Practitioners

Leah Hughes (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)

Leah has special interest in musculoskeletal problems, contraception and mental health. Leah is qualified as a registered mental health nurse as well as adult nurse and holds a BSC in advanced nurse practitioner. Leah has a FRSH qualification in contraception and fits both coils and implants.

After qualifying, Leah worked in the emergency medical unit at Dorchester hospital and then spent 12 years in the accident and emergency department working her way up the ladder, before moving into primary care in 2013. Leah is married with 2 children and is interested in the theatre, dance and enjoys spending time with friends.

Leah is our safeguarding link nurse.

Lucy Powell (Pharmacist)

Lucy is part of our Primary Care Network and works at all three surgeries in the network (The Grove, The Apples and Yetminster). Lucy sees patients for medication reviews and can answer patient queries about the medications that they take. Lucy also ensures that patients who have been discharged from hospital are receiving the correct medication requested.