Fernbank Surgery

Lytham Primary Care Centre and Freckleton Health Centre
Fernbank Surgery: 01253 957200 | Freckleton Health Centre: 01253 957210

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Who’s who

Doctors

Dr Simon Ellwood (m)
MB ChB (Leeds 1983) DCH DRCOG FRCGP

Dr Catherine Connolly (f)
MB ChB (Manchester 1984) DRCOG DFFP MRCGP

Dr Ruth Mason (f)
MB ChB (Edinburgh 1995) DCH DRCOG DFFP MRCGP

Dr Katie Chapman (f)
MB ChB (Leicester 1997) DFFP MRCGP

Dr Adam Daruzzaman (m)
MBBS (Newcastle on Tyne 2006), MRCGP

Dr Anna Riding (f)
Salaried GP


Practice staff

Mrs Diane Eaton FIHM
Management Partner

Donna Swallow
Assistant Practice Manager

Reception and administration

Our trained staff are your first point of contact with the practice and will do their best to assist you or put you in touch with the person or organisation best able to help you. The more information you give them, the quicker they will be able to help you. All staff are aware of the confidential nature of their work and you can rely totally on their discretion.


Specialist Nurses

Mr David Shone (m)
Nurse Clinician
MSc, RGN, RSCN, Dip He (Critical Care), A&E Cert, Lic Ac, FBAWMA


Healthcare team

Practice nurses

We have a team of three practice nurses working across both our practice sites

Health care assistants

We have two health care assistants. They assist the practice nurses and work closely with them.

Community nurses

Community nurses provide nursing treatment and advice to the housebound and patients recently discharged from hospital.

Health visitors

The role of the health visitor is to improve public health by working with individuals, families and communities. They also provide the childhood immunisation and child development service.

Midwife

The midwife attends the surgery once a week and provides ante-natal care for patients. The midwife also attends patients at home after delivery.