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Unlike other professions, doctors are now required by law to publish the average earnings of GPs. 

Financial year 2014/15

An average GP at Church Close Surgery earned £53,000 gross for a full-time equivalent post

This is before tax, National Insurance and pension contribution has been taken off

The practice had 2 full-time equivalent GPs

The practice also has to pay the following:

£12,000 per year in medical insurance
£2,800 for an inspection by the Care Quality Commission
£3,000 a year in postage
£16,000 a year in phone and utility bills

Financial year 2015/16

The accounts for 2015/16 have not yet been finalised. The figures for the financial year 2015/16 will appear as soon as possible.


Dr Teresa McDonnell (f)

Senior Partner

Teresa qualified in Dublin in 1983 where she did most of her postgraduate hospital training. She arrived in Telford in 1989 via North Shields and Stockport and joined Church Close Surgery in Oct 1994. She sits on the Shropshire Local Medical Committee and is a council member for Shropdoc.

Teresa works Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Dr Ciju Thomas (f)

Dr Thomas joined us as a salaried GP in November 2015. 

Please contact reception to book an appointment with her.

Ciju works Monday, Thursday and Friday.

Dr Edwin Green (m)

Dr Green joined us as a salaried GP at the end of January 2016. 

Please contact reception to book an appointment with him.

Ed works Monday and Wednesday, and also does some occasional Thursdays.

Dr Wendy Mathews (f)

Dr Wendy Mathews joined the practice as a long term locum in September 2017.

Wendy works Tuesdays and Fridays.

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