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Smithy Lane, Uppermill, Oldham, OL3 6AHTel: 01457 872228
MB ChB DRCOG MRCGP (Qualified Manchester 1988).
Joined the practice in 1992 as a partner. Ian leads our cardiovascular team, having a particular interest in primary prevention, lipid management, heart failure and arrhythmia. He shares medical responsibility for the anticoagulation service. Ian is currently managing partner, responsible for the partners input into the day to day running of the practice.
Externally he is a Governing Body Member of NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group(CCG), leading on Quality and safety.
FRCGP, MSc (SEM), Post Grad Dip (SEM), Post Grad Cert Clin Sci, Dip Mountain Medicine, MBChB (Qualified Leicester 1992).
Joined the practice in 1997 as a partner. Ian leads our work on musculoskeletal medicine, prescribing, cancer and palliative care service development, and shares provision of our minor surgery service. He is a GP trainer responsible for supervising our GP registrars. He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of General Practitioners in 2012 - an award given to GPs in recognition of a significant contribution to medicine and general practice in particular.
Externally he works as Associate Medical Director at Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust and Director of Primary Care Performance at Pennine MSK Partnership Ltd
In October 2016 Ian became a Visiting Professor at Manchester Metropolitan University.Ian holds distinctions in both his Masters degree and Post Graduate Diploma in Sports and Exercise Medicine, holding a sports medicine and musculoskeletal clinic in Oldham with Pennine MSK. He has an interest and qualifications in outdoor, mountain and wilderness medicine, being able to offer advice about medical issues on expeditions or in remote/extreme environments. He also is a keen sportsperson himself: mountaineering, rock climbing, long distance running, mountain/road biking and karate.
MB ChB (Qualified Leicester 1989)
Joined the practice in 1999 as a partner.
Rus shares provision of our minor surgery, and joint injection service.
He leads the IT service at the practice, and is currently responsible for supervising medical students attached to the practice.
Externally he is a director of our out of our service, Go-To-Doc.
MB ChB MRCGP (Qualified Sheffield 2010) Marina joined as a registrar in her final year of GP training in 2014 and has stayed with the practice since qualifying, becoming a partner in 2018. She leads the Diabetes service alongside Learning disabilities and Information Governance.
MBChB, MRCGP, DFSRH (Liverpool)
The nurses run various clinics and are available, by appointment, for injections, travel advice, family planning, HRT and emergency contraception.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement ECG's and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
They administration team perform tasks such as dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries and dealing with patient records.
The secretaries deal with enquires regarding hospital referrals.