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Risedale SurgeryAlfred Barrow Health CentreDuke StreetBarrow-in-FurnessCumbria, LA14 2LBTel: 01229 402999
M.B. B.S. M.R.C.G.P. D.R.C.O.G.
Isabel joined the Practice in 1999, after working for a time as a Locum GP in the area. Isabel specialises in Diabetes. She is the Surgery’s Safeguarding Lead and Caldicott Guardian.
MB BS MRCGP & DRCOG Dip FP
Abha joined the Practice in June 2011, after training as a GP at other Practices in Barrow. Abha has a special interest in women's health and minor surgery.
M.B. BCH Qualified 1991 University of Witwatersand South Africa
Joined Practice January 2015
Joined Surgery November 2015
Chelsea is now training to be a Nurse.
Liz is an Advanced Paramedic
Michelle is an Advanced Paramedic
Maxine is an Advanced Paramedic
Healthcare Assistant NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care
Janet joined the Practice in September 1998. She works closely with the Practice Nursing team, providing pre-clinic checks for chronic disease monitoring, as well as flu vaccination, blood tests and general practice nursing support.
Selina joined the Practice in January 2002. She works closely with the Practice Nursing team, providing pre-clinic checks for chronic disease monitoring, as well as flu vaccination, blood tests and general practice nursing support.
Abbie is our newest member of staff. She is a qualified phlebotomist and is training in all aspects of healthcare assistant work
Julie is our Administrator she has been at the Surgery since August 2003. She works really hard to ensure that the "administrative office" works well and is part of the management team.
Lorraine joined the Practice in October 2006 and is part of the management team
Lynn oversees the prescription ordering and queries
Helen looks after referrals and hospital queries along with insurance forms
Anne-Kathrin joined the Surgery in 2009. She manages our annual recall system and ensures that patients needing reviews are invited to appointments
Amy is one of our secretaries. She also has responsibility for incoming insurance forms. Amy also carries out some reception duties when needed
Along with Lynn, Elaine is a member of the Surgery’s Prescribing Team. She also provides occasional reception cover
Rebekah joined the Surgery in September 2018 as an apprentice. We are pleased that Rebekah has now joined our Reception team as a full time member of staff.
Anna is one of our apprentices who joined the Surgery in March 2019.
Nicole completed her apprenticeship with the Surgery and we are pleased to announce that she is now a full time receptionist who also helps with prescriptions
Michelle joined our Reception team in 2019.
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