England | Scotland | Wales | Northern Ireland | Ireland
Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19).
Check if you or your child has coronavirus symptoms
Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and what to do if you have them.
Self-isolation and treatment if you have coronavirus symptoms
Advice about staying at home (self-isolation) and treatment for you and anyone you live with.
Testing and tracing
Information about testing for coronavirus and what to do if you're contacted by the NHS Test and Trace service.
People at high risk
Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.
Social distancing and changes to everyday life
Advice about avoiding close contact with other people (social distancing), looking after your wellbeing and using the NHS and other services during coronavirus.
GOV.UK: coronavirus – guidance and support
Government information and advice.
Trescobeas Surgery is a registered training practice and hosts a number of registrar doctors. The registrars are fully qualified and experienced doctors who have practised medicine for a number of years, both in hospitals and in general practice.
The registrar will see patients in the normal way and will be able to perform the routine tasks of your regular doctors. Appointments will be made in the usual way by a Telephone Call Back (TCB) with one of the partners.
Dr Carol Clark MBBS, DRCOG, MRCGP, PGDip. Born in 1959 Dr Clark was educated at Barts and qualified as a doctor in 1983. After spending most of her career practising in the southeast, she moved to Cornwall with her family in 2005 and joined the Practice in 2006. Her professional interests include Female and Paediatrics Health and medical education.
Dr Catherine Burnett BSC MBBS MRCP DRCOG MRCGP. Born in 1977, Dr Burnett was educated in Dorset and qualified in London. After practicing in a variety of local surgeries she joined Trescobeas in September 2012. Her clinical interests include Child Health. Married with 3 children her interests include running, trekking and watersports.
Dr Catherine Hounsome MB, BS,DFSRH,MRCGP, DRCOG. Born in 1970, Dr Hounsome has practiced in a variety of cities and Australia. After practicing in several local surgeries, she joined Trescobeas in September 2012. Her clinical interests include Oncology, Female Health and Paediatrics. Married with 3 children she enjoys a variety of outdoor pursuits.
Dr Catherine Osborne BSc BMBS MRCGP. Born in 1981 and qualified in 2008 from Peninsula Medical School. She completed her GP training with Trescobeas in 2014. After working for other local surgeries, returned to a permanent post at the surgery in the summer of 2015. Her clinical interests include Women's Health and Paediatrics. She lives locally with her family and enjoys the Cornish outdoor life
MB, MRCPsych, MRCGP, DFFP. Born in 1971, he grew up in Falmouth, qualified in Southampton (1993) and joined Trescobeas Surgery in 2015. He values working in his home town and has an interest in psychological medicine. When he is not at the practice he works for the out-of-hours GP service and for NHS Practitioner Health (looking after doctors who are struggling emotionally). He is the Clinical Director for the Falmouth & Penryn Primary Care Network and teaches both medical students and GPs in training. His interests include ‘Fun, Family, Friends and music…. !’
Jonathan joined Trescobeas in April 2018, after completing his Registrar training here
Beth joined Trescobeas in October 2018.
Lucy is a 3rd year Registrar who joined Trescobeas in August 2018. Lucy has since passed with flying colours and is here to stay.
Dr Hyatt oringially joined to cover maternity but has seemed to have enjoyed it here and never left. Joined in 2018
Dr Collins join in 2019 - Currently on maternity leave.
Join the surgery to cover maternity for Dr Collins - join on 4th May 2020
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Acting Reception Manager - Hannah Cole
The midwives look after our mothers-to-be and arrange all antenatal care. They are based at The Falmouth Health Centre, Trevaylor Road.
To register with the midwives please contact them on: 01326 430070
The nurses are responsible for the care of those patients who are unable to access the surgery due to their medical condition – the housebound and those recently discharged from hospital that need further care at home. The district nurse team leader is Kim Vickary. They are located in Falmouth Hospital and can be contacted directly on 01326 430075.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
They hold Child Health Surveillance clinics on Wednesday afternoon most weeks. They can be contacted direct on 01326 430050.
Discharge Liaison Nurse (DLN)
This service is designed to look after patients discharged from hospital. Many come out confused about new medicines, unsure about their normal medication, unsure about any follow up requirements or unable to cope alone at home. The DLN is tasked to contact the patient and ensure that all these issues have been addressed. She works closely with the District Nurses, Social Services and Community Matron all of whom may have some input into the patient’s care.
They are based are Falmouth Hospital.
As a surgery we dispense to our Mylor Bridge patients only.
The team you'll meet down there are:
Sue, Gwen and Sheilah.
We are currently looking for a new member to join them. Please see our news page for our Job Advert