Our Team

We have a team of over 150 staff dedicated to connecting you to the right care, at the right time, with the right health professional.

General Practitioners (GP)

We have an exceptional team of GPs, providing care for our 29,000 patients.

Senior GP Partner

Dr Helen Kingston

Dr Helen Kingston


Dr Alex Blackham

Dr Alex Blackham

Dr Tom Cahill

Dr Tom Cahill

Dr James Cundell

Dr James Cundell

Dr Rebecca Hall

Dr Rebecca Hall

Dr Jen Iggulden

Dr Jen Iggulden

Dr Lucia Manfredi

Dr Lucia Manfredi

Dr Tina Merry

Dr Tina Merry

Dr Andy Miller

Dr Andy Miller

Dr Joanne Moore

Dr Joanne Moore

Dr Verena Oruz

Dr Verena Oruz

Dr Thomas Shoemack

Dr Thomas Shoemack

Dr Robert Taylor

Dr Robert Taylor

Dr Naim Toci

Dr Naim Toci


The GP’s are supported by our Care Navigators and Secretarial Team who deal with a wide variety of patient queries.

Nurse Practitioners (NP)

Our team of highly skilled Nurse Practitioners are qualified to prescribe medication and deal with minor illness.

Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistants

Services our team of Practices Nurses and Health Care Assistants provide, include the following:

  • Asthma, Diabetes and COPD Clinics
  • NHS Health Checks (to book a health check follow this link to online appointments)
  • Cervical smear screening
  • Injections, dressings, blood samples, ECG
  • Coronary prevention and hypertension management
  • Family Planning and Contraception
  • Minor surgery

Associate Specialist in Care of the Elderly

Employed by the Practice, Dr Chris Wilson is a Specialist Geriatrician working exclusively with elderly patients in the Ward at Frome Community Hospital, as well as visiting residential patients in the community’s Care Homes.

Dr Chris Wilson

Dr Chris Wilson

Administration Staff

The Operations Team has overall responsibility for the running of the Practice and are supported in this by a team of experienced and highly trained Care Navigators, Secretaries and Administrators. If you have any comments or feedback, please email the team on somccg.frome.general@nhs.net

If you have a specific complaint please telephone direct to 01373 468365, email somccg.frome.general@nhs.net or speak to the duty manager when you are at the Medical Centre.