Practice Staff

The Doctors

GP Partners

Dr Helen Beatty – MBChB, MRCGP

Dr Rachel Edwards – MBChB, DRCOG, DFSRH, MRCGP

Dr Aaron Milligan – MBBCh BAO, MRCGP

Dr Jonathan Walker  MBBCh BAO, BSc (Hons), MRCGP

From time to time locum doctors are also employed. These are fully qualified doctors who are brought in to work for the surgery when some of the other doctors are unavailable.

Salaried GP

Dr Louise Elliott MB Bch, BAO, MRCGP

Advanced Nurse Practitioner – Pamela Smith  


Practice / Business Manager

Mrs Leonita McNeilly BA, Hons, MA

The practice/business manager is available to discuss administration and non-medical aspects of your health care at any time during surgery hours.

Practice Pharmacists – Federation Employed

Jackalyn Lightbody Bsc, Hons, Pharm, IP

Pamela Stewart MPharm PGDip

Practice Nurses

Mrs Amanda Russell – RGN

Mrs Judith Patterson – RGN

Mrs Joy Redmond – RGN

Mrs Tracey Murray – RGN

A Practice Nurse is available in the surgery everyday. She carries out immunisations, blood pressure checks, blood tests, removal of stitches,  wound dressings

Description of Medical Qualification

MBBCh/ MBChB – Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
MRCGP – Member of Royal College of General Practioners
BAO – Bachelor of Obstetrics
BSc (Hons) -Bachelor of Science (Honours)
DRCOG – Diploma Obstetrics & Gynaecology
DFSRH – Diploma of Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare
DCH – Doctor of Surgery

Health Care Assistants

Mrs Amanda Jones

A health care assistant will be available on Wednesday & Friday mornings. Below are a list of the duties that a health care assistant can undertake:

  • Take bloods
  • Blood pressure
  • ECG’s
  • Urine testing
  • Flu Vaccinations
  • New patient registrations


Mrs Diane Dickson

The duties that a phlebotomist can undertake:

  • Take bloods

Reception Team / Admin Staff

Mrs Sandra Ingram

Mrs Amanda Jones

Mrs Sue Keenan

Mrs Lesley-Anne McIlwrath

Mrs Diane Dickson

Mrs Helen McCartan

Mrs Gillian Tate

Mrs Sharon Dodds

Mrs Karen Cromie

Mrs Clare Allen

Mrs Louise McKeown 


The reception staff are available to assist you with your appointments, prescriptions, and provide a helpful and friendly service to all patients. All information is totally confidential. The receptionists have a very difficult job and work hard to provide the best possible service to our patients.

Health Visitor

The Health Visitors are based in Dromore Clinic, Banbridge Road.
For details phone: 02892 692461.


If you require more information phone: 028 40 623306.

District Nurses

Providing nursing care at home for those patients who require it. For details phone: 028 92 692461.