Appletree Team

Please see here for more information about different clinicians and roles or see our Support / Self-referral section for more services you can access directly.


Dr David Regan
MB ChB 2003 Leicester MRCGP
Dr Helen Fenwick
MB ChB 1998 Liverpool MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH
Dr Annalea Jennison
BA Cambridge BMedSci BMBS Nottingham 2002 DFRSH DRCOG DCH MRCGP
Dr Karl Anderson
BA Cambridge BM Southampton MRCGP PGCCE


Dr Melissa Denman
MBChB University of Birmingham 2016 MRCGP 
Dr Olivia Hale
MBChB 2015 Birmingham MRCGP
Dr Serena Hancox
MBChB 1994 Sheffield MRCGP 2000
Dr Ruth Hewitt
BSc (Hons) MBBS Newcastle 1988 DRCOG DFSRH
Dr Hannah Simpson
MBChB Sheffield 2012 BMedSci DRCOG


Dr Azfar Alam ST3 (12 month placement)
Dr Maryam Animashaun ST2 (4 month placement)


Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACP)
ACPs can prescribe medication, diagnose, manage and refer patients presenting with acute illnesses. They predominantly deal with common ailments such as ear, chest and urine infections.
Amy Armiger – Lead Nurse
Diploma in Adult nursing, BSc Practice Nursing, non-medical prescribing post graduate certificate, and currently undertaking Masters in ACP. In addition to her ACP role, Amy sees patients with complex long term conditions and woman’s health.
Rachel Astle
1st class Hons degree in Adult Nursing, MSc in Community Specialist Practice, MSc V300 Non-medical prescribing qualification, MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice (due to complete in January 2024).
Rachel was a District Nurse specialising in palliative care/end of life patients. She is training to become an ACP and is a real asset to the Surgery.
Ryan Ilott
BSc degree in nursing, Masters Science in Advance Clinical Practice
An experienced ACP who mainly deals with on the day appointments and frailty and elderly.
Practice nurses are available by appointment for various treatments, health promotion advice and screening, including smears, immunisations and vaccinations. They are qualified to advise and treat many minor conditions and it may be quicker to see a Practice Nurse than wait for a consultation with your Doctor who nevertheless is always available if you have any cause for concern. They also help manage long term conditions eg. Asthma, Diabetes, COPD, Hypertension etc.
Millie Dolman
Charlotte Fowler
Angela Gitto
Claire Lee
Kerry Miller
Jane Mosley – FdSc Nursing associate
Nurse Associates are able to performs smears, immunisations, blood pressures, ECGs, health checks. wound dressings.
Jessica Holmes Senior Healthcare Assistant, Level 3 Health and Social Care Diploma
Our very capable HCA has undergone training to enable her to take blood samples, blood pressure, assist with minor surgery, perform ECGs and carry out health checks that do not involve medication. 
Bea Middleton
A GP Assistant is a new role design to aid the GP in daily tasks. They are qualified to perform simple health checks eg. Blood pressures, ECGs, bloods, NHS Health Checks and lifestyle advice. They are also on hand to help manage some of the administrative tasks the GP receives each day. eg. ring patients with results, booking emergency admission etc.
Judith Kelf
Lisa Stafford
GPs and other agencies can refer people, with their consent, to a Social Prescriber worker who, through shared decision making and personalised care and support planning, will give people time to focus on what matters to them so they can take greater control of their own health and mental well-being. It works well for people with long term conditions; people who are lonely or isolated, have anxiety, depression, and people who have complex social needs linked to well-being. More information is available in this Social Prescribing leaflet.
Sarah Baxter
Tom Gray
Jabeen Nazir
Kath Webb
June Mendham and Jessica Roberts
June reviews patients’ needs and helps to access the services and support they require to understand and manage their own health and wellbeing, referring to social prescribing link workers, community health team, and other professionals where appropriate. More information is available in this leaflet.
MIDWIFE – University Hospital of Derby & Burton
Our Midwife cares for and supports pregnant women, their partners and new babies before, during and after the birth. They monitor the health of the mother, counsels on health issues and explains the options for delivery of the baby. Their role also involves reassuring parents, running antenatal and parenting classes, taking care of the mother and baby during labour and birth and giving advice on breast feeding.
HEALTH VISITORS – Derbyshire Community Health Services
The Health Visitor for the Practice will monitor your child’s growth and development, answer any child health queries and help parents to cope with children under five, advising on such matters as hygiene, safety, feeding and sleeping. They also co-ordinate child immunisation programmes and organise special clinics or drop-in centres. They can also provide you with help and information on such related issues as emotional problems, relationship difficulties, family planning and health problems.
Maristella Cristofalo
Andy Glaves
Nicola Murphy
Specialist nurses, who are trained to help patients with mental health concerns, such as depression, anxiety, or a relapse of previous mental health issues.
Patients with Muscular Skeletal conditions, such as Knee, Hip, Back pain, can bypass the appointment with a GP and get an appointment directly with a specialist physiotherapist.


Lianne Burke – Practice Manager
Nicola Kirby – Assistant Practice Manager
Kelly Meredith – HR & Compliance Lead
Reception Team Leader – Jenna Hickmott
Sarah Atkinson
Cheryl Bailey
Jaymee Black
Joanne Griffiths
Diana Higman
Julianne Kinder
Michelle Mellor
Janet Richardson
Tracy Russell
Shirley Searson
Charlotte Smith
Donna Steer
Katie Worthington
Michelle Brown
Fiona McAllister
Katy Heath
Jeanette Wilton
Wendy Boiling
Lisa Cicinski
Charlotte Egan
Charlotte Bannister
Judith Barker
Rachael Walker