Dr Jill S Murray (f)
MB ChB DFFP MRCGP (Qualified 2003) University of Manchester
Dr Stuart G Gall (m)
BSc (Med Sci) MB ChB MRCGP (Qualified 2003) University of Manchester
Dr Susan J Green (f)
MB ChB MRCGP (Distinction) DRCOG (Qualified 1996) University of Glasgow
Dr Deepak Biyani (m)
BSc (Med Sci) MB BS MS Surgery MRCS MRCGP (Qualified 1998) University of Delhi
Dr Daniel Fernandes (m)
MB ChB (Qualified 2010) University of Manchester
The nurses run asthma, diabetic, healthy heart and COPD clinics. They also offer cervical cytology, well woman and well man checks, ear syringing, holiday vaccinations and travel advice; especially blood pressure checks, dietary advice, advice on stopping smoking, health issues such as exercise and alcohol.
Sister Helen Cullen (f)
Sister Amanda Jones (f)
Sister Alison Taylor (f)
Sister Gill Harrop (f)
We have a team of three Health Care Assistants whose tasks include venepuncture, ECGs, 24-hour BP monitoring and new patient health checks.
Mrs Mary Walker (f)
Primary Care Assistant
Mrs Clare Hayes (f)
Health Care Assistant
Mrs Rachel White (f)
Mr Chris Casey (m)
Chris has been the Practice Manager at Newton Drive since December 2012.
Mrs Norma Halsall (f)
Norma is the Assistant Practice Manager who assists with the day to day running of the practice, in particular in relation to the many and varied administrative services of the practice.
The partners employ a team of staff undertaking a variety of Secretarial and administrative roles. All staff are fully trained and do a very difficult job well. Please remember that if you are kept waiting or asked questions, they are carrying out practice policy, which is aimed at helping the practice run smoothly.
They have to judge the urgency of requests so please try to give the information they require. They are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as nurses and doctors.
Caroline is the Administration Manager/Assistant Practice Manager and is responsible for the many and varied administration functions carried out by the busy admin team which keep the practice functioning on a day to day basis.
Dawn (Practice Secretary)
The Partners employ a Team of Receptionists who cover the Reception responsibilities. They have a very important role in Patient Satisfaction and are constantly trying to provide an efficient and professional service whilst learning to adapt to the new building and its many foibles including new equipment and telephone systems. We believe that our Staff are very professional and offer an excellent service under what can be at times a very high pressure environment.
Miss Anita Redfern (f) – Anita is the Reception Manager and is responsible for the day to day running of the Reception Team. Anita carries out a varied amount of tasks relating to patient services.
Mr Matthew Robinson (m)
Pharmacist Practitioner (Qualified 1997) University of Manchester
Mr Edward Thompson (m)
Pharmacist Practitioner (Qualified 2003) University of Liverpool John Moores
The community nurses attached to the surgery provide a broad range of nursing expertise within the home environment, in the surgery treatment room and in private and local authority accommodation. All qualified staff have experience in both hospital and community care. All nurses carry identification cards that you should request to see.
Patients visit the community nurse at the surgery treatment room for the following types of care: dressings of wounds and ulcers, removal of stitches, injections, ear syringing and venepuncture. Advice is given on health promotion, disease prevention and the care of elderly relatives.
When visited in your home or rest home an individualised plan of care is agreed with you and your carers. Contact is maintained directly with them by leaving a message on their answer machine, telephone number 651749. After 6.00pm please call 305895.
The community nurse has contact with and makes referrals to other agencies and these include: occupational therapy, health visitor, hospice (home care team, Marie Curie nurses), community psychiatric nurses, day hospital, stoma nurse, diabetic liaison nurses etc.
District nurses, health visitors, clinical psychologist, community psychiatric nurse, midwife, nursery nurse and dietician are all part of the primary care team although not employed directly by the practice.