Nursing Team


  • Nurse Jettie Vije – Female, Nurse
    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.
  • Andrea Green – Female, Social Prescriber
    Andrea joined The Breckland Alliance in January 2020 as a Social Prescriber. Social Prescribing is a means of enabling GPs, nurses and other primary care professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services. Social prescribing seeks to address people’s needs in a holistic way and support individuals to take greater control of their own health. One of the key goals of the Social Prescriber is to help reduce unnecessary demand on front-line health and social care services. Social prescribing is open to all adults and can help a range of people whose needs are non-medical. Andrea has been a Social Prescribing practitioner for many years and has achieved a Level 5 qualification in information, advice and guidance. In her spare time she loves to visit the coast and spends many weekends away with her Husband in their caravan. Originally from Sheffield but has lived in Spain, Manchester and the Midlands as her Husband was Publican and has lived in Norfolk for 12 years and has 1 son.
  • 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.
  • Courtney Palmer – Female, Healthcare Assistant
    Courtney joined the surgery in August 2018. After studying an A – Level in Health and Social Care. Courtney is currently undergoing training to add to her duties at the surgery. Outside of work Courtney enjoys visiting family and spending time with friends.