The Team

At The Village Surgery we have a large team of experienced medical and administrative staff to ensure we provide the best care we can for our patients.

As a training practice, in addition to the staff mentioned below, The Village Surgery will usually have between 1 and 3 GP registrars also offering appointments.

Practice Team

David Shannon – Managing Partner

Kodie Sancaster – Secretary and Office Manager

Becky Mather & Ruth Beattie – Joint Reception Managers

Becky Mather – Medicine manager


Dr Jane Erridge – GP Partner

Dr Tom Paine – GP Partner

Dr Dawn Bennett – GP Partner

Dr Sarah Lowe – Salaried GP

Dr Vicki Allen – Salaried GP

Dr Oriel Jones – Salaried GP

Dr Suzy Lovat – Salaried GP

Dr Lucy Carruthers – Salaried GP

Dr Younis Mahadik – Salaried GP

Dr Jonathan Bewick – Salaried GP

Nursing Team

Paula Jamieson – Senior Practice Nurse

Sheila Davison – Practice Nurse

Jennifer Knight – Healthcare Assistant

Andrea Thirtle – Healthcare Assistant

Kate Dillon – Healthcare Assistant

Jessica Bowler – Healthcare Assistant

The Village Surgery also employs around 15 additional administrative and reception staff who perform important roles within the surgery including providing patients with information on services and results, and directing patients to the appropriate person depending on the health issue or query raised.