Meet the Team

The Doctors 
Dr. Gordon I Jones
Dr Gordon I Jones M.B. Ch.B, B Med Sci (Hons) LFHom (Med) Qualified 1989 - Sheffield - (pictured left)
Following on from our merger with Group Surgery, Imperial Road, Matlock, we now have:
Dr Ralph Emmerson BMBS BMed Sci FRCGP DCH DRCOG
Dr Zoe Perkins BMed Sci BMBS MRCGP
Dr Simon Theakston MB ChB MRCGP DRCOG
Practice Nurse
Our practice nurse is available to see patients, by appointment, during surgery hours. She can be seen for dressings, immunisations, travel vaccinations, ear syringing and general advice on health matters
The Practice Nurse also runs clinics for asthma, diabetes, and other health related problems – including stopping smoking. In addition, she may also be seen for well-woman & well-man checks, which include cervical smears. She also looks after childhood immunisations (not school aged immunisations as this is done by DCHS at school) and these can be arranged via Reception.
We also have a phlebotomist, Alison Bolton, who works Wednesday & Thursday mornings. Her appointments are for blood tests and blood pressure checks only.
To arrange an appointment to see the practice nurse or phlebotomist: - please ring the surgery during surgery hours.
District Nurses
Our District Nurses are employed by Derbyshire Community Health Services.
The district nurses work closely as a team with the doctors, and are able to provide treatment at home and advise about convalescence after discharge from hospital, they also provide palliative care, wound care and continence promotion and long term condition management for house bound patients. 
To contact a district nurse or make an appointment: - please ring the surgery during surgery hours.
Health Visitor
Our Health Visitor is employed by the Derbyshire County PCT.
Health Visitors are nurses specially trained to deal with the health of the whole family- especially children. Patients will often meet the health visitor before the birth of a baby, and the health visitor will contact new mothers to arrange a first baby check when a baby is two weeks old.
The Health Visitor is available to give health education and advice. To contact the health visitor or make an appointment – please ring 01246 252933 or the Surgery.
Derbyshire Community Health Services employ the community midwives, who are nurses specially trained to care for women throughout normal pregnancy, labour and after the birth.
Midwives are involved in all aspects of maternity care.  If you are pregnant, your booking appointment and antenatal care will be covered by the midwives from Darley Dale at the Whitworth Hospital or you can go to the Surestart Centre in Clay Cross which has a midwifery clinic.  However please ensure that you let the Surgery know that you are pregnant as soon as possible.
Administrative Staff 
The Practice Manager is Liz Banner. She is responsible for the day-to-day administration and management of the practice.
The Practice Manager is available between 8.00am - 6.00pm on Monday and Wednesday and Thursday mornings between 08.30-11.30am to discuss any queries or concerns you may have relating to the practice and its organisation. If you wish to contact her you can reach her via email at  
The Practice Secretary is Sonia Bell. She works 18 hours per week divided between Monday, Thursday and Friday. She is responsible for offering a full secretarial service to Dr Jones and the staff as well as liaising with hospitals, clinics and communicating with patients via telephone or face to face.
Reception / Dispensing Staff
Our Reception/Dispensing team are: Lorna Wragg (Senior Receptionist/Senior Dispenser), Liam Jones, Anita Sheldon, Carole Houghton, Lynda Schofield, Emily Herbert, Sarah Dumont and Megan Sambrook.
They are here from 8.00 am to 6.30 pm Monday to Friday and 7.30 pm on Thursdays, to help you and assist the Surgery to run efficiently at all times for the benefit of all patients.  
Their email address is  Please note that this email address is for non urgent correspondence only.
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