Staff

Doctors

  • Dr Nicola Smith (Female)
    M.B.Ch.B. Leicester 1989, FP Cert 1983
    Special interest: MKCCG Chair, Diabetes, Family planning
  • Dr Paul Minney (Male)
    M.B.B.Ch. Cardiff 1988, M.R.C.G.P. 1993, FP Cert 1993
    Special interest: GP Trainer, Diabetes, Skin & Minor Surgery
  • Dr Thao Nguyen (Female)
    BMed Sci Nottingham 2000, BMBS Nottingham 2002, D.R.C.O.G & D.R.S.H 2009, nMRCGP 2009
    Special interest: Skin, Women’s Heath, Health Promotion, Family Planning
  • Dr Tamara Baros (Female)
    MD Serbia 1998, MRCS (Ed) 2007, nMRCGP 2012
  • Dr Richard Simpson (Male)
    Special interest: GP Trainer

Explanation of Doctors’ Qualifications

Doctors in Training

  • GP Trainees
    GP trainees are fully qualified doctors who are specialising in General Practice.
  • Foundation Year Trainees
    Foundation Year Trainees are doctors who have recently qualified and doing their first two years of general training before they specialise.

For more information about Parkside as a Training Practice please see our Training Practice page.

Nurses

  • Lesley Laurie (Nurse Prescriber)
  • Barbara Martin
  • Claire Baxter

Find out what conditions and services our Nurses assist you with.

Health Care Assistant

  • Amanda Heatley

Smoking Cessation Advisor

  • John Bateman

For more information about Smoking Cessation see our smoking cessation page.

Phlebotomist

  • Carol Sylvester

Management

Practice Manager

  • Debra Clarke

Patient Navigators

All our patient navigators are here to help you. They have a difficult job to do, with phone calls and enquiries descending on them from every direction. They have to judge the urgency of your request, so please help them by providing them with the information they need. They have been trained to make these enquiries so that you can be helped in the most appropriate way. Provision can be made for you to speak confidentially with staff. They will keep all your information confidential.

Our patient navigators are:

Morning team

  • Team leader – Julie
  • Helen
  • Jade
  • Anita

Afternoon team

  • Team Leader – Gail
  • Helen
  • Jade
  • Mary

Administrative Staff

Secretary

  • Jo Wright

Prescriptions

  • Jonathan Tibbenham

IT and Data quality manager

  • Jemma Suttling

Medical Records Administrator / Physio Administrator

  • Lauren Connor

Administration Assistant

  • Angie Wells

Attached Staff

District Nurses

We are proud of our strong team of district nurses who work with us from Milton Keynes Community Health Services. You can contact them directly during office hours.

Midwives

We have a hospital midwife who holds a clinic at the surgery and works closely with the doctors to provide antenatal and postnatal care. Appointments can be made via one of our Patient Navigators. Find out more about our Maternity Services.

Physiotherapists

We have a physiotherapy service at parkside.

Our Physiotherapists are:

  • Jason Gibb
  • Rajkumar Konda Kannan
  • Catherine Paolucci
  • Charlotte Saunders

Find out more about our Physiotherapy Service.

MKCCG Pharmacist

We have a named pharmacist from MKCCG, who visits us once a month and helps us ensure safe and effective prescribing.

Community Matron

Community Matrons help people with long-term conditions manage their care in their own homes. The people the team work with have conditions that affect their daily lives such as

heart and chest problems, arthritis or diabetes. Community Matrons work closely with GPs, district nurses, pharmacists and Milton Keynes Hospital.

For more information see this website.

Health Visitors

We have attached Health visitors at the surgery who run a child health clinic on Wednesday morning and a baby clinic on Tuesday morning.

For more information about Health Visitor Services please visit the Child Health Services page.