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Greyfriars Medical Centre

Dr Bruce Halliday, Dr Dawn Philip, Dr J Glidden Chalmers, Dr Tomas Trueba, Dr Simon Willetts,

 Dr Debbie Swalwell, Dr Erin Barrett, Dr Pira Vivekanandaraja, Dr Matt Starostka.


* Please see IMPORTANT CHANGES that will affect how Patients make an appointment at Greyfriars Medical Centre*

Our Staff Services


Practice Nurses


Our Practice Nurses form an important part of our Practice Team. The team includes Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioner, Nurses and Health Care Assistants.They perform a wide range of duties including telephone triage and follow-up of patients with diabetes, asthma and hypertension. Routine nursing duties as well as preventative medicine in the form of immunisations and well person clinics make up a large part of the practice nurses' work. Our Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Practitioner have undergone extensive additional training to enable them to perform more specialised tasks and are thereby able to offer our patients an extended service in their Minor Illness Clinics (please go to the section, Our Clinics, which lists the Minor Illnesses the Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Practitioner can see).


District Nurses


Our attached District Nurses hold regular surgeries in the Practice for general nursing care such as dressings, removal of sutures, etc. Patients confined to their homes who need nursing assistance may arrange for this with their doctor.


Macmillan Nurses


Macmillan nurses offer advice and support to many people affected by cancer. They help make informed decisions about treatment and guide patients through the maze of diffferent services. They also offer emotional support and help people with cancer deal with their symptoms and pain.


Health Visitors


The Health Visitor service is available to give advice on health care, particularly for expectant mothers and small children.  The Health Visitors can be contacted during normal working hours by telephoning 01387 220003.  For information regarding your local drop in clinic, please telephone the Health Visitors.


Community Psychiatric Nurses


The Community Psychiatric Nurse Service is available for advice and follow-up for patients requiring certain forms of support. Patients requiring this service may arrange for this with their doctor.


Primary Care Mental Health Nurses


You can make an appointment with one of our Primary Care Mental Health Nurses if you experience low mood, anxiety, depression or stress. Have trouble controlling your emotions or difficulty sleeping?


Other Services (Non-NHS)


Please arrange a special appointment for services such as private medical examinations, private sickness certificates, etc. The Patient Services Team can advise you of the appropriate fee where applicable.


Intellectual Disability Service


Are you over 18 years old and have an intellectual disability? The Health Facilitators can help and support you on 01387 244244.

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