Doctors and Staff


Dr Zahid Mehmood Chauhan

 Special Interests: Dermatology, Diabetes, Mental Health

Dr Mohammad Azhar Hossain

 General Practitioner

 Dr Aisha Afzaal

 General Practitioner - Special interest: Diploma in woman's health &   acute medicine.

Dr Sudha Ramesh - General Practitioner
Ali Saheb & Shabeel Ahmad

Clinical Pharmacists (in House)

Ali and Shabeel are new members of staff and provides a full service to our patients, medication reviews etc and is always available should you need longer with a clinical professional to discuss any aspect of health. They are with us 2 days per week, just ask for further details.

Dr Sebastian Ritchie - Junior Doctor
Dr Fatma Hussein - Junior Doctor
Dr Tasleema Begum - Junior Doctor
Dr Oluwafemi Idowu - Junior Doctor
Dr Nidaa Shamshad - Junior Doctor
Suzanne Mayers - Practice Nurse

Trained in health promotion, screening, administering childhood vaccinations, travel vaccinations and related advice. Promotes women's health including cervical screening, chronic disease monitoring and advice on conditions including asthma, diabetes etc.

Natasha Barratt - Healthcare Assisstant
Amy Duerden - Trainee Healthcare Assisstant

Works under the supervision of the Practice Nurses and GPs and is trained to carry out a range of procedures i.e. taking blood, checking blood pressure, foot examinations, B12 Injections, comfort calls, home visits for housebound and health checks.

Practice Manager - Rachael Sharrocks-Dolan

Team Leader - Chloe Ross

Medical Secretary - Elizabeth Holland

Admin/Reception Staff -  Deborah Leacock, Joan Burgess, Matthew Williams, Amy Duerden, Sophie Mawdsley & Ann Fildes

Our team of receptionists help to keep the practice running smoothly. They will assist in booking emergency and routine appointments, undertake repeat prescriptions and deal with any queries you may have. They are trained to do a difficult and demanding job and are there to help you. Tel: 0161 357 1610

District Nurses

The district nurses are based at Failsworth Health Centre and hold clinics for dressings, removal of stitches, ear syringing etc.

Other Professionals

Health visitors are based at Failsworth Health Centre and can be contacted on Tel: 0161 906 2930

In addition we at certain times of the year we do have both 4th & 5th year medical students from Manchester University. You would always be asked if you are happy to share your appointment time with a student and if you did not wish to engage just let us know.

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