Allied Health Professionals

a) Pharmacists

Katy Seager (f) / Antigoni Gerantzi (f)
MSc IP

Our Clinical Pharmacist advises doctors at the surgery with prescribing queries, carries out medication reviews and addresses patient safety issues. She also undertakes annual reviews for people with Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) with the advanced training to prescribe new medications as required. Please see this video for further information on the role of a clinical pharmacist.

Lisa Jones (f) / Saira Searle (f)

Our Pharmacy Technicians supports the Clinical Pharmacist with administering medication queries and changes.

b) First Contact Physiotherapist

Jack Dawkins (m) – provides services at Fairfield Park Health Centre, Batheaston Medical Centre and Widcombe Surgery (Bath Independents PCN)

Jack graduated as a Physiotherapist from the University of Southampton in 2011 and has varied experience working in the NHS, the Ministry of Defence, professional sport, and private practice. He also has a master’s degree in Sports Physiotherapy from the University of Bath and published academic research.

He provides specialist assessment and management of musculoskeletal conditions including soft tissue injuries (sprains, strains, sports injuries), joint pain, spinal and nerve related problems. He can also offer joint and soft tissue steroid injections as part of his role. In his spare time, Jack enjoys travelling, cycling, and going to the gym.

Appointments can be booked directly with Jack without the need to be referred from a GP.

c) Social Prescriber

Rachel Jarai (f)

Rachel supports our patients with their non-medical needs.  She has an extensive knowledge of the support services that are available within the local community.  She is invaluable in helping to signpost and support patients who might benefit from this sort of service.

d) Community Midwives

The East Team Midwives hold clinics twice a week at the surgery. The team can be contacted on 01225 824669.

e) Community Nurses

District nurses provide skilled nursing care, advice, support and equipment to enable patients to remain at home or to return home from hospital.

Our team of district nurses will visit you at home if you are housebound, meaning you are unable to leave home. If you require transport to get to the surgery, please contact the Community Wellbeing Hub on 300 247 0050. Lines are open 9am-5pm Monday-Friday or email [email protected]

District nurses are available seven days a week between 08:30 to 17:00. To contact them please call the surgery on 01225 331616 and a message will be passed on. Please note the surgery telephone lines are closed during the weekend.

‘Drop-in Clinic’

The health visitors are available on weekdays only. To contact them call 01225 831829. If there is no reply, leave a message and your call will be returned as soon as possible. The health visitors will carry out developmental assessments if a need is identified.