Denton Village Surgery

Practice Nurses

The Practice Nurses provide a wide range of services to support the Doctors including the monitoring of on-going medical conditions, like Diabetes, Coronary Heart Disease and Asthma. They also treat Minor Injuries like cuts, bruises, strains and sprains.

Karen Tilley

Qualifications: RGN BSc. NIP

Speciality : Diabetes, COPD, Asthma, Independent Prescriber

Karen has provided 21 years of professional nursing service at Denton Surgery- prior to this Karen worked as a civilian Practice Nurse for the armed forces working in Germany, Cyprus and Bermuda.

Her role at Denton involves being the lead nurse and providing clinics for the management of long term conditions and as a prescribing nurse providing minor illness sessions supporting the GPs.



Samantha Wayland

Sam has been a Prescribing Nurse with over 20 years experience in General Practice.

She has been prescribing and caring for patients for over 10 years with minor illness conditions, including coughs, sore throat, ear ache and skin conditions.

Sam is also trained in the management of Diabetes, Asthma, Women’s health and contraception and Cardiovascular disease


Catherine Bailey

Catherine is an experienced practice nurse caring for patients with long-term conditions such as Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), asthma and cardiovascular disease.

She oversees the care of our patients with learning disabilities and works closely with the residents and staff of a local supported living accommodation for adults with learning disabilities and autism.

In addition, Catherine provides cervical screening, child/adult immunisation, travel clinics as well as providing a range of treatment room services including injections, ECGs, wound care and suture removal.


Helen Line

Helen qualified as a registered nurse since 1997 and started working at Denton Village Surgery in September 2021 following many years working as a registered nurse at Kettering General Hospital and Redwell Medical Centre.
She specialises in wound care and leg ulcers but my role includes various nursing tasks such as diabetes care, medicine administration, smear tests, immunisations and health checks.



Hope Cockings

Hope has worked for the practice since 2019 and started as an apprentice on reception.
In the last year, Hope has had the chance to develop her training and become a Registered Nurse.  She is now doing a degree apprenticeship which is a mix of studies, placements, and learning from our own experienced Nurses.




Charlotte Thorneycroft

Date published: 12th May, 2022
Date last updated: 27th January, 2023