Practice Staff

Buttercross Health Centre and Ilchester Surgery have the following roles and staff to provide support and care to our patient population:

General Practitioners

Dr Chris Krasucki - Clinical Lead

Dr Kathryn Patrick

Dr Helena Ahling-Smith

Dr Adrian Bridge

Dr Jo Nicholls - Child Safeguarding Lead

Dr Madeleine Smith

Nurse Practitioners

Laura Davey - Clinical Lead

Amanda Evans - Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Enhanced Care Practitioners

Simon Hunter


John Digman

Practice Management

Julie Salter - Practice Manager

Lauren Samways - Deputy Practice Manager

Practice Nurses

Liz Tyrer - Lead Nurse

Shannon Buckley

Elle Goodwin - Leaving on 31st July


Healthcare Assistants



Lauren - Starting w/c 29th August


Personalised Care Group

Sharon Smith – Senior Health Coach SSW PCN

Paula Willis – Care coordinator SSW PCN

Sophie Tonks-Hughes – Care coordinator SSW PCN

Richard David – Health Coach SWW PCN

Matt Day – Social Prescribing Link Worker SSW PCN

Briony Gemmell – Social Prescribing Link Worker SSW PCN

Helen Saunders - Social Prescribing Link Worker SSW PCN



Rachel Bingham

Sarah Searley

Morag Levy

Paula Evans

Pip Rabbidge

Courtney Dewland


Sonia Evans

Sian Reina

Pauline Malik

Babs Bugden

Emma Howchin

Julie Hawksworth

Paula Squire - Bank