Wellsbourne Healthcare has 4 Directors who lead the Community Interest Company, deliver its vision and also are involved as clinicians working in the surgery. They are:

Dr Zoe Ballantyne GP

Dr Christa Beesley GP

Natalie Bluhm, Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Dr Veronica Sutcliffe GP

Our Directors are also supported by 4 Non-Executive Directors who together make up the Community Interest Company Board. These are:

Mike Jennings, Director of Finance, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

Denise De Souza, former Director of Adult Local Services, Brighton & Hove City Council

Kate Pilcher, Director of Operations, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Tom Scanlon, former Director of Public Health, Brighton & Hove Clinical Commissioning Group

Our team in full is.......

Nurse Practitioners

Natalie Bluhm
Sarah Taylor (f)

Advanced Nurse Practitioner


Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Alison Paton
Liz Thompson

Healthcare Assistants

Our Assistant Nurse Practitioners 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.

Lisa Isted
Rhiannon Zorpa

Assistant Practitioner

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