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Our team

Doctors – partners and GPs

GP Partners

Dr Graeme Little BSc (Hons) MRes MBChB MRCGP DipOccMed
Works Mondays and Wednesdays

Dr Simon Stockill BSc (Hons) MBBS MSc DCH DFSRH, FRCGP
Works Mondays and Fridays

Dr Matthew Shaw  MBBS MRCGP
Works Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Works Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays

Salaried GPs

Dr Rosie Rayment MBChB

Works Mondays and Fridays

Dr Hannah Stephens MBBS

Works Tuesday mornings, Thursdays and Fridays

Please note that working hours may vary due to holidays/sickness.

Locum GPs

Dr Rebecca Foljambe

Dr Femi Abegunde

We use a number of highly qualified locums to support the practice to cover for annual leave and training absences.


We are a GP training practice who hosts a registrar for a period of normally six months at a time. Registrars are fully qualified and registered doctors who are undertaking further training to become GPs. They hold surgeries at the practice and have supervision and support from our GPs.

Current Registrars

Dr Emem Ndekwu
Dr John Ward
Dr Shajeel Abbas

Nurse practitioner

Bryony Crossling RN BSc Hons Dip Minor Illnesses Independent Prescriber (MSc) ENB 998 FP Cert Dip Diab Care
Bryony specialises in frailty and elderly care. 

The nurse practitioners currently work between both of our surgeries.

Monday: 9.00am–11.30am and 3.00pm–5.30pm
Tuesday: 9.00am–12.00pm and 3.00pm–5.00pm
Wednesday: 9.00am–11.30am and 3.00pm–5.00pm
Thursday: 9:00am–2.30pm
Friday: 9.00am–11.30am and 3.00pm–5.00pm

Please note these times may vary due to staff holidays/sickness.

The prescribing nurse practitioners can diagnose and treat most minor illnesses.

The nurse practitioners can diagnose, prescribe and refer patients. These are some of the conditions they can treat, please note they are not restricted to these.

  • Coughs
  • Sore throats
  • Headaches
  • Hayfever
  • Asthma problems
  • Abdominal pain
  • Eye problems
  • UTIs
  • Chest infections
  • Rash
  • Cold sores
  • Boils
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Balanitis
  • Vaginal discharge/infections/thrush
  • Mastitis
  • Emergency contraception/missed pills
  • Muscular or bone injury

Nursing team

Practice Nurses 

Rachael Lees

Caroline Allen

Jessica Shaw

The Practice Nurses offer appointments at both Sleights and Sandsend Surgery.

Pharmacy Team

Pharmacy Technicians

Damian Chrapek

Care coordinators

Deeanne Mccabe

Katie Locker

Sarah Robson

Healthcare assistants

Jamie Dixon

Dawn Cass

Our healthcare assistants provide a range of services to assist the doctors and the practice nurses. These include:

  • Blood tests
  • ECGs
  • Smoking cessation
  • New patient health checks
  • Memory tests
  • INR
  • Ear syringing (only certain healthcare assistants can perform this)
  • Wound care

While all our HCAs provide a range of services, each member of the team has developed specialist skills so please be advised by the receptionist when making an appointment. Appointments available at both surgeries Monday to Friday.

Management and support staff

Our non clinical team

Sleights and Sandsend Medical Practice employs management and support staff to ensure the smooth running of the Practice. Staff members cover both sites, with many of the team working part time, which enables them to achieve a good work life balance.

Practice Manager

Caroline Garrard

Practice Administrator

Suzie Grimoldby

Medical Secretaries

Bev Cooke

Ruby Harrison

Ed Baker

Sophie Cana


Sue Cooper – Reception Manager

Jennifer Stephenson

Sheila Brown

Libby Dossor


Rachel Coates – Dispensary Manager

Sue Cooper

Kerry Prior

Chloe Ward

Melanie Winspear

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