Stalham Road, Hoveton, Norwich, NR12 8DUTel: 01603 782155
MB ChB DRCOG DCH MRCGP Qualified Leeds 1993, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia.
Dr Singh Graduated from Leeds University 1993 and joined the practice as a partner in 1998. She is a member of the Royal College of GPs. She also holds Postgraduate diplomas in Child Health and Obstetrics/Gynaecology. In 2015 Dr Singh became the Senior Partner.
Dr Singh has been a GP trainer since 2003 and is responsible for training multiple trainees. She is also a GP tutor and has been teaching undergraduate medical students since 2007.
MA, MB Bchir DRCOG MRCGP Qualified Cambridge 1989
Dr Fowler qualified in 1989 at St John's College, Cambridge University. Undertaking her GP training in Norwich and joined the practice in January 1995.
She is a trainer of qualified doctors attached to the Practice who are training to be GPs and also facilitates on other educational courses outside the Practice. She works within the surgery on three days a week.
MB BS DRCOG MRCGP Qualified London 1995, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia
Dr Matt Morley trained at Kings College Hospital, London. He completed most of his junior doctor roles along the south coast, with trips abroad to work in Ghana, climbing in the Himalayas and travel throughout Central America.
He moved to Norfolk in 2000, completing his GP training shortly afterwards and has worked at the practice since. He is dispensary and safeguarding lead and oversees the travel clinic and 24 hour ECG's. He is also a GP tutor for medical students from the UEA.
MSE (GER) MRCGP Qualified Hamburg 1994, Honorary Senior Lecturer, Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia
Dr Dernedde studied in Hamburg, Germany. He held posts in psychosomatic medicine, paediatrics and palliative medicine before training as a GP in Norwich. He has been a partner at Hoveton and Wroxham Medical Centre since 2006.
Dr Dernedde is the medical centre's lead GP for research and is also an associate GP trainer. He has an interest in clinical audit and represents the practice in the North Norfolk Clinical Commissioning Group.
As well as being a GP, Dr Dernedde is a trained psychotherapist with many years experience. He offers SKAN body-oriented Psychotherapy and EMDR trauma therapy in private practice. He can be contacted through his website, www.skanbodywork.co.uk
BSc MBBS MRCP MRCGP Qualified University College London 2005.
Dr Brookings qualified from University College London in 2005 with a MBBS in medicine and BSc in neuroscience and has since moved back to Norfolk.
Before choosing to become a GP he specialised in Medicine for the Elderly as a registrar in the region for 2 years. He has both membership of the Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of GPs.
Dr Brookings became a partner at the practice in 2015.
MRCGP MB/BS (2009) Norwich Medical School, UEA.
Dr Karaczun was raised in New Jersey and graduated in 2009 from the UEA. Prior to this he was county lead on physical activity and food nutrition strategy. His interests include travel medicine, refugee health and how technologies can improve patient care.
Dr Karaczun joined the practice in 2015 as a salaried GP.
Nurse Practitioners have been working in this country for 20 years with rapidly increasing numbers, however it is only within recent years that they have begun to establish their identity as a professional body, about to be regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
So what is a Nurse Practitioner?
Nurse practitioners are highly experienced and educated members of the care team who are able to diagnose and treat healthcare needs or refer to an appropriate specialist if needed.
Nurse Practitioners can:
The NMC states that only nurses who have achieved the competencies set by the NMC for a registered NP are permitted to call themselves by this title.
SRN SCM BSc (Hons) ANP, Nurse Prescriber, Dip in Asthma, Family Planning Certificate - Nurse Practitioner Manager.
Benny Harston has worked at the surgery since 1990, firstly as a practice nurse then later as a Nurse Practitioner and now team leader.
She has a keen interest in the professional issue relating to Nurse Practitioners and also teaches primary care nurses.
SRN ONC BSc (Hons) ANP, Nurse Prescriber, Dip Asthma, Family Planning, Diabetes, Respiratory Care.
Val Newell has been working in Primary Care for over 20 years as a Practice Nurse prior to joining the practice.
Her main interest has been in chronic disease management, particularly in Respiratory care and Diabetic care. Over the years she has had some involvement with local asthma research. She also participates in the 'Out of Hours' service at weekends.
Caroline Mansfield has been working at the surgery for over 15 years and is a highly valued member of the team. Caroline is the surgery's research lead and has been involved in several research projects over the last few years covering a wide range of medical conditions.
Marion started at the Practice in 2004 as a locum practice nurse before becoming a permanent member of staff. She orginally trained at the Norfolk & Norwich hospital, spent 5 years at the West Norwich and 20 years at the NNUH.
As a Practice Nurse Marion covers a wide aspect of tasks, including smears, baby immunisations, dressings, ECGs, ear syringing, BP checks, all routine injections and travel clinic specialist.
Janet joined the practice in 2015 having previously worked at the NNUH.
Clair joined us from a Norwich Practice in 2009. Clair is also a smoking cessation advisor and you can make appointments with her by contacting the reception team. Clair and Sharon are also responsible for taking the blood tests to monitor patient Warfarin levels.
Sharon joined the practice in November 2012 after working at the Norfolk & Norwich Hospital for 10 years. Sharon works closely with Clair to carry out blood tests, dressings and initial Diabetic review checks.
Annette joined the surgery over 10 years ago and is now the manager for the practice. Annette oversees the day to day running of the surgery.
Annette has worked for the health service all her working life and now manages the day to day running of the surgery, providing operational support to ensure things go smoothly.
Heather is the business manager for the practice, ensuring that we maintain an efficient and well run organisation.
Chris joined the practice in March 2014 having worked within Derbyshire Police for the last 10 years, the last 7 as a Police Community Support Officer.
Chris supports the rest of the team by ensuring patient data is kept updated and the practice meets NHS guidelines. He also maintains and deals with IT problems and day to day running of the surgery.
Senior Administrator - Reception and Dispensary
The reception team deal with the majority of phone calls that come into the practice along with booking appointments and welcoming patients at the desk when they arrive.
The reception is open from 08:30 until 18:00 every week day.
The secretarial team deal with the majority of the administration from and to the doctors, as well as specific queries from patients.
We are home to the Broadland Midwifery Team who answer all messages left for them on 01603 777928. There is also an emergency number in your patient held records. If you do have an emergency, especially heavy bleeding, and are unable to get hold of your midwife for any reason call the surgery on 01603 782155 for immediate medical care or out of hours on 01603 488488 after 18:00 and before 08:30, or 111
Our health visitor can be contacted at the Practice on 01603-777880. She usually works Mondays, Wednesday or Friday. The Child Health Clinic runs on the first and third Thursday of each month between 09:30 and 11:00 at the SURE START Centre (Broadland Youth & Community Centre) Stalham Road Hoveton. She can give advice on health care, developmental concerns particularly for parents and children 0-5 years. She will run various other clinics and groups as needed.
The dispensary are a friendly team who are always on hand to deal with any medication queries and to give help and support to all our patients.
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