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Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners are part of our professional healthcare team providing care and treatment for a wide range of conditions for all ages.  They are able to diagnose and prescribe as needed.

Mrs Julia Johnson

RGN BSc (Hons)
I have been privileged to work with the Beccles Health Team for around 20 years, firstly as a Staff Nurse in Beccles Hospital, then as a Practice Nurse in surgery, and for the last 10 years as a Nurse Practitioner.

Mrs Julia Deo

RN (Adult) NP BSc (Hons) Independent Prescriber

Mrs Clare Purdy-Moore

RN (adult) NP BSc (Hons) Independent Prescriber & DFSRH
I have worked in a variety of primary care settings for 20 years and really enjoy general practice and all it's variety. My special interests are contraception and sexual health.

Mrs Lindsey Barthorpe

Mrs Helen Heales

Mrs Amanda Hunt

Mrs Gail Armes (f)


All of our Practice Nurses are trained to undertake a variety of nursing services including long term condition reviews, travel advice, baby immunisation, family planning, injections, cervical cytology, ear syringing, telephone advice and general health promotion activities.

Mrs Kathy Archer

I have been practice nursing for many years and am interested in all aspects of practice nursing, particularly asthma and COPD.

Ms Monica Kettlewell

I worked in Beccles Hospital for 25 years on night duty and have been working at the Health Centre now for over 9 years where I am proud to be part on an amazing team throughout the surgery. I love my role as a Practice Nurse and enjoy the day to day involvement with the patients. I am very proud of my children and grandchildren and enjoy being involved in their lives on a regular basis.

Mrs Grace Hardy

I have enjoyed many years of Practice Nursing at this and other surgeries in both Norfolk and Suffolk. My special interests are diabetes management and diagnosis and management of respiratory disease.

Mrs Vasi Munteanu

I joined the team at Beccles in November 2013 and have recently completed my Asthma Diploma. I enjoy every aspect of the Practice Nurse role.

Ms Angie Lucas

Dip HE Nursing (Adult) Independent & Supplementary Prescriber
In work I have a special interest in Diabetes and outside of work I love spending time with my young son, keeping fit and reading.

Mrs Gail Quinn

I completed my General Nurse training in 1996 and consolidated my training working at the James Paget Hospital on the Gynaecology, ENT, Opthalmic and Day Surgery wards. I have ten years experience working in the community at Bungay and Beccles and two years working in a school with children aged 2-18 working independently in the medical centre. I like reading, spending time with my family, walking my dog and socialising with friends. 

Healthcare Assistants

The Health Care Assistants are trained to undertake blood pressure checks, new patient health checks, weight checks, NHS Health Checks and ECGs. Your Doctor or Nurse will refer you to the Health Care Assistant as appropriate.

Mrs Debbie Tipple

I have worked at Beccles Medical Centre for 7 years, initially as a receptionist and now a Health Care Assistant. I have a level 3 Diploma in Health and Safety Care in Adults and my special interests are phlebotomy ad assisting with minor operations. 

Mrs Julie Goldsmith

I worked as a pharmacy dispenser for five years which was then followed on with working in the community as a joint Health Care Assistant and Phlebotomist. I now enjoy working at the surgery as a Health Care Assistant where I have been since January 2016. In my spare time I enjoy walking, socialising and going to the cinema.

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