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Moss Side Medical centre, 16 Moss Side Way, Leyland, Lancashire, PR26 7XLTel: 01772 529050
Dr Uday Kanitkar , MBBS, MS, MCH(Orth), MRCGP, DRCOG
Dr Michelle Jones is a salaried GP with the practice
MB ChB 2009 The University of Warwick
The surgery has been accredited by the Royal College of GPs and Northwest Deanery as a teaching and training practice for medical students, FY2 trainees and GP trainees.
Patients might see the trainee doctor or student who is supervised by a GP working alongside them.
Our Assistant Practitioner is qualified to advise on a range of matters and carry out a variety of procedures including immunisations (flu, shingles, pneumonia and b12), ear syringing, blood pressure checks/24hr bps, annual chronic disease reviews, smoking cessation clinics and health promotion clinics. INR monitoring, ECG. Pill reviews and minor dressings.
The Practice Manager is responsible for the smooth running of the practice and is available to discuss any suggestions, compliments or complaints you may have.
The Practice has a medicine co-ordinator who is responsible for adding, removing and changing any medications prescribed to patients once approved by the GP. She also deals with hospital discharge medication once approved by the GP.
Any queries you have regarding your medication please contact the medicines co-ordinator on the surgery number.
The practice has a member of staff who is responsible for summarising new patient notes onto the computer system. This will enable the doctor to have a full medical history available to him when you visit the surgery for an appointment.
The practice employs an administrator who is responsible for medical and Insurance reports, referral letters, summarising letters and general admin duties.
The practice employs three receptionists; they are qualified, competent and caring and are bound by the same confidentiality rules as the Doctors and Nurses. Please do not be offended if, when telephoning, they ask for details. This will ensure they can assist you as speedily as possible.
Our receptionists are here to help you.
The practice employs a secretary who is responsible for the referral letters, summarising letters, reports, booking meetings and general secretarial duties.
The Community Midwife assists in running the Ante-Natal Clinic every Thursday morning. She also visits patients at home and attends our maternity patients, after discharge from hospital.
There is a team of District Nurses attached to the practice and are based at Yewlands Drive Clinic. The District Nurse deals with patients who have recently been dis- charged from hospital or have been referred by the Doc- tor. They can be contacted on 01772 644100.
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.