Clinical Team


  • Julie Hookins – Nurse Practitioner
    A Qualified General Nurse for 30 years developing a wide range of experience and skills. Julie previously worked as a District Nurse and at a more advanced level, as a Community Matron and Independent prescriber. As a Nurse Practitioner at Friary House Surgery she is able to provide telephone triage and consultations for minor illnesses and Long term conditions, to compliment the GP service.
  • Lindsay Cranch – Paramedic Practitioner
    Lindsay is a new Paramedic Practitioner and is here to help with acute illness and clinical conditions. Lindsay gained her foundation degree in Paramedic Sciences through the Open University, as a mature student, during her ten years in the Ambulance Service.
  • Mandy Lamble – Nurse Practitioner
    Mandy graduated from Plymouth University in 2004 with a DipHE (Adult) Nursing and has since continued her study whilst working full time. She has gained a BSc (hons) degree in Health Studies, Independent Prescribing qualification and more recently Masters level modules in advanced clinical practice.
    As a nurse practitioner at Friary House surgery she is able to provide telephone triage and consultations for Minor illnesses and long-term conditions, to complement the GP service.
    Mandy is married with 3 grown up children and enjoys exploring the great outdoors.

 Healthcare Assistants

  • Kirstie – Healthcare Assistant
    Kirstie is a very experienced HCA and is currently undertaking a Level 4 university course to progress in her career. Kirstie has a keen interest in wound management.


  • Sue Tenger – Phlebotomist
    Sue has been our phlebotomist since 2005 and since then has been trained to undertake blood pressure monitoring and urinalysis. She completed an NVQ 111 in Health Care in 2010.