Meet the Team

Our Doctors

Dr Rianne Sewell

MRCGP DRCOG DFFP (Amsterdam 1993)

Dr Sewell works full time in the practice. She takes a special interest in heart disease and women’s health and is the Child Protection lead for the practice. She takes responsibility in the practice for clinical governance, staff issues and is the Practice representative for the Taunton Central Primary Care Network.

Dr Anthony Piotrowski

MB BS (London 1991)

Dr Piotrowski works full time in the practice and takes a special interest in dermatology, respiratory health and minor surgery. He is the practice lead on prescribing issues and research.

Dr David Yick

B Med Sci BM BS (Nottingham 1996) DFFP MRCP MRCGP

Dr Yick works full time in the practice and takes a special interest in diabetes and psychiatry. He is the practice lead for information technology and information governance.

Our Nursing Staff

Barnaby Bennett
Nurse Practitioner

Barney joined our surgery in 2020 having worked in AE and also Taunton Vale surgery. Barney manages the nursing team and sees patients in his minor illness clinics. Barney has also been leading on the covid 19 vaccination clinics.

Lynn Carey
RGN

Sister Lynne maintains the health of our respiratory patients as well as being involved in all aspects of general practice nursing. Lynne is also a key member of the local symphony project empowering and helping patients to manage their long term chronic medical conditions.

Gill Robinson
RGN

Sister Gill maintains the health of our diabetic patients as well as being involved in all aspects of general practice nursing. Gill previously has experience in general practice having previously worked at the French Weir GP practice.

Sue Hawthorne
RGN

Sister Sue joined in 2015 and is involved in all aspects of general practice nursing. Sue performs the NHS health checks and also specialises in respiratory medicine.

Samantha Searle
Phlebotomist plus

Sam joined the team in 2021 and is a phlebotomist. She has worked mainly in Musgrove park hospital prior to moving to general practice. Sam is responsible for phlebotomy but is also expanding her skills in performing ECGs and blood pressure checks within the surgery.

Private Practitioners


The following private practitioners offer appointments at the surgery. They can be booked at reception, but for details of fees, telephone the number shown.

Podiatrist (private)
01823 256440

The Foot & Gait Clinic in Taunton offers footcare appointments on Tuesday afternoons.


Associated Staff

Associated staff are not employed by the practice but are based in the surgery to provide care for our patients.

Musculoskeletal practitioner

Chris Edwards is a musculoskeletal practitioner who is working at the surgery as a result of funding from the Taunton central primary care network. Chris is able to help patient’s with their orthopedic problems and works on a Tuesday.

District Nursing team 0300 124 5606

Please contact the District Nursing team if you require community nursing input especially if you are housebound. If you are new to the District Nursing team then you may need a referral from your GP.

Health Visitor 0300 3230115 or 07775031705

Claire Sibley is the Health Visitor who covers our practice area and works with children under five and their parents.

Midwife

Bethany Patterson is the Midwifery Community Nurse who provides antenatal care in the practice.


Our Management Team

Practice Manager – Ms Jo Stocker (jo.stocker@nhs.net)

The Practice Manager is responsible for the management of Quantock Vale Surgery. If you have any queries or suggestions to improve our services, she will be pleased to help.

Patient Services & Practice Administrator

Grace Jacob and Martha Stuart

Finance

Helen White and Sarah Rowsell

Practice Administrator

Helen Farmer

Medical Receptionists

  • Amanda Blanden
  • Alana Sewell
  • Julie Bruce
  • Laura Hills
  • Helen Farmer
  • Siobhan Sanderson
  • Lauren Brown
  • Kate Oaten

Secretaries

  • Joy Winterbottom
  • Kate Oaten