Dr Ouarda Medjerab-Medkour
MBBS, DFFP, MRCG
Dr Medkour joined the practice in March 2012 and has many years of experience working as a GP. She works on Monday morning, Tuesday all day and Friday morning. Her clinic times are as follows: Monday am from 9.30am - 12.30pm, Tuesday 8.30am - 11.30am - 3pm - 5.30pm and Friday from 9.30am - 12.30pm
Our Practice Team
To help with the efficient and effective running of the practice, the doctors employ a Practice Manager, Assistant Practice Manager, four practice nurses, one Healthcare Assistant, a reception manager, six part-time receptionists,one medical secretary and three administration assistants.
Mrs Vinita Patel
Mrs Vinita Patel is the Practice Manager and responsible for the day to day running of the Practice ensuring everything runs smoothly and manages change in moving the practice forward strategically.
Assistant Practice Manager
Mrs Bindu Shah
Mrs Bindu Shah is the Assistant Practice Manager and she is also the Complaints Manager for this practice.
Siobhan O’Neill is the Practice Medical Secretary and provides secretarial support to all GPs, Nurses and all other Practice staff.
Bhanu and Katie are the Reception Managers job sharing this role and are supported by a team of very efficient staff including Cheryl, Ranita, Janet, Indra and Kajal. They are here to help you so please be patient with them.
The practice employs four highly competent Nurses: Mary, Tracey, Liz and Amanda who all work part time and provide adequate cover. They provide a wide range of health care to our patients, including well person checks, health promotion, blood pressure checks, travel immunisations, cervical smears, ear syringing and advice on diet and smoking. They also carry out the child immunisations and run clinics in asthma, diabetes, coronary heart disease, hypertension, COPD and, of course, they carry out all other standard treatment room procedures.
The nursing team provides a high level of clinical competence and are assisted by Celia Shah who is our Health Care Assistant and a professional Phlebotomist.
Also working from the surgery - but employed by the Primary Care Trust - is a range of attached staff including district nurses, health visitors, continuing care nurses, clinical psychologist, dietician and a midwife.
The Pharmacy Pilot introduced by NHS England.The pilot involves clinical pharmacist working in general practice in conjunction with GPs. Pharmacist will work directly with the healthcare professionals to deliver comprehensive medication management that optimise patient care.
Enhanced Practice Nurse Services
The Enhanced Practice Nurse Pilot introduced by CCG. The EPN will work with the patient, Carer ( Where applicable) and family on a regular basis, she will support the patient's care plan which will be instigated by the GP, and coordinate all those involved in the patient's care, including patiens in care homes.The EPN will work with the patient to identify changing needs which will be relayed to the GP to consider as part of their care plan review to ensure that outcomes are being achieved.
Mrs Mala Gurung who has joined the Practice from 2nd October 2017, will be working as Enhanced Practice Nurse alongside with GPs and Nurses.