Doctors & Staff

GP Net Earnings

All GP practices are required to declare the meanings for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice

At Barrowford Surgery the mean earnings for our GPs was £32,000 before deduction of employee's superannuation contributions, tax and National Insurance. Also average pay for two part-time GP locums.


Staff Name Details
Dr Iain R Ashworth MB ChB Sheffield November 1987 Family Planning Cert. Diploma in Diabetes Care 2006. Dr Ashworth has a special interest in orthopaedics and dermatology. Dr Ashworth works Monday - Wednesday.

Nursing Team

Staff Name Details
Ms Cath Ali Catherine qualified as an RGN at Blackpool Victoria Hospital in 1999 and has diplomas in Chronic Disease Management such as Diabetes Mellitus, COPD and CVD. Cath is also an independent Nurse prescriber. She entered into general practice in 2008 after many years of working within the hospital. Along with her Chronic Disease management appointments Cath carries out many other Practice Nurse duties including Cervical Screenings, Travel Vaccinations, Childhood Immunisations and Triage.
Mrs Jillian Read

Amspar in Medical Administration, Phlebotomy & currently completing her Care Certificate.

Jill has worked at the surgery for many years and has done various roles. She started off working as a receptionist and then went on to be a prescription clerk. Jillian now works with Cath and specialises in ECG's, Blood Pressure checks (manual & electric), Phlebotomy, Diabetic foot checks and lifestyle advice.

Ms Alex Blake

Alex is our Advanced Clinical Practitioner. She joined the surgery in August 2019.

More information to follow.


Staff Name Details
Mrs Christine James Christine is responsible for the overall organisation of the Practice, involving liaising with the doctors, staff and patients along with dealing with human resources within the practice. Christine will endeavour to help whenever she can regarding any surgery matters.
Mr John James Finance Manager and Practice Maintenance


Staff Name Details
Miss Abbie Lewis Clinical administrative assistant in Cervical screening recall, Cancer & Dementia LIS, baby immunisation booking
Miss Sammy Ormerod Clinical administrative assistant & prescription Clerk
Miss Lyndsey Warder Clinical administrative assistant & prescription clerk
Miss Tina Metcalfe Clinical administrative assistant & prescription clerk
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