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Doctors and Staff


Dr J Chandy Partner Male


GMC 4547884
Dr Z Ahmed Partner Male MBBS MRCS MRCGP GMC 7022086
Dr S Natarajan Partner Female MBBS DFFP MRCGP MSc Diabetes GMC 5186787
Dr S Varma Salaried Female MBBS MRCGP DGO DRCOG GMC 7086186
Dr S Umar Salaried Male BSC MBBS MRCGP GMC 6168293

Practice Nurses

Mrs Nirmal Gill 

Mrs Debbie Howarth

Our practice nurses' role is to assist the doctors by providing high-quality nursing to the practice and promoting wellbeing through health education and screening services. They will see patients for such things as:

   - Chronic disease management
   - Smoking cessation
   - Blood pressure monitoring
   - Spirometry
   - Cervical smears
   - Immunisations and vaccinations
   - Weight control
   - Contraception checks

Healthcare Assistants

Ms Tracey Ferguson

Ms Sarah Theodorides 

Practice Manager

Mrs Christine Stacey

The practice manager is responsible for the overall strategic management of the practice. She is available to help you with any administrative or non-medical aspects of your healthcare and to discuss any suggestions (which are always welcome) and comments on the running of the practice. She has specific responsibility for staffing matters, health and safety and finance.

Assistant Practice Manager

Paula Lock

Acts as deputy to the practice manager.

Office Manager

Mrs Rukhsana Butt

She assists the practice manager and has particular responsibilities for managing the GP and staff rotas. She is also available to help you with any administrative or non-medical aspects of your healthcare.

Secretarial Staff

Eileen and Denise

The secretaries are responsible for dealing with referral letters and any medical reports requested by outside bodies. They are based at Chester Road.

Reception Staff

These ladies are here to help you and are your link with the rest of the healthcare team. If you have any enquiries our reception staff are here to help you, but please remember they have a difficult job to do with telephone calls and queries coming from every direction. They may ask you one or two questions in relation to your request. They have been asked to do this, but the information you give them will always be treated in confidence as they are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the doctors and nurses. Their job is very demanding so please be patient.

Attached Staff

District Nurses

There is a team of nurses attached to our practice led by Sister Patricia Frainey. The nurses deal with patients requiring nursing at home who are housebound, elderly or terminally ill. They also run clinics at various locations where they attend to dressings etc. They work closely with the doctors and can be contacted on 0300 323 0303.

Community Midwives

The midwives assist the doctor in the care of expectant mothers before and after birth. They can be contacted on 0161 276 6246.

Health Visitors

There is a team of health visitors who give advice and support to mothers and children, including monitoring of normal growth and development. The service works closely with the GPs and community paediatric services. The health visitors can be contacted at either the Delamere Centre Tel 0161 864 0300 or Seymour Grove Tel 0161 872 5672.

There is also a team of health visitors who deal with the elderly. They can help with arranging help at home, day care, welfare issues and can also put patients and their families in touch with any relevant organisations. If you feel you may need their help please contact the surgery and we will pass your details over to the team.

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The Primary Centre - Chester Road Surgery, 864-866 Chester Road, Stretford, Manchester, M32 0PA
  • Telephone 0161 865 5556
Seymour Grove Health Centre - 70 Seymour Grove Old Trafford, Manchester, M16 0LW
  • Telephone 0161 865 5556
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