Nursing Team

Our fully trained and experienced practice nurses, on top of their normal nursing duties, also provide the following services: health checks, cervical smears, childhood/travel immunisations, ear syringing and routine blood tests. To see one of the practice nurses, simply make an appointment.

Nurse Katharine Austin – Lead Nurse
Katharine joined the practice in March 1993. Her specialist interest is diabetes. Katharine is also a Non-Medical Prescriber which means she is qualified to prescribe all medications.

Nurse Pippa Marrow – Practice Nurse
Pippa joined the practice in September 2007. Her specialist interests include asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Nurse Dixsa Purgas-O’Sullivan – Practice Nurse
Dixsa joined the Culverhay team in 2017.

Healthcare Assistants

Lesley Hall – Health Care Assistant
Lesley joined in March 2011. Her primary role is to take blood (phlebotomy) and blood pressures, and provide general health checks for those in the 40 – 75 age bracket. She also provides advice to those wishing to stop smoking.