Call us: 01524 843333

Email: [email protected]
Address: 2 Queen Square, Lancaster, LA1 1RP

Doctors

Dr Helen Connell

MB ChB (Manchester) 1995 DRCOG MRCGP DipGyn DFFP

GP Partner
Female

Dr Helen Connell was born and bred in Derbyshire. She qualified from Manchester Medical school in 1995. She joined Queen Square Medical Practice in May 2001 and became a partner … [continue] Dr Helen Connell

Dr Brandon John

MBChB (Sheffield), MRCGP, DRCOG

GP Partner
Male

Dr Brandon John grew up in Manchester. He went to medical school in Sheffield, then came to Lancaster to do his GP training. He is a General Practitioner Trainer. Dr … [continue] Dr Brandon John

Dr Sam Moon

MB ChB (Birmingham) 1999 BMedSc PG Dip SEM MRCGP

GP Partner
Male

Dr Sam Moon joined the Practice in December 2012. He studied Medicine at the University of Birmingham and completed his General Practice training in the West Midlands. He spent five … [continue] Dr Sam Moon

Dr Rachel Woolley

MBChB (Manchester), MRCP , MRCGP , DFFP

GP Partner
Female

Dr Woolley grew up in Kendal, studied French & Philosophy in Edinburgh before changing tack to study Medicine at Manchester University. She worked in hospital medicine for four years before … [continue] Dr Rachel Woolley

Dr Patrick Haslam

PgDip (Resp) MRCGP (2016) MBBS (London) BEng

GP Partner
Male

Dr Haslam initially studied Acoustical Engineering in Southampton before training in medicine in London at Bart’s & The London Medical School. After working in Somerset, he completed his GP training … [continue] Dr Patrick Haslam

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Dr Robbie Whitaker

GP Partner
Male

Dr Whitaker joined us as a Partner at the begining of August. Dr Whitaker has clinics at Queen Square and Caton Health Centre.

Dr Chaturvedi Vare

MBBS (NTR University of Health Sciences) 2003 MRCGP 2015

GP Partner
Male

Dr Vare qualified in India and has been working in the UK since 2005. He has experience of working in various surgical specialities in Manchester. He completed his GP training … [continue] Dr Chaturvedi Vare

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Dr Laura Bath

GP Partner
Female

Dr Bath became a partner in the Practice in Dec 2020

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Dr Joanna Whitaker

GP Partner
Female

Dr Whitaker became a partner in the Practice in April 2021

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Dr Fiona Stuart

MBBS (London) 1987 DRCOG MRCGP

Associate GP
Female

Dr Stuart was previously a Partner for a number of years at a practice in the South of England before moving to Lancaster. She has been an Associate GP at … [continue] Dr Fiona Stuart

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Dr Alison Bateman

MB ChB (Sheffield) 1989 DFFP Dip Gyn

Associate GP
Female

Dr Bateman initially joined the practice in 1994 as a partner. Her interests whilst in the practice were in women’s health, and Family Planning. In 2008 Dr Bateman furthered her … [continue] Dr Alison Bateman

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Dr Catherine Traynor

MBCHB (Liverpool) 2006, MRCGP (Liverpool) 2014

Associate GP
Female

Dr Traynor grew up in Hull. She qualified in 2014 having trained in Liverpool. She has three young boys. She joined Queen Square Medical Practice in January 2018 as an … [continue] Dr Catherine Traynor

Dr Heather Smith

Associate GP

Pharmacist

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Salma Sadek

Pharmacist

Salma qualified as a Pharmacist in Egypt in 2004 and she has been working in the UK since 2012. Salma joined Queen Square in January 2021.  Due to the current … [continue] Salma Sadek

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Yasmin Thompson

Pharmacist

Yasmin grew up in Lancaster and qualified as a pharmacist from The University of Manchester in 2010. She then joined Boots as a Community Pharmacist where she worked for over 10 … [continue] Yasmin Thompson

Paramedic practitioner

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Rebekah Gunn

Paramedic Practitioner

Rebekah was born and bred in Lancashire.  She joined Queen Square in 2020 as a Paramedic Practitioner. Rebekah qualified as a Paramedic in 2010 and worked for North West Ambulance … [continue] Rebekah Gunn

Nurse practitioners

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Sister Christine Hudson

Nurse Practitioner

Chris has been with the practice for many years and has a great deal of experience in all areas of general practice.  She is qualified to prescribe and can refer … [continue] Sister Christine Hudson

Sister Sharon Salisbury

Nurse Practitioner

Sharon has been a qualified nurse for 40years and a Nurse Practitioner since 2009. Sharon has accrued extensive knowledge from working in A&E and as a Community Matron. The past … [continue] Sister Sharon Salisbury

Practice nurses

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Sister Nicola Hamblett

Lead Practice Nurse

Nicola joined the practice in 2019 as a Practice Nurse and became Lead Practice Nurse in 2021. Prior to joining Queen Square Nicola worked in the community with the Long … [continue] Sister Nicola Hamblett

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Sister Catherine Jackson

Practice 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 … [continue] Sister Catherine Jackson

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Sister Catherine Townsend

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 … [continue] Sister Catherine Townsend

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Sister Lisa Waddington

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 … [continue] Sister Lisa Waddington

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Sister Sarah Bland

Practice and Research 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 … [continue] Sister Sarah Bland

Sister Eleanor Sowerby

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 … [continue] Sister Eleanor Sowerby

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Sister Julie Leach

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 … [continue] Sister Julie Leach

Practice management

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Mr Jonathan Whitford-Bartle

Practice Director

Jonathan has been with the Practice since 1998. He has overall responsibility for the smooth running of the Practice and financial matters. It is his role to ensure that we … [continue] Mr Jonathan Whitford-Bartle

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Mrs Janet Byrne

Practice manager

Janet joined the practice in October 2019. She works closely alongside Jonathan. Her main role is to oversee the reception and administration of the Practice.  If you have any non-medical queries related to your … [continue] Mrs Janet Byrne

Healthcare assistant

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 … [continue] Healthcare Assistants

Emma Moore

Healthcare Assistant

Tina Kerr

Healthcare Assistant

Esther Watson

Healthcare Assistant

Louise Livesey

Healthcare Assistant

Dawn Spurr

Healthcare Assistant

Additional healthcare staff

District Nursing Team


The District Nursing Team provide nursing care and support to patients in their own homes when they are too ill to attend surgery. The team provides specialist nursing care as … [continue] District Nursing Team

Community Midwives


Community Midwives provide antenatal care throughout pregnancy, during labour and after birth. They can be contacted on 01524 584130 or you can self refer at www.uhmb.nhs.uk/maternity.

Long Term Conditions Team and Community Matron Team


The Long Term Conditions Team and Community Matron Team will work with those complex health and social care needs to prevent crisis and promote independence. The team will also provide … [continue] Long Term Conditions Team and Community Matron Team

Health Visiting Team


The Health Visiting Team can advise on health care to all age groups but is mainly involved with mothers, babies and young children. Their work includes child health surveillance, childhood … [continue] Health Visiting Team