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


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 Walid Makhyoan

Dr Makhyoan completed his training in the Lake District before relocating to Chorley in 2018. He currently works across the sites.

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

Nurse Practitioners

Mrs Tracy Muttucumaru

Miss Jacqui Chester

Ms Lynne Jackson


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.

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.

Sister Fiona Chester

Sister Adele McNicholas

Sister Ilona Fashioni 

Sister Lucy Affleck

Sister Rachael Catterall

Sister Wendy Cotton

Sister Lisa Wilkinson

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.

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 Fazial Musa - Prescribing Pharmacist

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 Clay 

Practice Manager - Operations across all sites

Ms Louise Harrison

Finance Manager - Operations across all sites

Ms Naila Nisar-Butt

Covid-19 Vaccination Centre Co-ordinator


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 - Buckshaw Village Surgery & Croston Medical Centre

Ms Kerry Claringbold - Adlington Medical Centre & Eaves Lane Surgery

Care Co-ordinator

Care Co-ordinator

Medical secretary

Chloe C
Medical secretary

IT Support
Communication Team - BVS
Communication Team - TVS
Comms Team and group comms 
Communication Team - BVS

Communication Team - CMC

Charlotte H
Comms and group marketing

Communication Team - CMC

Communication Team - BVS

Receptionist - BVS

Receptionist - BVS

Receptionist - TVS/MUS

Receptionist - TVS/MUS

Chloe S 

Receptionist - CMC 




Receptionist/comms team - CMC

Receptionist/comms team - AMC/ELS

Receptionist/comms team - AMC/ELS

Receptionist/comms team - AMC/ELS

Charlotte L

Receptionist/comms team




Medical Students

We have medical students at certain times.


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