Healthcare and Nursing Team
- Sarah Hyner – Nurse Practitioner Lead
Sarah joined the practice in 2018, having spent 8 years working in General Practice, 4 of them at managerial level as lead nurse in Berkshire and Wiltshire. Sarah qualified in 2003 from UWE and has since gained qualifications in Nurse Prescribing, Diabetes BSC (hons), family planning/contraception and sexual health, microbiology and immunology, infection prevention and control and facilitating and learning in practice. Sarah is also trained in chronic disease management in hypertension, CVD, diabetes, contraception and sexual health, infection prevention and control, risk assessments, audits, research studies, travel consultations, wound management, vaccinations, immunisations, cytology and phlebotomy! She is married with 4 grown up children and her main hobby outside work is spending as much time as possible with her dog!
- Yuliya Culley– Practice Nurse
A Registered General Nurse with clinical experience since 1998. Yuliya completed an Overseas Nurses Programme in 2007 and has been working in general medicine, emergency and dermatology ever since.Qualifications include – RGN, Independent Nurse Prescriber, BSc in Biology, Dermatology Postgraduate Certificate in Clinical Anatomy, Teaching in Healthcare at degree level, MCs in Computing with Graphics design. Special interests: women health, dermatology, travel health. Outside of her surgery work, Yuliya provides training for other medical practitioners with one of the pharmaceutical companies in the UK and enjoys her photography.
- Emily Smith – Practice Nurse
Emily qualified in 2011 from University of Southampton and worked in Surgical High Dependency before spending some time travelling and volunteering in India. On her return she worked in Buckinghamshire as Community Nurse before joining Berkeley Place in 2018. She enjoys the full range of treatment room responsibilities and spirometry. Emily is married with 2 small girls and enjoys music and baking when she has the time!
- Wendy Allistone – Healthcare Assistant
Wendy joined the Surgery in January 2015. She has 13 years experience in working as a Health Care Assistant (HCA) and completed her NVQ Level 3 in 2003. She is trained in taking ECGs, wound care and suture removal, blood pressure monitoring, carrying out health checks, Phlebotomy (taking blood samples) and is a qualified Stop Smoking Advisor. She is also taking on extra training and will be qualified to administer B12 injections and Flu vaccines by October 2015. Wendy is married with two grown up children, she enjoys dog walking, swimming and gardening. She particularly enjoys family time and socialising with friends.
Originally from Birmingham, Andrew graduated from the University of Bradford with a Masters degree in Pharmacy before settling in Gloucestershire in 2012. Since then he has worked in a number of Community Pharmacies in the county, and latterly served as Vice-Chair of the Local Pharmaceutical Committee. In 2019 he welcomed the opportunity to join the team at Berkeley Place Surgery as a Clinical Pharmacist on Tuesdays and Fridays. As a pharmacist, Andrew is an expert in medicines, how they work and helping you to get the maximum benefit from them.
When he’s not talking about medicines, Andrew is a sports enthusiast, following (among others) football, cricket and ice hockey. He likes to keep active, competing in triathlons each summer. Andrew lives in Cheltenham with his wife, who is also a pharmacist, and his cat, who isn’t.