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Our Team


General Practitioners Normal Working Days
Dr Jacqui Merckel
Monday & Wednesday
Dr Tim Young
Dr Davina Solomon
Monday & Tuesday
Dr Phil Harbot
Thursday and Friday
Dr M Galea
Tuesday morning, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday
Dr A Tooze
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning
Dr Sarah Williams
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday morning

Dr Lara Campbell

Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Dr Iain Macleod is our current GP Registrar at the Practice. He will be with us until the end of January 2022.

Click here for more information about training of GP's / GP Registrars.

GP Trainers: Dr M Galea and Dr A Tooze

Click here to download the declaration regarding GP earnings in 2019/20.


Dermatology (Skin) - Dr J C Merckel
Ophthalmology (Eyes) - Dr T Young
Minor Surgery - Dr M Galea, Dr J C Merckel & Dr T Young
Woman’s Health - Dr A Tooze
COPD & Asthma - Lyn Hind, Rachel Brierley & Russell Willett
Diabetes - Angela Coburn
Proctoscopy - Rachel Brierley

Practice Manager

Andrew Pearse

Nurse Practitioner

Lyn Hind

Lyn Hind is able to run surgeries alongside the doctors and can utilise skills or techniques traditionally used by doctors. Doctors advice will always be sought should extra help be needed.

Practice Nurses

Angela Coburn, Rachel Brierley & Russell Willett

Our practice nurses work closely with the doctors and nurse practitioners and provide a wide range of nursing services which include blood tests, ear syringing, dressings, vaccinations, cervical smears and health checks. Practice nurses and nurse practitioners are able to run specialist clinics which include heart disease, diabetes and asthma.

HCA’s & Assistant Practitioners - do not see patients under the age of 16 years old

Assistant Practitioner

Hayley Cooper

Healthcare Assistants

Mandy Riley & Adelle Brittleton

Our HCA's work alongside our practice nurses. Their skills include blood taking, blood pressure recording, ECG's and flu jabs together with basic health checks.

Administrative Assistant / IT Manager

Andy Sayer

Lead Secretary

Margaret Lord


Emma Yates, Georgina Harrison

Services & Project Manager

Sue Birkbeck

Medicines Manager

Jayne Bland

Dispensary Manager

Joanne Marston


Lisa Steadman, Wendy Hayton, Alison Pedley, Heidi Seymour

Medical Records Manager

Tanya Wallace

Medical Records Admin

Kathryn Walls

Lead Receptionist

Janet Allonby


Emma Yates, Lucy O'Donoghue, Emma Harding, Emilie Brewster, Hannah Bell & Judith Christie

Other Staff


The midwives hold clinics on a Wednesday morning at our Brough surgery. If you are thinking of starting a family, you can make an appointment with either the doctor or midwife for a health check and advice. The midwife will then advise you on antenatal and postnatal care.

She can be reached on: 017683 53719
Penrith Maternity: 01768 245240
Helme Chase Kendal: 01539 725375

Health Visitor

Beth Postlethwaite is here to help and advise on any aspect of family health 017683 54964.

District Nurse

Our District Nurses are able to support you with nursing care at home 017683 51179.

Occupational Therapist

Kirsty Franklin and Liz Dixon offers their services to the Practice once per week and referral is normally made via the Practice team.

Living Well Coach

Wendy Tonge represents our Wellbeing Service in conjunction with Eden ICC. Referral is made by your doctor, nurse practitioner or practice nurse. Wendy will be available on Monday's and Wednesday's. Full details can be found in our Wellbeing Service leaflet, available at the Practice.

Community Psychiatric Nurse

Referral is normally made by your doctor.

Palliative Care Team

Includes your GP, District Nurses, Macmillan Nurse and Social Worker. We work closely together to give you and your family the best possible care. Contact details will be given to you should the need arise.

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