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Unlike other professions, doctors are now required by law to publish the average earnings of GPs. 

Financial year 2016/17

An average GP at Church Close Surgery earned £53,000 gross for a full-time equivalent post

This is before tax, National Insurance and pension contribution has been taken off

The practice had 2 full-time equivalent GPs

The practice also has to pay the following:

£20,000 per year in medical insurance
£3,000 a year in postage
£18,000 a year in phone and utility bills
Nursing staff, reception and admin staff, pensions and other bills

In 2016/17 the practice spent £40,000 on Locum GPs

We are also a Proper Living Wage employer in line with the recommendations of The Living Wage Foundation

Find us here: Living Wage Map


Nurse Carol Bosworth (f)

Carol joined the practice in May 2015 and is experienced in all treatment room duties, chronic diseases, travel vaccinations and childhood immunisations.

Carol is also our diabetic specialist nurse.

Nurse Alison Bradburn (f)
Nurse Karen Mann (f)
Nurse Jess Carpenter (f)

Healthcare Assistants

We also have two healthcare assistants in the surgery who have undergone further training to undertake additional duties. These include spirometry checks, NHS health checks, blood pressure checks, taking blood and some injections. These healthcare assistants also work on reception so they will be familiar faces to you. Please ask on reception for details.

Nesa Hurdley (f)

Nesa Hurdley, our Healthcare Assistant, can undertake NHS Health Checks, blood pressure, bloods and some injections.

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