Crossfell Health Centre

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THE DOCTORS

Dr Margaret Vicki Nath MBChB (Liverpool 1974)
Dr Nicola Jacqueline Mayes MBBS (St Mary’s Paddington 1988) MSc
Dr Jayalalitha Asokan MBBS (Madurai, India) MRCGP (2005)
Dr Rajesh Khapra MBBS (Indore, India 1993) D.Orth FRCS MRCGP 2007
Dr Mahidhar Godavarti MBBS (Andhra Pradesh, India 2003) MRCGP 2009
Dr N B Miller MBBS (London 1986) MRCGP (2010) DipPalMed (Cardiff 2012)
Dr M Alagarsamy MBBS (Madras Medical College, India 1997) MRCGP (UK April 2006)


THE PRACTICE TEAM

Practice Manager

Ms Gillian Furness
Is in charge of administration and organisation of the practice and is responsible for ensuring our service is always of the highest quality.
Also in charge of all the financial aspects of the practice


Nurse Practitioner

Sr Christina Pearson Nurse Practitioner: RN, RM, BSc Hons Nursing
Independent / Supplementary Prescriber

Has extended training and qualifications to enable her to diagnose and treat a wider range of conditions including smears, HRT checks, minor illness, infections, skin problems and rashers, allergic conditions, conjunctivitis and sticky eyes, diarrhoea and vomiting, ear infections, vaginal and urinary infections, asthma, COPD and bronchitis.

Practice Nurses

Sr Ann Cook Practice Nurse: SRN, ScM
Independent / Supplementary Prescriber
Sr Pam Agar Practice Nurse: SRN
Sr Bernie Watson Treatment Room Nurse: RGN
Sr Joanne Day Treatment Room Nurse: RGN

Hold clinics for adult health checks, cervical smears, travel vaccines, asthma, hypertension, CHD, baby and diabetic clinics. They can perform practical procedures such as ear syringing and wound care and injections and can also give advice on health and dietary problems.

Health Care Assistant

Takes routine blood samples, blood pressure checks and ECGs. Also overseas weight management. Advises on weight management.

Office Supervisor

Ensures the smooth running of the reception area.

Secretaries

Ensure all secretarial duties are carried out efficiently.

IT

Work on the input of important computer data and arrange clinics.

Receptionists

Are the patients’ first contact with the surgery. Please help them by giving any information they require to enable them to process your request quickly and efficiently.

District Nurses

Administer nursing care in the home to people who are too ill to attend surgery. They are based at West Acklam Clinic.

Midwife

Attends to the needs of expectant and newly delivered mums and their babies.

Health Visitors

Their main responsibility is the care of children under five years of age. They may be contacted at the TAD centre on 01642 838000.

Counsellor

Can help with issues such as depression, low self-esteem and low self-confidence, bereavement and relationship problems.

Physiotherapist

Provides advice and treatment on a wide range of physical problems.

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