We have an extended team of medical practitioners who are able to support patients with a wide range of healthcare services working across both sites. 

Our new Practice Management team are:

Practice Manager: Julie Salter

If you have any feedback, ideas or concerns that you would like to share, please contact the Practice Manager team by emailing: somccg.buttercrossadmin@nhs.net


Dr Chris Krasucki

MBBS MSc MRCP MRCPysch MRCGP  Dr Krasucki is our joint Clinical Lead (with Dr Patrick) and works with us 2.5 days per week.

Dr Chris Krasucki - is joint Clinical Lead and is leading and participating in several (externally funded) research activities. This is within Symphony Health Services in association with the National Institute for Health Research.

The role of the clinical lead allows protected time which enables supporting the management and administrative aspects of a busy practice without being required to engage with the delivery of such tasks. This releases more time for patient care.  

Dr Kathryn Patrick

MBChB, MRCGP (2004), DFFP(2004)  Dr Patrick is our joint Clinical Lead (with Dr Krasucki) and works with us 2 days per week.

Dr Patrick has been a qualified doctor for 20 years and a GP for 14 years.  Dr Patrick shares the role of Clinical Lead with Dr Chris Krasucki. She is also Director of Primary Care at Yeovil Hospital.

Dr Helena Ahling-Smith

Dr Ahling-Smith, MBBS, MRCGP and DipClinDerm works with us at the surgery 2 days per week.

Her special interests are dermatology and women's health. She also is an appraiser of other GP's.


Dr James Morton

Dr James Morton, BSc (Psychol). MB. BS. MRCGP 

Dr Morton works with us 5 days per week. He says he is a General Practitioner because he loves all fields of Medicine. He especially enjoys Mental Health, Neurology and Psychology. He undertakes Minor Surgery & Joint Injection clinics every other Wednesday.


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