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Doctors and Staff

The General Practitioners

Introducing the Partners of the Practice:

Partner's Name/Role Gender Qualifications & Language spoken GMC Number

Dr Anita Bhasi

Lead: Families, children & young people 

Lead: Safeguarding Children

(Female) MBBS (1986) MSc (2009) DCH DRCOG GPwSI in Diabetes
Additional language: Malayalam

Dr Girija Purushothaman

Lead: People with long term conditions

Lead: SAFE

Lead: Gynae

(Female) MBBS (1986) LRCP MRCS MRCOG
Additional languages: Tamil, Telugu

Dr N Navaneetharaja

Lead: Vulnerable people & Mental Health People

Lead: Responsive

Lead: Clinical Governance

(Male) MBBS (1981) MRCOG
Additional languages: Tamil, Singhalese

Dr C Sunanth

Lead: Older People


Lead: CVD

(Male) MBBS (1986) FRCS GPwSI in Minor Surgery
Additional languages: Tamil, Malayalam

Dr R Shahid

Lead: Working group




Additional languages: Urdu, Hindi


Dr S Hussain

Lead: Palliative/End of Life




Additional languages: Bengali, Urdu


To meet demand we have also employed a Salaried GPs and a long term Locum doctors.

Dr Jagdeep Bhachu (Female) MBBS MRCGP DFSRH (Additional languages - Hindi/Punjabi) 
GMC Number: 6128123

Dr B Akram (Male) MBBS MRCGP (Additional languages - Urdu/Hindi)
GMC Number: 6105512

Dr M Yesmin (Female) MBBS MRCGP (Additional languages - Bengali) 
GMC Number: 7082365

Clinical Pharmacist

Dr A Alim(Male) MPharm 1st class honours  (Additional languages - Bengali) 

Practice Team

The following practice staff are available to help you:

Practice Manager

Mira Rajan - Certificate Queen Mary in Primary Health Care Management

Our practice manager Mira Rajan is reponsible for the day to day running of the practice and will be happy to help you with any general enquiries which you may have about the non-medical aspects of your treatment.  She is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice, such as ensuring that the right systems are in place to provide the best quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises, equipment and information technology.  She supports the GP's, staff and other clinicians with delivering patient services.  If you are unsure about who to speak to regarding a specific problem please do not hesitate to contact Mira and she will be happy to advise you.

Deputy Practice Manager

Sanita Basi


Our reception staff are here to help you. It is sometimes necessary for them to ask you for further details when you telephone. This is to ensure that we can assist you as quickly as possible, and that your are directed to the most appropriate person to deal with your problem. Please help them to help you by giving as much information as possible, especially in an emergency.

As you will see, activity in reception is often hectic and your patience is always appreciated.

Practice team also consists of Prescription Administrator, Practice Secretary, Summariser, Medical Assistants and Administrators. 

Practice Nurses - Royal College of Nursing

Hilda Moyo ( Community Minor Surgery and General Nursing Clinic)  

Fatima Chaudhury (Diabetic Clinic, Community Minor Surgery Clinic  and General Nursing Clinic)

Jessia Akiyode (General Nursing Clinic) 

Our practice nurses can help you with minor illnesses, family planning, immunisations and travel vaccinations, dietary advice, ear syringing and health promotion. The nurses have a special interest in women's health, well person and screening checks. Check with the reception staff if you are unsure whether to make an appointment with a nurse or a doctor.

Health Care Assistant

Kirti Davdra is a level 2 stop smoking advisor who carries out new patient screening, NHS Health Checks, ECG clinics, flu clinics and chlamydia screening at our practice. She also works with the doctors in the asthma/COPD clinic.

Practice Care Co-ordinator/Health Care Assistant

Tazeem Ali is a recently qualified Heath Care Assistant and also is trained to identify the patients who fall under our Priority Group of patients  (older patients, frequent hospital attendance/admission). She will be able to organise any community support i.e. Social Services and/or OT assessment by liaising with the Community Care Navigator. She chairs practice monthly MDT meeting and runs clinics for New Patients Health Check, Mental Health Physical Health Checks & ECG. 

The staff carry out their duties as directed by the management team.  If you experience any difficulties, please take them up with the Practice Manager.


The practice is a teaching practice linked with the Queen Mary University of London (Medical Students) and Newham Work Experience Team (Schools).

On occasions you may be asked if a student can be present at your consultation. You can refuse this request if you wish to do so.

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