The Doctors

Dr Hilal Mulla - MB ChB, MRCGP

  • Born in Burma (now Myanmar) and brought up in Preston
  • Qualified at Dundee University in 1991
  • Also works as a Governing Body Member for Southport & Formby CCG, being the Clinical Lead for medicines management and mental health, and works shifts for the Out of Hours GP Service.
  • Special interests: dermatology, musculoskeletal medicine and teaching

Dr Stephanie Woodcock - MBBS, MRCGP, DGM, DRCOG, DFSRH

  • Born in Sheffield
  • Qualified at Sheffield University in 2006
  • Also works as a Community Clinical Tutor at Liverpool University, facilitating the learning of medicine by undergraduate Student Doctors
  • Special interests: gynaecology and sexual health, elderly medicine, rheumatology and teaching

Dr David Smith - MA (Cantab), MB BChir, MRCGP (2013), DRCOG, DFSRH, FHEA

  • Born in Liverpool
  • Qualified at Cambridge University in 2008
  • Also works as the Chairman of Sefton Local Medical Committee (LMC) and is Chair of North Southport Locality
  • Special interests: teaching, urgent care and practice resilience

Dr Deborah Finn - our salaried GP - BSc, MBBS, MRCGP, DGM, DFFP, LoCIUT

  • Born in Preston
  • Qualified in London in 1991
  • Also works as a Community Clinical Tutor at Liverpool University
  • Special interests: gynaecology, sexual health and teaching

Our current locum clinicians - Dr Nicky Harkins, Dr Anette Metzmacher, Tracey Matthews (ANP) and Clare Snape (ANP).


The Healthcare Team

  • Mrs Carol Thornton - advanced nurse practitioner
  • Mrs Christine Dodd - practice nurse
  • Mrs Glenys Gregory - healthcare assistant
  • Mrs Helen Gillon - healthcare assistant
  • Mrs Sejal Patel - practice pharmacist

Also hosted: dieticians, midwives, phlebotomists, student doctors and student nurses


The Administrative Team

  • Mrs Carol Mackenzie - practice manager
  • Mrs Jane Mills - assistant practice manager
  • Mrs Julie Raynor - administrator
  • Receptionists: Carole, Chloe, Faith, Jacqui & Russ