Our Team


Dr Alan Francis

MBChB (Liverpool 1988) MRCGP

Joined the practice after serving in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Dr Francis is the practice's CQC (Care Quality Commission) lead, and is also the Bridlington Board Member for the East Riding of Yorkshire CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) Governing Body, and is Vice Chair of the Hull and East Yorkshire Local Medical Committee.

Dr Carolien Lino

Artsexamen 1996 Amsterdam, DRCOG 1999, Certificate in Practical Palliative Care for GP's (Teeside) 2006, Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education (HYMS) 2012, Fellow of Higher Education Academy 2012

Involved as clinical tutor and educational supervisor undergraduate year 3 HYMS since 2006, accredited for GP training May 2016. Married with two children. Love to travel and play tennis.

Dr Sergio Raise

Artsexamen (Rotterdam 1988) MRCGP DFFP

Joined the practice in May 2001 and has three children.

Dr Christiane Loch

Medizinisches Staatsexamen Göttingen 1993, MD 1993, Fachärztin fur Innere Medizin (consultant for internal medicine), MRCGP exam, DFFP 2009

Worked for 12 years in secondary care hospitals in Germany and Britain before transferring to general practice in 2005. Dr Loch joined the practice in 2013.

Dr Paul Reed


Joined the practice in March 2014 following 15 years as a GP in York.

Dr David Pearson

MA, MBChB, M.Med.Sc., FRCGP, DCCH, MMed Sci, EdD, Qualified 1988 Edinburgh University.

Honorary Education and Research Positions at Hull York Medical School. Joined the practice January 2016. GP Trainer, Mentor and Medical Student Tutor. Hon Professor of Primary Care Education, Hull York Medical School.

Practice Nurses

With their knowledge and experience our nursing team are able to provide a variety of specialist clinics including diabetes, heart disease, asthma, COPD, ear care and vaccinations (B12, Pneumonia, Flu and Shingles). They work closely with the doctors for the benefit of your health and run a programme of health promotion clinics.

Sister Julie Francis

RGN, Dip Asthma, Dip CHD, Dip COPD, Dip Diabetes, Dip District Nursing, Cert Cytology, Cert Mentorship, Cert Smoke Cessation Advisor.

Sister Francis is the lead nurse and manages the nursing team. She has specialist interest in Diabetes, Respiratory, Coronary Heart Disease, Learning Disabilities, Women's health, Long Term Conditions and Childhood immunisations. She is a qualified mentor for nursing students.

Sister Patricia Bigger

RGN Dip Asthma, Dip COPD, Dip Diabetes and Cert in Cytology.

Sister Bigger is a Practice nurse with an interest in Hypertension, Chronic Kidney Disease, Women's health, Childhood immunisations, Travel and Long Term Conditions.

Healthcare Assistants

Jenny Briggs

Natasha Gunning

Susanne Miles


Susanne is our Phlebotomist responsible for taking blood samples and blood pressure checks.

Practice Management

Rebecca Shone

Practice Manager

The practice manager looks after the day to day administration, planning and development of the practice as well as dealing with personnel management and customer service issues. We hope that you will always be satisfied with our service. However, if you have any concerns, comments, suggestions or complaints, the practice manager is your first point of contact. She is also responsible for IT and electronic records and system support.

Diane Moylan

Assistant Manager

The Assistant Manager assists the Practice Manager and deputises in their absence.


Debra Deighton

Responsible for quality review, audit, summarising and coding.

Debbie Winfield

Medical Secretary

Debbie is also responsible for summarising and coding.

Gillian Hirst

Medical Secretary


Christine Wright

Elaine Heslop-Mullens

Debbie Thompson

Katie Robertson

Gail Carr

Chris Whitaker

Hannah Wilson

Ben Matthews

Gillian Fanshaw

Gillian is based at the Flamborough Surgery.

Pharmacy Technicians

Claire Buttle

District Nurses

01262 423114 - This connects you to the District Nurses office. They are usually available to take your calls until 4.00pm. Monday to Friday. If they are unavailable, a message can be left on their answerphone.

Health Visitors

01262 400565 - This number connects you to the community clinic (the Medical Centre) and will usually be answered by the health visitors between 9.00 - 10.00am Monday to Friday. If they are unavailable, a message can be left on their answerphone. Jaime Day is our health visitor and are responsible for the care of the under fives and the elderly.She is based at the Medical Centre, Bridlington.