Meet the Staff


Dr S Speed-Andrews (f)
MB ChB 1985 Glasgow MRCGP
Part Time – Mon / Tue / Thur

Dr G Bell (f)
MB ChB 2004 Aberdeen / MRCGP
Part Time – Mon / Tue / Wed / Fri

Nurse Practitioner

Freya Dolby (f)

Amanda Henchliffe (f)


Rachel Brierley (f)

Lorna Fell (f)

Margaret Nelson (f)

Healthcare Assistant

Karon Hughes (f)
Karon can do routine blood tests, new patient reviews, basic wound care, B12 injections, flu / pneumonia injections, INR’s, blood pressure monitoring and ECG’s.

Practice Pharmacist

Catherine Alderson(f)

Practice Management

Debbie Hewitt
Debbie is responsible for the administration and management of the practice. If you have any problems regarding the organisation of the practice, then please contact her.


  • Gail Awde
  • Pauline Bainbridge
  • Jackie Burns – Data Manager
  • Carole Dodgson – Admin Manager
  • Dawn Dougherty
  • Karen Hindson
  • Lynda Osborne
  • Kerry Ostle
Our Admin team are usually the first face to face point of contact with the practice, although the remainder of the Admin Team will receive all incoming calls in the main office on the first floor.  In addition to arranging appointments, they carry out all the secretarial and administration tasks to help the practice run smoothly and efficiently.

Attached Staff

Community Midwives – Tel. 017683 53719

Health Visitors – Tel – 017683 54964

Community Nurses – Tel. 017683 51179

Please click on the three lines on the left hand side of ‘Appleby Medical Practice’ for further practice related information.