THE PRACTICE TEAM

DOCTORS

Dr Helen Wood. MBBCh, DRCOG, FPCert

Dr Wood trained in Cardiff and obtained her medical degree in 1983. She offers a full range of general practice care to our patients.

Dr Rani Paul. MBBS, MRCP

Dr Rani Paul obtained her medical degree from the University of Madras in1991 and joined the practice as a partner in June 2005.
She offers a full range of general practice care to our patients.

Dr Shazhad Shikoh MRCGP, MRCP,PGA

Dr Shazhad Shikoh joined the practice in November 2013. He obtained his medical degree in Palacky University, Olomouc, Czech Republic, He offers a full range of general practice care to our patients

It is important you know who you are speaking to, so our practice staff wear name badges and identify themselves on the telephone.

PRACTICE NURSES

Sue Rutherford RGN (Senior Practice Nurse)
Sue Falcus RGN
Patricia Ann Jones RGN

The nurses run a number of clinics and are specially trained in asthma, heart disease and diabetes care. Offer telephone advice. Provide clinics by appointment.

PHLEBOTOMIST

Karen Ryan

Karen obtains blood samples from patients, for analysis at the Path Lab.

PRACTICE MANAGER

Debbie Pardoe

Manages the staff and the running of the practice.

ASSISTANT PRACTICE MANAGER

Vikki Whitehead

Assists and liases with the practice manager in the running of the practice.

SECRETARY

Della Williams

Process all the referral letters, contact hospitals and lots of general support.

RECEPTIONISTS

Julie Reeves (Senior Receptionist)
Linda Johnson
Julie Williams
Karen Ryan
Nikki Harford
Elaine Alsaloom (Receptionist/Clerk)
Karen Owens
Jess Harrison

Run the front desk, answer telephones, administration and generally keep the practice going.

HEALTH VISITOR

The health visitor is a qualified nurse with specialist training, who works mainly with young children and their families. Runs baby clinics and gives advice on health care for pre-school children. These clinics are held in Grove Road Health Centre every thursday from 9am - 4pm Tel:01978 362510 (Drop in clinic)

DISTRICT NURSE

Provides nursing care and advice to people in their homes and at clinics at Grove Road Health Centre. Tel:01978 263006

MIDWIFE

Karen Jones, RM

Provides weekly antenatal clinics and support.