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Old Road | Tean | Stoke-on-Trent | ST10 4EG | telephone 01538 722 323

Welcome to Tean Surgery

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Doctor Staff

Training Practice

We are an accredited GP training practice and you may be offered an appointment with one of our GP registrars. These are qualified doctors, who usually have several years of hospital experience. We also have doctors spending time with us who have just qualified and are fully capable of seeing patients, but will be under supervision from one of the doctors in the Practice. Patients will sometimes benefit from a longer consultation time with these doctors. Additionally, we have medical students visiting the Practice for short periods of time; they may be present with a Partner in consultations or in visits, but only with the patient's permission. Being a training practice our overall patient care and standards will be scrutinized and must remain high to maintain our training practice status.

Attached Staff

The Surgery is also serviced by Community Staff such as, District Nurses, Health Visitors and Community Midwives. Please navigate to our Community Staff Page for more details.

For dental emergencies outside
normal office hours
please ring 01782 425846.

Please note that we are unable to deal with dental problems.  If you are not registered with a dentist you can contact the local Primary Care Trust (PCT) on 01782 298000 and they will be able to supply the names and telephone numbers for NHS and private dentists in you area.

 

 

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Doctors and Staff

General Practitioners

Dr James Pilpel BMBS (UK 1976) BMedSci DCH DRCOG DA FP Cert
Dr Vamsi C Tiguti MBBS DRORTHO
Dr Rajani Sripada MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH

Primary Healthcare Team

The 1 female, 2 male Doctors employ and train our highly experienced staff to provide the best professional back-up possible.  Please feel free to approach any of them for advice or help.  We do!

4 Nursing Sisters (Navy uniforms with white piping)

Sister Marjorie Carnall SRN
Sister Joy Whalley EN RGN DiPN
Sister Ann Hughes RGN
Sister Jane Spencer RGN

They deal with many minor or routine medical matters as well as traditional nursing duties. In addition to their normal surgery, Sister Whalley and Sister Hughes run Respiratory, including Asthma and COPD, Diabetes and Healthy Heart Clinics.

1 Health Care Assistant (burgundy uniform with white  piping)

Helen assists the nursing sisters and runs her own smoking cessation sessions.

2 Dispensers (Red Tunics with Black Skirt / Trousers)

Carol Coates
Mary Day
Anna Pettitt
Our Dispensers order and run the dispensing of drugs and medicines according to the Doctors prescriptions.  They can also give simple drug advice and explanation.

Practice Manager

Jane Bentley
The Practice Manager is responsible for the general management and the day-to-day running of the Practice and will be able to help with any administrative and non-medical matters.  The Practice Manager is also available to discuss suggestions or receive complaints.

1 Assistant Practice Manager
Mary Day

5 Clerical/Secretarial Staff (Plum Tunics with Black Skirt / Trousers)

Beverley Smith
Glenda Scragg
Jane Yates
As well as the office work they will help you make the best of our facilities and services.  In case of difficulty they will always let you speak to the Doctor.

Counsellor

We also offer counselling services at the practice. Jo Hibbert has joined us and she holds sessions on Friday afternoons by appointment after referral from one of the doctors.

Confidentiality

Practice Staff are bound by the same confidentiality rules as Doctors.  We comply fully with the Data Protection Act 1998 and Freedom of Information Act 2000.