Dr Ben Henry
BMedSci(Hons) BM BS SCH MRCGP
Advanced Clinical Practitioner
Partner - Dip HE (RGN), BSc (Resp), MSc (ACP), DFSRH, LOC IUT/SDI)
Dr Joanne Kinghorn
MBChb MRCGP DRSRH
I graduated from Sheffield Medical School in 2006 and completed GP training in Chesterfield in 2011. I joined Lime Grove Medical Centre in 2012 and have worked as a part time salaried GP here since. I completed the Diploma for the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health in 2014. I keep up to date with menopause and HRT guidance alongside the wide variety of conditions that we deal with in General practice. I find it satisfying to maintain a continuity of care with patients and to be able to help them through various health challenges during the different stages of life. Outside of work I enjoy running and spending time with my family.
Dr Mark Wood
BSc(Hons), MB BS(Lond), DFSRH, DRCOG, DPD(Card), FRCGP
Dr Mark Wood completed his undergraduate training in London, including a unique BSc in Primary Health Care. He then moved to Derbyshire, working widely before settling with his young family in Matlock. Completion of all his GP vocational, post-graduate diplomas and further specialist training has been achieved whilst serving in various clinical and management roles throughout Derbyshire. This culminated in his election by nomination to Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners (FRCGP) in 2019. Dr Wood is currently only at Lime Grove Medical Centre (LGMC) one day a week. As a ‘Portfolio GP’, his other roles and experience includes: in and out of hours, Salaried (LGMC since 2016), Locum and as a GPwSI/GPwER (NHS & Private) Dermatology Specialist; working throughout the County and in our Hospitals. This also includes past governance roles with the Care Quality Commission, as a GP representative on the Local Medical Committee and currently as a GP Clinical Lead, working alongside Consultants, for our Derby & Derbyshire CCG.
Dr Paul Lingard
Dr Lingard has been working with us here at Lime Grove Medical Centre for 35 years. He was a Partner at the Practice until September 2020, but, following his departure as a Partner, felt that he could not give up on us entirely and has stayed with us for 2 sessions a week, and will also provide cover, at short notice, if any other doctors have to cancel their surgery.
Dr Katherine Tweedy
Dr Tweedy qualified as a doctor in 2010, completing further GP training in 2016. She joined Lime Grove Medical Centre as a salaried GP in October 2021
Dr Sarah Pool
BM, BS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH, LoC IUT/SDI
Dr Pool attended medical school in Nottingham, after trying out various specialties settled on being a GP. Dr Pool has worked in lots of different practices part time since she finished training in 2010. Dr Pool states "I love my job very much!"
Dr John Williams
Dr Williams is a newly qualified GP and, following his placement with us last year as a Registrar, has now joined the Practice as a salaried GP from August 2022
Dr Georgia Lavender
Dr Lavender has returned to Lime Grove Medical Centre for her second placement as a GP Registrar. She will be with the Practice for a year from August 2022
Sue is our Senior Practice Nurse and manages the nursing team
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Mrs Sarah Robb joined Lime Grove Medical Centre in October 2012 as a member of the reception team, having previously worked as a Team Manager and dispenser at Boots. After working in reception for four years, Sarah progressed to a position as administrator to the Practice Manager. In January 2019, Sarah was promoted to Office Manager and eventually to Practice Manager in June 2021. The role of Practice Manager encompasses a wide range of duties, which include ensuring that the Practice runs efficiently for the patients and that the clinical and administrative staff have the support they need. Other aspects of the role include: • recruiting, training and managing staff • handling financial systems such as payroll and accounts • ensuring the IT system is maintained and developed • monitoring patient satisfaction and handling any complaints • overseeing patient records • managing arrangements for cleaning, security, and health and safety Sarah is ably assisted by the Deputy Practice Manager, Emily Foster-Twigg
Deputy Practice Manager
Mrs Emily Foster-Twigg joined Lime Grove Medical Centre in December 2012 as a bank receptionist covering holiday and sickness absence. She progressed her role within the practice to a full-time receptionist and administrator. Emily was then promoted to Reception Manager in January 2019 and eventually promoted to Deputy Practice Manager in June 2021. Emily acts as a focal point of communication between the Partners, Practice Manager, Clinicians, the admin team, and the reception team. She works as a key member of the management team and ensures administrative and clerical duties within the Practice are carried out within the Practice’s guidelines and policies.
Secretarial and Administrative Lead
Medical Workflow and Summarising Lead
Harry came to the surgery as an apprentice in 2019. Having qualified and gaining promotion, Harry is now responsible for recieving and directing all incoming correspondence, and summarising patient notes.
Consultant Clinical Officer
Dr Neil Fray
B Med Sci, BM BS, MRCGP
Dr Neil Fray qualified in 1991 and, after various hospital jobs, has been a GP since 1994 and a GP partner at Lime Grove until 2018. Although Dr Fray is no longer working here as a GP, he is now the Consultant Clinical Officer for the Practice, dealing with Clinical Governance (safety) and he is the Practice Caldicott Guardian (confidentiality), and the Technology Lead. He also oversees the practice clinical education update agendas. Away from the practice, he is a GP appraiser.
Reception (Senior/Reception Lead)
Megan is our customer service apprentice
Daniel specialises in medication and prescribing. He has appointments at the practice on Thursday afternoons for medication reviews and also to see patients for on the day urgent care and face to face examinations.