Meet the Team


Francis Cooke


Qualifications: MB BS
Medical School: St George’s, London
Year Qualified: 1996
Special Interests: GP training, Diabetes

David Gray


Qualifications: MBBS, MRCGP
Medical School: Newcastle
Year Qualified: 2006, 2011

Rebecca Kinchin


Qualifications: MB BS, Podiatry BSc(Hons)
About me: specialises in pain management

Girish Vaze


Qualifications: MBBS, MS (ENT), DLO
Medical School: Pune University, India
Year Qualified: MBBS – 1986 – Pune University, India
MS (ENT) – 1989 – Pune University, India
DLO – 1994 – Royal College of Surgeons of England
About me: Completed training in Dumfriesshire, joining Clifton Court in 2006.
Special Interests: ENT, Minor Skin Ops & Respiratory Problems

Khalid Zaman


Qualifications: MBBS, MRCGP, PG DIP, MSK medicine
Medical School: Nottingham University
Year Qualified: 1996
Specialist Interests: Neurology, musculo-skeletal medicine, mental health

Nursing Team

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners can assess and examine you, make a diagnosis and provide advice and treatment including a prescription if required. They can make referrals to consultants or other health care professionals and admit patients into hospital when necessary. They can also issue sick notes.

Amanda McEwan

Clinical Practitioner

Mark Rose

Clinical Practitioner

Ray Pratt

Clinical Practitioner

Practice Nurses

Sister Bethany Angus

Special interest in respiratory medicine.

Sister Christina Coad

Practice immunisations lead. Special interest in respiratory medicine.

Sister Paula Dowson

Special interest in diabetes and respiratory.

Sister Amanda Doswell

Lead nurse.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Nursing
Medical School: Napier University, Edinburgh
Year Qualified: 2001
Specialises in diabetes and coronary heart disease. Interest in women’s health.

Health Care Assistants

Vicky Baines

Qualifications: Care certificate

About me: HCA lead for coronary heart disease. My role also includes bloods, health checks, blood pressures and helping doctors with minor ops and family planning.

Jennifer Boyd

My role includes doing blood tests, health checks, blood pressures and other annual reviews.

Michelle Darkes

My role includes doing blood tests, health checks, blood pressures and helping doctors with minor operations.

General Practice Assistants

Lynn Harrison


Carrie Coates


Every patient has a named GP and can express a preference about the GP they are assigned to.


Clinical Pharmacists are highly qualified experts in medicines and can help people in a range of ways including carrying out structured medication reviews, responding to medication requests and improving patient safety.

Konrad Winiarek

Pharmacist – Male

Practice staff

Andrea Francis

Practice manager

Tracey McKenna

Reception supervisor