Meet the Team

Dr Nadeem Ghafoor (m)

Qualifications:
M.B. Ch.B. (Leeds 1997)

Dr Zakariah Tai (m)

Qualifications:
M.B. Ch.B. (Sheffield 2010)

Dr Sindhu Viswanatha (f)

Qualifications:
M.B. Ch.B. (Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences 2006)

Nurses

Wendy Duarri 

Nurse Practitioner

Wendy works alongside the GPs and is able to see most patients except those requiring maternity treatment and those needing sick notes.

Sister Carol Keyworth

Practice Nurse

Qualifications:
RGN; Dip. Asthma; Dip. COPD; Dip. Diabetes Management; Dip Coronary Heart Disease Prevention; Cervical Cytology ENB N84.

Carol sees patients by appointment.

Services include well person checks, diabetic clinic, asthma clinic, heart disease clinic, immunisations, travel vaccinations, smoking cessation advice, dressings, blood sampling, routine blood pressure checks and cervical smears.

Health advice leaflets can be obtained from the Carol or at reception.

Sister Shereece Oghenesuvwe

Practice Nurse

Qualifications:
RGN; Dip. Asthma; Dip. COPD; Dip Coronary Heart Disease Prevention; Cervical Cytology ENB N84.

Shereece sees patients by appointment.

Services include well person checks, asthma clinic, heart disease clinic, immunizations, travel vaccinations, smoking cessation advice, dressings, blood sampling, routine blood pressure checks and cervical smears.

Health advice leaflets can be obtained from the Shereece or at reception.


Healthcare Assistants

Anne Hedley

Tracy Lightowler

Rebecca Porter

Anne, Tracy and Rebecca see patients by appointment.

Services include well-person checks, new patient checks, blood sampling, routine blood pressure checks, smoking cessation advice and hearing tests.

Management

Karen Frank

Practice Manager

Corina March

Assistant Practice Manager

Karen and Corina are responsible for the day to day running of the Practice.

If you have an enquiry, suggestion or complaint to make about any aspect of the Practice, please address them to either Karen or Corina.


Administration

Tracy Lightowler


Reception

Jayne White

Helen Brown

Samantha Roberts

Janet Holding

Louise Townend

Receptionists are here to help you.

They answer the phone, deal with enquiries and take repeat prescriptions.

Their job is very demanding so please be patient.

Please feel free to ask them about any aspect of the services we offer.


Housekeepers

Phunsap Littlewood

Charlotte James

Community Nurses

The District Nurses assess and supervise treatment in your home following referral by the doctor or the hospital.

They can be contacted by telephoning 01484 221600.

Please note that this is not an emergency service.


Health Visitors

The Health Visitors advise on the health of children.

They hold the clinics outlined below or may visit you at home.

They can be contacted by ringing 01924 351573.

The drop in ‘one stop shop’ baby clinics are held at the following locations:

Savile Town Sure Start Childrens Centre (Pentland Road) Tuesdays 1pm to 2pm 

Thornhill Lees Sure Start Childrens Centre (Brewery Lane) Wednesday 1pm to 2.30pm

Thornhill Sure Start Childrens Centre (Edge Top Road) Thursday 9am to 10.30am