Clinical Practitioners

Chris Torpy – Clinical Practitioner

Chris is a Registered General Nurse who has a Diploma in Professional Studies (District Nursing), a BSc (Hons) Nurse Practitioner as well as an MSc in Health Care (EXON). Chris has previously worked as a District Nursing Sister for 8 years prior to moving into General Practice in 2004. She is able to prescribe and works 3 days a week as part of the on call team.

Warren Harper – Clinical Practitioner

Warren has a BSc ( Hons ) in Nursing and has had a career in Accident and Emergency and the Medical Assessment unit since 1996. He became an Advanced Nurse Practitioner 6 years ago, initially working in the Emergency Department, then Minor Injuries and moving to General Practice in 2017. Warren has continued with his education specialising in acute medicine and is working towards an MSc. Warren works as part of the On Call Team 4 days a week and is a non medical prescriber.

Wayne Waugh – Clinical practitioner

Wayne initially trained as a general nurse in the Royal Navy, and has practiced in emergency and acute care settings internationally. After gaining his BSc practitioner qualification he has maintained his focus on acute care and has worked in a number of leading UK hospitals and primary care settings managing injuries and ailments alike.

Christelle Page – Clinical Practitioner

Chrissie has a BSc (hons) in Adult Nursing and has completed a MSc in Advanced Professional Practice. She has worked predominantly in acute cardiology and high dependency care before joining general practice. Chrissie is able to prescribe and enjoys all aspects of medicine with a particular interest in chronic disease management and acute care.

Nick Furze – Emergency Care Practitioner

Our Emergency Care Practitioner Nick is a fully qualified Paramedic with over 20 years’ experience in the Healthcare Sector. He previously worked for the South Western Ambulance Service as a frontline Emergency Paramedic before becoming one of the first few Paramedics working in general practice in 2016. Nick is able to examine, assess, diagnose, treat, make patient referrals, provide care for ongoing chronic illnesses and importantly prescribe as necessary. He is also trained in minor procedures and joint injections. Day to day Nick works on our On Call Team supporting our patients through the triaging and treatment of those on the on call list whilst providing patients with fast access to an “on the day” service for any acute issues.