The General Practitioners
Introducing the Partners of the Practice:
||Qualifications & Language spoken
Dr Anita Bhasi
Lead: Families, children & young people
Lead: Safeguarding Children
||MBBS (1986) MSc (2009) DCH DRCOG GPwSI in Diabetes
Additional language: Malayalam
Dr Girija Purushothaman
Lead: People with long term conditions
Lead: Gynae/End of Life
||MBBS (1986) LRCP MRCS MRCOG
Additional languages: Tamil, Telugu
Dr C Sunanth
Lead: People whose circumstances may make them vulnerable
Lead: Safeguarding Adults/Caldicott Guardian
||MBBS (1986) FRCS GPwSI in Minor Surgery
Additional languages: Tamil, Malayalam
Dr R Shahid
Lead: Working group
Lead: Safeguarding children
Additional languages: Urdu, Hindi
Dr S Hussain
Lead: Palliative/Older people
Lead: WELL LED
Lead: Clinical Governance
Additional languages: Bengali, Urdu
To meet demand we have also employed a Salaried GPs and a long term Locum doctors.
Dr Jagdeep Bhachu (Female Salaried GP) MBBS MRCGP DFSRH (Additional languages - Hindi/Punjabi)
GMC Number: 6128123
Dr M Yesmin (Female Salaried GP) MBBS MRCGP (Additional languages - Bengali)
GMC Number: 7082365
Dr G Naguleswaran (Male - Locum GP) MBBS MRCGP (Additional language - Tamil)
GMC Number: 7043781
Lead Clinical Practice Pharmacist (Prescriber)
Abdul Alim(Male) MPharm, PCert (IPresc), CPGPE, PCert (Assessment & Management of Minor Illness) (Additional language - Bengali)
Primary Care Network Staff
Ramesh Menon (Male) Primary Care Network Pharmacist (Additional language - Malayalam, Hindi, Telungu, Tamil)
Imran Rauf (Male) Primary Care Network Pharmacist (Additional language - Urdu)
Shivani Patel (Female) Primary Care Network Pharmacist (Additional language - Gujarati)
Billy Dickinson (Male) - Social Prescriber
Cliff McMahor-Docherty (Male) - Social Prescriber
The following practice staff are available to help you:
Mira Rajan - Certificate Queen Mary in Primary Health Care Management
Our practice manager Mira Rajan is responsible 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
Our medical 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 - RCN Registered Nurse (General Nursing Clinic, Child immunisation, Travel clinic)
Fatima Chaudhury - RCN Registered Nurse (Diabetic Clinic, Assists 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/Stop Smoking Advisor
Kirti Davdra 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. She also advises patients who wants to quit smoking.
Practice Care Co-ordinator/Health Care Assistant
Tazeem Ali 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 Social Prescriber. She organises 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.