Shadsworth Surgery has been here to serve the health needs of anyone who lives in or near Shadsworth since 1988. The buildings have kept growing over the years, but we hope we’re still just as friendly.

There are surgeries every day with late surgeries on Mondays; Antenatal clinics on Wednesdays and Baby clinics on Thursdays.

Staff Details

We have a great staff team at Shadsworth Surgery, who are all eager to give you the best service and care possible.

The Doctors

Dr M Graham Smith
(St Mary’s London 1991) BSc MBBS MRCP DRCOG GMC No: 3546844

Dr Susannah Craig
(Liverpool 1985) MBChB GMC No: 3090185

Dr John Martin
(Manchester 2006) MBChB MRCGP GMC No. 6145462

Dr Nathanael Bradbrook
(Manchester 2007) BSc MBChB MRCGP GMC No. 6157613

Dr Karen Tong
(Manchester 2008) BSc MBChB MRCGP GMC No: 7017458

Dr Adam Black
MB ChB MRCGP (Glasgow 1999) GMC No: 4622273

Our Site Manager is Joanna Watson, who has day-to-day responsibility for the smooth running of Shadsworth Surgery. She will be able to help you with any queries you have about administrative or non-clinical aspects of your care. She will be pleased to receive any suggestions about how we may improve our services.

Shadswoth Surgery also employs an Nurse Practitoner who can assess, diagnose and prescribe for a wide range of clinic issues.

Our Practice Nurses, carry out various health reviews and can advise on asthma, diabetes, heart disease, weight loss and other lifestyle issues. They also do vaccinations and smears.

Our Health Care Assistant is able to carry out new registration checks, blood tests, blood pressure checks and other health care needs.

Shadsworth Surgery also has an experienced reception team who are led by Rebecca.

Cornerstone Practice also have a wider administration, Secretarial teams who support all Cornerstone surgeries with the day to day non-clinical duties.

Katie Stanton, the Practice Manager is based here, as is Mike Wellby, the Finance Manager.

New Patients

We accept anyone who lives in our practice area as new patients. You can register by completing a registration form which can be obtained from the practice. When you register, we will ask you to make an appointment to see either the practice nurse or healthcare assistant for a new patient health check. This will make sure that our records are accurate and all routine checks to promote your health and wellbeing (such as blood pressure/smear tests/mammograms) are up-to-date.

Click here to download our Practice Information Leaflet.

Click here to download our Family Doctor Services Registration Form.

Click here to download our Patient Participation Group Leaflet


Tel: 01254 618018
Fax: 01254 618019
Please don’t use this email address to request appointments or prescriptions, please see refer to the ‘Patient Access’ information on the prescription tab. Thank you.

Opening Times

Monday 8:00am – 8:00pm (Phone lines close at 6:30pm)
Tuesday 8:00am – 6:30pm
Wednesday 8:00am – 6:30pm
Thursday 8:00am – 6:30pm (closed 1:00pm – 2:00pm)
Friday 8:00am – 6:30pm
Saturday Closed all day
Sunday Closed all day

Evening Surgeries

Monday 6:30pm to 8:00pm (weekly)

For Acute Symptoms Out of hours appointments are available on evenings and weekends.

Though these may be located at another location within Blackburn with Darwen.



How to Find Us

Shadsworth Surgery is situated on Shadsworth Road, behind Royal Blackburn Hospital.

You can reach us by coming off at Junction 6 of the M65 at the Blackburn East junction. Turn towards Blackburn and turn left after McDonalds onto Whitebirk Road. 1/2 mile later, at the traffic lights, go straight up the hill. This is Shadsworth Road. We are 0.6 miles after the traffic lights, on the left, just before you reach the Esso Garage.

From the Royal Blackburn Hospital turn left, towards the motorway. Take the first left, onto Shadsworth Road. We are about 1/2 mile on the right, just after the Esso garage.

Click here to download our Practice Area Map