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MB ChB 2007 University of Birmingham
Dr Saira Awan joined the practice in 2015 as a locum. In April 2020 she took up the reins from Dr Khan as the lead GP.
MB BS 2006 University of London
Dr Saiqah Azad joined the practice as a salaried GP in April 2020 after working with us as a locum for the previous couple of years.
Our practice nurses are highly qualified and experienced members of our team who hold their own clinics and can advise on healthy lifestyle and a wide variety of problems. Advice and information can be provided about traveller’s health along with a wide range of immunisations for foreign travel.
The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Local midwifery services are now run on a team basis and clinics are run at the surgery weekly on Thursday mornings. You can complete a self referral to the community midwifery team by following this link:
West Herts Hospitals Maternity Self Referral Form
The nurses provide care to patients in their homes when they are not able to attend the surgery. They can be contacted by telephoning the surgery and asking for a referral to be sent.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing. Health visiting services in our area are provided by Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust (HCT). Their website contains a wealth of information: https://www.hct.nhs.uk/children-and-families/. HCT also runs a Health Visitor Advice Line where you can speak to a health visitor, they can be reached on 0300 123 7572.
Sarah is North Watford Primary Care Network's (PCN) Social Prescriber.
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