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Doctors and Staff


Dr Susan Goldberg
MB BS DRCOG DCH MRCGP GMC number 2966980

Dr Goldberg joined the practice in 1992. As well as offering full general practice care, she has a special interest in Cardiology.

Dr Imran Ali

MB BS DFFP MRCGP GMC number 5172394

Dr Ali joined the practice in August 2019 As well as offering full general practice care he has a special interest in Dermatlogy and minor surgery

Clinical Pharmacist

Helen Eastman


Helen is a fully qualified pharmacist working in the surgery supporting the GPs, staff and patients with medication queries and medication reviews


Michelle Gossett
RGN BSc Hons Specialist Practice Nurse, RN, Diploma Diabetes Care

Michelle specialises in diabetes with an interest in insulin management in adults.

Sharon Newton-Rye

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 Paixao

Barbara specialises in COPD and Asthma

All nursing staff provide the following services:

  • spirometry
  • 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

Chloe Martin

Christine Judge

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.

Practice Management

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.   

Office Manager

Ms Paula Landuyt

Paula joined the Surgery in 1999 as a Receptionist. Paula has many years of administration experience outside of the NHS. In 2004, Paula became the Office Manager and obtained her Diploma in Practice Management.

Paula supports the GPs, Practice Manager and all the Reception and Administration staff to promote best possible practice. Teamwork is very important to Paula.

Medical Secretary

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

Prescription Clerk

Miss Amy Burt

The Surgery employs a prescription clerk who deals with any repeat prescriptions and medication queries. Amy has recently completed her training as a Social Prescriber.

Reception/Administration team

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.

Community Midwives

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.

District Nurses

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.

Health Visitors

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.

Attached Staff

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.

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Social Services

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.

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