Healthcare Team

Pharmacist

Chinmay Patel (m)

Our pharmacist is available on Tuesday and Thursdays for medication queries, structured medication reviews and management of long-term conditions.

First Contact Practitioner

BHFT – Lucy Kemp (f)
Available Thursday mornings and all day on Fridays

For assessments and advice on Musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions e.g., soft tissue, muscle, and joint pain, particularly back, hip and knees.

BHFT – Kirsti Hale (f)
Available for a Joint injection clinic once a month on Thursday mornings

Paramedic

Nicholas Chapman (m)

Available Monday afternoons, all day Tuesday and Wednesday mornings

For minor illness and home visits.

Social Prescribing Link Worker

Rehana Maqsood (f)

Available all-day Mondays and Thursdays

For support with a wide range of social, emotional, or practical needs focusing on improving mental health and physical wellbeing e.g., patients, with long term health conditions who need support with their mental health problems, patients who feel lonely or isolated or who have complex social needs which affect their wellbeing.

Mental Health Worker

Thandi Mugizi (f)

Available all day on Fridays and Wednesday mornings by telephone

For patients over the age of 18 years for help and advice with Mental Health problems e.g. feeling low, depressed, anxious, worried, or stressed, a recent bereavement, difficulty coping with life events, feeling like hurting themselves or others etc.

Care Coordinator

Bertram Balogh (m)

Available all-day Mondays and Wednesdays

Kara Converse (f)

Available Thursday afternoons and all-day Fridays

For NHS Healthchecks, wellbeing reviews and blood pressure checks.