Meet the Staff

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The Littlewick Medical Centre Team

 

 
Dr Walton graduated from the University of Bristol in 1983. She then acquired a hospital job in Derby and after this she worked as a GP Trainee in Heanor before joining Littlewick Medical Centre in 1988. Her special professional interests are gynaecology, drugs misuse and encouraging patients in participation groups. Whilst not at Littlewick she tries to keep fit and enjoys watching her kids do likewise with rugby and netball. She also likes skiing and is a member of Trinity Methodist Church in Long Eaton.
Dr Travell graduated from the University of Leicester in 1983 and trained in Peterborough and Whitehaven from 1980 to 1989. Clinically his interests are minor surgery, joint injections, eye problems and GP training in Derby. His non-clinical interests include spending time with his family and friends, attending church, playing tennis, biking, walking, supporting Nottingham Forest Football Club and playing bass guitar in a covers band.
Dr. Downes graduated from the University of Sheffield in 1983. He followed various hospital jobs which included orthopaedics and general surgery to join Littlewick in 1991. His special interests include orthopaedics, minor surgery and dermatology. Outside of Littlewick his hobbies comprise of DIY, gardening, photography and cycling.
Dr Henn completed his medical training in 1991 at the University of Essen in the industrial heartland of the Ruhr Valley. Having finished medical school he desired to undertake his medical apprenticeship in the counties of Berkshire, Durham, and Greater Manchester before completing his Vocational Training in Nottingham. He gained membership of the Royal College of GPs and usual GP qualifications in 1995/6. In 2006 he gained the Diploma in Respiratory Medicine. His special interests are in long term conditions and he has been involved in steering groups on stroke, COPD, mental health, asthma, community rehabilitation and case management.
Dr. Halls graduated from the University of Oxford in 1978 and after a variety of hospital jobs became a GP in Coventry in 1984. He then joined Littlewick in 2000 after spending time abroad in Gambia. His special interests are diabetes, hypertension, uses of computers in medicine and clinical audit. Beyond Littlewick he is an active member of the Derby city church, the team leader of Derby street pastors, a computer programmer and a keen cycler. He has a fondness for good curries, databases and the occasional bottle of Old Speckled Hen; even more combined!
Dr Bagshaw studied Medicine at the University of Liverpool and completed her training in Oxfordshire. She relocated back to Derbyshire, having grown up in Chesterfield, and joined Littlewick in 2000. She is a GP trainer, supervising qualified doctors who are training to become GPs, and she also fits coils and implants in our family planning clinic. In addition her clinical interests are women's health, dermatology and palliative care. Outside of Littlewick she enjoys playing the piano and clarinet and is a supporter of various sporting activities enjoyed by her children - rugby, football, cricket and horseriding. She enjoys walking her labrador, gardening and keeping chickens.
Dr Mok graduated from the University of Aberdeen and carried out her GP training in Nottingham to join Littlewick Medical Centre in 2000. Clinically her interests lie in GP training and Dermatology. Her hobbies are reading a good book and playing electric guitar; as well as these she is an active member of Cornerstone church in Nottingham.
Dr Pizzey studied Medicine at the University of Liverpool and carried out her GP training in Nottingham from 1999 until 2001. Her special interests in medicine is diabetes. Outside work she is very busy looking after her three boys (plus a husband) and is involved in managing her local rugby club that her boys play for. She also grows her own vegetables and when she is relaxing she likes to read or go for a swim.
Dr Owen studied at St George's Hospital in South London and after qualifying she did her GP training in Nottingham, which she finished in 2000. Diabetes care is her main clinical interest and she was involved in setting up the diabetes clinic at Littlewick. She co-ordinates the end of life care for Littlewick patients which she finds incredibly rewarding. In addition she is responsible for co-ordinating the logistics for the delivery of over 3000 flu jabs each year, the GP in charge of the newsletter and is the GP link for the patient participation group. She is actively involved in her local church, teaching children and doing puppet shows to bring the Bible to life for them.

Dr Abbasi studied Medicine at Dow Medical College, University of Karachi and qualified in 1990. He carried out his pre-registration training in General Surgery and General Medicine at the affiliated University Teaching Hospital. He then returned to Leeds General Infirmary/St.James’s Hospital and Killingbeck Hospitals to train for  a postgraduate diploma in Cardiovascular Medicine. After this he moved on to King Edward V11 Memorial Hospital in Bermuda to work as a Surgical Resident acquiring a broad based Surgical experience in most Surgical Specialties.Returning to the Chorley District General and the Morecambe Bay Hospital Trusts in 1998 to continue with his Surgical training in General Surgery,Orthopaedics,Intensive Care Unit,Accident & Emergency. He opted for a career change & joined the  Mid Trent (Nottingham) GP VTS scheme in 2002, completing  Training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology,Paediatrics(General & Neonatal),Psychiatry,gaining further experience of Accident & Emergency in the Midlands. He spent eighteen months working in three General Practices in Sutton in Ashfield, Ravenshead and Mapperley Nottingham,joining Littlewick Medical Centre in 2005. His special interests are Cardiovascular Medicine(Clinical Lead),Anticoagulation service(Clinical Lead),Urgent care service, his other roles are a Clinical Supervisor involving Out of Hours GP trainee supervision and a GP Appraiser. Outside of Littlewick, he enjoys keeping fit, by training for and running 2 or 3 marathons a year (total finished to date-19 full marathons,12 half marathons over the last 10years, including London,Paris,Stockholm,New York,Chicago,San Francisco and Nottingham Robin Hood, as well as 6 Great North Runs, and travelling. He loves to spend his precious moments with his wife and four children.

Sister Jean Craddock started in 1966 as a Cadet Nurse and in 1967 she started her Nurse Training. Then in 1970 she qualified as a Nurse. She did her Nurse Training in Derby which included The Derby Royal Infirmary, Derby City Hospital, Women's Hospital and Children's Hospital. Her job partly consists of the usual practice nursing such as looking after people with diabetes and asthma, doing smears, sexual health and immunisations. She also has Nurse Practitioner appointments dealing with most minor illnesses such as chest infections, eye infections, coughs, colds, ear infections and water infections. As a Nurse she can prescribe and manages Littlewick's Surgery Nurse Team. In her spare time she loves spending time with her husband and family. She has two grandchildren and during the winter months she and her family go every weekend to watch their grandson play football.
Sister Hayley Disney has been a Nurse for 30 years now. She was a District Nurse at Littlewick in 1993. She then became a permament member of the District Nurse team in 1996 and then became a Practice Nurse in 2001. She trained at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1981. She gained a Specialist Practioner Degree from Derby University in 2005. Her role at Littlewick consists of a variety of jobs - these include long term conditions, INR (warfarin monitoring), contraception, sexual health, tissue viability and leg ulcers.
 
Ingrid French carried out her Phlebotomist training at the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham seventeen years ago. She joined Littlewick in 2010 which enabled us to provide a phlebotomy service which has become a great success. In her spare time she walks her dogs in the Derbyshire countryside and loves restoring old pieces of furniture.
Amiee Henshaw HCA. Amiee did all of her training at Littlewick Medical Centre. She specialises in helping patients stop smoking and enjoys performing ECG’s and assisting with minor operations. Away from work she loves looking after her two children, taking them on lots of trips to different parks with lots of outdoor activities. Her dogs also take up a lot of her time too, enjoying walks to the park along the canal.
Diane Addy Practice Director. Born just over the border in Nottinghamshire, Diane has always lived locally and was delighted to have moved back to her roots for work when she joined Littlewick in September 2011. Prior to moving into the NHS she has always worked for high street retailers ranging from Boots to Next and Mamas & Papas in various roles, but primarily as Buying Director or Supply Chain Director. Diane believes passionately in Littlewick being a core part of the local community and brings with her the business experience to steer the practice through a changing NHS to ensure we offer the highest standards of patient care. Any spare time left after running her daughters around, Diane enjoys walking, travelling, exploring new places and taking part in rallies and events with the Maserati club, as well as being a member of a local church and Inner Wheel club.
Ruth Hallam. Born in Northamptonshire, Ruth moved to Ilkeston in 2004. Having worked primarily in community pharmacy she joined Littlewick as a receptionist in February 2008 before being made Head Receptionist in January 2012. She enjoys the daily challenges of her role and working with the Littlewick team and has seen many changes over the years including new systems, portacabin surgeries and a new building. In her spare time she enjoys being with her family, being a mum and reading.
 
 

 


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