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Practice Management

The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Mr Derrick Kenneth Allen (Business Partner) (m)

(Dip PM (MAMS) EMT Business Partner

Derrick started working at Sunfield on the 1st of September, 1999.  He was employed as the Practice Manager and was offered a partnership with the practice.  His role is now the Business Partner.

Mrs Jacqui Allen (Assistant Manager) (f)

Jacqui has been with the practice sine 2006 she has done various courses and training and has recently qualified in practice management.  She is also a fully qualified Healthcare Assistant


Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.

Mrs Sonia Gillingham (f)
Claire Norris (f)

We are happy to welcome Claire our new receptionist.  Claire will be working on a afternoon Mon- Fri as she is new to the role please have patience with her

Miss Emily (Milly) Harwood (ReceptionReferrals) (f)
Ms Teresa Patrick (f)
Mrs Jeanette Kenworthy (Prescriptions Clerk) (f)

Jeanette is part of the reception team as well as the prescriptions clerk. She organises repeat prescriptions for our patients. Any medication queries should be directed through her. Jacqui manages prescriptions in Jeanette's absence.

Jeanette works mornings, Monday to Friday.


Louise Hobson (Referrals) (f)

We are please to welcome Louise to our team.  Louise with be working 2 days a week assisting Milly with referrals. As Louise is new to the role please have patience with her !

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