Our Team

Meet our Team

Clinical Director

Clinical Director – Dr Jonathan Andrews

I have recently become the PCN’s clinical director and I am also the senior GP partner at Princes Park Health Centre. I have been a GP since 1990 and have worked in the Eastbourne area since 1994.  My role as CD is to ensure that the member GP practices work collaboratively, building relationships to improve GP primary care services, enabling greater provision of proactive, personalised and integrated health care. Our PCN priority is to deliver non-traditional enhanced access via a varied workforce to proactively care for our patients and community.

PCN Manager

PCN Manager – Debi Parrott

I have worked within Primary care for 27 years and joined Eastbourne East PCN in March 2022.  My role as PCN Manager is to support the PCN Clinical Director with the smooth and efficient running of the PCN.  Together we oversee the contractual requirements set by the ICB (Integrated Care Board) and NHS England to deliver a high level of care and improve health inequalities to our PCN Network Practices patient population whilst working collaboratively with our community providers.

Pharmacy Team

Afia – Princes Park Health Centre

Abarna – Harbour Medical Practice

Faraaz – Stone Cross Surgery

Aksa – Covers all 3 practices

Aniqa – Covers all 3 practices

All 5 of our pharmacists carry out the following:-

Medication reviews including structured medication reviews, DOAC and asthma reviews.

Discharge and hospital medication changes as requested by the hospital consultant.

Patient queries

Care Coordinator Team

Leesa – Princes Park Health Centre

I have been a care coordinator with Eastbourne East PCN since October 2023. I work predominatly for Princes Park Health Centre supporting our care homes and dementia patients and their families/carers to assist with access to services. I work closely with our Nurse Practitioner who specialises in elderly and frailty care.

Please see our service tab for how our care coordinator team can support you or a family member.

Chris – Harbour Medical Practice

I have worked in my role as Harbour’s care coordinator since June 2021. I support our local care home residents, palliative patients, elderly and frail patients. I am also able to take referrals from the clinical team for patients requiring support in a social environment.

Rhiannon – Stone Cross Surgery

I work predominantly at Stone Cross Surgery and joined the team in October 2023. I work closely with the PCN Social Prescriber and together we support our cancer/palliative patients. We assist our learning disability patients to access services and support the practice patients with their annual health reviews. I also accept referrals from the clinical team for those patients they feel require extra support and guidance.

Social Prescriber (SPLW)


Harbour Medical Practice – Mondays

Princess Park – Tuesdays and Fridays

Stone Cross Surgery – Wednesday and Thursdays

I have been the PCN’s Social Prescriber since September 2023. My role is to support patients to help improve their general wellbeing by focusing on their individual needs. I assist patients with a variety of support but specialising in those who are lonely or who have trouble accessing social activities within the local community. I worked for many years within the care sector and am passionate about empowering people to take control of their circumstances to live a happier life.

Please see our service tab for how Jane our SPLW can support you and your family.

Health and Wellbeing Coach (HWBC)


Harbour Medical Practice – Mondays

Stone Cross Surgery – Tuesdays

Princess Park – Wednesdays

Hello, my name is Vicki Cowen and I am the Health and Wellbeing Coach for Harbour Medical Practice, Princes Park Health Centre and Stone Cross Surgery.

I have worked in the wellbeing industry for 20 years, as a sports and remedial massage therapist and pilates teacher.

I joined Eastbourne East PCN as their Health and Wellbeing Coach in October 2022.  I am passionate about all things related to healthy living. I really enjoy coaching and instilling confidence in people to take an active role in managing their own health.

I joined Eastbourne East PCN as their Health and Wellbeing Coach in October 2022.  I am passionate about all things related to healthy living. I really enjoy coaching and instilling confidence in people to take an active role in managing their own health.

Please see our service tab for how Vicki our HWBC can support you and your family.

First Contact Practitioner (FCP’s)

Nicola:- Hi, I am a First Contact Physiotherapist working for Stone Cross and Princes Park Surgery. FCP’s are senior physiotherapists with specific training in the assessment and management of Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. I offer face to face appointments to assess and advise on how you can recover/improve any of the following areas:

* All soft tissue injuries, sprains, strains or sports injuries

*Arthritis – any joint

*Possible problems with muscles, ligaments, tendons or bone , eg tennis elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, ankle sprains.

*Spinal pain including lower back pain, mid-back pain and neck pain

*Spinal-related pain in arms or legs, including nerve symptoms, eg pins and needles or numbness

I am able to request x-rays or blood tests, if appropriate, without needing to speak to a GP. All appointments can be booked via reception at any time during surgery opening hours without needing to speak to a GP.

Please note, I only see patients aged 16 and over.

I am not able to see patients who are acutely unwell, medical management of rheumatoid conditions, women’s health, antenatal and postnatal problems, house-bound patients, medication reviews for non-MSK conditions, neurological and respiratory conditions, headaches, acute mental health crisis.

Stone Cross Surgery – Mondays and Wednesday

Princess Park – Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays


Harbour Medical Practice – Tuesday and Wednesdays

Stone Cross Surgery – Thursdays

I am a First Contact Practitioner working predominantly at Harbour Medical Practice and Stone Cross Surgery. I am trained to provide expert assessment, diagnosis and advice of musculoskeletal conditions in primary care. I have experience as a specialist Physiotherapist working within the NHS and private sector. When required I can request investigations and complete onward referrals for the management of Musculoskeletal conditions. Patients can book an appointment for assessment by me without the need to see a GP.

Please see our service tab for how the FCP’s can support you.

Mental Health Practitioner

Fay – MHP

I am a Registered Mental Health Nurse and work within the Emotional Wellbeing Service (EWS) and associated partners, which provides GP based Mental Health support. I work alongside the Mental Health Support Coordinator and offer time limited interventions, for individuals experiencing mental health issues and who may not be suitable for other mental health/talking services, such as Health in Mind, Adult Assessment and Treatment Pathways. Referrals to (EWS) are via the patients GP and/or Practice staff within the surgery.   

Mental Health Support Coordinator

Rachel – MHSC

I joined Eastbourne East PCN in February 2024 and work across all 3 surgeries. I work as part of the Emotional Wellbeing Service and provide non-clinical short term support to patients, either face to face, by telephone or video support. I assist patients to identify their needs and goals and formulate strategies to help them achieve this. I can also help to link them into other services that can further help to improve their mental health and wellbeing.

Access Facilitator

Sian – Senior Access Facilitator

I am part of the Emotional Wellbeing Service and joined the PCN in June 2024. My role is to help identify those patients who are registered on the serious mental health register and would benefit from extra support to attend for their annual physical health check. I will work to engage with these patients and can then complete their physical health check, without burdening the surgeries. I will make referrals were appropriate to other services to ensure individuals receive all the support they need.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Advisor

Georgie – Screen & Intervene

As part of the Emotional Wellbeing Service, as a health and wellbeing advisor, I provide non-clinical holistic support to patients on the severe mental illness (SMI) register following their annual physical health check. I can support patients to explore the outcomes of their physical health check, support them to create a personalised health improvement plan and link patients in with relevant services, groups and activities that can support them to improve how they feel about their health and wellbeing.