Whitchurch Village Practice
Dr Gareth Hayes, Dr Catherine Davies, Dr Niamh MacConnell

Practice Team

Practice Manager
Lynda Griffiths

Secretaries and Admin Team - Tel: 029 2062 9614
Lisa Latner
Danielle Lloyd
Pru Norman
Laura Stephen

Receptionists
Jan James
Lisa Latner
Linda Burford
Danielle Lloyd
Tara Phillips
Alexandra Morris
Laura Stephen

Our receptionists are fully trained and have a lot of information at their fingertips and will be able to answer many of your queries. If you are unsure as to whether to consult a doctor, nurse or health visitor etc, the receptionist will be able to advise you. Please rest assured that the rules of confidentiality apply equally to all practice staff; a brief explanation may enable them to suggest the right person for advice, or offer the most suitable appointment. Please help them to help you.

Practice Nurses

Sister Dawn Allen RGN
Sister Anne Stelfox B.Sc. (Hons) Health Sciences, RGN, Diploma in Respiratory Health, Diploma in Diabetes Care

Sisters Allen and Stelfox are the practice nurses and are available by appointment. Their numerous tasks include:

  • Travel advice and vaccinations
  • Infant and adult immunisation
  • Cervical smears
  • Dressings and removal of stitches
  • Ear syringing

Clinics to monitor blood pressure, asthma and diabetes. They also assist the doctors in minor surgery and are always available to offer professional advice. Appointments may be made by telephoning 029 2062 9601.

Health Care Assistant

Elizabeth Perna HCA

  • Adult immunisation
  • Dressings and removal of stitches
  • ECG
  • Blood Pressures
  • INRs
  • Urinalysis
  • New Patient Medicals
  • Venepuncture
  • Smoking Cessation

Carer Champion

As part of our ongoing service to patients, Whitchurch Village Practice has nominated Lisa Latner as their Carer Champion. This role allows patients who have the responsibility of caring for relatives, neighbours or friends to contact the practice in confidence, as well as a friendly first stage towards getting well deserved recognition and assistance.

It is important that carers are aware that this service is available for them and to this end we would encourage carers to contact Lisa to discuss the assistance available. Lisa can be contacted on Wednesday and Friday mornings and Thursday afternoon at the Practice.

Stop Smoking Wales Champion

Smoking cessation is another service offered to patients; Liz Perna is our stop smoking champion and along with the doctors and nurses of the practice supports patients to give up smoking. If you would like details of this service please telephone the practice and ask to speak with Liz who works on a Monday and Tuesday.

Health Screening Champion

Here at Whitchruch Village Practice Laura Stephen is our Health Screening Champion, she has been trained by Public Health Wales to be able to offer informed advice about the screening processes. Laura is available every day in the practice to speak with.

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Appointments: 029 2062 9601 | Home Visits/Enquiries: 029 2062 9602