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Dr Eeckelaers

Dr Eeckelaers will be retiring from the partnership on 3rd December 2017.  

He will continue to work at the practice on a very part time basis.

If Dr Eeckelaers  is your named GP and you would like to know who this will be after 3.12.17 please ask at reception.

Practice Management

Mrs Julie Jefferson
Dip Practice Administration CMS
Mrs Jefferson plays a major role in the daily running of the practice and organises the services, staff and doctors. She is available for your general, non-medical enquiries and any complaints. If you wish to meet her, please ask at the reception desk.
Mrs Diane Dunlop
Mrs Dunlop assists Mrs Jefferson in her daily role of running the practice and also works closely with our Senior Receptionist, Mrs Joan Schofield, to ensure the smooth running of the reception desk and office. She is also acting Practice Manager in Mrs Jefferson's absence. Please ask at the reception desk if you would like to meet her.


Mrs Joanne Hampson

Data Quality Officer Mrs Hampson is responsible for the daily operation of the practice’s computer system. She ensures that the data entered is correct and of a high quality.

Mrs Elaine Forsythe

Immunisation Clerk

Mrs Forsythe arranges the 8 week check appointments for new born babies.

She also manages the appointments for the child immunisation clinic and liaises with the child health department regarding which immunisations are due for your child. 


The reception staff have a wide range of duties including arranging your appointments, taking your telephone calls, dealing with your repeat prescriptions, answering numerous and varied questions and offering help and assistance
Miss Karen Etchells

Reception Supervisor Miss Etchells  is responsible for the organisation and daily running of the reception desk and office. She works closely with Mrs Dunlop, our deputy manager, to ensure this runs smoothly. She is available for your general, non-medical enquiries. Please ask at the reception desk if you would like to meet her.

Linda Kenyon
Catherine Nugent
Barbara Ryan-Watling
Mrs Carol Daly
Mrs Lesley Hyde
Mrs Shehnaz Ahmed (f)


Ms Jenette Beckett

Jenette provides the secretarial service to all the GP's. She liaises with the hospital Consultants and their secretaries. She is also responsible for operating Choose and Book software that allocates hospital appointments. If you have any queries about your hospital appointments please contact her on 0161 230 3750.

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