Mrs Joanne Hallinan (f)

Joanne joined the Brig Royd team in March 2019 and is our Advanced Nurse Practitioner, taking the lead role in managing patients with chronic diseases.

Mrs Vanessa Starsmore

Vanessa joined the staff as a Practice Nurse at Brig Royd in January 2003, prior to this she worked at Plane Trees Surgery for eight years. Vanessa qualified in 1984 and spent many years in Accident and Emergency before branching out into General Practice.

Mrs Sue Wade (f)

Sue joined the Practice in 2015. She has been a Practice Nurse for over 25 tears. Sue qualified in 1989 and worked in ICU and Orthopaedics. Sue has qualifications in reiki healing and massage therapy. Her special area of interest is asthma and COPD. Sue is married with 2 grown up children. Sue enjoys running, making jewellry and caring for a house full of rescued animals.

Healthcare Assistants

Lee Ellis

Lee joined the practice January 2011. She initially worked as part of the Surgical Outpatients Team with the Calderdale Royal Hospital for 4 years, as a Level III Health Care Assistant, moving only to take on the challenge of a new venture, working in the first Outpatients Department based in the community at the new build Todmorden Outpatients for 2 Years.

She is a qualified Health Care Assistant, Phlebotomist and Massage Therapist.

Alice Pool (f)

Alice joined the Practice in 2012 as a receptionist and now works across three roles, Healthcare Assistant, Medical Summariser & Secretary.

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