Dr Susan Goldberg
MB BS DRCOG DCH MRCGP GMC number 2966980
Dr Goldberg joined the practice in 1992.
Helen is a fully qualified pharmacist working in the surgery supporting the GPs, staff and patients with medication queries and medication reviews
RGN BSc Hons Specialist Practice Nurse, RN, Diploma Diabetes Care
Michelle specialises in diabetes with an interest in insulin management in adults.
Over 60s Frailty Nurse/Unplanned Admissions Lead.Sharon assists in the identification of people aged over 60 who may be at risk of Admission to hospital and not being supported actively in the community.
Barbara specialises in COPD and Asthma
All nursing staff provide the following services:
- wound and leg ulcer care and dressings
- suture removal
- vaccinations and immunisations
- travel advice
- contraceptive advice including coil fittings
- health promotion clinics including COPD asthma and diabetes
Our nurses attend regular courses and updates on treatment room procedures.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Mrs Margaret Seager
Margaret joined St Peters Surgery in August 2021 as the full-time Practice Manager. She has worked in Primary and Secondary care for many years and brings a wealth of experience. She has an Management diploma and is a fully qualified Cardiac and Respiratory Technician.
Deputy Practice Manager
Miss Amy Burt
Amy has recently achieved her Practice Managers Diploma through AMSPAR. She has been a part of St Peters Surgery since July 2017 Amy's role will be to assist the practioner and Practice Manager with the daily running of the surgery.
Gina supports the GPs, Practice Manager and the Reception /Administration staff and promotes best possible practice. Teamwork is very important to Gina and patients are the forefront of the reception supervisor role.
Mrs Patricia Hodges
Pat joined the Surgery in July 1990. She started on Reception then became the Secretary in 1998. Pat previously worked as a Secretary in the Pathology Department at Kent and Canterbury Hospital. She bring many years experience to St Peters Surgery.
Pat supports the GPs with the day to day typing, supports the Reception staff, childhood immunisation appointments and NHS healthchecks
The Surgery employs a prescription clerk who deals with any repeat prescriptions and medication queries.
We have a team of receptionist who are here to help you. When telephoning for medical attention the receptionist may ask you for a few details. All reception staff are fully trained and may ask you for a reason for your appointment. This is so we can triage in order to help you in the most appropriate way. Our receptionists are very busy at certain times of the day and we ask that you be patient.
The midwife has an antenatal clinic which is held off site, by appointment only. If you have any queries during your pregnancy you can either contact the surgery or ring the Maternity Day Care Unit at QEQM hospital on 01843 225544.
Although not based at the Surgery,the community nurses provide nursing care and advice to patients in their own homes. They liaise with hospitals, GPs and other specialised services such as Hospice Care, Home Care and Social Services. They can arrange extra support for patients who require long term care. if you have any queries regarding your care please contact the patient line on 0300 790 0386.
The health visitors can support new mothers, they also monitor child development and provide advice when needed. They are trained nurses who have extra qualifications in the promotion of good health. They have particular skills in the field of child health, assessment and development, feeding, sleep and behaviour problems. They also help nursing mothers and run health promotion groups locally within the Thanet area.
For more information our health visitors can be contacted on 01843 255300.
Palliative Care Team
St Peters Surgery liaises extremely close with the palliative care team based at the pilgrims hospice in Margate to improve patient care and communication. MDM meetings are held once a month between the GPs, District Nurses and the Community Hospice Nurses.The hospice team can arrange extra support for people with terminal illnesses.
For more information please visit www.pilgrimshospices.org
The Surgery holds a risk stratification meeting every 6 weeks. We liaise closely and meet with Social Services to improve patient care and access to services to provide help to all of our patients that require extra support and care.
Adult Mental Health
The Surgery meets with the Community CPN Specialist every 6 weeks to discuss any patients that need extra support.