Practice Staff

Doctors

We have seven caring and committed GPs who all work 2-3 days a week. In addition, we are a training practice and pride ourselves in supporting the development of motivated and highly competent new GPs
  • DR JULIA BERESFORD

    BM DRCOG MRCGP

    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

    MBBSeq MRCGP DRCOG DCH DFFP

    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 MICHAELA STOFFREGEN

    MBBSeq MRCP MRCGP MD DCH DRCOG

    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 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 family.

  • DR ANTONY CLEMENTS

    BMBS MRCGP MRCP DCD

    Dr Clements grew up in Plymouth before working for a time in London and overseas. He qualified from Peninsula Medical School in 2012 and completed his medical training in Derriford Plymouth. He is interested in all aspect of general practice, with a particular interest in skin and general medicine. In his spare time he enjoys walking, wildlife photography and cooking, with curry as his signature dish.

Paramedics

We have two paramedics who have joined the surgery recently to see patients alongside our doctors. They are a valuable asset to the team and we are lucky to have them.
  • TRIXTON MAY

    BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science I grew up in Plymouth and graduated as a paramedic from the University of Plymouth class of 2019. I currently work for the Emergency Ambulance Service, NHS 111, and within primary care here at Wycliffe surgery advancing my clinical practice. Throughout my training and since qualifying, I have had a keen interest in global healthcare and humanitarian aid. I have worked in both West and North Africa, and various locations around Europe, and have delivered talks on my experiences to large UK trauma conferences. In my spare time I enjoy travelling on international expeditions with a range of extreme and remote medics, having completed additional training in Morocco on altitude medicine and managing medical emergencies in the field.

  • NAOMI WITTKOP

    Naomi relocated to Plymouth in 2022 after obtaining her BSC (Hons) in Paramedic Science from UWE Bristol in 2018 and has since completed a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) in Advanced Practice. In addition to her role at Wycliffe, she also supports Wycliffe's housebound patients as part of the Community Care Team as well as working for the ambulance service. Outside of work, she is passionate about outdoor activities, including climbing, paddle boarding, and biking.

Nurses

We have a kind and committed nursing team including Julie, Helen, Jane, Toni, Nikki and Anne. They have a wide-range of knowledge and skills that are utilised within the surgery, offering a variety of appointments.
  • JULIE DUNNE

    Practice Nurse - Diabetes

    Julie is our Lead Nurse Prescriber and a specialist diabetic nurse. She has lots of experience in this field and is helping us to provide high levels of diabetic and nursing care.

  • TONI PIKE

    I trained as a nurse in Plymouth, initially specialising in dialysis and nephrology before moving onto midwifery. As a midwife I specialised in premature babies, babies who were adopted/placed into care or babies born with medical conditions. Having taken some time out to work as a teacher of A levels in a local 6th form I have returned to nursing in the last 15 months. Alongside my colleagues I provide immunisations, take smear samples, monitor and manage long term conditions (especially Asthma and COPD) as well as dressing wounds, assisting with coil fits and giving medications such as B12 and contraception.

  • 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

  • HELEN MORRIS

    Practice Nurse - Diabetes & Childhood Immunisations

    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.

  • ANNE ELMS

    I completed my RGN training in 1983 in Plymouth. I moved to London to complete a degree and then worked as a Practice nurse in East London for approximately 10 years. My special interest is in respiratory diseases such as Asthma and COPD. As part of a great team my work also includes family planning, wound care, hypertension/ heart disease, travel, child and adult immunisations, healthcare advice, and cervical smears. Away from work I love Dartmoor, cold water swimming travelling and bell ringing!

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.
  • NIKKI DENTON

Phlebotomists

Sharon, Sue and Emily take blood from our patients for laboratory testing to monitor acute and long term illnesses

Management Team

The practice management team is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice. This includes making sure that the right systems are in place to provide high quality patient care and safety, human resources, finance, premises, equipment and information technology. Our managers support the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also help to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
  • JULIE NICHOLLS

    Julie is our Practice Manager and is a valuable asset to the surgery. She previously was in the role as finance manager.

  • AMELIA ADDERLEY

    Amelia is our Deputy Practice Manager who works alongside Julie. She has been at the surgery since 2020, working in various roles throughout the practice.

Reception

Our dedicated and hardworking team of receptionists are led by our Reception Lead, Becci, who supports the team and makes sure everything runs smoothly. The team do a wonderful job of communicating with patients and co-ordinating care for our GPs.

Administrators

There are a variety of roles carried out by the administrative team behind the scenes. Our Clinical Administrator, Tia, is responsible for the appointments and organisation of the clinics. Daniella is our Finance Administrator who processes medical reports, actions any finance queries and deals with staff payroll. We have a team of Document Clerks who process all letters and documentation received. We have a designated team to deal with any Subject Access Requests and medical reports. All patients are also registered by the admin team alongside dealing with medical record movements and coding. They are a hardworking team who all work closely together to keep the surgery running smoothly.

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. We are also lucky to have a variety of roles through the Drake Medical Alliance PCN such as paramedics, care co-ordinators, mental health nurses, physios and pharmacy technicians.

Secretaries

Mel, alongside Janet, is our Medical Secretary who carries out a variety of duties on a daily basis. She types up and sends referrals dictated by the clinical staff, she monitors any rejected referrals and monitors the complaints and safeguarding reports.