DR LISA SIDDIQUE
Partner - MBBS MRCGP
Practice nurses will see conditions such as Sexual Health, Vaccinations, contraception, health check, diabetes management, asthma review, COPD review, Cervical screening etc to name a few and also to add a link to book appointment.
Practice nurses will see conditions such as Sexual Health, Vaccinations, contraception, health check, diabetes management, asthma review, COPD review, Cervical screening etc to name a few. And also to add a link to book appointment.
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.
Healthcare Assistant who is available daily for Blood tests, Blood pressure check, NHS health check and Flu Vaccination. And also to add a link to book appointment.
The 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.
Practice Manager (DIP MS)
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.
The reception team comprises the following: Tanya - Reception Manager, Margaret, Tracey, Lesley, Sarah, Mary.
District Nurses & Community Midwives are attached to the Practice
Additional Roles within the Medical Centre
Kathy Daly - 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.
They are available for Medication Queries. Please contact us via our website (add a link for a new form) or via Reception. They are highly qualified experts in medicines and can help people in a range of ways. This includes carrying out structured medication reviews for patients with ongoing health problems and improving patient safety, outcomes and value through a person-centred approach.
Health and Wellbeing Coach
They currently help our patients to reverse Pre-Diabetes and Weight Management. Health and wellbeing coaches will predominately use health coaching skills to support people to develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence to become active participants in their care so that they can reach their own health and wellbeing goals. They may also provide access to self-management education, peer support and social prescribing. Your GP or Practice nurse will refer you to our available Health coaches.
They give people time, focusing on ‘what matters to me’ and taking a holistic approach to people’s health and wellbeing. They connect people to community groups and statutory services for practical and emotional support.
You do not need to see a GP for referral to Social Prescriber. Please contact Reception to be referred.
Social prescribing works for a wide range of people, including people:
with one or more long-term conditions
who need support with their mental health
who are lonely or isolated
who have complex social needs which affect their wellbeing.
Mental Health Practitioner
We have a mental health practitioner who can be referred patients who may need support.
First contact Physiotherapist
We have a Physiotherapist who is currently available on Wednesday afternoons. Patients with back and joint pain, including conditions such as arthritis, will now be able to contact their local physiotherapist directly, rather than waiting to see a GP or being referred to hospital. Patients can also see a physiotherapist by speaking to the GP practice receptionist or by being referred by their GP.