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Doctors and Staff

Doctors

Dr Nadeem Akram

Job Title
General Practitioner
Qualifications
Punjab University, Lahore 1992

Dr Willem Amir

Job Title
General Practitioner
GMC Number
3578191
Special Interests
MRC GP
Additional Notes
Artsexamen Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht 1987

Dr Jacques Bosman

Job Title
Locum GP

Dr Winnie Kwong

Job Title
Locum GP

Dr Nurgul Williams

Job Title
Locum GP

Nursing Team

Nina Diplock

Job Title
Practice Nurse
Additional Notes
RGN ENB 901 Family Planning. Specialist Nurse Practitioner Course.
A51 Practice Nurse Course. ENB 901 Family Planning. A38 Triage Nurse
Course. Diplomas in asthma, diabetes and coronary heart disease.

Mrs Lynn Sales

Job Title
Nurse Practitioner
Additional Notes
RGN (Brent and Harrow School of Nursing), ENB 199 A+E, ENB 928 Diabetes, BSC (Hons) Health Studies at Royal College of Nursing Incorporating Nurse Practitioner Diploma, ENB A51 Practice Nursing, ENB A33 Developing Autonomous Practice and Independent Nurse Prescriber Course.
Special interest in Triage

Maria Shipperley

Job Title
Practice Nurse
Additional Notes
SEN (Hillingdon School of Nursing)
Special interests: health promotion and wound care.

Judith Stewart

Job Title
Practice Nurse
Additional Notes
RGN (The Middlesex Hospital, London) 1985, Diploma in Asthma Care (1990).
Special interests: asthma, diabetes, childhood immunisations, travel
advice and vaccines, health promotion, smears.

Clare Thorne

Job Title
Practice Nurse
Additional Notes
RGN (King Edward VII Hospital and Portsmouth University)
Special Interest in wound management and healthcare promotion.

Ms Katrina West

Job Title
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Special Interests
Minor Illness. End of life care.
Additional Notes
RGN Winchester 1989
Diploma of Nursing Southampton university 2006
Bsc Nursing Science Southampton University 2012
Independent Nurse Prescribing Southampton University 2008

Mrs Carolyn Edwards

Job Title
Healthcare Assistant

Julie Edwards

Job Title
Healthcare Assistant
Additional Notes
Diploma in Health Care
Assistant in Primary Care

Administrative

Mrs Susan Harris

Job Title
Practice Manager

Mrs Liz Perry

Job Title
Administration Manager

Mr Michael Mangoro

Job Title
Operations Manager

Staff

Mr Tom Yeats

Job Title
Paramedic Practitioner
GMC Number
HCPC number PA23511

District Nurses

NHS England employs district nurses and health visitors to work from within the practice. The district nurse team has three care functions:

  • First contact/acute assessments, diagnosis, care, treatment and referral.
  • Continuing care, rehabilitation, chronic disease management and delivering NHS frameworks.
  • Public health/health protection and promotion programmes that improve health and reduce inequalities.

The nurses work in partnership with patients, their relatives and other carers and with other members of the multi-disciplinary team.

District nurses are registered nurses who have completed a specialist course to provide a nursing service to people of all ages in the community - working as part of a team of health professionals.

The district nurse team is based at Bognor Hospital and can be contacted via ONE CALL Tel: 01903 254789 (select Option 4) between 7.00am - 7.00pm.

Health Visitors

Available Monday to Friday, the health visitors will be pleased to discuss anything to do with your children, eg feeding, crying, temper tantrums, sleep difficulties, illness etc.

The Health Visitor team is based in The Treehouse Children and Family Centre, 1 Laburnum Grove, Bognor Regis, PO22 9HT.

Tel: 01243 642884

You can also leave a message on their answerphone and your call will be returned as soon as possible.

Reception staff will be able to advise you of clinic days and times.

Health Visitor Clinics

The health visitors hold a clinic for babies and toddlers at 85 Victoria Drive on Thursdays between 10.00am and 12 noon.

Community Midwife

The midwife can be contacted by leaving a message at either the Bognor Health Centre or the antenatal clinic at St Richard's Hospital (01243 788122 ext 2871), or via her mobile which can be provided by the surgery.

There is a clinic held every Thursday by appointment for newly referred pregnant women for their initial booking or for follow up appointments organised by the midwife.. This can also be done at home.

The Role Of The Community Midwife:

  • To monitor the progress of a normal pregnancy and liaise wherever necessary with medical and obstetric colleagues.
  • To advise and support women and their families with pregnancy-related issues. 
  • To promote a healthy lifestyle.
  • To offer support in labour.
  • To visit the newly delivered mother at home in the initial postnatal days to offer advice and support as she and her family adjust to having a new baby.

All community midwives are based at St Richard's Hospital. They work in small teams and are attached to the local GP surgeries.
They actively promote choices in childbirth and aim to work with women and their families so they achieve, wherever feasible, the birth experience they want. They also encourage home birth and water birth.

Mental Health Support Worker

The Role Of The Mental Health Support Worker:

  • To offer support to people newly diagnosed with any anxiety/depressive disorder.
  • To give people a greater understanding of what they can do to help themselves, whether using antidepressant medication or deciding to use other techniques such as relaxation and positive thinking.

Counsellor

The counsellor works as part of the Primary Care team and offers patients an opportunity to talk through problems in a safe, non-judgemental environment. You can now refer yourself to the Time to Talk service by ringing 01243 812537

The Health Centre, West Street, Bognor Regis, West Sussex , PO21 1UT
  • Telephone 01243 826541
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