Healthcare Team

Associate Physician

Melanie Sumner

She moved to Mk Hospital in 1989 working in Gynaecology . In 1998 she came into primary care, alongside the responsible GP, she developed and shaped a new GP Practice at Mk Village . As the lead nurse, Mel was responsible for a team of nurses and the Nursing service. In 2006, Mel qualified as an Independent Nurse Prescriber

In 2020, Mel moved practice to Whaddon Healthcare to work as a Physician’s Associate, working alongside the GP and ANP team.

Mels areas of interest are Gynaecology , Asthma and dermatology. She has a
special intertest in Travel Medicine and Travel Health.

Healthcare Assistants

Susan O’Farrell

Sue started working at Whaddon House Surgery in 2008 as a receptionist. After a few months she started training as an HCA and qualified shortly after. Sue is now our Senior Hca and can also fit monitors for our Cardiology department.

Katye O’Farrell

Hayley Hilmy, DipRCOT

Hayley qualified as an Occupational Therapist at St Loyes School of Occupational Therapy , Exeter, Devon in 1989, before beginning her career in Milton Keynes Hospital and later in the community. In 1999 she pursued her love of Cardiac rehabilitation, and worked as both a Health Professional and specialist cardiorespiratory Exercise instructor for Milton Keynes Community Cardiopulmonary Group. Hayley retired from her position as Manager of the service earlier this year and has now joined Whaddon Health Care’s PCAS , supporting people recovering from Long covid.

Jane Tucker

Charlotte Rust

Charlotte joined Whaddon Healthcare as a Receptionist in 2020 and has recently started a role as a Health Care Assistant in 2021

Sana Aamer

Did Mbbs from Pakistan 2008 and starting working at Whaddon Healthcare as HCA in 2021.

Kalana De Silva

Natalie Lee

Natalie started at Whaddon Healthcare on the 1st of September 2021 as a HCA.
Previous to joining the team, Natalie worked at MKUH for 8 years as a maternity care assistant on the day unit.


Curtis Miles

Curtis qualified from Oxford Brookes university as a Paramedic in 2013. He worked for south central ambulance service as a front-line paramedic. In 2016 he started a career in general practice and gained additional qualifications in minor illness and prescribing. Curtis is capable of diagnosing and treating a range of medical presentations, making referrals and providing a home-visiting service to support the practice

PCN Social Prescribers

Sandy Austin

PCN Care Co-ordinator

Sandy previously worked for the NHS for 9 years: Starting as a receptionist in a local GP surgery, then training up to be a phlebotomist and Health Care Assistant. Sandy left in 2009 to specialise in smoking cessation – moving on from that role to become a Pharmaceutical Rep in 2014 where she gained an ABPI Certification in 2016.

Sandy returned to the NHS in the role of Care Coordinator in August 2020, employed to work for CROWN PCN across 3 Surgeries. Sandys role also incorporates Social Prescriber.

Rebecca Jennings

PCN Social Prescriber

Rebecca is the Social Prescriber for CROWN PCN working across the three surgeries: Redhouse, Whaddon and Cobbs Garden.

She joined in August 2020 and has has experience in caring & support in the education system as a Family Support Officer. Rebecca believes that Social Prescribing can help you to have more control over your own health and is here to help.

PCN Health and Well Being Coach

Deimante Sidlauskaite

Deimante is here to partner with patients seeking self-directed, lasting changes, aligned with their values, which promote health and wellness and, thereby, enhance well-being.