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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

Practice Management

Clive Elliott (m)

Business Partner

Clive Elliott joined the practice in April 2015 after many years in business. He project managed our new building in Court Street and now oversees practice development and finances.

Maria Humphries (f)

Practice Manager

Maria joined us in Summer 2015 from Woodside where she gained a wealth of experience. She works with the Business Partner to ensure the smooth running of the practice.

Jennifer Caldecott (f)

Senior Wellbeing Coordinator and PA to the Business Partner

Jennifer heads up our new Community Wellbeing initiative. She works with outside bodies to coordinate and facilitate events, clubs, activities and support for patients. This initiative is jointly funded by Telford MIND allowing Jennifer to support both MIND and practice patients with issues such as housing, loneliness and depression. She joined us in Summer 2015 and is also PA to the Business Partner.

Alex Richards (m)

Alex joined us in 2017 having graduated with a degree in English. He now looks after scheduling, booking locums and ensuring our IT is working correctly

Julie Johnston (f)

Julie joined us as Practice Secretary in August 2017


Zoe Adams (f)

Zoe has been with us since moving to Court Street and is Mentor to all new staff including our apprentices

Katie Richards (f)

Katie joined us at the start of 2017 as an apprentice and became a full-time member of staff in February 2018.

Anne Liston (f)

Anne is our reception supervisor and has been with us since before we moved.

Lyn Spice (f)

Lyn has been with practice since Church Close times and is an experienced member of our team.

Katie Wale (f)

Katie joined us in 2017

Keiley Witcombe (f)

Keiley is our apprentice having joined us in early 2018.

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