Lowther Medical Centre

01946 692241

Lines open at 8.00am

Doctors

dr ami hall

Dr Ami Hall

MRCGP, MB ChB

Salaried GP Partner
Female

Dr Ami Hall, General Practitioner (Salaried Partner) joined the Practice in 2014. Dr Hall’s special interests are Palliative Care and Gynaecology. Dr Hall is our Performance and CQC Lead.  

Dr Jerome Poppe

Salaried GP Partner
Male

Dr Jerome Poppe joined our Practice in October 2020. Dr Poppe is our Palliative Care Lead.

Dr Magda Rocha

Salaried GP Partner
Female

Dr Magda Rocha, General Practitioner (Salaried Partner) joined our Practice in July 2020. Dr Rocha has a special interest in women’s health. Dr Rocha is our Safeguarding Lead.

Dr José Luis Fernández Fidalgo

Dr José Luis Fernández Fidalgo

Qualified Oviedo, Spain 1986 LMS Certificate in Diabetes Care

Salaried GP
Male

Dr Jose Fidalgo, General Practitioner (Salaried) joined the practice in 1997. Dr Fidalgo’s special interests are Care of the Elderly and Diabetes.  

Dr Joanne Hull-Davies

MB ChB 1989 (University of Leicester)

Salaried GP
Female

Dr Jo Hull-Davies, General Practitioner (Retained post) Dr Hull-Davies’s special interests are women’s health.

Dr Joseph Davis

MB ChB 2001 (University of Manchester)

Salaried GP
Male

Dr Joseph Davis, General Practitioner (Salaried)

Physician Associate

Miss Kinza Ali

Physicians Associate
Female

Miss Kinza Ali is our Physician Associate. Physician Associates are trained healthcare professionals who work alongside doctors and provide medical care as part of the team.  They have a dedicated … [continue] Miss Kinza Ali

Training Doctors

Dr Emeka Abalu

GP Trainee
Male

Dr Emeka Abalu is one of our GP Trainees. GP Trainees are qualified Doctors who spend an additional 3 years in GP Practices and Hospitals to gain further experience to … [continue] Dr Emeka Abalu

Dr Sarah Njeri


Dr Sarah Njeri is one of our GP Trainees. GP Trainees are qualified Doctors who spend an additional 3 years in GP Practices and Hospitals to gain further experience to … [continue] Dr Sarah Njeri

Dr Leo Hotchkies


Dr Leo Hotchkies is our FY2 doctor. A Foundation doctor (FY1 or FY2 previously known as a house officer) is a grade of medical practitioner undertaking the Foundation Programme – a … [continue] Dr Leo Hotchkies

Students

Medical Students

Medical Students

We are a training Practice and regularly have Year 1 and Year 3 medical students attached to the Practice

Nurse practitioners

Nurse Practitioners


We have a highly trained and multi-skilled team of nurses. Our Nurse Practitioners, Diana, Ann and Emma work supporting the On Call doctor/triaging the many calls for medical advice between 8.00 am and … [continue] Nurse Practitioners

Mental Health Nurse


Tony, our Mental Health Nurse sees patients with diagnosed mental conditions plus those patients seeking help for anxiety, stress, low mood, bereavement.

Practice nurses

Nurse Prescriber


Anne-Marie is our Nurse Prescriber who works alongside our Nurse Practitioners and GPs.

Practice Nurses


Our Practice Nurses are Michelle and Lesley. The Practice Nursing team are the experienced professionals who can help you in many different aspects without the need to see a doctor. They will … [continue] Practice Nurses

Additional healthcare staff

Phlebotomists


Our Phlebotomists are Joanne, Debbie, Sharone, Lynsey and Janice.  They are able to take bloods and blood pressures.

District Nurses


The District Nurses provide day to day nursing care, advice and support in the home. If help or advice is required they can be contacted through Lowther Medical Centre.

Elderly Care Co-ordinator


We also have an Elderly Care Co-ordinator – Arlene who also covers Phlebotomy when Joanne and Debbie are away.

Familiar Faces


This is a team of psychologists and living well coaches, who work with people whose difficulties bring them into frequent contact with their GP and other health services. They offer … [continue] Familiar Faces

First Step


Counsellors who offer CBT, support of depression anxiety etc (referral via GP or self referral)  

Health Care Assistant


We have a Health Care Assistant (HCA) Tracy. Tracy will do injections, dressings, blood tests, ECG’s and blood pressure readings.

Health Visitors


The Health Visitors that are attached to the practice are concerned with the promotion of health and the prevention of ill health through the provision of education, advice and support, … [continue] Health Visitors

Macmillan Nurse


The Macmillan Team has extensive knowledge and experience on the care of patients with cancer and other serious illnesses. They can provide support for patients and their families.

Midwife


Antenatal clinics provided at the Practice

Paramedics


We have a team of Paramedics who action Home visits on a daily basis for Copeland Practices

Pharmacists


We have two (non-prescribing) Pharmacists – Kelly and Eleanor who will deal with medication queries and also have medication review clinics in the afternoons. These appointments are booked by our … [continue] Pharmacists

Social Prescribers


New role to help people who have social needs but not necessary Adult Social care need (GP referral)

Practice manager

Service Delivery Lead


Our Service Delivery Lead is Lesley Bethwaite.   Lesley will be able to help you with any administrative or non-medical enquiries and are also available to discuss any suggestions or complaints … [continue] Service Delivery Lead

Practice staff

Receptionists


Your first point of contact with our Practice. Receptionists are responsible for dealing with enquiries, organising appointments, preparing repeat prescriptions and ensuring the smooth day-to-day running of the Practice under … [continue] Receptionists

General Administration


We have an experienced administration team that will be able to answer many of your queries promptly.