Nursing Team

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 – Female, 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 – Female, RN (Adult) NP BSc (Hons) Independent Prescriber.
  • Mrs Clare Purdy-Moore – Female, 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 – Female
  • Mrs Helen Heales – Female
  • Mrs Amanda Hunt – Female
  • Mrs Gail Armes – Female


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 – Female, RGN
    I have been practice nursing for many years and am interested in all aspects of practice nursing, particularly asthma and COPD.
  • Ms Monica Kettlewell– Female, RGN
    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 – Female, RGN
    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 – Female, RGN
    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 – Female, 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.
  • Ms Gail Quinn – Female, RGN
    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.