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Nurse Practitioners

Sister Avril Smith (f)

Avril brings a wealth of experience with her from many different roles within the NHS. She is an experienced Nurse and can prescribe.

She has specific interests in Chronic Illnesses such as Asthma & COPD and is the  Diabetes lead for the practice.


Mrs Sheila Hayward (f)

Sheila joins us after a spell in Germany working as a Nurse for the Armed Forces. She is with us all day on a Monday, and on a Tuesday and Thursday morning.

Healthcare Assistants

Mrs Lynne Speirs (f)

Lynne has many years experience as a Healthcare Assistant and Joined Bursledon Surgery in 2001. She can check blood pressure, take blood from patients (Phlebotomy), perform ECG's, do simple dressings, arrange and test urine specimens to go to the laboratory, and give certain injections.

She is involved in giving advice and management of some chronic conditions, and give support for healthy lifestyle with regard to diet, exercise and smoking. She also assists Dr. Ding in the Minor Surgery clinics.


Mrs Lil Davis (f)

Lil joined our Nursing Team in 2016 having started at the Surgery as administrative and reception support. However, her skills lie in Phlebotomy and she now supports Lynne with this, as well as acting a Nurse Administrator for the Clinical team.

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