DR ANAND CHITNIS
BSc MB ChB FRCGP DRCOG - Qualified 1987 St Andrews & Manchester
DR VANESSA MANYWEATHERS
MB ChB DRCOG - Qualified 1989 Birmingham
DR ARYAN NEGARGAR
MB ChB - Qualified 1995 Birmingham
DR BINDU NAIR
MBBS MRCP & MRCGP - Qualified India 1989
DR TANIA FEGHALI
BMBS BMedSci DRCOG DFSRH - Qualified 2013 Nottingham
DR EMMA FOLLOWS
DR MAHENAZ AKHAR
DR AZEEM TARIQ
DR SHAIEB TARIQ
Practice nurses are qualified registered nurses offering services such as family planning, immunisations, health checks and dressings. All of our Nurses have areas of special interest and have a variety of extended roles within the practice enabling them to run clinics for long term conditions such as asthma or diabetes.
Dip HE Adult Nursing
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy, blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. Healthcare assistants also carry out ear irrigation, simple dressings and suture removal They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor request.
The Senior Management team at the Castle Practice comprises of a Practice Manager. The Practice Managers role is to ensure the day to day running of the Practice, supporting the GP's, staff and other medical professionals with delivering patient 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.
Reception Team Leader
The Health Authority have contacts with relevant trusts to employ District Nurses, Health Visitors, Dieticians, Community Psychiatric Nurses, Psychologists, Physiotherapists, and Chiropodists, as well as the Midwives we have attached to the practice.
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.