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Central Park Surgery, Balfour Street, Leyland, PR25 2TDTel: 01772 325110
Dr I Patel joined the practice in August 2020. Dr Patel works Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
Dr Smith works at the practice on Thursdays. Dr Smith specialises in Dermatology.
Gaynor is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner who will be working along side Dr Patel 3 days per week (Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday). Gaynor is able to do the contraceptive implants and she will be developing this service.
Sarah is a Nurse Practitioner who will be working along side Dr Patel 2 days per week (Thursday and Friday). Sarah is able to do the contraceptive implants and she will be developing this service along side Gaynor.
Sara is the Nurse Manager who is responsible for; treatment room, post-natal checks, health checks, cytology, travel vaccinations, children’s immunisations, wound care, ECGs, ear syringing, contraception, HRT, minor illness, diabetic management including insulin starts, chronic disease management including Asthma reviews, COPD reviews, spirometry, Hypertension reviews and CVD/CHD review, smoking cessation advice, testosterone/zoladex/prostap injections, B12, Ros/clip Removals and 24hr blood pressure monitoring.
Sara is also responsible for - ring pessary insertion and removals, coil removals, medical student and student nurse training and mentorship. Nurse lead for safeguarding. Nurse lead for Infection. Non-medical prescriber, same day consultations and Minor ailments.
Louise has the responsibility of cervical cytology (smear tests), hypertension reviews, childhood immunisations, vaccinations, blood tests, dressings, INR's, ECGs and swab tests.
Lorinda can be contacted for the following -
Blood pressure checks/ Urine checks
Assist with minor ops
Chronic Disease Management
Heather manages the overall running of the practice. Heather is responsible for financial management and general enquiries. If you would like to speak to her directly, please call the surgery on 01772 325110.
Maya provides assistant practice management and secretarial duties throughout the practice and she is responsible for referral letters to secondary care. If you have any queries regarding referrals or hospital appointments, please call the surgery on 01772 325110 and ask for Maya who will be able to assist you.
Our fully trained receptionists are here to help you and assist any queries you may have. They are responsible for dealing with appointments, prescriptions and carrying out doctors requests. Please respect that as instructed by the GP, our receptionists will often inquire about the nature of your problem to ensure you receive the best care and are booked in with the correct clinician. We would appreciate your co-operation in helping them to do this.
Midwives are involved in giving antenatal care, attending home births,delivering babies in hospital. The midwife may accompany the pregnant woman to hospital. She will continue to look after the patient and her baby at home until she hands over the care to the Health Visitor at between 10 and 28 days after the birth. The midwife will give you a contact number in case there are any problems
A Health Visitor is a fully qualified nurse who has had extra training in caring for people in the community. Her role is to help families especially those with very young children. The Health Visitor will visit the patient at home sometime after your baby is 10 days old.