As part of the Primary Care Network we have shared clinicians who work across the Newark and Sherwood area. These include a Social Prescriber, First Contact Physio, Care home Nurse and Dietician.
DR SIMON REEVES
Senior Partner - BMed Sci BM BS (Nottm) 1988 MRCP MRCGP
DR RAJEEV KALIA
Partner - BSc MB BS (London)1998 DRCOG MRCGP DFFP
DR CHRIS DAVID
Partner -BMed Sci BM BS (Nottm) 1995 DRCOG MRCGP DFFP PG DipEd (Nottm)
DR AMIT BAJRACHARYA
Partner - MB BS 2003 DRCOG DFSRH MRCGP Dip Derm (Cardiff) 2009
DR CHRISTOPHER CLARKE
Partner - BBS, BM BS (Nottm, 2009), MRCGP, DRCOG
DR SHERIL BAJRACHARYA
Salaried GP - MBBS, MSc (Sheffield, 2004), MRCPCH, MRCGP, DFSRH, PGCME
DR MELISSA SHAW
BSc (hons) Biomedical Science, MBchB Medicine and surgery, RCGP
We are a GP training Practice and have 3 resident registrars at any one time, normally they work on a 4 month placement.
Adele is our Practice Manager and we welcomed her to the team here at Southwell Medical Centre in April 2020.
Adele organises the general management and administration, which enables the practice to run smoothly. If you have any enquiries or suggestions then please do not hesitate to speak to her; she will be happy to help.
Deputy Practice Manager
Fiona is in charge of reception and domestic staff. If you have any comments regarding reception staff or the cleanliness of the building please ask for Fiona.
IT & Training Manager
Charlotte manages all our IT systems and manages the patient annual reviews. She diagnoses and fixes faults, supports staff with using the systems, and develops improvements.
Jenny is our practice administrator and note summariser.
Receptionists are often the first person our patients see. They use customer service and admin skills to welcome people to the surgery. The reception team have a wealth of experience and information to hand. They will help you with appointments, repeat prescriptions, practice information, hospital transport etc. All information is treated in total confidence. There is a private room next to reception should you wish to discuss a private, confidential or sensitive matter with any member of staff. Please ask at reception if you wish to use this facility. Our reception team are here to help and support you.
Medical Secretary to Dr David, Dr Sheril Bajracharya and Dr Melissa Shaw
Medical Secretary to Dr Amit Bajracharaya, Dr Chris Clarke and all of our GP Registrars
Medical secretary to Dr Reeves and Dr Kalia
Clinical pharmacists are important members of the multidisciplinary team within primary care networks (PCNs), which were established across England in July 2019. Our Pharmacists take responsibility for the care management of patients with chronic diseases and undertake clinical medication reviews to proactively manage people with complex polypharmacy, especially the elderly, people in care homes, those with multiple co-morbidities (in particular frailty, COPD and asthma) and people with learning disabilities or autism.
Patients who live more than a mile away from surgery or nearest chemist are eligible to use our dispensing service. This include most patients who live outside Southwell. Please do not hesitate to contact dispensary if you are unsure.
The practice accesses the community adult nursing services for Southwell, Rainworth, Farnsfield and Bilsthorpe.
They are in daily contact with all members of the primary care team and provide nursing care and advice for patients who are housebound and have a chronic long term illness.
The care includes dressings, injections as well as care for the terminally ill. The care includes providing wound management continence assessment and palliative care.
The Integrated Child & Family Health Team is based at Rainworth Medical Centre and comprises a Specialist Practitioner in School Nursing, a Specialist Practitioner in Health Visiting, a Community Health nurse, a Community Health Assistant Practitioner and a Community Health Advisor. The Child & Family Health Team deliver both the universal Healthy Child Programme and targeted Health services for children, young people and their families in the 0-19 age range. Specifically the School Nursing Team offer support and advice to children and their families aged 5-19 years attending the Minster Family of Schools and children who attend independent schools who are registered at the Southwell Medical Centre. Services delivered include: Delivery of the Healthy Child Programme as part of the core offer of services; Vaccination and immunisation sessions at Minster School; School Entry Health Assessments for children attending the Minster Family of schools as part of the Health Child Programme and advice and support on wide range of issues which affect the health and well being of the child (eg. Development, behaviour, minor illness, night time wetting or bereavement). An enuresis clinic operates once a month.
The Health Visitor offers support and advice to children and their families aged 0-5 years registered with the Southwell Medical Centre practice. They deliver the Healthy Child Program as part of a universal core service and offer targeted advice and support for children and families dependent on specific needs. Services delivered include: Health and development checks, support on parenting issues, breast-feeding, weaning, postnatal depression, minor illness, complex health issues, speech and language development, behaviour and sleep.