Our Staff

Doctors

DR CHARLES HENDY

Partner - MBBS, MRCGP

DR YASAR RIZWAN

Partner - MBBS, MRCGP, Diploma in Practical Dermatology, Diploma in Child Health

DR HANNAH LIBBRECHT

MD 1991 Leuven MRCGP Diploma Tropical Medicine & Family Planning

DR ANNIE GILLBANKS

MBChB MRCGP

Nurses

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice and blood pressure checks. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, travel clinic and carry out cervical smears.

RAEESA MOHMED

CAROL MOLYNEAUX

Health Practitioners

WILL MCDERMOTT

Musculoskeletal Practitioner

He is the first point of contact for patients who may have the following: **All soft tissue injuries, sprains, strains or sports injuries – upper and lower limb ** Arthritis – any joint **Possible problems with muscles, ligaments, tendons or bone e.g. carpal tunnel syndrome, tennis elbow, tendon ruptures **Spinal pain including neck and lower back pain **Spinal pain including arm/leg symptoms – may also have neurological symptoms e.g. pins and needles, numbness **Post orthopaedic surgery **Mobility changes He will be able to: *Assess MSK problems *Give advice on self management *Provide a simple exercise programme *Provide joint injections to suitable patients *Refer to Physiotherapy if require further input

MOHMED PATEL

NHS Health Trainer Practitioner

Mohmed is our Health Improvement Practitioner at the practice. Mohmed works alongside our clinical team to support health prevention programmes. Her clinics are for the following patients: *Patients at risk of developing diabetes. *Patients at risk of developing a cardiovascular disease. *Patients at risk of alcohol harm *Patients aged 40-75 with no precluding cardiovascular disease - NHS Health Check *Cholesterol Management *Stop smoking support *Weight Management

ERICA REYNOLDS

Paramedic Practitioner

Our Paramedic support the GPs with patient triage, the management of minor illnesses and can provide continuity for patients with complex health needs. She assess and manage the requests for same-day urgent home visits, as well as regular visits to housebound patients with long-term conditions.

IAN HADLOW

Dip in Nursing, BSc (Hons) Community Mental Health, PgCert in systemic Family Therapy.

Our Mental Health Practitioner is Ian Hadlow. He is a registered Nurse and Specialist Practitioner in Mental Health. (Qualifications are Dip in Nursing, BSc(Hons) Community Mental Health, PgCert in Systemic Family Therapy.) Ian is an experienced qualified mental health specialist and will be running clinics for our patients at our surgery. *First point of contact at the practice if you have anxiety, depression, low mood. You do not need to see the doctor first, Ian will have the better expertise to manage your symptoms.

Practice Management

JANE SAYNER

Practice Manager

he practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.

Reception

Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.

REENA PATEL

LIZ LILLEY

KIERA LAFFERTY

Secretary/Receptionist

JOANNE BARNES

NICOLA WHITEHEAD

AMANDA SUMNER