The patients on our list are cared for by a team of doctors and nurses, who are supported by a team of staff. Working alongside the Brook Square Team, but employed by the Local NHS Trusts are the District Nurses, Health Visitor, Midwife, Mental Health Care Worker and Child and Adolescent Mental Health Care Worker and Psychologist.

Nurse Practitioners

Sister Lynne Cove (f)

Nurse Practitioner

Lynne has worked at Brook Square Surgery since 2013; she qualified in Manchester and worked for 10years in an acute hospital setting.

Lynne became a practice nurse in 2005 and has diplomas in Asthma, COPD, Diabetes and the management of minor illness.

Lynne qualified as a non-medical prescriber in 2014 and became a nurse practitioner in 2016, which involved the assessment, diagnosis and management of patients presenting with minor illness. Lynne also offers support to patients with this long term condition such as diabetes asthma, COPD and hypertension.

Lynne is currently undertaking a masters in Advanced Clinical Practice and hopes to complete this in 2020.

Nurse Jeremy Tindall (m)

Nurse Practitioner

Jeremy Qualified as a nurse in 2010 and started working at Scarborough hospital in the Intensive Care Unit before changing roles to become a respiratory nurse specialist.

After 3 years he changed his role and moved to brook square surgery to become a nurse practitioner. Since qualifying he has completed a BSc (Hons) in critical care as well as modules in independent and supplementary non-medical prescribing and advanced physical assessment and disease management.”

Nurse Emma Bucanan (f)


Sister Jeannette Richards (f)

Specialist Nurse

RGN. BSc Hons – Health Care practice

Jeannette qualified in 1984 and spent 24 years in the acute hospital setting, including 12 years in Gynaecology and 5 years in Outpatients, before joining General Practice in 2007.

Jeannette also has a Post Graduate Certificate in Contraception and Sexual Health (CASH) and is a trained contraceptive implant fitter/remover, Intrauterine Device fitter and nurse prescriber. Jeannette also has a special interest in Menopause care and mentors qualified Practice Nurses in Cervical Cancer Screening.

She was also awarded Highly Commended in 2006 for Innovation for improving the unplanned pregnancy care pathway and awarded a bursary from Durex in 2007 for identifying local needs/development for Sexual Health Education. Jeannette has also spent the past year on the Royal College of Nursing Women's Health Forum committee in London developing nursing roles and was a finalist in the General Practice Nursing Awards 2018.

Jeannette is also trained in these areas: Travel health, COPD, wound care, Phlebotomy, Vacc + Imms and many more.

Nurse Jozine Bannister (f)

Practice Nurse

Healthcare Assistants

Miss Gemma Schneider (f)


Laura Evans (f)


Deb Collinson (f)


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