Healthcare Team


You are registered with Whyburn Medical Practice and may see any of the Doctors in the partnership. For administrative purposes you are allocated a 'named doctor' whose details will appear on the bottom of your repeat prescriptions, etc.

Dr Amelia Ndirika (F) MB BS (London 1989), BA (Oxon), MMedSci, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP
GMC 3304893 (Senior Partner)

Dr Keerthi Galappatty (M) MB BS (Colombo 1992) MRCP (UK) MRCGP DRCOG DFFP DTM DGM LFHom
GMC 4489850 (GP Partner)

Dr Sarah Cluroe (F) MB ChB (Liverpool 2001) MRCGP
GMC 6027624 (GP Partner)
Other interests: GP Trainer

Dr Clare McCarthy (F) BM BS (Nottingham 2001) BMedSci, MRCP, DRCOG, MRCGP, DFRSH
GMC 6028049 (GP Partner)
Other Interests: Foundation Doctor Tutor

Dr Deepak Alva (M) MB BS (Manipal 2002) MRCS, MRCGP
GMC 6066728 (GP Partner)

Dr Marcia Clark (F)  BSc (Hons) (Newcastle 2011), MBBS, PHD MRCGP
GMC 7130874 (GP Partner)

Dr Afsheen Kirun (F) MBChB Bsc (Hons) MRCGP (West Yorkshire 2014)
GMC 7017616 (Salaried GP)

Teaching & Training of Student Doctors

We believe that educating future doctors is an important part of our work. Nottingham Medical School uses Whyburn Medical Practice to teach student doctors, so you may find a student sitting in. You can find out more about Training and Teaching here.

Practice Nursing

Lead Nurse - Michelle Nuzzolese R.G.N

Practice Nurse - Michelle Sprague R.G.N

Practice Nurse - Karen Liddell R.G.N 

Health Care Assistant - Sherren Hurst

Health Care Assistant - Denise Line

Phlebotomist - Denise Line

The Health Services provided by our Practice Nurse can be found here.

Business Manager


If you wish to discuss administrative or non-medical aspects of your health treatment or if you have any ideas which will improve the services we provide, our Business Manager may be able to help you.

The Manager also deals with problems or complaints you may have to do with the Practice.


Reception Manager

Sarah Fines

Reception Supervisors

Lorraine Arnold & Joanne Pugsley


Danielle Adams, Leigh Ambrose, Laura Burton, Rebecca Dabell, Courteney Drury, Susan Ecob, Gale Miles, , Sonia Nicholls, Michele Wilson


Operations Manager

Susan Rollins


Janice Mitchell, Helen Saxton, Emma Hanks

Data Quality Manager

Ami Ward

Data Quality Team

Carol Kibble & Rebecca Dabell

Community Health Care Team

Our Community Health Care Team includes:

Health Visitors

Our Health Visitors are based in the surgery. Health Visitors provide health care advice and support to parents of children aged 10 days to 5 years. The Health Visitor can be contacted through the practice.

District Nurses

The District Nurses perform nursing duties at home for patients who are housebound. Their help is arranged by the doctor or by the hospital for newly discharged patients.

Community Midwives

Our Community Midwife cares for expectant mothers and visits mothers and babies for up to 28 days after delivery.