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Old Swan Health Centre Group Practice

Meet the team

Clinical Staff

 

Partners

Dr Vinci Ho LRCP MRCS DCH LMSSA DPD DRCOG (London) 1992

Dr Ambi A Okoli MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH DMEP (London) 1998

Dr Rajan Karthikeyan MBBS DCH DCCH MRCP(Paed) DRCOG DFSRH MRCGP

Dr Benazir Ansari MBBS MRCGP DFSRH DRCOG

Dr Prem Jesudason BSc MBChB MRCGP

 

Salaried GP

Dr S Frain  MBChB  MRCGP

 

Nursing Staff

Practice Nurses

Wendy  RGN Specialist Nurse Practitioner

Parb     RGN  BSc Psychology and Health Sciences

Jacky    RGN

Our practice nurses run a number of health promotion clinics eg diabetic clinic, asthma clinic, hypertension/heart disease prevention clinics, travel clinics, well man and well woman clinics and smoking cessation advice clinics. Baby immunisation clinics

Health Care Assistant

Margy McKenzie

Undertakes New Patient Registration Health Assessments, NHS Health Check and BP checks

* Please note appointments are necessary for these clinics.

Administration Staff

Practice Manager

Margaret Webster MSc BA (Hons)

Margaret  is responsible for the practice business and financial issues together with the day-to-day management of the practice. If you should have any problems, complaints or comments please do not hesitate to contact her.

Reception Supervisors

Gill Cahill and Diane Finnigan are responsible for the smoothing running of the reception.

Receptionists

June (Senior Receptionists),  Pam, Tina, Chloe, Karen, Nicola and Michelle are the  Receptionists. The receptionists will help you make your appointment, process your repeat prescriptions and deal with your enquiries and requests as efficiently as possible whilst respecting your confidentiality.

Secretary

Janet Lamb responsible for secretarial duties

Administration Team

Diane, Anita, Wendy and Gemma are responsible for the practice administration.

 

Attached Staff

District Nurses

Our district nursing team are based here in the health centre and can be contacted on (0151) 285 3722. Their duties include care of patients in their own homes where appropriate. Referral to the District Nursing team is via your GP, Practice Nurse or hospital.

Community Matrons

Our community matrons are registered nurses who provide regular contact for housebound patients who have long-term medical conditions.  The community matrons see patients at home and also those who live in nursing and residential homes.  Referral to community matrons is via the GP, hospital consultant or clinical nurse specialist.

Health Visitors

They have special responsibilities to mothers and children as well as the elderly. 

Midwives

The midwives hold two weekly antenatal clinics here in the surgery on a Monday afternoon and a Thursday morning.  Appointments for this clinic can be booked via reception.

Advice on Prescription

A member of the Citizen Advice Bureau (CAB) holds 2 weekly sessions in the surgery for patients with debt and financial problems offering advice and support.  This is a free and confidential service helping to improve patients' health and well being by offering CAB advice on:

  • Welfare Benefits
  • Debt Matters
  • Money Management
  • Housing Matters

Sessions are held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons

Please ask at the reception for further information.