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Doctors and Staff

All Staff have received training in Basic Life Resuscitation and Anaphylaxis

GP Principals

Dr Naushaba Nadeem
MBBS, MRCGP, DFSRH

Dr Naushaba Nadeem

Graduated from Sind Medical College, Karachi 1995.

MRCGP UK 2006

Joined Riverside in 2011

Special Interest in Children & Women's Health

Diabetes & Chronic Disease Management

Married lives in Langho, Blackburn

Dr Haris Akhtar

Dr Haris Akhtar

Dr Akhtar joined the practice as a GP partner in April 2016 after being our long term locum.

Practice Manager

Lauren Barton

Lauren joined the practice in January 2020 and is responsible for the overall running of the practice.


Senior Practice Nurse

Mrs Allyson Maxwell

Mrs Allyson Maxwell

Joined Riverside in 2003

Dip in Diabetes, Dip in Respiratory Management, Dip in Coronary Heart Disease Management

Trained in diabetes, respiratory disease management, travel health, cervical screening, cardiovascular disease management and carries out general health checks and baby vaccinations.

Fire Marshall

Lives in Nelson

Practice Nurse

Mrs Tanzeela Shah

Mrs Tanzeela Shah

RGN 2004

Joined Riverside Team in April 2014

Special interest in Mental health , Dementia , Chronic disease Management & Baby Clinic.

Married, Lives in Nelson

Fluently speaks English,Urdu & Punjabi.

Medical Secretary

Mrs Joanne Kinsella

Mrs Joanne Kinsella

BTech National Diploma in Business Studies and Secretarial

Joined Riverside Team in 2002

Deals with all Gps & Nurses referals to further Services

Married, lives in Burnley.

Medicines Manager

Mrs Nela Ashton

Mrs Nela Ashton

Clinical Pharmacist Advisor

Receptionists

There are five receptionists who will usually be your first point of contact at the surgery or on the telephone

 

Miss Kirsty Rooke

Joined Riverside in June 2016

Miss Atia Rashid

Joined Riverside in August 2018

Miss Mia Woodward

Joined Riverside in June 2019

Miss Iqrah Ahmed

Joined Riverside in September 2019

Miss Julie Peters

Joined Riverside in April 2020.

Our team of trained receptionists will book your appointment with a doctor or nurse and can help you with any queries or problems you may have.

Staff linked to practice

Midwife

Sam Lees

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