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Practice Management



Mrs Sylvia Foster


General practice is always changing and it is the role of the manager to co-ordinate and organise the practice. Mrs Sylvia Foster is here to ensure that the practice runs smoothly. She will help you with any administrative problems and is pleased to receive any suggestions you may have about improving the services available. Sylvia has worked within General Practice for over 15 years and in 2011 was awarded Practice Manager of the Year by the RCGP




Anita Mixides manages the Wheathampstead Surgery and assists Sylvia. Anita is also responsible for dealing with any patient complaints, the IT and telephone systems.



We have four medical secretaries working across the two sites

Jane Sheppard, Contracts Manage, ensures patients are invited for their annual health checks

Jayne Mountain, Registrations Manage, deals with all matters regarding the registration of patients

Julie Dowding,Rota Manager, deals with all the appointment rotas for GPs and nurses.



Harpenden - Head of Reception, Sharon Garner. Sharon will be very happy to deal with any queries regarding Harpenden reception

Wheathampstead - Deputy Practice Manager, Anita Mixides manages Wheathampstead reception and will be happy to deal with any queries.

There are over 15 receptionists working across both sites.

Our team of receptionists are here to help you make appointments to see the Doctors and Nurses. They also help you with other questions you may have about our services. If they cannot answer a query they will find someone else who can or phone you back

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