Practice Nurses

Our lead practice nurse Nickie  is available by appointment and is able to advise on many aspects of health promotion and care.

We are delighted to announce that we have a new Practice Nurse Sarah JG, who specialises in diabetes.

Kathryn Bristow -  Nurse Practitioner. 

Works Monday to Friday all days

Qualified -Adult Nurse BSc 

ANP (RCN Credentialing)

Safeguarding Team

Please see Our Clinics and Services which detail the services that our Practice Nurses provide.



Healthcare Assistants

We also have Health Care Assistants Sarah C and Tina .

Please see Our Clinics and Services which detail the services that our Healthcare Assistants provide.


Community Nurses

The Community Nursing Team are now based at Foster Street and can be contacted on 01622 238925.


Community Midwife

Community Midwife  Sophie Preston holds Antenatal Clinics here at Blackthorn on Tuesday afternoons.


Multidisciplinary Care Team

The GPs at Blackthorn are supported by a wide range of additional clinicians who help to look after and support our most vulnerable patients.  Regular MDT meetings are held to discuss those patients who require additional clinical input and care.

This team includes:

  • Community Nurses
  • Long Term Conditions Nurses
  • Intensive Support Team
  • Health Visitor
  • Midwife
  • Social Service Care Officer
  • Health and Social Care Coordinator
  • Hospice Nurse
  • Community Psychiatric Nurse
  • Mental Health Specialist Nurse
  • Learning Disabilities Nurse