Battersea Fields Practice

3 Austin Road, Battersea, London SW11 5JP

The practice team

Battersea Fields Practice has a team of clinical and support staff working together to provide Primary Health Care Services to our patients.  We work closely with other community teams such as District Nurses, Health Visitors, Trinity Hospice, Substance Misuse Nurses and the Community Ward Team.  We also work with local charities such as STORM, CHEER, Family Action and FAST.

We a training practice for qualified doctors who are training to become GPs.  Trainees spend 6-12 months seeing patients, doing home visits and running emergency clinics, supervised by a GP trainer at the practice.  The practice is also involved with teaching medical students.  Medical students are taught in groups, and may also sit in with a GP during a clinic, with patient consent.

GP Partners

2000832409Dr Jonathan Grannell  (BSc MBBS DRCOG)

Dr  Grannell has worked at the practice since it began in 1988 and currently works 5 clinical sessions per week. He is a GP tutor for St George’s Hospital University of London Medical School, and is a college examiner.


2000832407Dr David Finch (MRCGP DRCOG MPHil) (Health Management)

Dr Finch has worked at the practice since it was first set up in 1988 and currently works 2 clinical sessions per week.  He is also NW London Area Medical Director (London Region) NHS England.  He is chair of The Friends of Asha Great Britain, a charity providing education and primary care in the slums of Dehli.


Dr Jonathan Chappell (MBChB Edin MSc MRCGP)

Dr Chappell has worked at the practice since 2002 initially as a salaried GP, and as a partner since 2004. He works 4 clinical sessions at the practice and also works for Wandsworth CCG as Joint Clinical lead for Battersea. He a Wandsworth CCG Board member, and Secondary Care Lead for Battersea. He is also a GP trainer.



Dr Jenni Ellingham (MRCGP MRCP DRCOG MBChB )

Dr Ellingham joined the practice in 2013, and became a partner in 2014. She previously worked at the practice between 1997 and 2002, and then took a career break. Dr Ellingham works 3 clinical sessions per week, working at both Austin Road and Thessaly Road practices. She is interested in Rheumatology and provides joint injections. She is also a GP trainer.


Dr Maggie Rickford (BA  MBBS MRCP MRCGP DPPF)

Dr Rickford has worked at the practice since 2012, initially as a salaried GP, and more recently as a partner. She is interested in Respiratory and general medicine and is a GP trainer.



Dr Laura Peck (MBBS MRCGP)

Dr Peck has worked at the practice since 2014 and became a GP partner in 2015. She works full time and does 7 clinical sessions a week.  In her spare time she enjoys rowing and cycling.

Sara MDr Sarah Morgenstern (MBBS BSc MRCGP MRCP PGcertHBE)

Dr Morgenstern has been a salaried GP at the practice for 2 years. She has an interest in teaching medical students and in children’s health. Outside of work she enjoys cycling, running and charity work with older people. She is fluent in German.

Salaried GPs


Dr Juliet McCredie  (BMBS BMedSci  MRCGP)

Dr McCredie joined the practice in August 2016 having successfully completed her GP training at the practice.  She has an interest in child health.  Outside of work she enjoys a number of sporting activities.



SophieDr Sophie Robinson  (BSc MBChB MRCGP)  

Dr Robinson joined the practice in September 2016 having recently qualified as a GP.  She is currently studying for a post graduate diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine at UCL and regularly participates in triathlons.



Dr Laura Mindel

Dr Mindel rejoined the practice in September.  She has worked for the practice in the past, both as a salaried GP, and when completing her GP training.


GPs in Training

Dr Sefano Giancola

Dr Jamie Preston

Dr Jordanan Williamson




Frances Parry (RGN)

Frances joined the practice in 2009. Since then she has gained qualifications in Asthma and COPD and runs specialist clinics for patients with these problems, as well as routine Practice Nurse clinics.


Alison Ross (RGN BA hons)

Alison has worked at the practice since 2006.  She has gained a diploma in Diabetes care, and runs a clinic for diabetic patients, as well as routine Practice Nurse clinics.


Marsha Thomas (RGN)

Marsha joined the practice in 2015 and is able to offer routine Practice Nurse appointments.

Health Care Assistants

Mrs Maud Tawiah



Ms Deborah Jehu-Appiah

Administration Staff


Managing Partner – Sarah Hurt (BSc RGN)

Sarah has worked as the practice since 1995.  She initially worked as a Practice Nurse, and gained qualifications in Nurse Prescribing, Family Planning, Asthma and COPD.  She has always had an interest in management, and became Practice Manager in 2014.  She joined the partnership as Managing Partner in 2015 and continues to work as a Practice Nurse for 1 session per week.  Sarah is also a trustee for the Shaftesbury Christian Centre, Battersea.



Deputy Practice Manager – Hassan Miah



Patient Pathway Co-ordinator / Phlebotomist – Ms Elaine Hird

Elaine has worked at the practice for over 20 years in a number of roles.  As Patient Pathway Co-ordinator, Elaine helps patient with long-term conditions, and those who need a bit of extra support to access appointments at the practice and the hospital. She also deals with all the repeat prescription requests, and is in regular contact with the local pharmacies.  Elaine also helps local carers, and arranges regular carers support meetings at the practice.


Medical Administrator –  Ms Chantell McDonald

Chantell deals with all medical reports, and helps patients who wish to access their medical records.



Reception SupervisorMs Catia Charran


Reception SupervisorMs Shawna Millwood



Reception/Administrator – Catherine Gomes

Reception/Administrator – Samruddhi Joshi

Reception/Administrator – Mira Patel

Reception/Administrator – Chara Watts

Receptionist/Administrator – Farhiya Omar

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Apprentice Receptionist/Administrator- Tamar Swire


Finance Administrator – Tony Hurt