The Practice Staff
Dr David Charles (part time) MB ChB (1975 Manchester)
Worked four years in the hospitals of Blackpool and Lancaster before taking up General Practice.
Dr Aruna Singh MB Bs(Lady Doctor)
Graduated Univesity College New Delhi 1978.
Came to England in 1980. Completed GMC language and MB BS examinations in 1984 Diploma in dermatology. Additional interests acupuncture.
Dr Saw Ye Tun Aung MBBS (1990)
The Practice Nurses
Stella Oldham RGN Susan White RGN Margaret Salah RGN
Our nurses operate an appointment system. All highly qualified with additional qualifications in areas of disease management such as diabetes and asthma. They are assisted by a primary care assistant and phlebotomist who carry out routine health checks and blood tests.
Available to offer help and advice on your medication. Samir also gives advice on minor ailments and is available Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Appointments can be booked with him and he can also be contacted by telephone on 01253 955755
Elaine Hollowell and Lynn Dickinson
They are involved with child health surveillance from birth to pre-school. They have offices in South Shore Primary Care Centre where they available for help and advice and can be contacted on 01253 655464.
District Nursing Team
Involved in providing domiciliary nursing services in the Practice Community. Based at South Shore Primary Care Centre, Lytham Road. Contact by ringing surgery on 01253 955755 or the primary care centre on 01253 957678
Holds antenatal clinics at Thames Road School on a Monday.
Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner
Is part of the mental health team and holds regular surgeries here at the practice,
The Practice Manager Christine Cowling is responsible for the administration of the Practice.
Secretary, Admin and Reception Team
They are here to welcome and assist you with administrative and non-medical issues. They are fully trained and if they ask questions that seem unnecessary it is only because they need to ascertain the degree of urgency of some requests and ensure that you are directed to the most appropriate service or person to help you. They are acting on doctor's instructions and are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the doctors and nurses.
If you have a query regarding a referral our secretary can be contacted directly by choosing the second option when you ring the surgery on 01253 955755, if she is not available leave a message and she will get back to you.