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Practice Management

Jade Page (f)


Practice Manager

I joined the NHS in 2012 as an apprentice and have since worked in a variety of roles within General Practice including reception and administration gaining NVQ's along the way. 

I live in the local area and enjoy taking time out of work to travel to new places and experience different cultures. I love listening to music and attending live gigs and festivals all over the country.

Paula Kellock (f)


Practice Manager

Hi, my name's Paula Kellock and I am the Practice Manager at The Surgery Chorley.  I joined the NHS in 2012 and have undertaken a variety of different roles including reception, secretary and administrator.

I have two children, who are not so little now … my youngest being 17 and eldest just turned 20.  The most recent addition to the family being my gorgeous labradoodle. 

I enjoy long walks with the family and of course my dog. I also love going to gigs to watch my eldest’s band and enjoy socialising in general.

Suzanne Clitheroe (f)

Business Manager

My name is Suzanne Clitheroe and I am the Business Manager at Leyland Surgery & The Surgery Chorley. I grew up and still live in the local area. I have worked in the NHS for over 18 years in a variety of roles within General Practice including reception, secretarial, administrative, dispensary and practice management. I enjoy a challenge and feel very lucky to be part of a professional team that strives to give the best possible patient care. In my spare time I enjoy walking my dogs, snowboarding and socialising.


Ann Batty (f)


Medical Records Summariser

I have worked as a medical secretary at a surgery in Penwortham and successfully completed the AMSPAR qualification. I had a break from General Practice during which time I worked for the Benefits Agency and then at a local Disability Charity. I returned to General Practice in 2011. I am pleased to be part of this Practice and enjoy working with a professional and positive team of people. 

In my spare time I foster cats for the Charity 'Cats Protection', I play drums in a local band, I enjoy traveling, riding my motorbike, gardening and listening to live music.

Sandra Heald (f)

shMedicine's Co-ordinator/ Receptionist

Before joining Leyland Surgery I worked as a ward clerk in a local NHS hospital within the Bury area since 2004. I am looking forward to working in this new, developing GP practice to further enhance my knowledge and skills within a primary healthcare setting. I am married with 2 children and having recently moved into the local area I am enjoying walking our dog,reading,watching sports and spending time with family and friends.

Georgia Page (f)


Office Junior

I am an Office Junior between The Surgery Chorley and Leyland Surgery. I hope to grow within the NHS and learn new skills and find new opportunities to take me further. I studied Performing Arts at Runshaw College and left with D*DD. I enjoy being a part of theatre shows and acting workshops. I also love the outdoors, animals and photography too.


Maureen Byrne (f)


Reception Supervisor

Having worked in a bank for 25 years, I had a complete change in my career and joined the practice as a medical receptionist in April 2010. I am looking forward to working at the new surgery and the opportunity to progress further in my role, within the surgery. Outside of work, I enjoy walking travelling and spending time with my family.

Beverly Stowe (f)

My name is Beverley Stowe and I have only recently joined the Surgery in April.  I love to meet people so do class myself as a 'people person' and I am really looking forward to gaining lots of new experiences in my role as a Medical Receptionist. I am married with 3 children and look forward to nothing more than spending quality time with my family. My spare time is spent socialising and enjoying life to the full - time is precious!

Jodie Warren (f)


I have worked with the NHS since 2016; I have learnt a lot in a short space of time and really enjoy the work load. Recently I have joined Leyland Surgery and already feeling part of the team. In my spare time you'll find me at the yard with my horse or out walking with my dogs. I love going on holiday somewhere hot, but also enjoy a relaxing weekend glamping with the dogs.


Cerys Lewis (f)

ReceptionistCerys Lewis

I have recently joined this wonderful team as part of a new experience as this is my first role within the NHS. I'm extremely excited to give my all to this new opportunity, I also hope to succeed in my role, hopefully excelling and gaining higher roles in the future! I have recently left college where I studied health & social care and gained the qualification of D*D*D*. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and friends making valuable memories


Karen Crabtree (f)


Secretary/ Receptionist

I have worked in General Practice as a Medical Secretary for 18 years. I am hoping to expand my role at Leyland Surgery by taking on additional admin duties and enjoy being part of this exciting venture. I am married with two daughters and my interests include music, reading, cookery, dining out and walking.

Linda Bibby (f)


Secretary/ Receptionist

I have been a GP Medical Secretary for the past 22 years and enjoy working with a dedicated and professional Team in building and expanding Leyland Surgery. My interests outside of work include travelling, music, reading and socialising.

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