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Staff

NM Health Innovations are proud to offer a full clinical team working across all surgeries

Doctors

Dr N J Muttucumaru

Dr Muttucumaru the owner and clinical lead for the organisation, qualified as a Doctor in 1985 at The University of Leicester. He became a General Practitioner in 1993 and in 2009 was successful in his bid to provide the primary care needs for the Buckshaw Village development and soon afterwards opened a brand new surgery. Dr Muttucumaru has a wide range of interests, and is passionate in his desire to offer community based services for patients from the surgery. He also provides an innovative continuity of care model for patients located within the Oakbridge Retirement Village complex, specifically tailored to meet the needs of dementia patients and for long term rehabilitation patients.

 

Dr Kapil Sharma

Dr Sharma has been a GP since 2008. He started his medical career at St Andrews and Manchester and worked locally in Chorley General Hospital up until 2004. He then trained as a GP at St Albans/Hemel and Watford. He moved to Buckshaw to be closer to his extended family. His areas of medical interest include diabetes and joint injections/musculoskeletal medicine. Dr Sharma can often be found working Monday, Wednesday and Friday at CMC. He works on the walk in clinic in the morning and offers pre-bookable appointments in the afternoon. Dr Sharma works from Buckshaw Village on a Tuesday and Thursday offering pre bookable appointments.

Dr Mohamad Nadzam

Dr Ruquia Haider

Dr George Maduabuchi

Dr Laura Farrington

Dr Sania Ahmed

Advanced Nurse Practitioners

Mrs Tracy Muttucumaru

Miss Jacqui Chester

Below is a list of some of the common problems our Nurse Practitioners can treat:

Earache, sinusitis, hayfever, tonsillitis, sore throat, flu symptoms, chesty cough, asthma, laryngitis, conjunctivitis, diarrhoea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, rashes, stings, abscess, athletes foot, eczema, shingles, chicken pox, emergency contraception, cystitis, vaginal discharge, back pain, stiff neck, pulled muscles, frozen shoulder, mastitis, tiredness.

Please see separate section on our website for full list.

Practice Nurses

Are available to offer chronic disease management, blood pressure monitoring, travel advice and vaccinations, health checks, contraception advice, cervical screening and childhood immunisations.

Please see separate section on our website for full list.

Sister Fiona Chester

Sister Adele McNicholas

Sister Ilona Fashioni

Sister Lucy Affleck

Sister Rachael Catterall

Sister Wendy Cotton

Sister Lisa Wilkinson

Parademics

Parademic assist at our surgeries and in the field.

Mr Stephen Conroy - Parademic

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as blood pressure measurement, diabetic foot checks and new patient screening. Our healthcare assistants also assist doctors in personal examinations where a chaperone may be required.

First Contact Physio

Paul Sanderson works from Buckshaw Village Surgery. He is able to deal with general musco-skeletal complaints such as back, neck, hip, knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle/foot, wrist and hand pain. He can also deal with sciatics, tennis elbow, frozen shoulder, carpal tunnel syndrome, osteoarthritis in the knee, elbow, ankle, hip, shoulder and wrist, golfer's elbow, hip bursitis, slipped, bulging and prolapsed discs, and neck and arm pain with pins and needles in the forearm, hand or fingers. Paul treats patients from across all the surgeries in the group but usually works from Buckshaw Surgery.

Social Prescriber

Cheryl Davies is our full time social prescriber and has been with the group since 2019.

Medicine Management

Medicines Management provides specialist support to the clinical team, offering advice and guidance on suitable medication or alternative medication, as well as ensuring the practice is prescribing in line with current guidance from NICE, the CCG and NHSE. Our prescribing pharmacist is also able to review and issue medication, he conducts a large number of medication reviews.

Mr Irfan Wazir - Prescribing Pharmacist

Mrs Ela Patel - Medicines Co-Ordinator

Ms Carol Krosschell - Medicines Co-Ordinator

Ms Daniella Francovich - Medicines Co-Ordinator

Ms Nell Murtagh - Medicines Co-Ordinator

Practice Management

Mr Brian Hann

Business and Operations Manager

Ms Aimee Mughal

Practice Manager - Operations across all sites

Ms Emma Lawton

Deputy Practice Manager - Operations across all sites

Ms Louise Harrison

Finance Manager - Operations across all sites

 

Administration

Administrative staff 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 the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as requesting repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries.

Office Co-Ordinators

Mrs Sandra Howard - Lostock Hall Village Surgery & Medicare Unit Surgery

Mrs Beverley Norris - Croston Medical Centre

Ms Kerry Claringbold - Adlington Medical Centre & Eaves Lane Surgery

Ms Jessica Lea - Buckshaw Village Surgery

Aga
Care Co-ordinator
Ellie
Care Co-ordinator
Vicki
Medical secretary
Hayley
Medical secretary
Gemma
Receptionist/comms team - BVS
Catherine
Receptionist/comms team - BVS
Alice D
Receptionist/comms team - AMC
Tony
Comms Team and group comms
Saffron
Receptionist/comms team - BVS
Alice G
Receptionist/comms team - CMC
Charlotte H
Comms and group marketing
Caroline
Receptionist/comms team - CMC
Holly
Receptionist/comms team - TVS
Jodie
Receptionist/comms team - BVS
Rachael
Receptionist/comms team - AMC
Janice
Receptionist/comms team - TVS/MUS
Sue
Receptionist/comms team - TVS/MUS
Chloe
Receptionist/comms team - CMC
Andrea
Receptionist/comms team - CMC
Ashley
Data Records Clerk
Krystle
Receptionist/comms team - AMC/ELS
Amanda
Receptionist/comms team - BVS

Charlotte L
Receptionist/comms team - TVS

Kirsty
Receptionist/comms team - BVS
Kay

Receptionist/comms team - BVS

 

Medical Students

We have medical students at certain times.

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