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Staff Profiles


Dr Lawrence Addlestone M.B.ChB. (Leeds 1982) M.R.C.G.P. D.R.C.O.G

Dr Addlestone qualified from Leeds University in 1982. He is a GP Trainer teaching other doctors (registrars) who spend a year at the practice learning to be GPs. He has a special interest in diabetes and an interest in patients with psychological problems. His outside interests include playing the piano (sometimes in a band), cars, motor racing, and caravanning.

Dr Karen Goodman M.B.ChB. (Manchester 1980) D.R.C.O.G.

Dr Goodman qualified in 1980 from Manchester University and has a special interest in family planning and obstetrics. She organises maternity care for the practice and also holds sessions at the University branch surgery. A qualified homeopath, she holds in-house homeopathic clinics, as well as seeing patients from other practices in the area on behalf of the Salford Primary Care Trust. She also works once a month in the clinic at Newcliffe Cancer Care at Wythenshawe Hospital. Dr Goodman enjoys the opera, theatre and tennis in her spare time.

Dr Margaret McPhillips M.B.ChB.  B.Sc. (Hons) (Edinburgh 1995) M.R.C.G.P.

Dr McPhillips qualified in 1995 from Edinburgh University. She was a Registrar here and worked as a locum in several practices before deciding to return and join us as a partner in 2004. She is responsible for training our ST2 doctors. She enjoys football and has a serious interest in mountain biking.

Dr Owain Thomas M.B.ChB. (Manchester 2000) M.R.C.G.P. D.R.C.O.G

Dr Thomas qualified in 2000 and after training to be a GP in the practice, he became a partner in 2006. Dr Thomas has a special interest in minor surgery and holds weekly operating sessions at the practice and at The Willows minor surgery unit. He is responsible for teaching fourth year medical students. In his leisure time he enjoys motoring, snowboarding, football and trying to fix recalcitrant computers.

Dr Rebecca Archer M.B.ChB. (Manchester 2000) M.R.C.G.P. D.R.C.O.G D.F.S.R.H

Dr Archer is the newest GP Partner at Langworthy Medical Practice. She qualified from Manchester University in 2004. She joined the practice in 2007 as a GP in Training and gained her MRCGP in 2008. Her special interests within the practice are Women's health and family planning. She is the 3rd Trainer in the practice. In her spare time she enjoys scuba diving, photography and the occasional run.

Nurse Specialist Practitioners

We have five nurse specialist practitioners who diagnose and treat patients in their own clinics. They cover minor illnesses and injuries, chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and chest problems, travel health, immunisation, screening including cervical smears, family planning, minor surgery and contraception. They each have a special interest in a particular field.

Colleen Greenall RGN 1982 R.M (Salford) Ba Hons Health Studies (Manchester)

Colleen has been a practice nurse for 27 years and has a degree in Health Studies. Her special interest is in womens health and respiratory conditions. In her spare time she enjoys keeping herself fit and spending quality time with family and friends.

Alex Makinson

Alex Makinson graduated in 1993 with BSc in Nursing studies. Alex has experience of working in various areas of plastic surgery, theatres, ward nursing and research and also has an interest in student education. Alex has been a Practice Nurse for 9 years and has developed a special interest in diabetes and student health.  Alex is a busy mum to two young boys who are very sporty. She enjoys an active family life, walking her dog and caravan travels from countryside to coastal retreats.

Angela Goddard

Angela Goddard, a nurse practitioner, qualified in 1996 having gained a degree in Professional Health Studies, along with a degree module in Practice Nursing. Angela's special interests include Renal, Cardiovascular disease, Epilepsy and keeping busy. She enjoys being a mum of 3 children, walking, running and gardening.


Frank Ah-Chin-Kow

Frank Ah-Chin-Kow, our elderly care nurse, is an ex-mental health nurse. He takes blood for tests each morning at the surgery and visits our house-bound elderly patients. He also does ECGs at the practice. Frank is the link nurse with the Charles House mental health unit and has a special interest in bereavement counselling.

Assistant Practitioner

Emma Renshaw

Emma Renshaw, our Assistant Practitioner, undertakes everyday clinical procedures such as taking blood, performing ECGs and also pre-registration health checks. She has a special interest in illness prevention and holds weight management clinics and can advise on smoking cessation. She practises what she preaches and undertakes regular marathons to raise money for causes such as cancer care and the British Heart Foundation. Married with family, Emma is very much a 'people person', having particular empathy with us Salfordians, as she was born and bred in the city.

June Pope

June Pope is our practice Phlebotomist. She joined the practice in April 1997 and worked in reception for several years. In 2010 she joined the nursing team. She is a Salford girl born and bred in Hanky Park and loves the history of Salford and its people. She loves to walk when she is up at the caravan in Seattle, North Yorkshire. She is an avid reader and loves listening to all kinds of music especially Bruce Springsteen. She also enjoys a good black and white movie.

Practice Manager

Samantha Brown

Samantha Brown is the practice manager and has been with the practice since 1989. She overlooks the smooth running of both branches of the surgery. Sam enjoys the social aspect of her job and would describe herself as a ‘people person’. She is married and her interests include gardening and listening to music.

I.T Manager

Paul Leonard

Paul Leonard is IT/Office admin manager and has been in the practice since 1992. He enjoys running one of the busiest departments in the practice. Over the years his department has grown from 2 people in a little office to now a team of 8 people working in 2 offices. Future plans are to expand the department even further to the upper rooms. His interests are cycling, watching films and enjoying fine food at the weekends.


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