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Practice Team

Dr Ian Pace MB ChB BSc DCH DRCOG DFSRH (Senior Partner)

Born in the North of England, I grew up in Malta and graduated in medicine from the University of Birmingham in 1985 after intercalating a degree in Physiology in 1982. I did my vocational training in the Royal Air Force and worked in a number of RAF locations in the UK and abroad before joining the Galletly Practice in 1993.

My medical interests encompass most areas of General Practice but particularly chronic disease management including diabetes, heart failure, and asthma, minor surgery and medical computing.

I am responsible for the IT infrastructure in the practice and Information Management and I am the Caldicott Guardian. I have two grown-up children and have lived locally since 1988.

Dr Antony Wright MB BS BMedSci, MRCGP (Partner)

I graduated from Newcastle University in 1992 (MBBS, BMedSci). After 12 months of teaching undergraduate medical students, I embarked on a career in surgery. However, in 1995, I decided that General Practice was the career for me.

Interests: I trained to be a General Practitioner in Newcastle and Grantham (MRCGP, 1997) before moving to Bourne in 1997. I have an interest in hypertension, ischaemic heart disease, atrial fibrillation, heart failure and anticoagulation. I am the Practice lead GP for prescribing and the Dispensary.

I am married with three grown-up children and still live locally in Bourne.

Dr Paul Cregor MB ChB MRCGP DGM DoccMed (Partner)

I’m originally from Southend on Sea in Essex. I read Medicine at Sheffield University and qualified in 2002. I worked as a Junior Doctor in Sheffield before joining the Galletly Practice in 2006 and we moved down from Yorkshire.

I’m very interested in GP education. In 2010 I became a GP Trainer and the Practice was awarded GP Training Practice status. We supervise and help Doctors during their GP training so that they can complete their training program and become independent GP’s. In 2017 I became a GP tutor for Cambridge University and we now have medical students at the practice doing their GP training. I’m also a GP appraiser and visit GP’s in their own practice to assess their work.

My medical special interests include Geriatric Medicine, Respiratory Medicine and helping patients

Mr Ian Robinson

Born in Todmorden West Yorkshire, I joined the Practice in March 2006 following a career outside of the health sector. Living locally with my wife and Great Dane “Alfie” I am a life-long support, or is it sufferer, of Burnley Football Club spending more time than I should (according to my wife) following them. Keen in most sports I am also a PADI diver, especially in warm water!

Responsible for all Business and Administrative aspects of the Practice my function as Business Partner is to ensure the smooth and efficient running of services so that my GP colleagues may concentrate on their clinical roles.  Additionally I look to develop the Practice ensuring that we are fit for purpose and at the front edge of service delivery to ensure the people of Bourne and surrounding areas have the best possible care.  In March 2015 I became the founding Chair of Allied Health South Lincolnshire Ltd.  This organisation comprises 15 local practices that have come together to deliver Primary Care Services at scale within South Lincolnshire and we are working closely with local NHS agencies to expand and fully integrate care into our communities.

Dr Rebecca Mitchell MBBS BSc DRCOG MRCGP DFSRH (Partner)

I grew up in Stamford and then moved to London where I studied at Guy’s, Kings and St Thomas’ Medical School. I qualified in 2007 and met my husband in Kent when I was training to become a GP.

I joined the practice in 2012 and recently completed my postgraduate certificate in Medical Education. I have joined Dr Paul Cregor in supervising and helping fully qualified doctors become GPs. My specialist areas include women’s health, sexual health and contraception, rheumatology and palliative care.

I live near Stamford with my husband, Marc and our children. In our spare time, we enjoy spending time together as a family.

Dr Jo Sacks MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH

Originally from Leeds, I moved to London to study at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College. I qualified in 1996 and worked around the London area until I moved to Stamford in 2005.

I joined the Galletly Practice in 2015. My areas of special interest include women’s health and contraception (including implant and coil fitting); and minor surgery.

I live near Stamford with my husband Tim and our son Henry. Outside work, I love to run, both road and trail, all kinds of distances. I’m also a volunteer coach at my son’s junior triathlon club.

Dr Cathy Fawcett BMBS, BMedSci, DRCOG, MRCGP DFSRH

I’m originally from London and studied Medicine at the University of Nottingham. Whilst there I met my husband who is Lincolnshire born and bred, and on completing my degree, I moved to Lincoln. I trained as a GP there, then worked my first few years as a fully qualified GP in Grantham, before joining the Galletly Practice in January 2018.

I’m particularly interested in paediatrics and family planning.

I work part time and enjoy my days off looking after our two young sons.

Sister Lisa Anderson RGN PgCert

I was born in Stamford and then moved to Peterborough where I completed my nurse training in 1990. I have now been nursing for the past 31 years! I joined the Galletly Surgery in 2009 initially as a minor illness/practice nurse, I have now progressed to become a nurse prescriber and am currently studying at Lincoln university to gain my MSc in advanced clinical practice.

I live locally with my husband and 4 children.

Mrs Gail Bowes RGN BSc(hons) Msc

I trained at Hull school of nursing qualifying at the end of 1983 and went on to work in various areas of nursing while bringing up my 3 children.

I was always keen to learn and trained as a nursery nurse as well as obtaining an adult teaching certificate and trained in alternative therapies at night school before undertaking a degree in health studies at Lincoln University, graduating in 2001
I came into general practice later on in 2001 and trained in all areas of chronic disease and then progressed to become an advanced nurse practitioner graduating from Huddersfield University in 2009 with an MSc.

I love my role within the practice supporting the GPs seeing patients in all aspects of care but I have a keen interest in diabetes, women’s health & mental health.

My children are all grown up now and I have a gorgeous grandson and step-granddaughter. I love being outdoors whether it is walking my Labradors, out on our motorbike or travelling to lovely destinations abroad. I work hard and enjoy life.

Sister Pat Lennard

I started my nursing career in 1978 when I left my home town, Stafford in the West Midlands to start training as an Enrolled Nurse in The Queen Alexanders Royal Army Nursing Corp where I spent a year of my training in Hong Kong. After qualifying as an EN I left the Army to marry my husband who was serving in the RAF.

Whilst accompanying my husband at home and abroad I have gained a wide range of knowledge in various posts including Community Nursing, Maternity and Respiratory.
In 2000 I completed a Conversion course to a Registered Nurse through Nottingham University and at Pilgrim Hospital, Boston. I then became a Practice Nurse at a Surgery in Sleaford and Heckington for 10 yrs moving to the Galletly Practice in 2009, where I now work as a treatment room nurse and also manage Chronic Disease patients within the surgery.

I moved to Stamford nearly three years ago where I live with my husband Richard.
I have two adult sons and enjoy my spare time with my two Grandsons, time in the garden and cooking.

Sister Jane Storey

I started my training in 2003 and qualified in 2006 in Adult Nursing. I trained on the Boston Campus (at Pilgrim Hospital)which was then attached to Nottingham University.

When qualified I went onto a cardio/respiratory ward in a hospital for about a year, then I went to a Nurse –led Community hospital for a while. I then went into Practice Nursing in 2008 at a GP Practice in Spalding. I came to The Galletly in 2014 where I have been ever since.

I work with a great team of Doctors, Nurses, admin and dispensary staff. I enjoy all of the clinics I work in.

I live in a village near Boston. I’m married , have 3 grown up children and a dog.

Sister Katherine Jordan

Originally from Saffron Walden in Essex, I studied Adult Nursing at the University of Hertfordshire and graduated with BSc (Hons) in the summer of 2016. I joined the Galletly Practice in August 2016 as a newly qualified nurse. I love all aspects of my role at the practice but have particular interest in Diabetes, Heart Disease and contraception. I am looking forward to starting a minor illness diploma later on in the year to further my knowledge and skills. I live in Spalding with my husband. When not at work I usually have a few books on the go and am constantly snapping away with my camera!

Sister Clare Bergner

I qualified as a nurse in September 2006. I have worked on a general medical ward when I first qualified and then went into Practice nursing for 5 years I completed my Diploma in Asthma and COPD . From there I then went back into working on an acute respiratory ward. My post before coming back in practice nursing was at The hospice in the hospital at Grantham which is the first hospice of its kind in the country. I really enjoyed my end of life care and I still work on the bank at times there at the weekend as I am still passionate about End Of Life Care.

I started working at The Galletly in January 2017 and am training in Acute illness alongside my other practice nurse work

I am married with 3 grown up children and 2 beautiful grandchildren.

In my spare time I do some crazy running challenges I enjoy running long distance and Yoga and keeping fit.

Sister Emma Jones RGN

I started my training in 2008 at Stoke Mandeville hospital in Buckinghamshire and qualified in 2011 moving on to work as a Paediatric Nurse on the Children’s ward in Peterborough Hospital. I worked between the ward and Paediatric assessment unit and High dependency care for six years. I also have experience in minor operations as part of a day surgery service for children.

I then took the leap into community and started working as a Practice Nurse at The Galletly Practice, and have done this for a year and a half now and haven’t looked back since!

Mrs Katrina Dawney

I have lived in the Stamford area all my life, currently living in a small village outside of Stamford with my husband, 2 children, 1 cat and a dog!

I have worked as a HCA since leaving college in various departments in the Peterborough and Stamford hospital gaining many skills and knowledge along the way, I have completed 2 separate NVQ level 3s during my time as a HCA alongside other various courses to help me further my career, which also benefits myself and patients within my job role. I joined the practice in 2015 and thoroughly enjoy my job, particularly Phlebotomy and Minor Ops.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with family and friends, walking, cycling and chilling with a good book

Mrs Heidi Parkerwood

I grew up in Bourne and have remained local where I currently live with my Partner, children and Labrador! I recently joined the practice in May 2018 having previously worked with people with learning disabilities and at Peterborough City hospital in the Ambulatory Care Unit. In my spare time, I enjoy trips to the Peak District.