Staff

General Practitioners

The Partner GPs

Dr Michael Eddington (male)

MBBS DRCOG

Dr Lilamani Wijayaratna (female)

MBBS LMSSA

Dr Dinesh Jayesinghe (male)

MBBS LMSSA LRCP MRCS DRCOG

The Salaried GPs

Dr Ranjini Kudli Nagaraja (Female)

MBBS MRCGP DFSRH DRCOG

Dr Sangeetha Sivasambu (Female)

MBBS MRCGP DFSRH

Locum Doctors

We regularly employ locums to ensure that enough doctors are available, especially if one of the partners is away. We try to use the same locums who know us and our patients.

Nursing Staff

Practice Nurse

Sally Castledene

Sally is our practice nurse. She deals with dressings, removal of sutures, ear syringing, smears, childhood immunisations and Travel Vaccinations. Sally’s clinical interests are: COPD/asthma reviews, childhood immunisations, travel vaccinations, family planning, assisting in minor surgery, tissue viability etc.

Healthcare Assistants

Nilpa Thakkar & Seema Kesaria

The Healthcare assistants deal with Adult Vaccinations (B12, Vitamin D, Flu, Pneumococcal and Shingles), Phlebotomy, NHS Health checks, Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes Health Checks, ECG, Blood pressure monitoring & Carers Health checks.

Enhanced Practice Nurses

Kuldip Kaur & Kiran Kaur

The Enhanced Practice Nurses support patients who are housebound, with complex care and patients who are at high risk of hospital admissions.

  • Identify, assess and signpost patients with complex long-term conditions in conjunction with GPs, community district and specialist nurses and other lead clinicians.
  • Develop disease care management plans, including self-care strategies.
  • Provide highly specialist care advice. This could include diagnosis, management/treatment plans and referrals as appropriate.

Practice Pharmacist

Saila Lakhani 

The inhouse practice pharmacist works 2 days a week supporting the practice with medicine management. 

Practice Team

Practice Manager

Mrs Kamini Patel is the practice manager and is responsible for overall general administration and organisation of the practice. You are welcome to contact her regarding any major problems relating to the practice, or suggestions for improving our service to you, the patient. It is preferable to put these in writing unless you have a query that requires immediate attention.

Reception Manager

Mrs Pritika Patel

The Admin / Secretarial Team

Bakula, Mishna, Shivani, Sonal & Priyanka are there to provide all the essential administrative services for the practice.

The Reception Team

Stefana - Our receptionists are available to assist GPs, nurses and patients. They arrange appointments, check in patients on their arrival and take requests for repeat prescriptions. Inevitably, it is sometimes necessary to make personal enquiries so please do not be offended by this. Their job can be very demanding – please help them to help you!

Healthcare Team

Community District Nurses

There are several district nurses who are employed by the CCG attached to the practice. They provide nursing care and advice to the housebound and to patients recently discharged from hospital. The district nursing team can be contacted through reception.

Dieticians

The practice has an in-house dietician available for patients to discuss their diet and Lifestyle needs. The appointments can be booked by reception staff.

Diabetic Community Nurse

The Practice has an inhouse diabetic community nurse for patients with diabetes and initiates insulin initiation. The appointments are booked with the diabetic nurse through a referral by GPs.

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