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If you would like to be considered for future posts, please send your CV & covering letter to;

Luan Stewart

Practice Business Manager

Adelaide Street Family practice

118 Adelaide Street

Blackpool FY1 4LN 


Current Vacancies

No current vacancies.


Our highly qualified nurses deal with a range of conditions and health concerns. They are responsible for running specialised clinics for asthma, diabetes, CHD/hypertension, well woman/man, young persons, smoking cessation, family planning, HRT as well as treatment room procedures.

Nurse Debbie Preston (f)

Debbie Preston

RGN 1989, Registered midwife 1992-2003, Specialist practitioner degree 2001, Family planning diploma 2004, Diabetes diploma 2006, Insulin initiation course 2009.

Debbie has worked at Adelaide Street practice for nearly 20 years. She specialises in diabetes, but also has a special interest in sexual health and family planning services within primary care.

Nurse Jo Booth (f)

Jo Booth

MTO (1987), RGN (1993), Asthma Dip (1999), Diabetes Dip (2002), Intensive Insulin management extended practice 2009.

Jo has worked at both Adelaide Street and Harris Medical centre for almost four years now. Jo runs chronic disease clinics in our practice and specialises in diabetes and respiratory conditions. 

Nurse Anne Aitken (f)

Anne Aitken

RGN, RM, Diabetes Dip (2005), COPD Dip (2014), Dip Family Planning (2000).

Anne has worked across both practices since 2009 and runs chronic disease clinics as well as most general nursing clinics. She specialises in sexual health, family planning and travel health.



Sister Karen Williams (f)

Karen Williams

Karen specialises in Asthma & Diabetes.

Health Practitioners

Our Paramedic Practitioners work closely with our doctors to prioritise patients and make sure they receive the most appropriate treatment in the most time-effective way.

Mr Barney Strange (Paramedic Practitioner) (m)

Barney Strange

Barney joined the ambulance service in 2007, graduating as a paramedic in 2010. He completed his honours degree in 2014 and is currently studying an MSc in advanced clinical practice. He has worked in a variety of roles, from a carer to a paramedic manager, but is most interested in clinical practice. He is a member of the college of paramedics with a special interest in remote healthcare. In his spare time he is active and never happier than when exploring the outdoors, preferably via a country pub….

Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Leigh Parkinson (f)

Leigh gained her Healthcare Assistant (HCA) qualifications in 2015 and is now enjoying her new role as part of our healthcare team. Leigh originally joined the practice as a receptionist, but eventually found her niche in providing direct healthcare to our patients.

Miss Lorraine Murphy (f)

Details to follow.Lorraine

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