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*Where possible it has been noted which doctors cover Queen Square and Caton Health Centre.  But, please note that this is subject to change and other doctors may cover absences.*

Nurse Practitioners

Sister Christine Hudson (f)

Nurse Practitioner

Chris Hudson is a Specialist Nurse who is highly trained to examine, assess and prescribe. She works closely alongside the doctors in providing a high standard of medical care and wherever appropriate you may be offered an appointment with her as an alternative to a doctor. Appointments can be booked with her in advance, or on the day. She has training beyond that of a Practice Nurse and is able to treat a wide variety of illnesses/conditions. A doctor will be on hand if she requires advice on your further management. She specialises in respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases and runs a regular spirometry clinic.

Sister Sharon Salisbury (f)

Nurse Practitioner

Sharon has been a qualified Nurse Practitioner for nine years. Pevious to this her nursing career has mainly been in Accident & Emergency and the community as a Community Matron. Her special interests are Contraception including implants, Menopause and Respiratory conditions.


Sister Catherine Jackson (f)

Practice Lead Nurse

Cath joined the surgery as Lead Nurse at the beginning of May 2017. She studied nursing at Glasgow Royal Infirmary 1984 to 1987. She moved to Lancaster in 1987 and worked as a Staff Nurse locally. She also studied midwifery and worked as a Midwife for six years. She started practice nursing in 1995 and has worked in four of the local practices. She trained in all areas of disease management and carries out all necessary treatment room duties.

Sister Catherine Townsend (f)

Practice Nurse

Catherine joined the Practice officially in January 2013. Catherine has worked over four years in Practice Nursing and previously nine years in the Community as a Nurse Visitor for the elderly. Catherine also has worked thirteen years with the Health Visitor Service doing childhood immunisations and health reviews. Catherine has experience in Travel Medicine and has an advanced certificate in Respiratory (asthma/COPD) and is embarking on further study in other chronic disease areas.

Sister Amy Warburton (f)

Practice Nurse

Amy joined the Queen Square Nursing Team in August 2010. She is a Registered Nurse with experience in both General Practice and Accident & Emergency. Amy has completed her diploma in Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) and frequenlty holds CHD clinics at both Caton and Queen Square. She also Specialises in Mental Health and Cardiovascular Risk Assessments. Amy has commenced her training in Travel Medicine.

Sister Lisa Waddington (f)

Practice Nurse

Lisa is a qualified Nurse with twenty years experience. For most of this time she worked as a District Nurse. She has a wide range of knowledge and skills particularly wound care and Dermatology.

Sister Sarah Bland (f)

Practice Nurse

Sarah was a Healthcare Assistant here for many years before she left to do her Nursing Diploma in 2011. She returned to the Practice in April 2014 as a Treatment Room Nurse.

Sister Julie Leach (f)

Research Nurse

Julie joined the Practice in June 2012. She is a Registered Nurse with over 10 years experience working as a Practice Nurse and prior to that twenty years experience working in a hospital setting. Julie is working at the Practice as a Research Nurse and may contact you to ask if you wish to be involved in a Research Project that the Practice is involved with.

Sister Eleanor Sowerby (f)

Research Nurse

Elley joined the Practice in January 2018. She is a registered Nurse with over seventeen years experience working in a variety of areas including Intensive Care, A&E, Hospice and most recently at Lancaster University, where she worked as the Country Trainer for a large EU care home study as well as Research Associate and Advance Care Planning (ACP) Facilitator. She joins the team as a Research Nurse helping to develop Primary Care Research across Morecambe Bay CCG.

Healthcare Assistants

Health Care Assistants are important members of our team supporting the nursing staff. They are on hand to assist the doctors and nurses. Amongst the services they are trained to provide are: Blood Samples, Blood Pressure Testing Including 24hr blood pressure monitoring, Urine Sampling, Medication Monitoring, ECGs, Glucose Tolerance Testing, Spirometry, Minor Operations, B12 injections, Flu injections.

Jan Bellis (f), Emma Moore (f), Tina Kerr (f), Esther Watson (f) & Louise Livesey (f)

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