Meet the Team


Dr Bagshaw (f)
GP Senior Partner

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 (f)
GP Managing Partner

Having obtained my medical degree at Aberdeen University I moved to Nottingham for my GP training. I became a partner at Littlewick in the year 2000 – so I have seen many changes both in the building and the partnership.

I have a special interest in skin conditions having obtained a Diploma in Dermatology from Cardiff University. I am also a GP trainer which means I have responsibility for some of the many young doctors who spend time at the practice learning how to be a GP.

I have 3 sons, two of which have already gone to university. In my spare time I enjoy going to HIIT exercise classes and I am involved in the local church.

Dr Pizzey (f)
GP Managing Partner

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 (f)
GP Partner

Dr Owen studied at St George’s Hospital in South London and after qualifying as a doctor in 1995 she did her GP training in Nottingham and joined Littlewick in 2001.

Diabetes care is her main clinical interest and she is lead for diabetes at Littlewick. She is also the clinical lead GP for diabetes in Derbyshire working for the Derby and Derbyshire integrated care board part time. She co-ordinates the end of life care for Littlewick patients which she finds incredibly rewarding. We aim to provide the best care possible at Littlewick and one of the ways to do that is to take concerns and complaints very seriously and learn from them for the future. Dr Owen is one of the partners responsible for dealing with complaints and reviewing learning events. She also loves teaching and organises our “Lunch and Learn” programme for Littlewick staff to be updated on different topics, and teaches diabetes to doctors, nurses and pharmacists all across Derbyshire.

When she is not busy at Littlewick or in her Derbyshire diabetes role, Dr Owen can be found walking, cycling, lake swimming or at her local church teaching the Bible to under fives or groups of adults.

Dr Garside (f)
GP Partner

Dr Garside qualified from Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals Medical Schools in London 1994. After working her house jobs in Chester, she working in medicine and accident and emergency roles before moving to live in Australia in 1997. Whilst there she worked in accident and emergency, general medicine and anaesthetics before taking up a GP role on a remote island. She returned to the UK in 2003 after having her children, and completed her UK General Practice training at Littlewick Medical Centre, gaining the MRCGP in 2005.
Her special interests lie in substance misuse and in elderly care medicine, as well as in dermatology, especially pigmented skin lesions. Dr Garside has working in various practices in Derbyshire and Staffordshire as a locum and as a salaried GP, as well as continuing to work for the Derbyshire Substance Misuse service one day a week, before being tempted back to her training practice.
Outside of work she enjoys fine food, cooking and baking, gardening and keeping chickens, and travelling to France. She does however spend most of her free time running her children around to their many sporting activities.

Dr Shanks (m)
GP Partner

Dr Shanks grew up in West Hallam and attended the University of Aberdeen graduating in 2010. He returned to Ilkeston to start his GP training here at Littlewick Medical Centre in 2012 and after completing his training in 2015 he stayed on, becoming a partner in 2016.

His medical interests include teaching and training; joint problems and ear, nose and throat problems.

Outside of work he still plays rugby, watches movies, reads trashy science fiction books and spends time with his wife and family

Dr Travell (m)
Salaried GP

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 acting as a tutor to medical students.

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 Tobiasiewicz (f)
Salaried GP

Dr Tobiasiewicz studied Medicine at Newcastle University and completed her GP training locally in Derbyshire. She joined Littlewick in 2013 as a trainee GP and was delighted to stay after completing her training in 2018.

She enjoys her work as a GP, has a special interest in Respiratory medicine as well as the support and development of GP trainees and newly qualified GPs.

When not at work she is busy looking after her 3 children. She enjoys reading, good food, spending time with family and friends as well as being outdoors, running, swimming & cycling, having twice completed the Erewash Triathlon.

Dr Islam Gadi (f)

Salaried GP

Dr Gadi graduated from the Nottingham University Medical school in 2013 and trained locally in Derbyshire before completing her GP training in 2018. Making the transition at Littlewick from registrar to Salaried GP. During this time, she had also completed a diploma in Obstetrics and gynaecology and commenced a diploma in child health. she has a keen interest in teaching and training of both medical students and GP trainees. And works with the GMC as PLAB 2 examiner for International doctors entering the UK. Outside of Littlewick Dr Gadi also works for DHU out of hours.  In her spare time she loves spending time with family & friends and enjoys activities like hiking, jogging, and travelling.

Dr Corinna Small (f)
Salaried GP

Dr Small graduated from Nottingham University Medical School in 1992, following which she completed a medical rotation in Derby and worked in Accident and Emergency in Queensland, Australia . It was here she experienced General Practice for the first time. On returning to England, Dr Small commenced her GP training and completed this in 1998. For the last 17 years, Dr Small has been a GP at a practice in south Nottingham. She enjoys all aspects of family medicine, having a particular interest in women’s health, dermatology, elderly medicine, mental health and end of life care.

Dr Owusu (f)
Salaried GP

I studied medicine at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. I moved to the UK afterwards and started my GP training in 2016 in the  Derbyshire area with a lot of my training being done at Littlewick. After completing my training I worked briefly at another erewash practice and then returned to Littlewick as a salaried GP.
Outside of work, I’m a busy mom of 3 children. I also enjoy walking and I’m an active member at church where I sing in the choir.

Dr Emma Roope (f)
Salaried GP

Dr Roope graduated from University of Nottingham in 2014. She worked in Derbyshire and Leeds before completing her GP training in Oxfordshire. She enjoys all aspects of family medicine, particularly children’s health and acute care.
Outside of medicine, she enjoys live music, being outdoors and seeing friends.

Dr Torsu (m)
Salaried GP

Dr Meacheam (m)
Salaried GP

Nursing Team

Non-urgent advice:

Nurse Practitioners can treat, diagnose, counsel and educate patients, who have minor illnesses. This frees up the doctors to see patients with the most urgent or complicated health issues.

Nurses help dozens of patients every day. From baby immunisations to helping people with long-term conditions like diabetes and asthma.

Healthcare Assistants play a key role in vaccinations and free up nurses time. They carry out baseline observations such as blood pressure and undertake wound care, dressings and other clinical tasks as required.

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Jackie Parkin (f)
Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Jackie is one of our Nurse Practioners and has been with Littlewick since 2014. Jackie is the childhood immunisation lead, safeguarding and dementia lead nurse. Prior to working at Littlewick Jackie worked for NEMS, and as a midwife.

Fiona Schofield (f)
Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Fiona is a highly experienced Nurse Practitioner whose career started in the Emergency Department followed by 20 years in general practice.

Julie Clarke (f)
Advanced Nurse Practitioner

I qualified in 2000 and have worked in medicine, surgery, high dependency care, infection control and urgent care. My special interests are in Paediatrics and learning disabilities.

Hannah McLean (f)
Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Practice Nurses

Suzanne Westwood (f)
Practice Nurse

Suzanne joined Littlewick in 2014 as a full time Practice Nurse from the royal Derby Hospital, Medical assessment short stay ward. She has worked in other areas of acute medicine since graduating form Nottingham University in 2010 and has completed a degree in practice nursing.
She undertakes all aspects of general practice nurse duties and has a particular interest in warfarin management and Travel vaccinations. Suzanne loves to spend time with her family in particular shopping with her daughters, cooking and gardening.

Sister Jayne Holmes (f)
Practice Nurse

Jayne qualified as an Adult Registered Nurse in 1983, and joined Littlewick in December 2013. Prior to this she worked at Nottingham City Hospital as Neuro Rehab Nurse for 10 years and then at Heanor and Ilkeston Community Hospitals on the wards and in a Nurse Led Dressing Clinic.
Jaynes specialist interest is in Warafrin management and is the Lead Nurse at the Long Eaton Clinic, as well as performing some Practice Nurse duties at Littlewick.
In her spare time Jayne enjoys spending time with her friends and family, Tap Dancing, Dog walking, Reading, and is a member of Trent Vineyard Church.

Gemma Leek (f)
Practice Nurse

Lucy Morton (f)
Practice Nurse

I trained at the University of Nottingham and qualified as a Nurse in 2011. I have special interests in clinical education for student nurses and infection control, as well as women’s health. I have two small children and a husband who keep me very busy when I’m not at work.

Hannah Johnson (f)
Practice Nurse

I trained at Sheffield Hallam University and qualified in 2019. I have always worked in the community as a nurse as I love the continuity of working with patients you see often. I enjoy all aspects of nursing but have a special interest in diabetes care and women’s health. I have an adorable family dog who I love taking for walks in the countryside, enjoy swimming classes after work to keep myself fit and spending time with my wonderful friends and family.

Healthcare Assistants

Karen Corbett (f)
Healthcare Assistant

Karen joined Littlewick in 2003, initially working from our branch surgery over in West Hallam, both in reception and dispensary. Karen was very keen to progress and undertook phlebotomy training, and Karen is now our resident phlebotomist, she’s also very keen to develop her health care skills as well as maintaining the administrative side of the role. In her spare time, Karen enjoys spending time with her family, reading and taking her Jack Russell for walks.

Amiee Henshaw (f)
Healthcare Assistant

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.

Lisa Plant (f)
Healthcare Assistant

After leaving school, Lisa worked in pharmacy for over 10 years. After taking a break to have 2 children, she went back to work in a nursing home where she trained and got her NVQ2 and NVQ3. She has been at Littlewick since 2009 and has done various further training courses for the ever changing role of the HCA including; smoking cessation, spirometry, phlebotomy, ECG’s, diabetic reviews and footchecks and her favourite, wounds and dressings to name but a few. Lisa enjoys the role of Health Care Assistant as it is constantly changing as the role continues to develop.

Vikki Sutton (f)
Healthcare Assistant

Practice Team

Carly Widziernikow
Practice Manager

Carly’s early career was in retail management, joining Littlewick in 2015 as a receptionist and administrator for the Erewash Diabetes Service. Carly has been Practice Manager for Littlewick since 2018.

Jo Deering
Practice Manager

Joanne’s early career has included working in finance as well as working for the local Primary Care Trust. Joanne has been working as a Practice Manager since 2010, joining Littlewick in 2022.

Beth Boot
Operations and Communications Manager

Beth has worked at Littlewick since 2011, initially as a receptionist and has since progressed into the role of Operations and Communications Manager and Littlewick wellbeing champion.

Lynne Thompson
Medicines Management Technician

Lynne joined Littlewick Surgery in 2015 having started her career at Manor Pharmacy in Castle Donington. Her training in Pharmacy Services was completed in the form of an NVQ with a level 3 qualification being achieved within 18 months and then an Accredited Checking Technician qualification.

Reception Manager

Katie’s early career has included retail management and health care dispensing. Having joined Littlewick in 2018 as a receptionist, Katie has recently progressed to Reception Manager.

Non-urgent advice:

Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription inquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.

Pharmacy Team

Non-urgent advice:

Pharmacists play a vital role in working with healthcare providers and patients to reduce unnecessary medications and potential drug interactions. Pharmacists can provide counselling and education to improve compliance which leads to better health outcomes and they act as a valuable source of information for patients and the healthcare team, answering questions about medications, potential interactions, dosages, and other related concerns.

The PCN Pharmacy team is a team of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians working across the Erewash Region covering all 11 surgeries.
The team’s role is to help provide focused medication reviews looking to help patients who are on large numbers of medications or medications that carry risks.
The team is here to help inform you why you are taking the medications and what their role is in your long-term care, how to use the medications in a way that you can get the maximum benefit from them and provide you with practical tips on managing your conditions and medication routines.

Ben Jones (m)
Clinical Pharmacist

Ben graduated from De Montfort University in 2014 and undertook his pre – registration training at Nottingham University Hospitals where he completed a diploma in Clinical Pharmacy. He has been working at Littlewick Medical Centre since 2019 and completed his independent prescribing training in 2022. His work mainly comprises of long term condition medication reviews and he has a special interest in Cardiology as he undertook his prescribing training in Atrial Fibrillation.
Outside of work he is a keen cyclist and enjoys watching cricket.

Sukhvinder Singh

Sukhy joined Erewash Health Partnership in February 2021. Since graduating in 2016, he has gained experience within community pharmacy as a locum pharmacist and as a clinical and site lead for the national COVID vaccination centres. He aims to bring this clinical knowledge and passion to EHP to ensure patient and drug safety. Outside of work, Sukhy has a great passion for travelling, hiking and photography.


I joined Erewash PCN in March 2022, having worked for 1 year at a local PCN. Before working in Primary Care I had been a community pharmacist for 5 years. I use this experience to help ensure patients medications are as safe and effective as possible. I love to continually develop, which this role certainly allows, and I am currently completing my prescribing qualification. Outside of work I have two young boys who keep me very busy, love to watch live music and enjoy going to Zumba with my friends.


I have recently joined Erewash PCN in June 2022. I graduated from The University of Manchester in 2009 and have experience working as a community pharmacist for 12 years. Currently I am undertaking a Clinical Diploma at De Monfort University and really enjoying furthering my knowledge.  I am passionate about patient centred care and optimising medication, which I apply to all my medication reviews. Outside of work I have two daughters who keep me busy, but I also enjoy spending time with friends, walking my dog and listening to books.

PCN Pharmacist


Mohammedwali has graduated from University of Oslo in 2009, he has since worked in different capacities within academia, community pharmacy and hospital setting. He joined the team in May 2022. While in Norway he was working as a lecturer of Pharmacology for undergraduate students. When working in Kenya he was based in a hospital and started integrating the Pharmacists workforce so that they could participate in ward rounds and be part of the multi-disciplinary team. In the UK he primarily worked in community pharmacy as a pharmacist manager. Outside of work Mohammedwali is busy with playing 7 a side football, he also like travelling and spending time with his family.

PCN Pharmacist

I am a PCN pharmacist working for Erewash Health Partnership since January 2023. My pharmacy background is from Community and Hospital Outpatients Pharmacies.
I joined Primary Care as I always had an interest in improving my clinical skills further and provide further knowledge to patients about their conditions and how their medications help to manage their condition.
My roles within the PCN include working in a range of surgeries and care homes to provide patient centered care whilst undertaking medication reviews, acute medication queries to allow patients to have a better understanding of their medication and ensure safe and effective use and monitoring of their medications.

Jothy Kandiah
PCN Pharmacist

I am an experienced community pharmacist and started with the PCN in January 2023 to advance my interest in developing my clinical practice. I work across several practices in the Erewash area. I have enjoyed my experience thus far , with reviewing patients both in surgery and Care Home settings. I have enhanced the experience of patients with medication reviews with input from the MDT and support the PCN in covid vaccinations and surgery with flu vaccinations. I am also available for medication enquiries for the MDT and patients.
Outside work I am kept busy by my two teenage children, reading and Netflix.

Stuart Siriwannaporn
PCN Pharmacist

I recently joined Erewash PCN in August 2023. Prior to this I’ve been working in community pharmacy for 13 and a half years. I really enjoy interacting with patients at Primary care level as I could engage them to participate in their care. I appreciate all the supports I had from my colleagues and every day I come to work, there will be new challenges. I’m constantly learning new operational and clinical skills at my own pace, as I go along, since being a part of the PCN. Outside work I love cooking all kinds of foods as I find them quite therapeutic especially those ones that I design the recipe myself.


Peony graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2012 and has since worked in both community and hospital pharmacy settings. Peony enjoyed continual development of her role and joined Erewash in January 2021. Prior to this role, she has completed a clinical diploma and is currently undertaking a prescribing course. Her goal is to ensure patient safety in medication use and to help every patient achieve the best possible outcome possible.
Outside of work, she has two young boys who keep her very busy. She enjoys creating artwork, travelling and serving at church.

Healthcare Staff

Lisa Gardner
Care Coordinator

I have worked in the NHS for over 30 years some of that managing a large team of staff. I have a lot of experience and knowledge and my passion has always been to try my best to help people. I have been a Care coordinator at Littlewick for nearly 5 years and work closely with the whole team as well as working with community teams. On a personal level I am often down at the farm helping my Daughter with her horse or taking her to and from dance classes. I enjoy going long walks with our dog and meeting up with friends for coffee or cinema visits.
Care coordinators focus on providing a more joined-up and coordinated care journey for patients. They are the single point of contact for patients to navigate the health and care system.



Non-urgent advice:

We have two chaplains at Littlewick Medical Centre who are here to:
* Listen to your story without judgement
* Listen to ALL, people of faith and no faith
* Build trusting relationships where you can explore hard questions it may be about loss, bereavement anxiety and fear depression, sadness or other life difficulties
* Help you find hope, resilience and strength
* Provide faith support and exploration but only if that is what you ask for.