Practice Management

Suzanne Clitheroe (f)

Business Manager

My name is Suzanne Clitheroe and I am the Business Manager at Leyland Surgery & The Surgery Chorley. I grew up and still live in the local area. I have worked in the NHS for over 18 years in a variety of roles within General Practice including reception, secretarial, administrative, dispensary and practice management. I enjoy a challenge and feel very lucky to be part of a professional team that strives to give the best possible patient care. In my spare time I enjoy walking my dogs, snowboarding and socialising.

Paula Kellock (f)

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Practice Manager

Hi, my name's Paula Kellock and I am the Practice Manager at The Surgery Chorley.  I joined the NHS in 2012 and have undertaken a variety of different roles including reception, secretary and administrator.

I have two children, who are not so little now … my youngest being 17 and eldest just turned 20.  The most recent addition to the family being my gorgeous labradoodle. 

I enjoy long walks with the family and of course my dog. I also love going to gigs to watch my eldest’s band and enjoy socialising in general.

Administration

Ann Batty (f)

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Medical Records Summariser

I have worked as a medical secretary at a surgery in Penwortham and successfully completed the AMSPAR qualification. I had a break from General Practice during which time I worked for the Benefits Agency and then at a local Disability Charity. I returned to General Practice in 2011. I am pleased to be part of this Practice and enjoy working with a professional and positive team of people. 

In my spare time I foster cats for the Charity 'Cats Protection', I play drums in a local band, I enjoy traveling, riding my motorbike, gardening and listening to live music.

Sandra Heald (f)

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Before joining Leyland Surgery I worked as a ward clerk in a local NHS hospital within the Bury area since 2004. I am looking forward to working in this new, developing GP practice to further enhance my knowledge and skills within a primary healthcare setting. I am married with 2 children and having recently moved into the local area I am enjoying walking our dog,reading,watching sports and spending time with family and friends.

Kelly Kos

KellyMedical Records Summariser

I have worked in the NHS for over 6 years and have had varying job roles in Community Services as well as GP Surgeries. I studied Art and Design and then went onto study Photography at degree level. I enjoy socialising, photography and many outdoor activities. I live in the local area and enjoy working for the surgery as I love working with the general public. Also, in my spare time I do make-up for close family and friends for special events and run my own beauty blog providing all of the latest tips and fashions.

Reception

Maureen Byrne (f)

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Reception Supervisor

Having worked in a bank for 25 years, I had a complete change in my career and joined the practice as a medical receptionist in April 2010. I am looking forward to working at the new surgery and the opportunity to progress further in my role, within the surgery. Outside of work, I enjoy walking travelling and spending time with my family.

Beverly Stowe (f)

Receptionist
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My name is Beverley Stowe and I have only recently joined the Surgery in April.  I love to meet people so do class myself as a 'people person' and I am really looking forward to gaining lots of new experiences in my role as a Medical Receptionist. I am married with 3 children and look forward to nothing more than spending quality time with my family. My spare time is spent socialising and enjoying life to the full - time is precious!

Jodie Warren (f)

Receptionist

I have worked with the NHS since 2016; I have learnt a lot in a short space of time and really enjoy the work load. Recently I have joined Leyland Surgery and already feeling part of the team. In my spare time you'll find me at the yard with my horse or out walking with my dogs. I love going on holiday somewhere hot, but also enjoy a relaxing weekend glamping with the dogs.

 

Cerys Lewis (f)

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I have recently joined this wonderful team as part of a new experience as this is my first role within the NHS. I'm extremely excited to give my all to this new opportunity, I also hope to succeed in my role, hopefully excelling and gaining higher roles in the future! I have recently left college where I studied health & social care and gained the qualification of D*D*D*. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends making valuable memories

Mrs Lisa Costello (f)

Lisa Costello (f)

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Receptionist

My name is Lisa Costello, I was born in South Croydon and moved to Lancashire in 1999, I am married and live in Leyland, I have two daughters and lots of animals. I have worked for the NHS since 2009. 

Mrs Louise Walker (f)

Receptionist                                                                                                                                LW

Hi I’m Louise and have recently joined the team at Leyland Surgery and the Surgery @ Chorley as a medical receptionist.  I grew up in Euxton and now live in Chorley with my two daughters who are both now grown up. I enjoy going to the gym and swimming, socialising with my friends and going to concerts. I look forward to getting to know everyone.

Sara Dearnaley

SaraMy name is Sara Dearnaley and I have recently joined the surgeries at both Leyland and Chorley. I am thoroughly enjoying working with a very professional and supportive team, in a very interesting and varied role. All my previous jobs have involved meeting and helping people, which I love to do. I moved to Lancashire in 2003 and love living in this area. Outside of work, I enjoy reading, cooking, adult colouring books and spending time with my husband, my nieces and nephews. I regularly enjoy visiting North Wales which is where I grew up and still have family there.

Vanessa Ormerod

Receptionist

I've been with the practice for 4 years as part of the reception team which has been great. I find I learn things every day and every day is a different challenge. Outside of work I enjoy walking our dog, spending time with my family and doing things with my two daughters. We especially like to go on walks and bike rides finding new places to grab some food along the way.

Shannon Fadden

Receptionist

Secretaries

Karen Crabtree (f)

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Secretary/ Receptionist

I have worked in General Practice as a Medical Secretary for 18 years. I am hoping to expand my role at Leyland Surgery by taking on additional admin duties and enjoy being part of this exciting venture. I am married with two daughters and my interests include music, reading, cookery, dining out and walking.

Linda Bibby (f)

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Secretary/ Receptionist

I have been a GP Medical Secretary for the past 22 years and enjoy working with a dedicated and professional Team in building and expanding Leyland Surgery. My interests outside of work include travelling, music, reading and socialising.

Sue Prescott

Secretary

I have worked in the NHS for 19 years, 11 years in my current post. I have worked in administration in the Speech & Language Therapy Department, X-ray/Ultrasound and now as administrator/secretary, which I really enjoy. Out of work I enjoy reading, crosswords, walking and cycling.

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