Meet the Team


Dr Helen McDonough

GP Partner


Dr Elizabeth Wernham

GP Partner


Dr Rhona Leadbetter

GP Partner


Dr Tom Lawy

GP Partner


Dr Namrata Sharma

Salaried GP


Dr Sarah Ddamba

Salaried GP


Dr Rebecca Young

Salaried GP


Dr Sarah Mitchell

Salaried GP



Non-urgent advice:

Doctors in Training

Here at The White House Surgery, we welcome our doctors in training. These are fully qualified doctors and are a huge asset to our team.

Medical Students

We often have Medical Students with us who are training to be doctors.
We will inform you before going in to see a doctor if a student is sitting in with them. If you would like to see the GP without a medical student present just let reception know.

Nursing Team

Miss Louise Johnston

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Mrs Sally Smith

RGN Nurse

Miss Odeta Sutke

RGN Nurse

Miss Leah Binns

RGN Nurse

Non-urgent advice:

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Miss Joanne Boucher

Healthcare Assistant

Mrs Joanne Elliott

Healthcare Assistant

Non-urgent advice:

The Healthcare Assistants at the practice are able to offer services such as carrying out blood tests, doing blood pressure checks, and some injections.

Practice Manager

Miss Kate Lamb

Our practice manager has the overall responsibility for all administrative and financial aspects within the practice along with ensuring the smooth daily operation of the surgery to a high standard of performance by all staff.

Leadership Team

Miss Chloe Houghton

Assistant Practice Manager

Miss Diane Mordaunt

Reception Team Leader

Miss Lauren Brooks

Reception Lead /Social media Champion

Non-urgent advice: Assistant Practice Manager

Our assistant practice manager assists the practice manager, supports the general running of the surgery and oversees our admin team.

Non-urgent advice: Reception Team Leaders

In addition to their daily responsibilities, our reception team leaders ensure the reception area continues to follow practice standards and expectations to create a welcoming and efficient service.

Administration Team

Becky Cambell

Katie Owen

Karen Smith (Secretary)

Abby Taylor (Data & IT Administrator)

Non-urgent advice:

Our administration team have many responsibilities including processing patients records and hospital correspondences, recalling patients for medical appointments and assisting the clinical and reception team in the day to day running of the practice.

Our Secretary assists the clinical team in organising hospital and secondary care referrals.

Reception Team

Alison Bumford

Deborah Whitley

Idah Moyana

Melanie Black

Dorothy Stocks

Bianca Armitt

Zara Arshad

Olivia Cardwell

Non-urgent advice:

Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.

Additional Roles

Mr Sree Seelam

Clinical Pharmacist

Miss Evie Minto

Care Co-ordinator

Mr Anthony Kelly


Mr Richard Kay


Non-urgent advice: Clinical pharmacist

Pharmacists make a difference to the lives of their patients through an expert knowledge of medicines and health. Helping people live longer and healthier lives depends on the safe use of medicines and excellent healthcare advice. Pharmacists’ unique expertise and knowledge makes them essential members of the healthcare team.

Non-urgent advice: Paramedic

Our paramedics work as part of our urgent care team and carry out home visits under the supervision of our GPs.

Non-urgent advice: Care Co-ordinator

Our care co-ordinator works with patients to help support their health and wellbeing. Where needed she will also identify appropriate external services for individuals. In addition to this the care co-ordinator also liaises with patients within our quarterly patient participation group.