Cricketfield Surgery

Cricketfield Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2AS

Current time is 09:23 - We're open

Practice Staff



Dr Andrew Venning

GP Partner - MB Ch.B (1999 Stellenbosch) DRCOG MRCGP

Dr Emma Palmer

GP Partner - MB CHb 1995 University of Leeds

Dr Louise Pealing

GP Partner - MB BS 2003 University of London, Postgraduate Certificate in General Practice

Dr Kate Barnett

MBBS (Newcastle 1999) MRCPG

Dr Katie Henshaw

BM BS (2011 Universities of Exeter and Plymouth)

Dr Derek Greatorex

MB Ch.B BS (1989 Bristol)

Dr Jennifer Gray


Dr Juliet Bailey

BM BS (2012 Peninsular College of Medicine and Dentistry)

Dr Sally Kidner


Dr Dan Webb

Regular Locum

Dr Kevin Douglas

Regular Locum

Dr Lucy Charlwood

Regular Locum

Nursing Team

Triage Team

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Clare Humphrey:

  • Diploma in Nursing and Health Studies (1998 Plymouth)
  • MSc/PgDip/PgCert Advanced Healthcare Practice (2009 Plymouth)
  • PgCert Nurse Independent/Supplementary Prescribing (2010 Plymouth)

Katherine Bishop:

  • BSc in Adult Nursing (2008 Bournemouth University)
  • Sexual Health and Contraception
  • Minor Illness
  • Minor Injury Care
  • Non-Medical Prescribing

Hollie Barner:

  • Diploma of Higher Education in Adult Nursing (2008 University of Plymouth)
  • BSc in Professional Health and Social Care (2018 University of Plymouth)
  • MSc Advanced Assessment for Clinical Practice (2018 University of Plymouth)
  • Minor Illness
  • Minor Injury Skills
  • Non-medical Prescribing
  • Advance Level Nursing Practice


Josie Williams


Nurse Team

Strategic Nurse Partner

Joyce Pickering:

  • 1985 Registered General Nurse South Lothian College Edinburgh
  • 2005 Asthma Diploma Module Stirling
  • 2006 Cardiovascular Diploma Module Warwick
  • 2007 Allergy in Practice Diploma Module Warwick
  • 2007 Extended Nurse Prescribing Degree Level Aberdeen University
  • 2008 Primary Care Diabetes Diploma Leeds
  • 2011 Respiratory Disease Management Primary Care Degree Module Leeds
  • 2016 Mentorship Degree Module Plymouth University
  • 2017 Leadership and Innovation Degree Module Plymouth University
  • 2018 RCN GPN Forum member

Nurse Manager –

Ruth Christophers

  • Adult Nursing (1997 Plymouth)
  • Non Medical prescribing
    • Modules in Asthma/COPD
    • Diabetes
    • Stroke prevention

Practice Nurses

Louise Beams:

  • General Adult Nursing (1988 London)
  • Critical Skills for Community & Practice Nurses (2016 Plymouth
  • Mentorship (2017 Plymouth)
  • BSc in Health Studies (2017 Plymouth)

Sally Beck:

  • RGN (1989 Surrey)
  • Family Planning and Women’s Health Specialist Nurse (2019 Plymouth Uni )

Maria Coombes –

  • BSc (hons)  Adult Nursing (2020 Plymouth)
  • Diabetes Masters Module ( 2022 Plymout)


Sharon Allison

HCA Coordinator and Social Prescriber

Marie Crowhurst

Healthcare Assistant

Rebecca McCabe

Healthcare Assistant

Sara Hancock

Healthcare Assistant

Tiree Klinkenberg

Trainee Nurse Associate

Admin Team

Wellbeing Team

Angie Holmes – Social Prescriber

Kelly-Anne Bond – Mental Health Occupational Therapist


Practice Management

Jennifer Wain – Strategic Business Manager – responsible for the strategic direction, finance and compliance of the business as well as the wider locality matters.

Amy Baker – Operations Manager – responsible for the day to day operations of the business


Practice Operations and Administration

Kelsey Wilson – Finance Administrator

Lucy O’Connell – Medical Reports Coordinator

Charlotte Harrison – Communications & Data Protection Coordinator

Jacky – Clinical Administration Coordinator

Nina & Lisa– Same Day Care Coordinator

Finlay Pepperell – Operations Assistant


Patient Services Advisors

Our Patient Services Advisors work on reception and behind the scenes answering calls and working through a wide range of administrative tasks.

All our Patient Services Team are specially trained and are here to help you. They will be happy to assist you with any information about the services offered by our Practice and enquiries relating to your healthcare.

They will assist with directing you to the appropriate pathway for your health and wellbeing needs, booking appointments, subject access requests and medical report requests. They process registration forms, consent forms and assist with keeping your medical records up to date and accurate.


Patients Services Coordinator


Senior Patient Services Advisor


Reception Lead


Patient Services Advisor


Patient Services Advisor


Patient Services Advisor


Patient Services Advisor


Patient Services Advisor


Patient Services Advisor


Patient Services Advisor


Patient Services Advisor

Prescribing Team

Amy Perry – Clinical Pharmacist

Samara Maqsood – Clinical Pharmacist

Maria Parvaiz – Clinical Pharmacist

Marie Mayne – Senior Pharmacy Technician

Lindsay – Apprentice Pharmacy Technician