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Mrs Nicky Sansby Practice Manager
Nicky Sansby is based at Thorney Surgery.

She is responsible for the administration of the practice and for the management of practice staff. Any comments or complaints about the practice should be addressed to her.

Her email address is



Ruth Pinion and Debbie Dixon Practice Nurses
The practice nurses run their own clinics, by appointment.

They perform all aspects of general practice nursing care, including health
promotion clinics.

They are happy to give advice on travel vaccination, smoking cessation,
weight control and contraceptive care.

The nurses perform the majority of the cervical smears.


Sue Johnson Health Visitor
Sue can be contacted at Thorney Surgery between 9am and 10am on weekdays.

She will be happy to advise on all aspects of child health and development, and all aspects of family health care.

District (Community) Nurses
The District Nursing Team work in the patient’s home, when they are unable to get to the

They give a wide variety of care, including dressings and the taking of blood.

The team is in constant contact with the doctors and can also refer patients to other agencies, including Social Services, Macmillan Nurses and the Continence Care Service, where appropriate.

Community Midwifery

The Community Midwifery Service operate clinics in both surgeries and provides most of the pregnancy care in uncomplicated pregnancy.

They may be contacted via the surgery.