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About the Langton Medical Group

STRATEGIC VISION & CORE VALUES “LEARNING FROM CARING” Mission Statement Langton Medical Group exists to provide our Patients with high quality Personal Medical Services delivered across our 2 sites in Lichfield & Whittington. Building on the sound Medical Practices delivered by its founders the Group seeks to adapt to changing environments by being caring, pragmatic and innovative in its approach to maintaining and improving the Medical Services that we provide to our Patients. Positive Patient experiences and whole person care are at the heart of our philosophy as we seek to deliver safe and thorough Medical Services to our Patients. We are committed to learning and development as a Practice… Read More

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The Primary Health Care Team

In addition to the above, the Practice Team also includes some staff who, whilst not employed by the Langton Medical Group, are attached to it as part of a comprehensive team providing care and services. These valuable members of the team include: District Nurses who visit housebound patients in their homes to administer healthcare when they are unable to travel to the surgery. Health Visitors who look after the care of the babies, children and support their parents. Midwives who take care of expectant mothers and new born babies. Practice Pharmacist who assists with quality prescribing, ensuring all prescriptions are appropriate and regularly reviewed.

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Management & Administration Team

Business Manager Our Business Manager, Mr Steve Cowley has responsibility for all Financial and Commercial matters on behalf of the Langton Medical Group.  The Business Manger has overall responsibility for all staff working in the practice. The Practice Manager The Practice Manager, Mrs Deirdre Smouna is responsible for all non-medical matters relating to the Langton Medical Group, and will be happy to discuss any suggestions or complaints you may have. Admin and Workflow Manager The Admin and Workflow Manager, Mrs Tracy Talbot is responsible for ensuring that the practice meets its information governance responsibilities and works efficiently in its workflows.  The Admin and Workflow Manager is responsible for the Administrative Team including the secretaries and… Read More

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Nurse Practitioners & Nursing Staff

Nurse Practitioners and Practice Nurses Advanced Nurse Practitioners all have a Masters degree in Advanced Nursing Practice. They undertake many of the tasks traditionally handled by doctors, including diagnosis, writing prescriptions, arranging tests, and referral. They are part of our same day team appointment system. Patients can book appointments with nurses as well as with doctors. There are three Advanced Nurse Practitioners who give valued assistance to the doctors by seeing patients and prescribing medication where necessary. They are: Rosie Jones RGN, MSc Advanced Nursing Practitioner, MSc Melanie Hayward RGN. PgDip asthma, PgDip ANP, MSc Advanced Nurse Practitioner Amanda Sheldon, MSc Advanced Nurse Practitioner The Langton Medical Group employs a team of nursing sisters who… Read More

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The Partners

Dr Jacqueline G. Wakeman MBChB, DRCOG, DFSRH, FRCGP Dr Wakeman was born in Birmingham in 1962 but grew up in Leeds where she enjoyed archery, competing at senior international level as a teenager. She returned to Birmingham to study medicine, qualifying in 1986. After completing general practice training, she worked in a training practice in South Birmingham, limiting her hours to part time because of the arrival of her two daughters. Late in 1994 Dr Wakeman and her husband Andy, a director of public health, moved to Lichfield with their family and have been happily settled since. She has worked with Langton Medical Group since 1995, becoming a partner in… Read More

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