Practice Nursing Team

Sister Catherine Jackson

Cath joined the surgery as Lead Nurse at the beginning of May 2017. She studied nursing at Glasgow Royal Infirmary 1984 to 1987. She moved to Lancaster in 1987 and worked as a Staff Nurse locally. She also studied midwifery and worked as a Midwife for six years. She started practice nursing in 1995 and has worked in four of the local practices. She trained in all areas of disease management and carries out all necessary treatment room duties.

Sister Catherine Townsend

Catherine joined the practice in January 2013.  She has worked 7 years in practice nursing and prior to that many years in the community working with children and older patients. 

Catherine has experience in travel medicine and has an advanced certificate in respiratory (asthma/COPD) and diploma in Coronary Heart Disease. She is embarking on further study in mentorship.

Sister Lisa Waddington

Lisa is a qualified nurse with twenty years experience. For most of this time she worked as a District Nurse.

She has a wide range of knowledge and skills particularly wound care and dermatology.  She runs the dressing clinic at Queen Square

Sister Sarah Bland

Sarah was a Healthcare Assistant here for many years before she left to do her Nursing Diploma in 2011.

She returned to the practice in April 2014 as a Research and Practice Nurse.

Research Nurses

Sister Elley Sowerby

Elley joined the Practice in January 2018. She is a registered Nurse with over seventeen years experience working in a variety of areas including Intensive Care, A&E, Hospice and most recently at Lancaster University, where she worked as the Country Trainer for a large EU care home study as well as Research Associate and Advance Care Planning (ACP) Facilitator. She joins the team as a Research Nurse helping to develop Primary Care Research across Morecambe Bay CCG.

Sister Julie Robey

Julie joined the practice in June 2012. She is a Registered Nurse with 10 years experience working as a practice nurse and prior to that 20 years experience working in a hospital setting. Julie is working at the Practice as a Research Nurse and may contact you to ask if you wish to be involved in a research project that the practice is involved with.

Health Care Assistants


Louise, Esther, Dawn, Emma and Tina are our wonderful Health Care Assistants.  They work alongside our Practice Nurses to provide investigations and monitoring of chronic diseases for all of our patients.