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Doctors and Staff

All Staff have received training in Basic Life Resuscitation and Anaphylaxis

GP Principals

Dr Naushaba Nadeem

Dr Naushaba Nadeem

Graduated from Sind Medical College, Karachi 1995.


Joined Riverside in 2011

Special Interest in Children & Women's Health

Diabetes & Chronic Disease Management

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.

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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.

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


Medicines Manager

Mrs Nela Ashton

Mrs Nela Ashton

Clinical Pharmacist Advisor


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

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.

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