The Issa Medical Centre Team
Dr Zakir H Patel (m)
MB. ChB MRCGP MSc (Manchester 2000)
Dr Shazeia Choudry (f)
MB. ChB MRCGP DCH DFSRH (Manchester 2000)
Dr Rehana Master (f)
Dr Hassan Shepherd (m)
MB ChB, BSc(hons), MRCGP (Sheffield 2006)
Dr R Lowe (m)
MB ChB 1985 University of Manchester
Dr Vikram Jeyagopal (m)
Advanced Nurse Practitioners
Nurse Practitioners are highly trained and can perform the same consultations as a doctor with a few exceptions. NP's are qualified to diagnose medical problems, order treatment's, perform advanced procedures, prescribe medications and make referrals for a wide range of acute and chronic medical conditions within their scope of the practice.
Ms Angela Whittingham (f)
RGN, BSc(hons), SPQ(GP Pathway) INP
Mrs Amanda MClean (f)
Dip HE, RGN, NMP Independent/supplementary prescriber, MsC (pending), NP
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Sister Alison Norman (f)
Sister Julie Hayes (f)
Special interest in respiratory medicine
Sister Lesley Park (f)
RGN, RM (BA Hons), Community Specialist Practitioner, (Bsc Hons),
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Julie Nicholson Wallbank (f)
Louise Bayley (f)
Clinical Pharmacists are highly trained and can perform the same consultations as a doctor with a few exceptions. Clinical Pharmacists are qualified to diagnose medical problems, order treatment's, perform advanced procedures, prescribe medications and make referrals for a wide range of acute and chronic medical conditions within their scope of the practice.
Naeem Ditta (m)
David Mabaya (m)
Aliya Habib (f)
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Medicines Management Coordinator
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Supervisor and Complaints Manager