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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 now have 7 salaried GPs: Dr Sabena Jacob, Dr Bethan Woodfield, Dr Aisha Jafri, Dr Rebecca Marchmont  Dr Rob Holloway, and recently joining the team, Dr Nida Khan and … [continue] Salaried GPs

GP registrars

We currently have 3 GP registrars in post. These are doctors who are committed to becoming  qualified general practitioners (GP).  Their education is supported by Dr Wilkinson, Dr Ferguson and Dr … [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 Baji and Sister Harrison.  The team … [continue] Nursing Teams

Healthcare staff

Healthcare Assistants

Our Healthcare Assistant are Linzi White & Tara Peake.  Linzi has worked with us for almost 15 years, beginning her time with us as a receptionist, 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

Practice Management

Practice manager

Our Practice Manager is Ms Tanya Burton & Assistant Practice Manager is Mrs Kathryn Gallagher Our practice manager deals with all aspects of the running of the practice, including: Premises … [continue] Practice Management

Practice staff

Medicines Management Team

Our Medicines Management Team support our clinicians in the management of patient medication.  They’re also able to offer advice to patients on their prescribed medication. We have 2 clinical pharmacists … [continue] Medicines Management Team

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