Nurse Practitioners

Advanced Nurse Practitioner  - Jane Cherry

Jane joined the Practice in July 2015, she has over eighteen years’ experience as a Registered Nurse, a Nurse Practitioner qualification, a Masters in Advanced practice and is an independent prescriber.

Jane is able to undertake a comprehensive and sophisticated physical assessment of patients with complex multiple healthcare needs and/or in crisis of all ages.  She is able to interpret the results of multiple different assessments and investigations, (blood tests, x-rays, scans) in order to make a diagnosis, and to plan and deliver care. 

Jane works independently but also as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  She works closely with the practice doctors and will often present patients with complex medical needs to them, so that they can discuss, plan and support appropriate patient management.  She is able to plan and provide skilled and competent care to meet a patient’s health and social needs involving or referring on to other members of the healthcare team as appropriate.

Jane leads the Nurse Team.

Specialist Nurses

Frailty Nurse – Sarah Walbrin

Sarah has a wealth of community and district nurse experience. She joined the practice in 2016 as the Frailty lead and is introducing the new Dorset Care Plan to the surgery. Previously you may have seen Sarah around in the village as the DN Sister for the surgery.

Since taking on her new role, Sarah has undertaken a qualification in advanced history taking and clinical assessment. Sarah is also the Wound management lead for the practice and runs two specialist wound clinics each week.

Sarah works independently visiting patients in their own home as well as in the surgery. She chairs the monthly multi-disciplinary team meetings, working closely with the practice staff receiving referrals from many avenues, including the local pharmacy.  Sarah is able to plan and provide skilled and competent care to meet a patient’s health and quite often social needs. Clear assessments and plans are put in place to help her patients manage their complex health needs. As the chair of the surgeries multi-disciplinary team meetings she will often refer and work with other members of the healthcare team as appropriate, and ultimately where ever possible preventing that hospital admission.


Katie Trickett - Practice Nurse

Katie joined us in 2017 from Poole hospital where she worked as a senior nurse in respiratory medicine. Katie has the Practice Nurse Diploma and is the Respiratory lead for the practice, she is currently undertaking further study in Asthma.

Samantha Fysh - Practice Nurse

Sam joined us in 2018, she come from a Practice Nurse background, recently completing her back to nursing curse at Bournemouth University; she is now undertaking the Practice Nurse Diploma and is the Diabetes lead for the practice.

Both Katie and Samantha do childhood immunisations, vaccinations, wound care, post operative care, ear care, injections and cervical smears.

Carol Janes – Locum Practice Nurse

Carol helps cover holidays and study leave. Carol has a wealth of Practice Nurse and Community Nursing experience.

Healthcare Assistants

Elise Rogers - Health Care Assistant/Phlebotomist

Elise joined the practice in June 2012 having previously worked in the retail industry but changed to a domiciliary care role before joining the practice as a receptionist then trained as a Phlebotomist with other Health Care Assistant duties, now Elise is also coordinating the Tracker Service: that includes contacting elderly and vulnerable patients to suggest or give advice on relevant services that may assist in providing an appropriate level of supportive care.


Sue Kenny – Phlebotomist

Sue has been with the practice for 15 years as well as administration and dispensary responsibilities, Sue also runs phlebotomy clinics.

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