- Melanie Lodge – Female, Practice Manager
Mel Lodge is the Practice Manager at the Riverside Health Centre. She is responsible for all the non-medical business of the practice.
She joined the partnership at its inception in October 2003, with Dr. Hoskyns.
She has wide experience of all aspects of practice management, and is more than happy to talk to patients about any problems they may have with the running of the practice.
- Janet Henbrey – Female, Practice Manager’s Assistant
Janet is the Practice Manager’s Assistant.
Janet joined the surgery in 2007 and assists the Practice Manager with the day to day running of the surgery, dealing with a variety of managerial tasks.
- Sarah Burrows – Female, Secretary
Sarah is our secretary who has had many years of experience in both GP practices and hospitals.
If you have any queries regarding the organisation of your referrals, then Sarah is the person to talk to.
- Tim Exley– Male, GP Care Advisor
Tim has been the Care Advisor at the surgery since 2010. He provides a service at five surgeries in Tendring, and is at the Riverside Health Centre on Tuesdays.
Tim provides advice to people who have problems with benefits and other care-related issues, and helps maximise people’s income by ensuring that they are claiming the correct benefits. He will also complete benefit claims forms for you.
He also has contacts to various national and Tendring-based charities that are there to provide support to people experiencing a wide range of difficulties.