Littlewick Medical Centre, 42 Nottingham Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5PR  Tel: 0115 932 5229

Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Jo Wood (f)

Jo joined Littlewick in 2015 as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. Jo’s journey through nursing has been varied, starting as an RGN Nurse, training in London and qualified in 1995. Since qualifying Jo’s interests have been in emergency/urgent care. She worked in Accident and Emergency for 8 years after qualifying before deciding to do a Bsc Hons degree in Emergency Practice in 2004. After completing this she worked as an ECP (Emergency Care Practitioner) for the Derby Out of Hours Service.

Here at Littlewick her role consists of working alongside the doctors, dealing with urgent telephone triage/consultations to assess the need of patients. As part of this role she is able to prescribe medicines if they are needed.

In her spare time she is kept busy with her 2 young children and their out of school activities.

Nurse Jackie Parkin (f)

Nurse Tracy Jones (f)


Nurse Suzanne Westwood (f)

Suzanne joined Littlewick in 2014 as a full time Practice Nurse from the royal Derby Hospital, Medical assessment short stay ward. She has worked in other areas of acute medicine since graduating form Nottingham University in 2010 and has completed a degree in practice nursing.

She undertakes all aspects of general practice nurse duties and has a particular interest in warfarin management and Travel vaccinations. Suzanne loves to spend time with her family in particular shopping with her daughters, cooking and gardening.

Sister Jayne Holmes

Jayne qualified as an Adult Registered Nurse in 1983, and joined Littlewick in December 2013. Prior to this she worked at Nottingham City Hospital as Neuro Rehab Nurse for 10 years and then at Heanor and Ilkeston Community Hospitals on the wards and in a Nurse Led Dressing Clinic.

Jaynes specialist interest is in Warafrin management and is the Lead Nurse at the Long Eaton Clinic, as well as performing some Practice Nurse duties at Littlewick.

In her spare time Jayne enjoys spending time with her friends and family, Tap Dancing, Dog walking, Reading, and is a member of Trent Vineyard Church.

Sister Abi Johnson

Abi has worked at Littlewick on and off since 1998. Initially as a receptionist, and then progressing into more health care roles, initially as a Health Care Assistant and since completing her Registered Nurse training in 2010 has been a practice nurse. Abi has a keen interest in Warfarin Management, in addition to the general nursing duties she undertakes.

Abi works 3 days a week at Littlewick and the other days are spent looking after her son. Abi’s favourite past time is watching Nottingham Forest, being a season ticket holder for over 20 years (for her sins!).

Healthcare Assistants

Karen Corbett (f)

Karen joined Littlewick in 2003, initially working from our branch surgery over in West Hallam, both in reception and dispensary. Karen was very keen to progress and undertook phlebotomy training, and Karen is now our resident phlebotomist, she’s also very keen to develop her health care skills as well as maintaining the administrative side of the role. In her spare time, Karen enjoys spending time with her family, reading and taking her Jack Russell for walks.

Amiee Henshaw (f)

Amiee did all of her training at Littlewick Medical Centre. She specialises in helping patients stop smoking and enjoys performing ECG’s and assisting with minor operations. Away from work she loves looking after her two children, taking them on lots of trips to different parks with lots of outdoor activities. Her dogs also take up a lot of her time too, enjoying walks to the park along the canal.

Lisa Plant (f)

After leaving school, Lisa worked in pharmacy for over 10 years. After taking a break to have 2 children, she went back to work in a nursing home where she trained and got her NVQ2 and NVQ3. She has been at Littlewick since 2009 and has done various further training courses for the ever changing role of the HCA including; smoking cessation, spirometry, phlebotomy, ECG’s, diabetic reviews and footchecks and her favourite, wounds and dressings to name but a few. Lisa enjoys the role of Health Care Assistant as it is constantly changing as the role continues to develop.


Jenny Flinders (f)