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Bere Alston Surgery

Station Road, Bere Alston, Yelverton PL20 7EJ     Tel 01822 612247     Email:

The Surgery Team

Darren Newland, Practice Manager

Practice Manager

Our practice manager is Darren Newland. If you think he can be of assistance to you regarding any suggestions or problems please ring him or call in at the surgery.


Our receptionists are here to help you communicate with us. Please help them by giving as much appropriate information as you can.

Nursing Team

Our Practice Nurses are Emma Banks, Sarah Prior, Naomi Hayley, Kyra Turner, Heidi Brodribb, Cherrie Kingdom and Poppy Hawkins.

  • Emma Banks

    Practice Nurse
  • Kyra Turner

    Practice Nurse
  • Naomi Hayley

    Practice Nurse
  • Heidi Brodribb

    Practice Nurse
  • Sarah Prior

    Practice Nurse

Their skills include immunisations, travel advice, dressings, dietary and weight advice, contraceptive services including emergency contraception, health screening and smoking cessation and many aspects of general nursing. In addition to this they also run our asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, diabetic and hypertension clinics.

  • Cherrie Kingdom

    Practice Nurse
  • Kathy Smith

    Healthcare Assistant
  • Sharon Tate

    Healthcare Assistant
  • Melanie Pengelly

    Healthcare Assistant
  • Poppy Hawkins

    Practice Nurse
  • Trish Cooper

Sharon Tate and Melanie Pengelly are our Healthcare Assistants and their skills include dressings, smoking cessation, diagnostic tests such as ECGs, taking bloods, blood pressure and many other aspects of care.

Kathy Smith and Trish Cooper are our Phlebotomists taking blood and blood pressures.

Appointments can be booked by telephone, email or at reception.

Community Nursing Team

Our district nurses provide nursing care at home. They can be contacted by telephoning 01822 612711 and leaving a message.

Health Visitors

The health visitors are especially concerned with the health of your children and the family. They can be contacted by telephoning 03332 341901 and leaving a message.

Macmillan Nurse

Macmillan nurses provide care and support for people with cancer. They can be contacted by telephoning 01752 436730 and leaving a message.

Community Midwifery Team

A community midwife and a doctor work together to care for you during your pregnancy and delivery. Midwifes can be contacted on 01822 619710 and leaving a message.