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Doctors

Dr Melanie Mather

MA Cantab, MB BCh Oxon, MRCGP, DFFP

Dr Mather joined Chadsfield Medical Practice in 2007. In addition to core services, she performs contraceptive fitting and removal, and minor surgery joint injections.

Dr Mather qualified from Oxford Medical School in 1995. After a year training in New Zealand, she returned home to work as a junior doctor. She completed further training in Anaesthetics and as a Registrar before changing tack to spend time as an Expedition Medic in Mongolia. She completed her training in General Practice in Sheffield and after a stint as medic for the Himalayan Rescue Association in Nepal, she settled down to married life.

Dr Mather’s main interest is the great outdoors, including running (completed first marathon last year!) and cycling. She also enjoys reading as member of a local book club.

Dr Meena Gor

MBChB (Manchester 1997), MRCGP (2004)

Dr Gor joined the practice as a Partner in 2005.

In addition to the usual GP services, she offers joint injections and minor surgical procedures such as removal of minor skin lesions.

Dr Gor offers early appointments on a Thursday morning and later appointments on a Monday evening for patients who wish to attend at these times (because of work or care commitments).

She enjoys time with her family especially drawing or cooking with her two daughters, listening to music and relaxing by doing yoga.

Dr Rachel Kilroy

MBChB Manchester 1997, DCH, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP

Dr Rachel Kilroy joined the practice in 2008.

She has a keen interest in dermatology, having completed hospital posts in this speciality, women’s health , sexual health and paediatrics and enjoys Manchester University medical student teaching.

Dr Kilroy lives locally and enjoys her three children (and their activities), hiking, friends and travel.

Dr Louise Barlow (f)

Dr Louise BarlowLouise Barlow MBChB (2010), MRCGP (2015), DCH, DFSRH                                                                                                                                 

 Dr Barlow qualified from the University of Manchester in 2010, and then worked in the North West, before completing her GP training in Stockport. She worked in the Stockport area before joining Chadsfield in June 2016.

 In addition to core services she is able to provide joint injections. Dr Barlow is also involved with medical student teaching with the University of Manchester.

 Outside of work she enjoys walking, going to the theatre and reading.

Mrs Cath Pierce (f)

RN BSc Hons, CSP

Advanced Practitioner

Many of our patients will already know Mrs Pierce , she has been with the practice since 2003 as an experienced senior Practice Nurse. However, Cath has successfully completed her MSc in Advanced Practice in 2013 and has since then been employed within Chadsfield Medical Practice as an Advanced Practitioner. This means that she is now able to deal with many of the problems you would normally take to a doctor.

Mrs Pierce is qualified to assess and examine patients, make a diagnosis and prescribe treatment. She can also make referrals to most hospital doctors or other health care professionals. She works closely with our GPs and liaises with them about patient care.

On the day appointments are available with Mrs Pierce.  Below is a list of the types of problems our ANPs can assess and treat. If you are still unsure please contact reception about the nature of your problem and they will be able to advise you as to which of our clinicians is the most appropriate for you to see. Our reception staff all understand the need for confidentiality and discretion as part of their role, for which they are fully trained.

What can the AdvancedPractitioners help with?

For patients over 12 years old:

  • Tonsillitis
  • Chest infections
  • Ear infections
  • Sinusitis
  • Poorly controlled asthma
  • Hay fever
  • Exacerbations of COPD
  • Skin Infections / Impetigo
  • Skin rashes
  • Urine infections
  • Continence issues
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Contraception queries
  • Constipation
  • Persistent Diarrhoea / Vomiting
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Back pain, knee pain and hip pain
 
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