DR YUSUF SHAMSEE (M)
MBChB (Leeds 1992)
DR JAMES WARD (M)
MB BS (Newcastle 1997) MRCP (2001)
Areas of Special Interest: Neurology and Headaches.
DR JAN SAMBROOK (F)
MMB ChB (Sheffield 1992) MRCGP
Areas of Special Interest: Paediatrics and Nutrition.
DR JENNY NANCARROW (F)
MB ChB (Birmingham 1992)
DR LOUISE OLIVER (F)
Special interest in menopause
A Physician Associate is a new healthcare professional who, while not a doctor, works to the medical model, with the attitudes, skills and knowledge base to deliver holistic care and treatment within the general medical and/or general practice team under defined levels of supervision. This role complements that of a GP including managing patient lists, providing health promotion and disease prevention advice for patients, performing physical examinations, diagnosing illnesses, seeing patients with long-term conditions, taking medical histories from patients, analysing test results, making referrals and developing management plans
The role of a general practice pharmacist includes some of the following tasks; resolving day-to-day medicine issues and consulting with and treating patients directly. This includes providing help to manage long-term conditions, advising those taking multiple medicines (polypharmacy) and delivering clinical advice about treatments. They will also assist with communication across a patient’s care pathway, manage medicines shortages by suggesting suitable alternatives where appropriate, and mentor newer pharmacists, depending on their level of experience. A general practice pharmacist works collaboratively with health care professionals from all disciplines to improve outcomes for patients.
FARHANA RAWAT RAWAT (F)
Currently on maternity leave
General practice nurses work in GP surgeries as part of the primary healthcare team. Practices Nurses are also involved in most aspects of patient care including; obtaining blood samples, electrocardiograms (ECGs), minor and complex wound management including leg ulcers, travel health advice and vaccinations, child immunisations and advice, family planning & women’s health including cervical smears, men’s health screening, sexual health services, smoking cessation, screening and helping patients to manage long term conditions. General practice nurses may also have direct supervision of healthcare assistants at the practice.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Trainee Nurse Associate
Trainee Nursing Associate’s is a role that has recently been added within the NHS nursing workforce. Trainee Nursing Associates work within multi-disciplinary teams in a variety of health care settings. They deliver hands-on, person-centred care with a holistic approach to ensure outstanding patient care.
As part of the wider team in general practice, General Practice Assistants provide a support role, carrying out administrative tasks, combined in some areas with basic clinical duties. They can help to free up GP's time and contribute to the smooth running of appointments, improving patients experience in the surgery.
We have a team of receptionists and secretaries who are here to help you as much as possible. They will do many things for you including making appointments, taking messages, ordering prescriptions and ambulances, and will inform you of your test results when the doctor has seen and approved them. Sometimes they will ask for details of your condition in order to assess the degree of urgency. Such information is dealt with in complete confidence and at the direction of the doctors.
Please be patient with our team members - they are trying to keep everyone happy!
Business & Finance Manager
Our district nurses are responsible for all domiciliary visits, i.e. patients who are completely housebound.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.