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Dr Tarar works at the practice 5 days per week. He also undertakes home visits as deemed necessary.
Dr Asim works at the practice 1 day per week (Mondays). She also undertakes home visits as deemed necessary on this day.
Claire is an experienced advanced nurse practitioner who mainly sees patients with minor illness and is specialised in urgent care, she is also an independent prescriber.
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions, such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
They also offer comprehensive travel advice in our private travel clinics, as well as NHS childhood immunisation clinics.
Mandi has joined our team as a Social Prescribing Link Worker.
What is Social Prescribing?
Social Prescribing is a means of GP's and other Healthcare Professionals to refer people into local, non-clinical services via a Social Prescriber.
A Social Prescribing Link Worker is available to work with anyone over the age of 18 within the local community through your PCN.
Your Social Prescribing Link Worker
Is someone who will listen, support, and explore 'what matters to you' and work with you to create a personal plan highlighting your needs based on aspects impacting on your health and wellbeing such as debt, poor housing, physical inactivity, or other lifestyle issues.
Your Social Prescribing Link Worker can provide support, information, and signposting within the local community by linking in with voluntary, community sector organisations and other agencies.
They will help you to find support that works for you.
Social Prescribing helps people.
It can help you improve your overall wellbeing.
To access social prescribing
For further information, speak to your GP or other Healthcare Professional, who can complete a referral to the Social Prescribing Link Worker.
You will be contacted to arrange a convenient time to discuss this further.
Your Link Worker, Mandi works alongside GP's and other staff in your Doctors Surgery.
Our healthcare assistants assist our clinical team taking tests and observations as well as seeing patients for health checks and clinical reviews.
Catrina is responsible for the day to day running of the practice. She is generally available between 08:00 – 16:00 Monday to Friday to help with any administration or non-medical aspects of your health treatment and to discuss any suggestions or complaints you may have.
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 financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Our team includes:
Ms Dianne Green (Senior Administrator)
Alyson is an experienced pharmacist having worked within the community and now within practice. She is available to help with any medication queries as well as seeing patients for medication reviews and minor ailments.