Dr Eddie Thornton-Chan
Dr Rizwan Khan
MB, ChB, MSc
Dr Kushlani Irwin
MBBS, MRCP, MRCGP
Dr Mark R Humphreys
MBCHB, MRCS, DOHNS, MRCGP
Dr Thornton-Chan in cardiology and gastroenterology; Dr Khan in joint injection and asthma; Dr Irwin in women's health and Dr Humphreys has interests in E.N.T and Minor Surgery.
Nurse Carolina Coppola
Nurse Sarah Latchford
We employ three practice nurses who are involved in the health promotion activities of the practice, such as Well Person, Asthma Clinic, Diabetic Clinic, Heart Disease Prevention, Menopause and Elderly Screening. In addition our practice nurses give vaccinations and advice for those travelling abroad, take blood tests and give injections.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Health Care Assistant
Elaine and Rachael are involved in health promotion, well person checks, phlebotomy, home visits and the administration of all the child immunisations.
Tahera Ahmed is trained to take blood.
Joanne Causer, the Practice Manager will be able to help you with any administrative or non-medical aspects of the service we provide. Any suggestions about improving our services or indeed a complaint about the services can be made personally to the Practice Manager by telephone or letter.
Assistant Practice Manager
Mrs Susan McInnes is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Administration Team which encompasses summarising, audit, prescriptions and secretarial work. Susan is also the Assistant Practice Manager.
Julie White is our Reception Supervisorand is responsible for all Reception staff, Appointment Systems and deals with all aspects of patient registration. She will be happy to speak to you should you require any help whilst at the surgery.
Julie White Vicky, Mel, Ana Marie, Sally and Shelby
The team includes Ann (prescriptions), Caroline (Prescriptions) Kathleen & Tracey (Typist) Eva (Readcoding and Summarising), Olivia (docment handling)
If you need to speak to the prescribing team about repeat prescriptions please call them between 2.30 and 4.30pm on the main surgery number and select Option 2.
For the secretary please call between 10.00 and 2.30pm
The district nurses provide home nursing services mostly for the housebound, elderly, chronically sick and people who have had recent operations. The district nurses hold clinics every weekday at Union Street Clinic. Appointments for ear syringing, dressings, removing stitches and injections can be made by ringing 0161 366 4100.
The health visitors deal mainly with families and their children under the age of five years. They are involved with our child health-screening programme at Clarendon Medical Centre on Tuesday morning.
They can be contacted at Selbourne House, telephone 0161 368 4242.
The midwives attend our antenatal clinics on Wednesday afternoons and are available for advice at these times. This is for first time appointments only, others will be at Sure Start Clinic. In an emergency they can be contacted via Tameside General Hospital, telephone 0161 331 6159.
Our practice has links with Manchester University and often we have medical students training in the practice. If you are unhappy seeing your GP when there is a medical student present, please inform the reception staff or your GP and the medical student will be asked to leave.