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Doctors and Staff

The Partners

DR H NAIR (M)
MBBS (India) 1990 MS (India) 1995 FRCS9 (Ireland) 1999 MRCGP (UK) 2007

DR R NAIR (M)
MBBS (India) 1999 MD (India) 2002 MRCGP (UK) 2007

Salaried Doctor

Dr L Oliver (F)

Dr G Wallis (M) Monday Evening 6:30pm-8pm 

Dr L Atherton (F) Tuesday AM 

Trainee GP's

Dr Keta Keens

Dr Fozia Suleman 

Dr Wahid Quasem 

Dr Rahma Adam 

Medicines Team 

DR H NAIR (M)

Medicines Management Co-coordinator

Tracey Walker

Practice Staff

Practice Manager

Mrs Janet Edwards

Our practice manager is responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of the surgery. If you have any suggestions for an improved service, any concerns or complaints, please address them to her.

Associate Practice Manager

From 6th January 2020 Charlotte Newsham will be joining the surgery. 

Receptionists

Our team of receptionists are trained to help you and are bound by the same code of confidentiality as the Doctors and Nurses. At times they may need to ask you certain relevant medical details at times in order to allow the right amount of time for appointments, advise who might be the best person to see initially etc.

Their job is a difficult one - mutual courtesy will ‘oil the wheels’!

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Jo Jackson (RGN 1994) BSc NP (Hons) 2008 MSc Advanced 2015

Sheila Clark MSc Advanced Practice (ULCAN 2018), BSc Respiratory, RN (Adult) (1999 UCLAN) Asthma, COPD

Practice Nursing Staff

Vanessa Catlin RN (Adult) 1996 Harrogate

Anne Curran RN (Adult) 2007 ULCAN Preston

(Annie also runs a clinic at Cottam Lane Surgery on Saturday morning for patients who struggle to get to the surgery during the week.) 

The practice has nursing sisters who manage our treatment room work which includes dressings, routine injections, blood samples and ECGs when ordered by the Doctor.

They offer a full travel vaccination programme which can be organised by phoning the surgery and making an appointment with the Nurse. They are also available for all general health matters, family planning advice, cervical smears, breast care advice and reviewing minor ailments.

Health Care Assistant

Pam Helliwell - Responsibilities include NHS Health Checks, blood pressure reading, eg, Vit B12 injection and NHS Health Checks

Attached Staff

District Nurses - To provide care in the community for patients who need nursing assistance in the home. Sister Celia Cockell

Health Visitor - To give advice on baby's health and general well being including feeding problems, sleep management and prescribing.

Midwife - To provide full maternity service.

Training Practice

The practice now has 'Training Status' which means that our GPs, Dr H Nair and Dr R Nair, are able to train medical students, hospital doctors and doctors wishing to specialise as General Practitioners.

As part of this training, it may be necessary to video consultations but this will not take place with out your consent.

Student Training

There may be occasions when a student Nurse or Doctor is present at surgery sessions. If you object to on being present during your consultation, please let the receptionist know so that the necessary action can be taken.

Your Neighbourhood Professionals. Just a Click Away! H J Whalley & Sons
Your Neighbourhood Professionals. Just a Click Away! H J Whalley & Sons