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Please see our useful quick reference guide on which clinician will be the person best suited to help you.


John Bakewell

Emergency Care Practitioner


John joined the practice team in November 2015.  He has many years of experience as a paramedic and has worked for the Ambulance Service for the past 15 years. 

Working four days each week, John sees patients for consultations within the surgery and also undertakes home visits. 

Outside of work he is a keen cyclist and walker and enjoys fishing for relaxation.

Jen Randall
Minor Illnesses Nurse 
Jen joined the surgery in June 2017, she has previous experience working within various A&E departments, GP environments and the Walk In centre.
She will be here four days a week both seeing patients within the surgery and undertaking home visits.
Catherine Crosland

Clinical Team Leader

Cath Crosland is our Clinical Lead Nurse and as such supervises the work of the treatment room tam, is actively involved in producing protocols for the way in which we carry out our clinical work and still manages to fulfill her specialist nurse role. Cath has particular interest in the care of heart disease and diabetic patients as well as an active tole in family planning and teenage sexual health.
Linda Whiteley

Practice Nurse

Linda completed her training and qualified as an RGN in 1985, she then went on to work in various acute hospitals as a Staff Nurse. After having a break from nursing whilst her children were young, she completed the 'Return to Practice' course in 2006 and went on to be appointed a full-time practice nurse at TRS, having successfully completed her nursing exams whilst working for us as a phlebotomist.
Lynnette Wood

Practice Nurse

Lynnette has worked at the surgery since 2005 and is one of our full time specialist nurses. Working part time she runs general nurse clinics as well as specialising in asthma and COPD.

Healthcare Assistants

Sarah Leeds

Phlebotomist, Health Care Assistant & Clinical Summariser 


Sarah joined the practice in May 2013 as a Healthcare Assistant. A Norfolk girl, she has lived in Dereham for the past eight years and is married with a daughter. Since joining the practice, Sarah has passed her phlebotomy training and now, as well as her other HCA duties, shares the running of the phlebotomy clinics with Emma and Michelle.

As of September 2018 Sarah has also taken on the work of Steph who sadly left the practice so she is now in charge of clinical summaries.

Emma Crowe

Phlebotomist & Healthcare Assistant

Emma joined the practice in 2015 and has quickly settled in as a valuable member of our busy treatment room team.

Working with Sarah, she is responsible for phlebotomy clinics (blood taking) as well as a wider variety of other healthcare assistant duties.

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