.

Her specialist interests include diabetes and childhood and travel vaccinations. She is a smoking cessation counsellor and can provide advice and support for weight management.

Sister Sue Carr (f)

An experienced nurse practitioner and has worked as a district nurse in the past, offering general nursing services including contraceptive implant insertions and removals at Sunny Meed.

She is available for blood tests and is also available on Monday evenings between 18:30 - 20:30 for treatment room services at Sunny Meed including new patient and NHS health checks, investigations eg. ECG and smoking cessation. She has also been involved in research at the practice.

Sister Laura Donaldson (f)

An experienced practice nurse who undertakes all aspects of primary care nursing including chronic disease management.

She is currently on maternity leave.

Health Practitioners

Mr Andrew Bawler (m)

Andy is a specialist paramedic with over 17 years experience as a emergency care practitioner who undertakes all home visits and face to face appointments.

He is responsible for assessing and managing all patients (including babies and children) presenting to primary care and is currently undertaking his independent prescriber training. He has a specialist interest in mental health.

He will lead resuscitation training for the surgery and service users as well as providing  training for the recognition and management of emergencies scenarios within the family. 

Healthcare Assistants

Holly (f)

A health care assistant with a degree in nutrition and offers: phlebotomy, smoking cessation counselling, new patient and NHS Health Checks and investigations eg  ECG, spirometry, INR testing. She is also able to fully support and counsel patients wishing to lose weight and advise on nutritional aspects of healthcare.

She is available every weekday in addition to Thursday evenings between 18:30 - 20:30 at Sunny Meed during 'extended hours'.

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