Dr Marie Williams
MB ChB MRCGP. Marie is the Mental Health Lead for Blackpool CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group) and is also a member of the Blackpool CCG board.
Dr Abid Hanif
MB ChB MRCGP DFFP. Abid has a special interest in child health, minor surgery and is the GP tutor for medical students and foundation year/speciality training doctors.
Dr Richard Teh
MB BCh BAO LRCP & SI Dip Tropical Medicine. Born in Selangor, Malaysia and qualified at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 1996. He trained in various hospitals in the UK before completing GP training in 2002. Before joining North Shore Surgery on the 1st April 2016, he was the Senior partner at South King Street Medical Centre, a Medical officer at Trinity Hospice and a Clinical tutor for Liverpool University. Special interests include dermatology and musculoskeletal medicine.
Dr Michael Taylor
Born in Preston, Michael spent much of his younger days pursuing his interests in football and cricket. He graduated from St Marys Catholic College and went on to finish his medical degree at the University of Manchester in 2012. Dr Taylor completed his GP training in Blackpool before joining North Shore Surgery. He is developing his interests in musculoskeletal medicine, dermatology and teaching.
Dr Kawaldeep Ajimal
MB ChB MRCGP DFSRH, Kawaldeep qualified from the University of Manchester and has a special interest in dermatology and sexual/reproductive health.
The practice currently has 2 long term locums and 2 adhoc locums.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Sr Emma McNaughton
Emma is a registered general Nurse (RGN) and a registered sick children’s Nurse (RSCN). Previous experience working in A & E, Walk In Centre and most recently worked at the Same Day Health Centre, Fleetwood . Emma qualified as an Advance Nurse Practitioner in 2011 after studying at the University of Cumbria and then went on to study as a Non-Medical Prescriber in 2014 also at University of Cumbria. Emma can see children aged over 6 months and all adults (except pregnant ladies) with a wide range of minor illnesses and is able to take a history, assess, examine and diagnose a range of conditions and issue a prescription if needed.
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Sr Jan Rogers
(RGN, BSc Hons ANP, NMP) – Jan’s previous working experience includes orthopaedics, pre-operative assessment and Infection Control. Jan has most recently worked at the Same Day Health Centre in Fleetwood. Jan qualified as an ANP and non-medical prescriber in 2010 at the University of Cumbria. Jan can see children over 6 months old and all adults ( except pregnant ladies) who are suffering from a wide range of illnesses and is able to take a history, assess, examine and diagnose a range of conditions and issue a prescription if needed.
Our clinical pharmacist prescribers work within North Shore Surgery. Their qualifications, training and experience mean they are our experts in medication matters. They are able to deal with medication-related issues, and manage a variety of health conditions. The local CCG determines which medication can be prescribed by the Surgery, and our pharmacists ensure we conform to these rules. Some medication can only be prescribed by specialists for safety reasons. A range of medication for minor ailments can be purchased over the counter. They will advise when treatments have to be bought over the counter or when they require a prescription.
Katherine Longden (MPharm) (Independent Prescriber)
Practice Pharmacist works as part of the clinical team. Katherine is available to answer any queries you may have about your medication.
Michelle Carter (MPharm) (Independent Prescriber)
Practice Pharmacist works as part of the clinical team. Michelle is available to answer any queries you may have about your medication.
Imran Patel (MPharm) (Independent Prescriber)
Practice Pharmacist works as part of the clinical team. Imran is available to answer any queries you may have about your medication.
Sr Laura Brooks – Lead Nurse
Practice Lead Nurse with a Dip HE in Adult Nursing, a BSC Hons degree and a Post Graduate Diploma as a Community Specialist Practitioner. Also has diplomas in Cytology, Diabetes, COPD, Asthma and Women’s Health. Highly experienced in palliative/end of life care and is involved in the Gold Standards Framework for palliative care within the practice. Has also completed modules in Public Health and promoting Health Behavior change. Laura is the Lead Nurse and responsible for Managing the Nursing Team. Is a qualified nurse mentor who enjoys supporting learning in practice.
Sr Lizzie Broady
Senior Practice Nurse and Nurse Prescriber (RGN, Diplomas in CHD, Asthma, COPD, ARTP, Sexual Health & Family Planning). Lizzie manages Diabetes and respiratory conditions and is highly experienced in family planning. Lizzie is qualified in inserting the contraceptive implant Nexplanon.
Sr Debbie Fish
Senior Practice Nurse (RN1) provides travel care, cytology, Hypertension, CHD and Diabetes management.Also carries out Doppler assessments and other treatment room duties. She takes a lead on child immunisations.
Sr Adele Kirby
Senior Practice Nurse, with a Dip HE in Adult Nursing and has a cardiac Nursing background with a Diploma in CHD (and soon to be Diabetes). Carries out Diabetes, Hypertension, CHD reviews. Also provides travel care and delivery of the child immunisation programme.
Sr Kiya Hanrahan
Senior Practice Nurse with a BSc Adult Nursing qualification with a District Nursing background. Has diplomas in Asthma, COPD and cytology. Carries out spirometry testing, cytology, vaccinations and Immunisations. Also has a mentorship qualification and can provide various treatment room duties.
Practice Nurse, Pete is the newest practice nurse to join the nursing team. He has a background of working in accident and emergency and more recently has gained a lot of experience working in the intensive care unit at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. He has also achieved a BSc in Psychology which he spent some time lecturing at the University of Central Lancashire. He is able to carry out general treatment room duties and is looking forward to supporting patients with long term conditions.
Health Care Assistants
HCA Donna Fern
Health Care Assistant supports the nursing team and undertakes phlebotomy, blood pressure monitoring (including 24hr), ECGs, Cardiovascular risk assessments, influenza vaccinations, pneumonia vaccinations and vitamin B12 injections.
HCA Vicky McDermott
Health Care Assistant supports the nursing team here at the surgery, and also visits housebound patients. Duties include phlebotomy, NHS Health Checks, Blood Pressure monitoring, ECG’s and ear irrigation. Vicky has recently completed the training to carry out Vaccinations including flu and pneumonia.
HCA Michelle Lafferty
Health Care Assistant supports the nursing team here at the surgery. Duties include phlebotomy, ECG’s and ear irrigation.
Janine Deakin – Practice Manager
Janine 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, equipment and information technology. She also supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop to enhance patient care.
Jayne Erwin – Assistant Practice Manager
Provides support to the Practice Manager in order to make your journey and experience with us more positive. She will also deal with any concerns you may have in regards to any non clinical aspect of the service you have been given.
Craig Ashworth – Information, Communication & Technology Manager
Provides support to the practice team in order to make systems run smoothly and effective communication throughout the practice.
Rachel Thirlwall-Frith – Administration Supervisor
Rachel supports the overseeing of the Administration team.
Charlotte Collins – Reception Supervisor
Charlotte supports and oversees the reception team are keeping up to a high standard.