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Doctors and Staff

Practice Doctors

Dr Aidan C Irlam (M) BSc (Liverpool) MB ChB (Dundee) 1981 FFARCS MRCGP
Dr Tarek H Alwan (M) MD MSc FRCS (Glasgow) FRCS(Ed) FRCGP (London)
Dr Uzomaka Odina (F) MBBS (University of Nigeria) MRCGP DRCOG
Dr Clare Palmer (F) MBBS (London) MRCGP

The Practice Team - Medical

Practice Nurses

Sadie Deprez RGN
Kay Lawrance RGN

Our Team offers a wide variety of appointment times and can help with a wide range of health matters including:

Cervical Smears General Nursing Enquiries
Travel Advice and Immunisation Over 75 Health Checks
Blood Pressure Checks Weight Clinic
Asthma/COPD Checks Smoking Clinic
Childhood Immunisations Dressing and Removal of Sutures
Diabetic Checks Chaperone Doctors

Practice Associate Practitioners (AP)

Jackie Hammond and Joanne Mabon

Jackie and Jo assists the GPs and Practice Nurse Team in the service and delivery of the care management of the Practice population. They offers appointments for Blood Pressure Checks, New Patient Medicals, Smoking Cessation Advice, Spirometry, ECGs, Dressings & Removal of Sutures, Peak Flow Reading and Inhaler Technique, NHS Health checks, COPD checks and ECG. They are also trained in administering the Influenza, Pneumococcal Vaccine, B12 and Shingles injection.

Health Visitors

Yemi Babalola: Clinical Lead Health Authority attached 01702 220187


Hannah Lawrence-Smith: Health Authority attached 01702 385393

District Nurses

A district nursing team is attached to the surgery. Their prime role is to provide a continuation of care in the community at the request of the doctor.

Practice Manager

Christine Lloyd is our practice manager and she will be able to help you with any non-medical aspect of your health and treatment. She will be happy to discuss any suggestions that may help and improve our services to you.

Receptionists and Clerical Staff

Our admin team are here to help you. They may need to ask you for further details when you telephone. This is to ensure that we can assist you as speedily as possible. They are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as doctors and nurses.

Training Practice

Central Surgery is privileged to be a part of the NHS Doctor Training Programme. Once doctors are qualified, they undergo further training in a speciality or to become a GP, they are called registrars and are part of the teams looking after patients. The GP Registrars spend a total of 18 months training in surgeries, but not always in the same place. As a result, you may find they spend any time from 6 months to a year at any one practice. They will see patients and take part in their care in ways that are appropriate to their level of training. All doctors must continue to learn throughout their careers and keep up to date in their areas of practice.

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