Bmed.Sci (Hons) BM, BS)
Dr. Ho joined the practice 12 years ago. He offers a full general practice service and has developed a specialist interest in Coronary Heart Disease and ENT. He also works alongside other colleagues as a GPSI in palliative care in Bassetlaw Hospice.
Dr Garcia-Novoa joined the practice in February 2004. He provides a full general practice service to his patients and he is qualified as a GPwSI in Drug Misuse and is the Practice’s Child Protection Lead.
Dr Gopidas joined the practice in April 2008. He provides full general practice services and has a specialist interest in Diabetes.
MRCGP, MRCP, BSC (Hons) MBCHB (Hons)
Dr. Kelly joined the practice in June 2017, he provides full general practice services and specialises in dermatology, minor surgery, cryotherapy, and pediatrics. He is also Chair of Bassetlaw CCG.
Dr Ahmed graduated in 1996 (Dhaka, Bangladesh) and completed his postgraduate training in South Yorkshire in 2008.
His clinical interests include Management of Diabetes, Musculoskeletal problems, Mental Health problems and Child Health.
His outside interest includes travelling, watching sports and movies.
MBChB, DRCOG, MRCGP
Dr Kirby first joined the practice as a registrar in 2011. She began working at the practice as a salaried GP in 2015.
She is the clinical lead for learning disabilities and she is currently involved in writing revision guides for GP Trainees to help them pass their clinical exams.
Dr. Polly Backhouse joined the practice in January 2017 having relocated from the Northeast. She is the Learning Disability Lead for the practice, and offers a full general practice service.
RGN Advanced Diploma in Adult Studies, BA (HONS) Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Independent Nurse Prescriber
Lindsay Perrin qualified in 2004 from Sheffield University and then and completed both her ANP degree and Nurse Prescribing at Bournemouth University in 2007.
When Lindsay is not working, she enjoys catching up with friends and going to the cinema.
Karen joined the practice in July 2016. She sees patients for chronic disease reviews, acute and minor illnesses and has a special interest in diabetes and cardiology.
In her leisure, she enjoys mountain biking, hiking, skiing and spending time with her family.
Lucy joined the team in May 2019. She qualified from Sheffield Hallam University in 2014 and has completed courses in Cervical Cytology, Diabetes and Asthma. Lucy has recently completed her Independent Nurse Prescribing and is coming to the end of her MSc in Advanced Nurse Practitioning.
In her leisure, she enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as long walks with her dog.
Sue is a specialist nurse in the treatment of diabetes and coronary heart disease and general treatment room.
Mandy divides her time between the Retford & Harworth branches. Her specialities include diabetes, asthma, ear care and general treatment room.
Sarah joined the practice in January 2016. Her previous experience was gained from community nursing. She focuses on wound care, general treatment room and holds clinics for Hypertension and CKD.
In her spare time, Sarah is a member of two netball clubs, enjoys walking her dogs and spending time with friends and family.
Jayne joined the practice in August 2017 and has been qualified for 9 years. She has always worked within a GP setting and carries out many activities within her role including vaccinations, childhood immunisations, travel clinics, woundcare and chronic disease reviews (just to name a few.)
In her spare time, she enjoys being with friends and family, cycling, eating out and walking her Pug!
Graduated as a nurse in 1993 at Leeds Metropolitan University, Sarah has experience in a variety of nursing specialities, but has spent the past 20 years in practice nursing. She has completed Diplomas in Diabetes, Asthma and CHD and undertakes most practice nursing duties but has a particular interest in Diabetes. Sarah is based at our Misterton and Gringley surgeries.
In her leisure, Sarah enjoys travelling, running and spending time with her friends and family.
Kirstie is predominantly based at our Misterton and Gringley surgeries but does hold clinics at Retford. Kirstie is currently undergoing further nursing training to become an Advanced Clinical Practitioner.
HCA, NVQ Level 3 Health Care
Andy’s Health Care Support Worker duties include phlebotomy, INR testing, blood pressure checks, ECG’s, dressings, flu/pneumococcal vaccinations and Healthy Heart Checks.
Viki’s Health Care Assistant duties involve phlebotomy, blood pressure checks, ECG’s, biometric measurements for chronic disease reviews, INR Testing, Pneumococcal Vaccinations and Healthy Heart Checks.
Jodie joined the nursing team back in 2017 after working with the Community Cardiac Rehab Team. Just some of her duties include INR Testing, Phlebotomy, Pneumococcal Vaccinations, Spirometry/COPD Reviews and Wound Dressings. Recently, she has recently been accepted at Sheffield Hallam University to complete a degree in nursing.
Victoria has recently joined the team after coming from a community nursing background. She conducts a range of services including Baby Immunisations, Dressings and Complex Wound Care.
Vicky joined Riverside in July 2020. She is a very experienced nurse specialising in Asthma & COPD. Vicky also carries out smears and normal treatment room services.