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Dr Hilary F Simonton

MB ChB (Manchester 1985) MRCGP (Member of Royal College of GP’s) DRCOG (Diploma from Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology) BSC (hons) Biochemistry.

Full-time partner and GP Registrar trainer

Dr Simonton started at Washway Road Medical Centre in 1991 as a full-time partner. She is the GP Registrar trainer – for fully qualified doctors who want to specialise in … [continue] Dr Hilary F Simonton

Dr Geraldine O’Malley

MB ChB (Sheffield 1986) MRCGP DCH (Diploma in Child Health)


Dr O’Malley also joined us as a partner in 1991. She has been an education supervisor to GP Retainees at the practice – doctors who are re-entering general practice after … [continue] Dr Geraldine O’Malley

Dr Mark Jarvis

MB ChB (Manchester 1988) MRCGP

Full-time partner

Dr Jarvis joined as a full-time partner in 1992. He has a keen interest in Information Technology – as well as specialising in orthopaedics and sports medicine. He is the … [continue] Dr Mark Jarvis

Dr Robert Parks

MB BS (London 1987) DRCOG BSc Hons (Pharmacy)

Full-time partner

Dr Parks joined as a full-time partner in 1993. He is responsible for the practice’s clinical governance.  He also has an interest in child health, diabetes, heart disease and asthma.

Dr Helen Wilkinson

MB ChB (Manchester 1991) MRCGP DRCOG

Part-time partner

Dr Wilkinson joined the practice as a partner in 1998 and now works on half-time basis. She has an interest in COPD, asthma, child health and family planning. She is … [continue] Dr Helen Wilkinson

Dr Elizabeth Clarke


Part-time partner

Dr Clarke returned to the practice and became a part-time partner in January 2004. She had previously been at the practice as a GP Retainee in 2001. She has interests … [continue] Dr Elizabeth Clarke

Dr Graeme Ferguson

MB ChB (Manchester 1999) BMedSci MRCGP


Dr Ferguson joined the practice as partner in 2005. His interests include diabetes, heart Disease, and IT. Having taught 3rd year medical students he has continued with teaching, taking responsibility … [continue] Dr Graeme Ferguson

Dr Kate Howard

MB ChB (Sheffield 1998) MRCGP

Part-time partner

Dr Howard also returned to us in 2005, as a part-time partner, after working here as a GP Registrar several years previously.  She has a keen interest in undergraduate education … [continue] Dr Kate Howard

Dr Oliver Hobman



Dr Hobman joined us as a salaried GP after the successful completion of his GP training year with us in August 2016. He was delighted to accept the offer of … [continue] Dr Oliver Hobman

Salaried GPs

We have four salaried GPs: Dr Sabena Jacob, Dr Bethan Woodfield, Dr Aisha Jafri and Dr Rebecca Marchmont, each bringing their individual skills and experience to our team.

GP registrars

We currently have a GP registrar in post, Dr Aylin Erucan who is committed to becoming a qualified general practitioner (GP).  Her education and training is supported by Dr Wilkinson. We also … [continue] GP registrars

Foundation year 2 doctors

These newly qualified doctors come into general practice in blocks of 4 months, to experience the variety of conditions seen in general practice.  They may not yet be clear which … [continue] Foundation year 2 doctors

GP Earnings

GP Earnings

In the financial year 2018/19, the average pay for GPs working at Washway Road Medical Centre, was £51,451 before tax and national insurance.  This is for 2 full time GPs … [continue] GP Earnings

Nursing Teams

Nursing Teams

We have two Advanced Nurse Practitioners – Sister Kelly and Sister Killeen; a Nurse Practitioner – Sister Smith and a team of Practice Nurses – Sister Gill, Sister Greenhalgh and Sister Baji.  The team … [continue] Nursing Teams

Healthcare staff

Healthcare Assistants

Our Healthcare Assistants, Linzi White & Kathryn Gallagher have worked with us for around 10 years.  Both Linzi and Kathryn began their time with us as receptionists but when our previous healthcare … [continue] Healthcare Assistants

Primary Healthcare Teams

There are an increasing number of healthcare professionals in place to support the work of the GP for patients in the community. District Nurses – who provide nursing care for those … [continue] Primary Healthcare Teams

Practice management

Mrs Sue Allen

Practice manager

Our practice manager deals with all aspects of the running of the practice, including: Premises Human resources Patient services Information governance Data protection Data sharing Staff training If you have … [continue] Mrs Sue Allen

Mrs Julie Davis

Finance manager

Practice staff

Reception and admin teams

Our reception & admin team comprises: Reception team Data quality team Secretarial team Our reception team are your first point of contact at the surgery, ensuring you get the right help appropriate … [continue] Reception and admin teams

Domestic Team

Our domestic team works hard to ensure our premises remain clean and tidy, maintaining appropriate infection control standards. Additionally, facilities are inspected throughout the day by our staff to ensure … [continue] Domestic Team