Practice and local teams

As a patient in our practice, you are looked after by our practice team which is made up of a range of different health care professionals (not just doctors and nurses). In addition, our local community health team and social workers work to support our and neighbouring practices. This is all covered below, and you can contact the local community health team directly once you are under their care.

Dr Vinod Dharma (m)
MBBS (India) , MRCGP  (Oxford)
GP Partner
Available – Monday, Tuesday & Thursday

Dr Kristen Subba (m)
MD, MRCGP , PGCert UK  Aesthetic Medicine
GP Partner
Available – Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Dr Shailen (m)
MBBS (Nottingham)
Salaried GP
Available – Tuesday & Thursday

Dr Mary Begley (f)
MB BCh (Dublin)  DCH Dobs DFFP
Salaried GP
Available Monday & Tuesday

Further information

General information on doctors can be found under

GMC number

You can search for any doctor’s GMC number, registration status, training and other useful information see under

Nurses

 Danielle (f)
Available – Monday, Tuesday & Thursday Friday

Ciara (f)
Available – Monday, Tuesday Wednesday & Thursday

Jennifer (f)
Available – Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Our nurses specialise in

  • Asthma/COPD
  • Diabetes
  • Cytology(Cervical screening)
  • Childhood Immunisations
  • Wound Care/Stitch Removals
  • Contraceptive Pill Checks
  • Injections

Healthcare assistants

Seema
Healthcare assistants support our practice nurses and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement, NHS health checks and basic dressings. They also may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Further information

General information on nursing roles can be found under

Pharmacists and pharmacy technicians

Mrs Nabeela Ali (f)
Pharmacist
Available – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday

Physiotherapists

Boobesh
Available – Wednesday & Thursday

Physician associates

Ms Sara White (f)
BSc (Hons), PG Dip, PA-R
Available – Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

Paramedics

Serg (m)
Available – Monday, Wednesday & Thursday

Mark (m)
Available – Tuesday & Friday

Social prescribers and care coordinators

Name
Liz (f) (SPLW)
Simona (f) (Care Coordinator)
Louise (f) (Care Coordinator)

Further information

General information about some of these additional roles can be found under

Our primary care network is explained further under

Practice management team

Mrs Debbie Comley (f)
Any communication for the practice manager should be put in writing or emailed to general enquiries using our details found under Contact Us.

Administration team

We have a large team of support staff which include receptionists, secretaries, and administrators who play key roles as explained above.

Further information

General information about management and administrative roles can be found under

We work closely with our local community health team who look after patients in our and neighbouring practices.

Contact details and self-referral

You can contact the local community health team directly once you are under their care, some of the community teams you can self-refer to (without needing to go through your GP practice). We provide all these details including telephone contact details when available under

Health visitor

You can self-refer to the health visitor team. For how to self-refer and further information on how the health visitor team support you and your child until the age of 5, see under

Adult community health team (includes district nurses)

Includes district nurses and occupational therapists. You can self-refer to occupational therapists. How to do this and for further information about how district nurses and occupational therapists can support, see under

Community midwife team

You can self-refer for maternity care, for how to self-refer and further information on how the midwife team can support with many queries through pregnancy, see under

  • Pregnancy – you can contact the team directly if you are already under their care

Palliative care team

The palliative care team work closely with our local adult community health team (district nurse team). There is information about how the palliative care team provide support, see under

  • End of life care – you can contact the palliative care team directly if you are already under their care

Contact details

You can contact the local social care team directly using the telephone details found under

Further information

You can self-refer for a social care assessment. This is explained in detail under

Outside practice self-referrals

Some of the community teams you can self-refer to without needing to go through your GP practice, we provide details including how to contact them, see under

Further information

If you want a general overview of all the various teams, see under


Self-refer to other services in the practice

There are new roles and services which have been created in practices to support the high demand for GP appointments. This support can help you avoid the need to wait for a GP appointment and provides a high level of expertise.

In practice self-referrals

These services and roles are provided through local practices working together (Our Primary Care Network), external organisations or created by our practice. You can access this support directly without needing to go through a doctor or nurse. These “in practice self-referrals” can be found in the self-referral section under


Our primary care network (PCN)

We work with a number of local practices to improve the support we give local patients. We explain this further under

 

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