Nurse Practitioners

Lisa Weatherill

Lisa joined our Team in October 2016. Lisa is an experienced Nurse Practitioner and Independent Prescriber and her background is as a Specialist Respiratory Nurse.

For more information on Nurse Practitioners and on the conditions they can treat, please refer to Clinics and Services.

Sadah Laheji

Sadah joined the Team in June 2016. She is an experienced Nurse Practitioner and Prescriber and previously worked at Eston Grange walk-in centre. Sadah's background was as a Senior A&E Nurse before moving into General Practice.

For more information on Nurse Practitioners and on the conditions they can treat, please refer to Clinics and Services.

Michelle Beaumont

Michelle joined the Team in April 2017 as a Practice Nurse. She previously worked as a District Nurse. Michelle is a respiratory nurse and specialises in COPD and asthma management, wound care, phlebotomy, vaccinations, cervical smears, health checks, BP, ECG, smoking cessation, spirometry.  in 2019 Michelle qualified as Nurse Practitioner successfully completing clinical skills and prescribing qualifications and now consults patients with minor ailments. 

Lauren Barnes

Lauren joined the Practice Team in January 2018 as Nurse Practitioner.

Lauren previously worked as a Practice Nurse and a Specialist Nurse in Cardiology for many years. She spent 10 years working in a care home for multiple sclerosis as a care assistant and Duty Officer and has worked as a medic for events cover such as marathons.

For more information on Nurse Practitioners and on the conditions they can treat, please refer to Clinics and Services.

Elizabeth Wilson

Elizabeth (known as Lizzie) joined our Team in April 2017 as a Practice Nurse and her skills include wound care, phlebotomy, smear tests, smoking cessation, spirometry, diabetes management, health checks, BP & ECG.  Lizzie previously worked as a District Nurse.   In 2019 Lizzie successfully completed clinical skills training as well as obtaining prescribing degree and is now working as a Nurse Practitioner including seeing patients with minor ailments in addition to her other skills.   

Christine Stirzaker (f)

Christine joined the team as a Minor Ailment Nurse on 4th October 2021.

Christine is an experienced Nurse with a background of respiratory from working within general medicine.  She has also had the opportunity to develop her skills within A&E and Urgent Care working as a lone worker triaging minor injuries and illness.  

She has had many opportunities working within the NHS from being a District Nurse and Community Matron which has been given me the opportunity to develop her skills.  She has worked in elderly care stroke rehab and taken care of palliative patients.  

Christine is married with 2 children and has 2 grandchildren, she has a very close family and extended family who look after each other.  


Sister Delia Geldart (f)

Delia joined our practice team in April 2009. Delia is an experienced Practice Nurse and her duties include phlebotomy, dressings, suture removal, smear tests, travel vaccinations, baby immunisations, health checks and diabetes management.

Sister Rose Sutcliffe (f)

Rose joined our team in September 2019.  Rose previously worked in Intensive Care at James Cook University Hospital.  She is a very experienced Practice Nurse and currently undergoing Respiratory disease diploma to further enhance her clinical skills and knowledge. 

Sister Lauren Potter

Lauren joined our Practice team in December 2019 as Practice Nurse.  Lauren previously worked at ITU and James Cook University Hospital.  Lauren's skills include wound care, phlebotomy, immunisations and general treatment room duties. 

Sister Natalie Gunns

Natalie is an experienced Nurse having worked previously in A&E, then as a Practice Nurse.  She is local and knows our area and patient population well.  

Natalie has a special interest in treatment room duties as well as respiratory having completed asthma and COPD diploma. 

Healthcare Assistants

Debra McIntyre

Debra joined Albert House Clinic in 2008 and joined South Grange Medical Centre in January 2017 following the merge of both practices.

Debra works full time as a Health Care Assistant. Debra’s role includes blood taking, BP, ECG, new patient medicals, smoking cessation and spirometry. Debra has NVQ 2 & 3 in Health and Social Care and she is also qualified to administer flu, pneumococcal, shingles and B12 vaccines.

Tracy Wakelin (f)

Tracy has worked at South Grange since early 2017 following the closure of Eston Grange walk in centre. She is a very experienced member of the admin team and since joining our surgery has qualified in Phlebotomy and in 2019 qualified as a Healthcare Assistant. Tracy is competent in blood taking, blood pressures, health checks, ECG and many immunisations.

Gohar Begum (f)

Gohar is a non-medical Partner with the Practice since 2018.  She assists with workflow management to ease pressure and better utilise GP appointments.  Also at times of high demand, she is a trained Phlebotomist and can provide additional appointments when required including Covid-19 vaccinations. 


Janet Kruger

Janet joined our practice as an additional member of the Reception team in March 2020.  Janet has worked as a Clerical Officer/Receptionist for the NHS for 17 years working within Neurosciences and Audiology at James Cook University Hospital.  Janet qualified as Phlebotomist in June 2021 and is enjoying taking up a clinical role with blood taking, blood pressures and ECGs.  Janet now has a dual role supporting the clinical team as well as assisting with administration duties as required.



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