Meet The Team

Doctors

Dr Lindsay McClelland

MRCGP, MBBS,DRCOG
Dr McClelland qualified at the university of Newcastle in 2002. She has previously worked in a large training practice in Wigan. Dr McClelland is married and has 2 young daughters. Dr McClelland is a GP Trainer and a Director of our local GP Federation, Southport and Formby Health Ltd. Her areas of interest are end of life care and women’s health.


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Dr Octavia Stevens

MBChB 2002 , DRCOG 2004, MRCGP 2007, GMC NUMBER 6054371

Dr Octavia Stevens qualified at the University of Manchester in 2002. Before joining Ainsdale Village Surgery she worked as a GP partner in a large training practice in Preston. Dr Stevens  joined Dr McClelland as an equal GP partner in April 2015. She is the medicines management lead and is the Ainsdale and Birkdale locality chair person for Southport and Formby CCG. Dr Stevens is married with 3 children and she lives locally.

Training Practice

We are accredited as a training practice.

We have qualified Doctors on placements who are gaining experience within a GP surgery. They are closely supervised by Dr Stevens and Dr McClelland

Nurses

Our nurses provide a wide range of services and can be seen for chronic disease management, asthma and spirometry, smoking cessation,weight management, injections,immunisations and travel  health,  cervical smears, contraception checks, NHS health checks, well person screening and general advice about health problems. The nurses care for all age groups.

Mrs Lorraine Mitchell

Practice Nurse Prescriber

Mrs Lorraine Mitchell leads our team of practice nurses. She is a Practice Nurse Prescriber. She specialises in chronic disease management and oversees the nursing clinical protocols. She is the infection control lead for the surgery.

 

Mrs Sam Wordsworth

Practice Nurse

Practice Nurse Sam deals with a wide range of health promotion and clinical matters. She is happy to see patients regarding their Long Term Conditions and holds regular Child Health Clinics.

Healthcare Assistants

Miss Jessica Dootson

Jessica assists the Practice nurses in treatment room work. She can carry out blood tests, BP tests, long term condition reviews and ECG examinations.

GP Assistant

Mr David Cowie

Dave Cowie has recently qualified as a GP assistant. The GP Assistant (GPA) is a new role with the purpose to relieve some of the pressure on GPs. GP Assistants support doctors in the smooth running of their surgery by handling the routine administration and some basic observations and clinical duties, enabling the GP to focus on the patient

Phlebotomists

Mrs Jenny Mahon

Jenny carries out three clinics a week.

Practice Management

 

Operations Manager

Mrs Debbie Walton

Assistant to Operations Manager

Miss Ruby Smith

Reception

We have a team of 6 fully trained personnel who are here to arrange appointments, deal with your enquiries and support the doctors. Information given to the receptionists is treated in absolute confidence so help them to help you.

 

Pharmacists

Our pharmacists will help and advise on any queries you may have with your medication.

Mrs Jane Ayres

Mrs Kay Walsh
 

Attached Staff

Alzheimer's Support Worker

We now offer support for patients who have a diagnosis of dementia and for their carers. These sessions are held once a month. 

Dietitian

Your GP or practice nurse can refer you to the Community Dietitian. 

Health Visitors

Our Health visitors who are based at Ainsdale Centre for health and well being are trained nurses who provide information and guidance on healthcare problems and health education. They are routinely involved with the under 5’s and their families.

Health Visitor Tel :01704 387141

District Nurses

The district nurses, visit patients in their own homes who are too ill to come to the surgery. They carry out nursing care following referral from the doctor

District Nurse Tel :01704 387240

Midwife

A team of midwives hold an ante-natal clinic at the surgery every Friday afternoon. They visit mothers and babies during the first 10 days following delivery.

Community Midwife Tel:01704 704699

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Contact Us

Ainsdale Village Surgery
2 Leamington Road
Ainsdale
Southport
Merseyside
PR8 3LB
Tel: 01704 577866
Fax: 01704 395875