Meet the Team

Doctors

Dr A Q Sheikh (m)
BSc., MBBS.(Punjab-Pakistan, 1965) GMC Full Registration 1968

Dr. N Khan-Lodhi (m)
MBBS. (London 1989), DCH, FRCGP. GMC Full Registration 1990. 

Dr. Iram Sheikh (f)
MBBS. (London 1996), GMC Full Registration 1997

Sessional GP’s

Dr Mouri Islam (f)

Dr Farzana Ahmed (f)

Dr Mohamed Hamza Belhaj (m)

Dr Mohammed Usman Ali (m)

GP Registrars

Dr Conor O’Malley (m)

Nursing Staff

Nurses

Nurse Janine Onawelo-Mbombo (f) & Nurse Claudia Stancu (f)

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks, childhood and travel vaccinations. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma, diabetes and carry out cervical smears.

Nurse Associate

Tyebah Ali (f)

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as health promotion clinics, blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Currently undergoing Nurse Associate Training

Practice Team

Practice Management

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.

Naurin Ali
Practice Manager MBBS, AMSPAR Diploma in Practice Management

Sultana Abbasi
Support Manager

Reception

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.

Primary Care Network Team

Physician Associates (PA)

Samiha Ahmed (f) & Samson Oyeledun (m)

PA’s support our GP’s in the diagnosis and management of patients. They provide first point of contact care for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems.

Pharmacists

Farida Mohiddin (f), Sughra Hussain (f), Duygu Atas (f) & Ola Bolarinwa

Clinical pharmacists consult and treat patients directly, working closely with GPs to resolve medicine issues, and enabled them to focus their skills where they are most needed. Pharmacists are able to advise other professionals about medicines resolve problems with prescriptions and reduce prescribing errors.

Dietician

Olivera Kegey (f)

Our Dietician provides specialist nutrition and diet advice through to treatment, education plans and prescriptions. She is able to educate patients with diet-related disorders on how they can improve their health and prevent disease by adopting healthier eating and drinking habits.

First Contact Physiotherapist (FCP)

Kelly Gasper (f)

GP Physiotherapists are able to assess, diagnose, triage and manage patients as well as develop integrated and tailored care programmes. By making it easier for patients to access physiotherapist, patients will have quicker access to diagnosis and treatment, helping them to manage their conditions more effectively.

Health and Wellbeing Coach (HWBCs)

Teodora Bobarca (f)

Our HWBC 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. They may work alongside people to coach and motivate them through multiple sessions, supporting them to implement their personalised health and care plan.

Mental Health Practitioner

Social Prescribers

Farah Ahmed (f) & Saiba Salam (f)

Social prescribing is designed to support patients with a wide range of social, emotional or practical needs, and many schemes are focused on improving mental health and physical wellbeing. Those who could benefit from social prescribing are patients who are able to manage their needs, however just need extra help. They work with patients to signpost whom may have issues with benefits, reduce social isolation and tackle loneliness and low moods.

Care Coordinator

Ali Ahmed (f)

Our care coordinator plays an important role within the PCN to proactively identify and work with people, including the frail/elderly and those with long-term conditions, to provide coordination and navigation of care and support across health and care services.