Practice Manager

Miss Emma Phillips

Our practice manager is responsible for the day to day management of the practice. Please contact her if you have any questions, suggestions or complaints about the practice

The Practice Nurse Team can be contacted via the nurse contact form on the website  or by phoning the surgery. We are always happy to answer queries and give advice as appropriate.

Binscombe Nursing Team

Our nursing team comprises of 5 Registered Nurses and 2 Health Care Assistants.

Our Registered Nurses skills include: assessing and managing wounds, Child Immunisations, Women’s Health, Ear irrigation, Travel advice and injections, routine and therapeutic injections, as well as general health advice.

We also mentor Student Nurses on placements at the Practice

Sister Pippa Large - Team Leader


Southampton University School of Nursing and Midwifery 1993, joined the Binscombe team in 1996

Pippa runs the Asthma Clinic and can also support patients with other respiratory conditions. Other specialist interests include: Family Planning, Minor illness and Injuries

Usual working days Mon, Tues, Thursday and Friday

Sister Lottie Brown


University of Surrey 2016, joined the Binscombe team in 2017

Lottie runs our Diabetic clinic alongside Dr Peter O’Donnell. She is also trained to give smoking cessation advice

Usual work days: Monday to Friday

Sister Jo Hyde


University of Surrey 2018, joined the Binscombe team in 2020

Jo will be taking over the management of our patients with COPD and supporting the care of our patients with other respiratory conditions. 

Usual working days Monday-Wednesday, occasional Fridays

Sister Claire Bales


Guildford 1977, joined the Binscombe team in 2001

Claire works with Dr Mike Walker in the Minor operations clinic. Claire also works as a Practice Nurse in Frimley.


Usual work days: Wednesday (am)

Sister Sara Howells

(The Royal Masonic Hospital 1980, joined the Binscombe team in 2007)

Sara retired in December 2019, but kindly came out of retirement to support us through the Covid 19 Pandemic. Sara is supporting Jo with managing our COPD patients and has kindly agreed to give ad hoc support as required.

Health Care Assistants

Our Health Care Assistants perform blood tests, blood pressure checks, Anticoagulation monitoring and NHS Health Checks

Carolyn Dawkins


Joined the Binscombe Team in 2014

Carolyn coordinates our Anticoagulation Monitoring for patients on warfarin and DOACs. Carolyn also provides Health Checks for our patients with learning disabilities, is able to administer the Flu and Pneumonia vaccinations, offer stop smoking advice and assists with the family Planning Clinics.

Lisa Baker

Joined the Binscombe team in 2018

Lisa’s additional duties include managing minor wounds, removing sutures and clips, ECGs, Spirometry and Doppler studies.