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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)

Alison has been with us since February 2016. She has a wealth of knowledge in respiratory, undertaking all of our asthma and COPD checks, as well as all treatment room duties. She recently completed her mentoring training for student nurses and is currently studying a prescribing course.

Nurse Jess Carpenter (f)

Jess joined us originally as a student nurse in February 2018, where we acknowledged her vast knowledge and skills and her potential as a practice nurse. We employed her on a full time basis on receipt of her nurse PIN number in September 2018.

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 has been with us since December 2016. She undertakes , NHS health checks, new patient medicals, ECGs, dressings, blood pressure checks, blood tests and spirometry checks. She also holds our flu vaccination clinics over the flu season.

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