The Old Links Surgery


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Who’s who

General practitioner

Dr Russell Thorpe MB ChB (1982)
Qualified at Liverpool Medical School, trained on the Wirral for 3 years and then was appointed to replace Dr Frank Bilbey when he retired in 1987.

Practice Manager

Barbara Wrench
Responsible for administration and finance, Barbara can help you with any administration or non-medical aspect of your care and is also available, by appointment, to discuss any suggestions you may have to improve our service.

Practice Nurse

Kathy Thorpe
Kathy is available for health check-ups, including heart disease risk factors such as blood pressure and cholesterol levels and also monitors patients suffering from asthma, COPD and diabetes.

Reception staff

Pat Serella
Pauline Walford
Liz Guthrie

Janice Staig
Sandra Madden

Our receptionists are often your first point of contact and are here to help. They may need to ask you for further details when you telephone for medical advice; this ensures that we can assist you as quickly as possible. All receptionists are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the doctor.