Practice Staff

Doctors

Dr Oluwaseun Arokodare (female)
MBBS MRCGP (Nigeria 2004)

Dr Samira Masoud (female)
MBBS (Pakistan 1999) MRCGP DRCOG

Practice Staff

Practice Manager

Mrs Julie A Allen

Assistant to Practice Manager

Mrs Heather Malcolm

Senior Receptionists

Mrs Stephanie Startup
Mrs Ann White

Reception Leads

Miss Paige Taggart

Secretarial Team

Mrs Linda Barnes
Mrs Debbie Milligan

Receptionists

The receptionists have the difficult job of keeping the practice running smoothly. They are here to welcome you and help with any administrative or non-medical aspect of your health treatment. The receptionists are fully trained and are caring and competent. They are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the doctors.
NB: Please do not forget to book in at reception when you arrive for your appointment – the receptionists may not have seen you come in and you may be delayed if you do not book in.

Practice Nursing Team

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Claire Grainger BSC (HONS) DIP N/P, RGN, PG DIP ED

Practice Nurses

Bola Oyediran RGN
Wilma Cabling RGN
Helen Snelling RGN

Phlebotomists/HCA

Cynthia Blood
Melanie Taylor

Clinical Pharmacist

Christina Eboh

We have very highly qualified nurses who are trained to carry out extensive tests and procedures. They also work with the doctors running various health clinics. You can also see one of the nurses with an appointment for other services – travel immunisations, cervical smears, ear syringing, dietary advice, blood pressure checks etc. Please contact reception to make an appointment.

Pharmacist Prescriber

Shenaz Khan

District Nurses

The district nurses are independent practitioners who are responsible for assessing health needs, implementing and evaluating care and promoting health education to patients who are housebound.

Health Visitors

Our health visitors are fully trained nurses who have special training in child health and health education. They are based at the Keystone Centre, Gun Lane, Strood. Telephone: 01634 717755. For Gillingham patients they are based at Balmoral Gardens Community Healthy Living
Centre. Telephone 01634 331911.

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