Practice Staff


Dr Julia Beresford


Dr Beresford is our most experienced GP and Senior partner at the practice. She qualified in 1988 In Southampton, came to Wycliffe Surgery as a GP registrar in 1991 and has worked at the practice ever since. She does minor surgery including joint injections as well as coil fittings. Like all the GP's at the surgery, she values time with her family and keeps fit by walking and cycling, especially along local coastal routes and Dartmoor.

Dr Christian Gossel


Dr Gossel trained in Aachen, Germany and completed his postgraduate training in the Cambridge Deanery. He has extensive international work experience and has been in the UK since 1999. He is an experienced generalist with extended training in gastro-enterology, paediatrics and gynaecology. As well as doing minor surgery, joint injections and fitting coils and implants at the surgery, he works as an endoscopist at Torbay Hospital. In addition he a trainer for undergraduate and postgraduate students, including GP registrars and sessional GPs.

Dr Debbie Chapman


Dr Chapman trained in Johannesburg, South Africa qualifying in 2000 before coming over to the UK in 2002. She has extended training in general medicine and completed a higher medical degree, the MRCP, following which she worked as a medical registrar at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. She changed from hospital medicine to General Practice in 2008 and loves the challenges of being a generalist and managing health problems holistically. She also enjoys her role as a trainer at the practice, mentoring postgraduate doctors training to be GPs as well as medical students. She is passionate about photography which she indulges in her spare time and some of her images, all taken in Devon, brighten up the walls of the surgery.

Dr Michaela Stoffregen


Dr Stoffregen is from a small town in the Black Forest region of Germany, which has many similarities with this beautiful part of Devon. She graduated from the University of Mainz in 1999 and came to England in 2001 where she has completed all of her clinical training. She worked in a variety of medical specialities and went on to achieve a postgraduate higher medical qualification, the MRCP before entering GP training in Plymouth in 2008. Dr Stoffregen likes all aspects of general practice but has a particular interest in children, having done the Child Health Diploma. She loves spending time with her two lively boys and husband including swimming, running, gardening and cycling.

Dr Louise Crane

MbChB (MRCGP-Aug 2017) DRCOG

Dr Crane grew up in Plymouth and qualified from the University of Glasgow in 2009. She joined the Royal Navy whilst at University, leaving in 2016 after training posts in Derriford Hospital and completing general duties as a medical officer. She enjoys the challenges of general practice, and joins the practice newly qualified and keen to pursue particular interests in women’s health, care of people with dementia and musculoskeletal medicine. Her spare time is enjoyed either at the coast or on Dartmoor, but always with her husband and young son.

Dr Veronika Kuznets

Dr Kuznets qualified as a doctor in the Ukraine in 2005 and came to the UK shortly after where she has worked since. She did her UK training in Trelisk Hospital and then her core medical training in Plymouth. She achieved a higher medical degree, the MRCP in 2014, became a GP in 2019 and was welcomed into the Wycliffe Surgery team of doctors immediately after. She has three children and enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and reading when she gets the chance.

Dr Emma Francis Smith

Dr Francis-Smith is our newest salaried GP, having joined our team in September 2019 after completing her GP training at Wycliffe Surgery in the preceding year. She enjoys spending time with her new husband who is also a doctor and her dog Merlot


Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Helen Morris

Specialises in diabetes including pre diabetic care, childhood immunisation, leg ulcers, dopplers and wound care management. Undertakes cervical smears, smoking cessation advice, ECGs, travel immunisations and advice, annual health checks, Learning Disability checks, dietary advice, simple health advice and annual flu vacs.

Vic Kiltie

Involved in asthma and COPD care, childhood immunisation, leg ulcers, dopplers and wound care management. Undertakes cervical smears, smoking cessation advice, ECGs, travel immunisations and advice, annual health checks, Learning Disability checks, dietary advice, simple health advice and annual flu vacs.

Jane Allen

Jane is a valued longstanding members of staff who was a health care assistant for many years before qualifying as a Nursing Associate in September of 2019. She is involved with diabetes care, smoking cessation support, wound dressings and a variety of other nursing services like B12 injections. She is likely to become increasingly involved in all aspects of our nursing service since her recent qualification

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.


Sharon Mitchell

Sue Maguire

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.

Patricia Crocker

Finance Manager and co-Operational Lead

Patsy is Finance Manager and co-manages the day to day operations of the practice

Melanie Clifton

Operational Lead

Melanie was appointed as Operational Manager after the retirement in 2019 of our previous longstanding Practice Manager. She deals with the day to day operations of practice management at Wycliffe Surgery

Hayley Pomfret

Patient Service Lead

Hayley is new to the Wycliffe management team from early 2019 and is involved with patient services and practice strategy


Our administrators, Marlene, Sheona and Joan, are responsible for the IT and computers within the surgery. They update any computer data onto the system and read code any medical data. Liaise with the Pharmacy re prescriptions and blister packs. Other duties include receiving of new patient’s notes and GP2GP, summarising notes received and adding read codes and recalls to computer records and dealing with solicitor’s requests for notes.


Our reception manager Anna runs the team of Emily May, Katie, Julia, Gemma and Jenny.

Attached Staff

We work closely with other team members such as Midwives, Health Visitors, Community Psychiatric Nurses, Distric Nurses, Macmillan Nurses, Social Workers and the hospital teams.