About The Practice

Oundle Medical Practice is located in the historic and picturesque market town of Oundle, situated on the River Nene about 12 miles from Peterborough. The Practice has six GPs who are assisted by numerous medical and administrative support staff. Around 40 people are employed by the practice.

The practice provides a full personal medical service and is fully involved in the management of many chronic diseases as well as offering a wide variety of other medical services including antenatal and postnatal care, minor surgery, childhood vaccinations and general check-ups. See our Clinics & Services page for full details.

The Clinicians

Dr Penny Hipwell

MB, BS, DRCOG Registered 1986 London

GP and Practice Partner
Mondays
Tuesday mornings
Wednesdays
Thursdays

Dr David Clayton

MB, ChB, DRCOG, DCH Registered 1986 Birmingham

GP and Practice Partner
Mondays
Wednesdays
Thursdays

Dr Mike J Richardson

BSc, MBChB, DRCOG, MRCGP Registered 1988 Manchester

GP and Practice Partner
Mondays
Tuesdays
Thursdays
Fridays

Dr Kathryn Newell

MB, ChB, DRCOG, MRCGP, DFFPP Registered 1993 Edinburgh

GP and Practice Partner
Tuesdays
Wednesday mornings
Thursdays
Fridays

Dr G. K. Sabine Lijesen

MRCGP, DFFP, DRCOG Registered 1996 Free University of Amsterdam

GP and Practice Partner
Mondays
Wednesdays
Thursdays
Friday Mornings

Dr Ian Cash

BM, Dip IMC RCS (Ed)

GP
Mondays
Wednesdays
Thursdays
Fridays

Shelley Basharan

MSc, BSc, Dip HE Nursing

Advanced Clinical Practitioner
Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Thursdays
Fridays

The Staff

Bruce Bonar

Practice Manager

Responsible for all areas of administration, staff, HR, accounts and facilities.

Jane Dainty

Dispensary Manager

Responsible for Dispensary matters and staff.

Governance

Residents in the Oundle area are covered by Cambridgeshire & Peterborough CCG, which is responsible for ensuring our patients receive all the medical services that they might require. Oundle Medical Practice works closely with the CCG as they currently commision us to provide various primary care needs to our geographic catchment area.

Oundle Medical Practice is part of the Borderline Commissioning Group as one of a cluster of 10 medical practices in the Peterborough area.

Performance

The Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) is the annual reward and incentive programme detailing GP practice achievement results. QOF awards surgeries achievement points for:

  • managing some of the most common chronic diseases e.g. asthma, diabetes
  • how well the practice is organised
  • how patients view their experience at the surgery
  • the amount of extra services offered such as child health and maternity services.

View the latest QOF scores for Oundle Medical Practice here:

NHS QOF Scores

Complaints

We take complaints very seriously. Our aim is to give you the highest possible standard of service and we try to deal swiftly and thoroughly with any problems that may occur.

Oundle Medical Practice operates a practice complaints procedure as part of the NHS system for dealing with complaints. Our system meets national criteria.

If you would like to make a complaint regarding the surgery or the services we offer, please ask at reception for a leaflet giving details of the complaints procedure or contact our Practice Manager.