Dr Mathew Stokes

GP Owner FRNZC, Vocational Training GP, DFFP

Graduated 1990 MBChB in Pretoria, Mathew arrived in NZ in 1996 and settled in Lumsden. He is PRIME Trained and enjoys all areas of General Practice. Mathew is married to Sarah andthey have two grown up children.

Dr Andrew Costello


Dr Andrew Costello is a Locum for our practice to enable Dr Stokes to enjoy some time off. Dr Costello trained in the UK and has been working in NZ since 1993.


Sarah Stokes

Registered Nurse/Midwife

Sarah is a Registered Nurse, PRIME Trained as well as a Midwife, working both privately and at the Hospital. Sarah is married to Mathew and they have two grown up children.

Bridget Pears

Registered Nurse

Bridget joined our Medical Centre in 2002. She is PRIME Trained and an Authorised Vaccinator as well as an Accredited Smear Taker.

June Wright

Registered Nurse

June joined Lumsden Medical Centre in 2007. June is our Diabetes Nurse who also works part time for Diabetes NZ. She is an Authorised Vaccinator and previously was a District Nurse as well as a Volunteer Ambulance Officer.

Nick Duthie

Registered Nurse

Nick joined Lumsden Medical Centre in 2004. Nick loves all aspects of nursing with a particular interest in wound care. She is PRIME Trained, an Authorised Vaccinator and also works part time in Lumsden as one of the District Nurses.

Ally Douglas

Registered Nurse

Ally joined Lumsden Medical Centre in 2012. She is an Accredited Smear Taker as well as anAuthorised Vaccinator. Ally is from Wales and trained here in NZ as a Nurse.


Rachel Heslip

Practice Manager

Rachel is our Practice Manager and has held this role since 2009. She oversees the managementof the business, staff and day to day running of the practice. Rachel is a member of PMANZ (Practice Manager Association of NZ) and is … Read More


Sally Powell

Phlebotomist/ Receptionist

Sally joined our practice in 2021 as our Phlebotomist who takes patients blood tests. She is also one of our part time Receptionists. Our team of Receptionists pride themselves in being there to help – they are happy to assist you when you … Read More


Kelly Thompson


Kelly is our Cleaner who ensures that our Medical Centre is always neat and tidy.