Botesdale Health Centre
Botesdale Health Centre Botesdale Diss Norfolk IP22 1DW
Tel: 01379 898295
Fax: 01379 890477
Out of Hours: 111

The Team 

The Partners

  Dr Tim Cooke Dr Donald MacEachern
 
  MB B. Chir 1985 (Cambridge) BA BSc DRCOG FP Cert. MB ChB 2003 (Manch) MRCGP BScMedSci
  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

 

Dr Lauren Bate Dr Lisa Fennelow

MB BS 1997 (London) MRCGP FP Cert

MB BS 1996 (London) MRCGP DROCG
Monday & Wednesday Monday & Friday

 GPs

  Dr Tim Watson  Dr Jude Chapman Dr Rebecca Cummins-Lagden
   
   MB BS 1997 University of London DCH DipIMC

MB BS 2008 Hull York Medical School

MB BS 2003 (London) BSc MBBS DROCG MRCGP
  Thursday & Friday  Monday, Tuesday & Thursday Monday, Tuesday & Friday

 *Please note the working days of the GPs are when they are at the Health Centre. However they won't always be holding Clinics as they rotate daily as the 'On-Call' Doctor - who will take responsibility for the majority of Telephone Appointments and Home Visits.

MR. KEVIN BERNARD (Practice Manager)

PRACTICE TEAM
Our practice team consists of Practice Manager, Office Manager, 2 Pharmacists, 9 Dispensers, 2 Medical Secretaries, 2 Administration Assistants, 3 Data Assistants, 6 Receptionists, 1 Nurse Practitioner, 2 Practice Nurses, 1 Urgent Care Practitioner, 1 Health Care Assistant and 1 Student Health Care Assistant.

RECEPTIONISTS
Our receptionists try to keep both the patients and the doctors happy. It is a difficult job, so try and be a patient patient!

PRACTICE NURSES
Can be seen by appointment for dressings; injections; ear syringing; hearing tests; baby immunisation; foreign travel immunisations; family planning; cervical smears; removal of sutures; disease management; and health promotion.

HEALTH VISITORS
The Health Visitors can be contacted at the Health Centre on 01379 898 853 or when unmanned, by fax or voice mail, on the same number.

COMMUNITY NURSES
The Nurses look after patients who are housebound and need nursing care. This is arranged through the doctors but messages for them can be left on 0300 123 2425.

MIDWIVES
We have a midwifery group attached to the practice. These specialist nurses look after our ante-natal patients and undertake visits to mothers and babies after delivery. 

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