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Nurses

From Left to Right : Judy, Sarah (Lead Nurse), Georgina, Kathy, Caroline & Jackie 


Mrs Sarah Truen
Sarah Truen is the Lead Nurse here at Carnon Downs Surgery.  She qualified in Sarah2002 at Southampton University and spent a year working there in the Cardiac High Dependency Unit.  Sarah moved back to Cornwall in 2005 having travelled throughout various countries including being an Au Pair in the USA.  Since moving back she has worked at Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske on various wards and the last four years have been spent working on the Coronary Care Unit.  She also gained a BSC Honours Degree in Healthcare at Plymouth University.  Sarah is married with two young children and loves to spend time outside getting lots of fresh air.
Mrs Judy ClappMrs Judy Clapp

Judy joined the practice in 2002. She qualified as a RGN in 1984 from Charles Frear School of Nursing in Leicester. She has been practice nursing since 1991 and Judy has done on-going training specifically in respiratory and is in fact a National Trainer for Education & Health. This is an organisation which is involved in training health professionals across the UK and Judy is also involved in training for the Isles and Scilly and Cornwall PCSA. Judy is married with 2 children and 2 step children and can often be found walking the coastal paths along the north coast with her dog Mac.

Mrs Jackie SlaterMrs Jackie Slater

Jackie joined the practice nursing team in 2004. She qualified as a RGN in 1987 from Leeds General Hospital.  She specialises in diabetes and wound care management and she is actively involved in our services for Young People. She has 3 grown up children and her hobbies include walking, gardening and the theatre. She has also taught English in Spain and likes to travel - one day she would love to see the world.

Mrs Kathy JamesMrs Kathy James
Kathy joined the practice as a receptionist in 2001. She trained as a Phlebotomist and completed her NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care in 2006. However in July 2009 she completed her Foundation Degree in Science at the University of Plymouth and she is now our Assistant Practioner. Kathy is married and has two children, she is extremely fit and loves nothing more than going for a 20 mile cycle on her afternoon off. In fact she has completed the John O'Groats to Lands End Challenge and climbed to the peak of Kilimanjaro, on both occasions with her sister to raise needed funds for the local Hospice Charity.
Mrs Caroline Tonkin

Caroline joined the practice in January 2016 having recently worked in the Oncology Department in RCH Treliske.  Caroline qualified from the University of Plymouth in 2008,  and spent the following 8 years in Oncology and Haematology.  She is married and has a toddler and 2 teenage stepchildren, she loves walking her dog Hardy around the cliffs all over Cornwall.  Her most favourite thing to do is to sit down with a good book and read the day away,  but not much of that happens these days!

Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Georgina Williams

Georgina is our Healthcare Assistant and started work here in May 2014.  She works closely with the nursing team, looking after our patients who need blood tests and our INR clinics. 

 
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