Our Staff

Doctors

DR JONATHAN GIBBS

Partner - MB BS FRCGP DRCOG

Graduated from Kings College Hospital, London in 1988 after which he spent three years doing hospital training in London and Kent followed by one year's GP training in Scarborough. He joined the practice in August 1995. His medical interests include IT, child health surveillance and minor surgery. He achieved Fellowship by Assessment in 2000. He is the practice Lead for Clinical Governance, Prescribing, IT, and the Quality and Outcomes Framework. He is also a GP Tutor for medical students based at the University of Nottingham Medical School.

DR CHRISTOPHER BATTY

Partner - MB ChB DRCOG

Graduated from Liverpool Medical School in 1989, having enjoyed an active role in medical student life, being Treasurer of the Society in his fourth year and Captain of the Medical School Football Team for three years. Following House Officer jobs, he moved to Macclesfield in Cheshire for his vocational training and took a year out to work in Australia prior to finishing his GP training. Since being in Lincoln, he has taken up the position of Club Doctor to Lincoln City Football Club since 1996 and has graduated from Nottingham University with an MSc in Sports Medicine. Within the practice, he is responsible for finance and complaints, with a shared responsibility for personnel and is also responsible for the practice appointment system. Clinically, he has interests in asthma, diabetes and minor surgery in addition to Sports Medicine. He is also a GP with a Special Interest in Orthopaedics.

DR PAUL FITZGERALD

Partner - MB BCh BAO MRCSI MRCGP PGCME

Graduated from University College Dublin in 1994. Following internship, he completed a three year Pre-Fellowship training programme in Surgery in Ireland. After Membership examinations, he spent two years as an Orthopaedic Registrar in Cork and Limerick. He then moved to the UK in 2000 and completed the Lincoln Vocational Training Scheme in 2003. He then worked as a Salaried Principal in two local Practices before joining Minster Medical Practice as a Partner in August 2004. He has completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education and is an approved GP Trainer. He enjoys the wide variety of General Practice.

DR JULIA BREWIN

Partner - BMedSci BM BS DCH DRCOG MRCGP

Graduated from Nottingham Medical School in 1986. Worked in Nottingham and Derby before joining the Derby Vocational Training Scheme. Following Membership in 1991, she joined the Jessop Medical Practice in Ripley, Derbyshire as a Partner and also worked as an appraiser and a clinical assistant in diabetes in Derby Royal Infirmary. She completed a post graduate certificate in diabetes in 2002. She moved to Lincolnshire in 2004 where she worked as an appraiser, as a GP with a special interest in diabetes and a long-term locum at Sleaford Medical Group before becoming a Partner there in 2006 until August 2013. She was mentor to the Nurse Practitioner and was GP tutor to final year medical students at the University of Nottingham Medical School. Clinically her interests include mental health, diabetes and palliative care but considers herself and enjoys being a generalist.

DR SARAH CULPITT

Partner - BSc MBBS MRCP MRCGP

Qualified from The London Hospital Medical College in 1993. Dr. Culpitt initially trained in General internal Medicine at various London hospitals. She gained MRCP in 1996, following which she took an academic post at The National Heart and Lung Institute studying and researching lung disease. She subsequently left the NHS to pursue other medical roles including trek and remote area medicine, combining this with private practice in the financial district of London. After travelling widely and remotely in the Himalayas, she returned to NHS practice in 2012. She moved to Lincoln in 2013 to be close to her family, and to train in General Practice. Dr Culpitt completed her GP training in 2016. She is delighted to be working at the Minster Medical Practice and relishes the broad challenge of GP work. She retains an interest in lung disease, and in all aspects of Internal Medicine.

DR AURELIA MORENO

Associate Doctor - LMS DFFP

Graduated from University Complutense in Madrid in 1989 and moved to the UK where she initially gained wide postgraduate experience in surgical jobs, and particularly in orthopaedics. She spent one year as Anatomy Demonstrator at St George's Medical School in London and passed Primary FRCS in 1995. She then joined The Greenwich Vocational Training Scheme for General Practice in South East London. She completed her training in Lincolnshire in 2001 after placements in psychiatry in Lincoln and GP Registrar at Market Rasen. She joined Minster Medical Practice as a GP Assistant and became a Salaried Doctor in 2003. She achieved ALS Provider Certificate in 1998 and DFFP in 2001. She ran a teenage Family Planning Clinic at Market Rasen. Her interests include gynaecology, family planning, orthopaedics and minor surgery.

Nurses

Available by appointment for general nursing duties, e.g. dressings, immunisations, ear syringing etc, which the doctor may arrange. In addition they run specialist clinics, e.g. Smear clinics, Diabetic clinics, Coronary Heart Disease and Asthma, together with various health promotion activities. They also assist the doctors with various clinics.

TAMMY MARRIOTT

Nurse Team Leader

KIM HAWES

JULIE GILES

SARAH BLUFF

Healthcare Assistants

ANN-MARIE HUDSON

Ann-Marie is available by appointment for blood tests, dressings, health checks, ear syringing etc.

Phlebotomists

JO BOTHAM

Available by appointment for blood tests only.

Practice Management

The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the doctors and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop services to enhance patient care. If you have any problems with regard to the running of the Practice, or any suggestions on how you feel this may be improved, she will be pleased to discuss this with you and pass on any comments to the doctors.

JO DOWNES

Practice Manager

LISA HANSFORD

Deputy Practice Manager

Administration

Maralyn provides support to the practice management team and is responsible for managing the practice recall system. Harley and Ellie are responsible for workflow optimisation, summarising and clinical coding.

Reception

The reception team of Jo, Elaine, Sharon, Mandy, Jodi, Amanda, Debby and Vinnie (Apprentice) are your first contact with the Practice. It is their job to advise and guide you and any information they receive is treated in the strictest confidence. If you are willing to provide them with details of your enquiry, they will then be able to assist you in the use of our range of services.

Secretaries

Tracey and Sally - in addition to providing secretarial support to the Practice, our secretaries also arrange hospital referral appointments and liaise between hospital consultants and your doctors.

Community Midwives

Mrs Kay Booth provides the majority of antenatal and postnatal care and is at the surgery on Tuesdays and Thursdays. She works with a small team of midwives practicing in the North of the City. Mobile telephone: 07721 550730 If there is no response you can contact the Community Midwifery Office on 01522 573772 where you can leave a message. For advice you can contact the Assessment Centre on 01522 573138. For emergencies or when in labour contact 01522 578305.

Community Nurses

The District Nursing team offer care in the homes of those patients unable to attend the surgery. They are based at Ravendale Health Centre. Telephone number: 01522 533331.