Nursing Staff

Practice Nurses

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, family planning & smoking cessation as well as treatment room procedures.

Sister Anne Aitken (f)

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 Jo Booth (f)

MTO (1987), RGN (1993), Asthma Dip (1999), Diabetes Dip (2002), Gold Standard Framework COPD (2005) & ARTP (2010), Intensive Insulin management extended practice 2009.

Jo has worked at both Adelaide Street and Harris Medical Centre since January 2007. Jo runs chronic disease clinics in our practice and specialises in diabetes and respiratory conditions.

When she’s not at the practice she can often be found spending time with her dog Bertie, who is a pets as therapy dog, and they regularly visit the children at Brian House. Jo also enjoys exploring the countryside, settling down with a good book or  doing a spot of baking. If that wasn’t enough, Jo also volunteers some of her time to Christian charity Open Doors.

Sister Jayne Brown (f)

Information to follow.

Sister Debbie Preston (f)

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.

Sister Karen Williams (f)

Karen specialises in Asthma & Diabetes.


Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support the nursing team and run run their own clinics. You are likely to see a healthcare assistant if you require a blood test, blood pressure check, NHS health check or spirometry test.

Heather Ainsworth (f)

Information to follow.

Sarah Mullen (f)

Sarah has worked for the surgery since December 2020, originally gaining their experience in acute nursing care in the various wards in a hospital setting. Sarah moved from hospital care to general practice, as she wanted to work more intimately within the community, to help people manage their long term conditions. Specialising in diabetes, heart disease and wound care, she continues to develop and learn more to ensure her ability to help people.

Lorraine Murphy (f)

Lorraine also originally joined the practice as a receptionist in May 2015 and is thoroughly enjoying providing a more caring role to our patients. She has passed both level 2 & 3 qualifications in health & social care, and qualified in phlebotomy in Dec 2017. Lorraine is currently furthering her career in healthcare by studying to become a nursing associate.

Qualifications: Health & Social Care Level 2 (2005), Health & Social Care Level 3 (2015), Phlebotomy (2017).



Assistant Practitioner

Michelle White (f)

Information to follow.


Trainee Nurse Associates

Stacey Boyd (f)

Information to follow.