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

Katye O’Farrell

Hayley Hilmy

Graduate of St Loyes school of Occupational therapy, Exeter Devon and current manager of Milton Keynes Community Cardiopulmonary Group.

Hayley has worked in the field of cardiopulmonary disease since 1998, and is an experienced cardiac, respiratory and older adult exercise specialist. She is one of the original support team in establishing the first walking for health groups in Milton Keynes with Shenley walks coordinator, Sue Hadfield.

Jane Tucker

Charlotte Rust

Sana Aamer

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

Kalana De Silva

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.