Doctors and Staff

The Doctors

Partners

Dr Robert Stephen Harvey
(Senior Partner)
(male) MB BCh (Cardiff 1994)
Dr Muhammad Nawaz
(Partner)
(male) BSc MBBS FRCS (Lahore 1993)

Salaried Doctor

Dr Janet Davies

(female)

 MB BCh MRCGP (Univerity of Wales 1980)

Dr Catherine Blackman

(female)

MB BS JCPTGP (University of Newcastle 1991)

Dr Chloe James

(female)

MB ChB (University of Warwick 2012)

Doctors' Interests

Each of our doctors has a particular interest or interests in certain areas of medical practice. These are as follows:

Dr Harvey: diabetes and cardiology
Dr Nawaz: neurology, minor surgery, headaches, back and neck pain
Dr James: women's health, contraception
 Dr Davies  paliative care, epilepsy, cancer

The Practice Staff 

Practice Team

Tracey Rymer is our Practice Manager and is responsible for the overall operation of the practice. This includes management of all staff in the practice, and patients' complaints.  Tracey also looks after all financial matters.

In addition, Tracey provides the liaison between the practice and other NHS organisations such as the Hertfordshire and South Midlands Local Area Team, local Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), NHS Nene CCG and acute hospital trusts.

Reception Manager

Rachel Pratley is our reception manager she oversee's the day to day running of reception and is the line manger to the reception staff, Rachel has recently taken on the role of Health & Safety officer.

Secretaries

Our practice secretaries are responsible for providing secretarial support to all practitioners. If any patient has a query regarding hospital referrals, whether NHS or private, they should be directed to the secretaries.

Receptionist/Dispensers

The pracice receptionists are our patients' first point of contact with the practice and are in charge of the appointment system (all appointments whether made in person or on the telephone should be made through them).  They provide a link between the practice and other elements of the health service.

Our Dispensers co-ordinate the repeat prescribing system under the doctor's supervision.  Please ensure any queries relating to medication are made through them on the dedicated telephone line.

Nurse Practitioner/Prescriber

Paula Pengelly has started working at the practice from January 2018, Paula will have telephone appointments available each day where she is able to triage to make sure you are seen by the most appropriate practitioner, she will run clinics for long term diseases, she is able to carry out medication reveiws and prescribe medication.

Practice Nurses

Our two nurses at the surgery, Lucy Newman and Charlotte Pickwick run chronic disease clinics such as those for COPD and diabetes, carry out general nursing duties and offer other clinic services such as our well man and well woman clinics.

Health Care Assistants

Our healthcare assistants are available daily to take patient blood samples as required.  This service is available by appointment only - please contact reception to arrange an appointment.  Our healthcare assistants also undertake a variety of other clinic services for example dressings, smoking cessation advice and ear syringing.

District Nurses

The local district nurses are responsible for the continuing nursing care of patients in their own homes.  They carry out their duties whilst liaising closely with the practice.  Please contact the surgery to obtain their current contact number.

Health Visitors

Health visitors are responsible for the care of families in the community, children especially from birth up to school age.  Please contact the surgery to obtain their current contact number.

Counsellors

We have two practice councellors available for consultation, appointments can be made once a referral has been made by your GP.

Community Midwife

Our community midwife holds a regular clinic each week.  Please telephone reception to arrange an appointment.

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