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Nursing team

Sally King 

Sally is the nurse manager, responsible for the nurse team. She qualified in 1983 as an RGN, then achieved BSc(hons) and A51 Specialist Practitioner. Sally has been a practice nurse since 1987 working in Brixham and Paignton. She has also worked in Minor injuries at Brixham hospital.
Prior to working general practice Sally set up the colposcopy service at Torbay Hospital whilst working in Gynae OPD and Family planning. Her work interests are women's health and long-term illness. She has 4 grandchildren and enjoys motorcycling holidays.

Lisa Teesdale

Lisa qualified in Adult Nursing in 2003 and spent 5 years working as a Staff Nurse on various wards at The North Devon District Hospital. These included Orthopaedics and Trauma, Emergency and Elective General, Vascular, Urological and ENT Surgery, Medicine and Care of The Elderly. She joined Mayfield Medical Centre as a Practice Nurse in 2008. She loves all aspects of General Practice Nursing, particular interests are Respiratory and Wound Care. In her spare time she enjoys swimming, cycling and going to the zoo and to the beach with her 2 young children.

Sue Vaughton
Sue studied in Canterbury Christ Church University and spent 10 years working in an acute setting in different hospitals over the UK. She has been working in Primary Care for 9 years, five of them at Mayfield, and covers chronic disease management, womens health and general treatment room nursing. She enjoys keeping active, loves the outdoors and has a young family, 3 dogs, 2 rabbits, 2 cats, oh and a husband! Never a dull moment...

  

Aaron Chandler 

Aaron qualified in 2016 from Plymouth University, Bachelors of Science Adult Nursing. He previously worked in Intermediate Care team for Paignton and Brixham area. Special interests - Acute visits at home, and general practice. He enjoys spending time with his young family and all sports particularly circlet. ​

Sam Raven

Sabine Frost

Cassie Potter 

Cassie studied Nursing at Plymouth University, qualifying in 2019. During her training she experienced many different aspects of nursing within the local area, primarily at Torbay Hospital, but have always had a special interest in General Practice. She has previously worked as an Acupuncturist, and in her spare time enjoys sewing, reading and time outdoors.

Maisie Perry

Maisie qualified as a Nurse from Plymouth University in 2013, she went on to work at a hospice in South London gaining experience in symptom management. In 2015 she had the opportunity to expand her knowledge and undertook a Primary Care degree, qualifying in 2017 from City University London. She loves her job as a Practice Nurse managing chronic diseases and especially likes immunisations and women’s health. Outside of work she enjoys swimming, coastal walks and spending time with family & friends.

Suzie Hammersley

Sam Power

Sam qualified from The University of Surrey in 2016 with a First Class BSc (Hons) in Adult Nursing. Since then she has developed extensive experience working on the wards at Torbay Hospital and with the Paignton and Brixham Community Nurses. Sam has two daughters that take up most of her personal time and enjoys reading and walking the dog. Previously, Sam worked with children and young adults with autism. Sam has a keen interest in tissue viability, teaching and elderly care. She has a shared role working in Mayfield Medical Centres and for the Torbay Care Home Visiting Service.

Laura Crawley

Laura is an Assistant Practitioner who graduated with a FdSc in 2017 from South Devon College and Plymouth University. She went on to complete a BSc in 2018. She recently joined Mayfield Medical Centres in February 2020. Whilst working in Healthcare for nearly 20 years she previously worked in Acute and Community Hospitals, Theatres and with the District Nurses. Her main passion in General Practice is wound care. She enjoys spending time with her son and family, movies and walks.   

Chloe Whitford

Chloe first started working with us in the reception team whilst she was still studying at school and then became employed in May 2013. Chloe started as a receptionist, then became a phlebotomist, then a Health Care Assistant and is now completing her degree to become an Assistant Practitioner. She enjoys socialising, walking, exercising and having fun.

Nikky Patrick

Nikky is a Health Care Assistant and achieved her NVQ qualification July 2007. She has been at Mayfield for over 17 years and enjoys travel, reading and socialising with family and friends.    

Michelle Turner

Michelle started at St Lukes as a receptionist 16 years ago, trained to be Phlebtomist and then did NVQ3 in 2010.

Debbie Young

Debbie is a Health Care Assistant and worked at St Lukes for 16 years. Her special interests include leg ulcers and compression bandaging. Her hobbies include boating and holidays.

Joanna Love

Joanna has been part of our nursing team since September 2015. Jo currently works as a phlebotomist but is enhancing her skills by training to some of the tasks linked to the Health Care Assistants role. When she is not working she is either entertaining her 5 children or enjoying swimming, walking, wine tasting and socialising.

Nicola Harris

Nicola is a phlebotomist and trained at St James University Hospital in Leeds

Abbie Baker
After working at Torbay Hospital as a Department Secretary, I wanted to seek a career in Phlebotomy, which is something I have always wanted to do. After completing my Level 3 Phlebotomy Qualification in May 2019, I joined Mayfield in August 2019. You may also see me working on Reception, as I work between both teams. As well as working on reception and my phlebotomy clinics, I also help with any nurse admin. Outside of work I enjoy seeing friends, doing adventure activities and weekends away.