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Doctors and Staff

About Us

Our dedicated practice team consists of two doctors, a practice nurses, attached healthcare professionals, as well as the Practice Manager, administrative staff and receptionists. Together, we provide a full range of medical services.

We aim to provide high quality, accessible services to patients in a welcoming environment where patients and staff feel respected and valued. We will try to deliver these services efficiently and effectively. We will not discriminate against anyone for any reason and we will regularly review and improve our services to make sure that they are relevant to patients' needs.

We also feel that it is important to know who you are speaking to, so our practice staff wear a named badge and identify themselves on the telephone.



Dr Ngozi Patrick (M) MB BS (University of Lagos 1977) FRCS (Glasgow)

Practice Nurse

Ms. Jennifer C. Hart

Our Practice Nurse work on an appointments system. She provides a comprehensive nursing service for all categories of patients eg those with coronary heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, asthma, INR monitoring, advice, new patient health reviews, cervical smears, well man/well woman screening, suture removal/dressings, ear syringing, childhood vaccinations, travel vaccinations/travel advice and general advice.


Mrs Dawn April Knowles

District Nurses

The district nurses provide quality nursing care and support to housebound patients, and their carers, who have acute, chronic and palliative care needs. They work with other health professionals to provide individualised care.


Zoe Bates

The midwife works with the doctors to provide care for mothers before and after delivery and care for the baby for the first fortnight of life.

Tel: 0114 233 2803

Counsellors / Psychological Well Being Practitioners

Lindsey Rilley (Works Monday and Tuesdays only)
Samia West (Works Wednesdays only)

A Counsellors / Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) is trained to help you to manage symptoms of depression, stress, worry or anxiety. They use a guided self-help approach based on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Techniques to help you understand your problems and provide coping strategies to help you manage more effectively.

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT)

Joanna Priddy (Works Monday only)

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is an active talking therapy for people who have problems with their mood or anxiety. CBTare trained to use evidence based therapy treatments for moderate-severe anxiety and depression problems. Anxiety and depression disorders include Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Social Anxiety, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and mixed anxiety and depression. CBT has been proven to be effective at helping people to overcome their difficulties.

Practice Pharmacist

Ebunoluwa T Ojo

Waseem Akbar


Practice Manager

Mrs Nada Alneami

Our Practice Manager is responsible for the running of the Practice and is able to help you with any questions you may have concerning non-medical aspects of the Practice.

Practice Secretary

Mr Aymen Alneami

Our Secretaries are responsible for processing all correspondence. Please contact the Secretary if you have any queries regarding hospital referral letters.

Admin/ Reception staff

Sahera Ditta

Vicki Fearnehough

Donna Higginbottom

Mostafa Alzobaidy

Dawn Knowles

Aya Abbawi

Our Receptionists are here to help you, and also, to help the Practice run smoothly. Sometimes, they may need to ask you personal questions. If you wish to speak to a Receptionist privately, away from the Reception area, please ask to do so. All information is treated in the strictest confidence. Please remember the Receptionists are only acting on the Doctor's instructions. Personal information will not be given out to anyone other than the patient concerned unless the patient provides us with written consent.

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