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Home The Team Nursing Team

Practice Nurses


Linda Ford SRN

Qualified in 1977 from RCH Treliske.  Prior to joining the practice in 2005 Linda had 21 years of hospital experience and 10 years with the District Nursing Service.  Linda holds the aural care, coronary heart disease and travel health clinics.

Linda has 3 grown up children and her hobbies include walking, cooking and being an active member of St Stephen Pantomime Company.


Pat James SRN

Qualified in 1987 in Worcestershire. Prior to joining the practice in 2011 Pat had 14 years of hospital experience and 7 years with the District Nursing Service. Pat has a lot of experience in tissue viability and wound care.  At present she is undertaking a specialist diabetic course and has started to hold the diabetic clinics. 

Pat is married with 2 children and enjoys family life and walking with her 2 labrador dogs.

Aimi Powell

Qualified in 2009 through Plymouth University at Truro.

Prior to joining the surgery in 2013 Aimi spent time working on both Phoenix ward and MAU at Treliske, as well as a year at Harold White ward in Penrice hospital.

Aimi holds the COPD clinics in the surgery as well as seeing patients on a daily basis for all their healthcare needs.

Aimi has a young daughter and enjoys travelling the world as well as the English countryside.

Healthcare Assistants


Maria Trevarton FdSc Assistant Practitioner

Maria started her career as a Health Care Assistant at Penrice/St Austell Hospital in 1993.  She joined the practice in 2002 and has developed her role in the nurse team by completing a foundation degree in 2011 to become an Assistant Practitioner.  Maria has a special interest in tissue viability and wound care.  She has a busy home life and enjoys looking after her grandchildren.  Her hobbies include keeping fit, listening to music and cooking.

Heather Jackson

Heather is an experienced Health Care Assistant. She can be found daily in the treatment room for blood tests, blood pressures, ECGs and can advise you on weight management