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Nurse Practitioners

Yvonne Burns

Advanced Nurse Practitioner


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Ellie Gyngell

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Eleanor has been a nurse coming up to 25 years. In this time she has worked in a multitude of settings including Intensive care, theatres, and primary care. She has 10 years’ experience in secure environment medicine and has developed knowledge and experience in substance misuse , mental health and acute and chronic disease management.

Her main clinical interests are in elderly care and dementia and palliative care.

Independent prescriber

Minor illness training

Asthma diploma

RCGP2 substance misuse



Anastasia Phelan

Anastasia_finalAnastasia’s interests include the management of respiratory conditions such as asthma and COPD. She also has a special interest in women's health, including the provision of contraceptive services such as the insertion / removal of contraceptive implants and advice on the menopause.




Fiona Stanley


Healthcare Assistants

Beverley Thwaites


Assistant Practitioner

Bev Joined the Acorn Surgery in August 2012, she has over 15 yrs experience working as a HCA, with 8 ½ yrs spent on a cardio-thoracic ward at Papworth Hospital.

Bev has now completed her Foundation Degree in Health & Social care.


She carries out a range of duties including :

  • Phlebotomy
  • ECGs
  • Wound care
  • Spirometry
  • Ear irrigation
  • Smoking cessation
  • Blood Pressure testing
  • NHS Health Checks
  • Assists with the Vasectomy Clinic.
Leni Read (f)

Health Care Assistant

Leni joined the Acorn Surgery in December 2015.

She has 12 years’ experience in various fields, one of which being Medical Intensive Care.


Some of her duties include:

  • Phlebotomy
  • Annual reviews
  • ECG
  • Wound care
  • Ear irrigation
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Flu injections
  • NHS checks
  • Assist with Vasectomy and minor ops.
Bobbie Greer

Health Care Assistant 


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