Nursing Team

Nurses

  • Lead Practice Nurse, Jettie Vije – Female
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    Jettie joined the practice in March 2013. She qualified as a nurse in the Netherlands in 1994 and since than has worked in the Netherlands, Africa (Angola and Uganda) as an aid worker in emergency situations as well as more long term capacity building projects. Since moving to Norfolk in 2003 she has worked in Acute Stroke Services in both The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and Addenbrookes. Jettie is our research, travel and hypertension lead.
  • Ruth Elsworth – Female, Practice Nurse
    Ruth joined the practice end of January 2020. She has previously worked as a district nurse and at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital as a specialist discharge nurse before joining the team. She is looking forward to developing her training and knowledge within practice nursing in the coming year. Outside of work she enjoys travelling, spending quality time with friends and family, running and spending time going for long walks with her beagle.

Healthcare Assistants

  • Gemma Rorie – Female, Care Coordinator
    Gemma joined Grove in January 19 as a Care Coordinator. Gemma has an NVQ in Health and Social Care Level 3. She has working in care settings for vulnerable adults on and off for 19 years. Gemma has spent the last nine years working in a dementia care home. During this time she became a dementia awareness trainer helping colleagues understand the effects of and how to care for those suffering with dementia. Gemma has three daughters and outside of work she enjoys spending her time in her families company. Together they enjoy, nature walks, photography, trips to the seaside, baking amongst other things
  • Tiffany Halls – Female, Healthcare Assistant
    Tiffany joined the practice in 2021. She started in healthcare in 2007 as a Nursing Assistant at West Suffolk Hospital. She gained her Care Certificate and an NVQ3 in Health Care working mainly in elective and emergency surgery at the hospital. Tiffany is also a Maternity Care Assistant, offering breastfeeding support, postnatal care and assisting the Midwives on the unit and in the community. Her professional interests include surgery, tissue viability, maternity and women’s health. She enjoys chasing her children around the park, web development and anything where she can be creative.
  • Tracey Holt – Female, Healthcare Assistant
    Tracey joined Grove in January 19 as a Healthcare Assistant. Tracey has worked within the healthcare sector for over 6 years. She has completed an access to nursing course and is looking to continue her training for this in the coming year ahead. Tracey’s hobbies include spending time with friends and family, watching movies and travelling.
  • Marlena Stone – Healthcare Assistant
    Marlena joined the practice in 2021. Marlena previously trained as a nurse in Poland, in 2005 she moved to England where she worked in Health Care looking after patients with Dementia for over six years. Marlena has completed her NVQ2 in Health and Social Care , she also completed her Nursing Assistant course Level5 in 2021. She enjoys spending time with her family watching movies and travelling outside of work.