DR ANGELA PADDICK
Works Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
DR ALI AHMED NAEEM
Works Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
DR MARIA SHAKOOR
Works Monday and Thursday
DR SARAH MAHMOOD
Works Monday and Friday
DR MUHAMMAD SADIQ
Works Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Nurse Practitioners are trained specialist nurses. They have undertaken additional medical education in order to provide advanced nursing care and to prescribe medication.
Nurse practitioners can provide treatment and advice for many problems for which you may have seen a doctor for in the past. Their main areas of expertise are in the management of common illnesses and long term conditions.
The nurse practitioners can assess and examine you, make a diagnosis and provide advice and treatment including a prescription if required. They can make referrals to hospital doctors or other health care professionals, and admit patients into hospital when necessary.
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.
Works Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
I qualified at Level One in 1978 at West Lane School of Nursing. I have since worked as a nurse in Australia and then back at Middlesbrough General Hospital. I joined the Cambridge Medical Group in 1994 and have since gained a Level 2 in Nursing RGN and have asthma, family planning and ischaemic heart disease secondary prevention diplomas. I also have skills in travel health.
Works Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
I qualified in 2016 and worked on the acute assessment unit at James Cook for 2 and a half years before moving into practice nursing. I joined the nursing team here at Cambridge Medical Group in March 2021 where I see patients for long term health condition reviews, cervical screening, wound care and immunisations, along with other general treatment room duties.
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.
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.
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.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.