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Welcome to our practice. The staff who work here are part of a team caring for over 7,000 patients in Eastcote and the surrounding area.

Eastcote Health Centre

We work with our colleagues in the local primary care team, local hospitals, social services complementary practitioners and many others to ensure your good holistic health: physical, psychological and social. We comprise 4 GPs (General Practitioners or Family Doctors), 2 Practice Nurses, a Practice Manager and 13 other staff.


The practice started in a house in Elm Avenue when Dr Tom Kelly left another practice to work on his own. Dr Bob Corfield joined the practice in 1956 and set up a branch surgery in Morford Way. Tom Kelly retired in 1976 and Dr Graham Cook joined the practice

In 1979 Eastcote Health Centre was built and the premises were shared with Dr Derek Leede’s practice. Dr Corfield and Dr Cook decided to take on a third partner and In January 1981 Dr Jenny Allen joined the practice. Dr Graham Cook left to follow a different career in medicine, Dr Jon Brewerton joined in 1981.

Dr Martin Hall joined the practice in 1989 when Dr Corfield retired.
Dr Lara Sittampalam had been a salaried partner for many years but became a full partner in October 2013
Dr Natalie Reid also became a full partner in October 2013
Dr Jenny Allen retired after 32 years in practice at the end of November 2013
Dr Asma Akhtar became a full partner on 1st December 2013
Dr Lara Sittampalam left the practice on 27th June 2014
Dr Abdul Ghani joined the practice as a partner on 1st September 2014
Dr Natalie Reid will remain with the practice assisting the team in managing patients with chronic diseases


Dr Jon Brewerton (Male) MB BS (London 1978) MRCGP
Dr Martin Hall (Male) MB ChB  (Liverpool 1984) MRCGP
Dr Asma Akhtar (Female) MB BS (London 2005) MRCGP
Dr Abdul Ghani (Male) MB BS (Pune 1995) MRCGP

Dr Natalie Reid (Female) MB BS MRSGP will remain with the practice assisting the team in managing patients with chronic diseases

Nursing Staff

Jayne Nicholson – Practice Nurse
Loraine Redican – Nurse Practitioner
Emma Corscadden – Health Care Assistant
Sorcha Antoniou – Health Care Assistant

Nurse Practitioner

Loraine Redican
In Mid-May 2016, we were joined by Loraine Redican as our Nurse Practitioner. Many patients may remember her – as she was a valued member of the team until 2013 when she left the practice. We are very pleased that she has agreed to join us again and she will be helping us with general nursing duties but also as a Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner – Description of duties
Nurse practitioners have had specialised education and training to allow them to provide higher levels of care and perform a variety of tasks that other nurses are not licensed to do. Nurse practitioners often focus on specific areas or populations, including pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health or adult medicine. They may complete an advanced degree program that allows them to practice independently and take on roles similar to that of a doctor.

Practice Manager

Our Practice Manager is Louise Perugia
Our previous Practice Manager Mandy Barrett resigned from the practice in early 2016 and we have appointed Louise Perugia.

Reception/Admin and other staff

Their job is to make your appointments on our computer booking system, receive you politely and kindly into our surgery (please always make sure you check in at the reception desk!). They  keep the surgeries running efficiently, organize many administrative tasks such as issuing your repeat prescriptions, test results, and a host of background tasks you never see.

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The Primary Care Team

District Nurses

They will visit you at home and attend to any wound dressings, administration of injections and other medication, monitoring of certain conditions.

Health Visitors

They have a particular interest in preparation for childbirth, care and development of new babies and toddlers up to 5yrs and supporting and encouraging parents and helping them with any childcare problems and concerns.

GP Earnings 2017-18

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.
The average pay for GPs working in The Devonshire Lodge Practice in the 2017/18 financial year was £51,463 before tax and National Insurance. This is for 2 full time GPs, 2 part time GPs and 3 locum GPs who worked in the practice for more than 6 months.

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