Our full time GP is assisted by a team of nurses led by Kim Frewin, a nurse prescriber with a background in paediatrics and health visiting. Nurse Leah is a qualified prescribing Nurse Practitioner with a background in acute and tropical medicine. We currently also utilise a small number of doctors, to cover additional sessions.
To help us manage the demand for appointments, we have developed a triage system to ensure patients are seen in a timely manner which reflects their clinical need. In early October 2014 we also started utilising the services of a qualified Prescribing Pharmacist Mr Mohammed Rafiq to continue to help us manage patient demand appropriately. In January 2016 we will joined by another Prescribing Pharmacist Mr Jaffer Rashid.
Mr Rafiq specialises in all medication reviews for patients on repeat medications, minor ailments management, Long-term condition support (e.g. diabetes, asthma and hypertension medication management).
Mr Rashid specialises in mental health and depression management as well as minor ailments management, long term condition reviews and he is also qualified to cover smoking cessation courses with our patients.