Our Staff

Doctors

DR S HAMEED

MBBS MRCGP

Dr Hameed completed his medical training in Bangalore University in India in 2000. He came to the UK in 2004 and completed his GP training in Scotland and with the Cleveland GP Scheme. He was accredited in 2010. Dr Hameed joined our Practice in February 2011 and works full time. Dr Hameed is our Senior Partner following Dr Acquilla's retirement in March 2013. Dr Hameed's special interest is in minor surgery and joint injections. Dr Hameed is also a member of the Local Medical Committee (LMC).

DR O ADEDAPO

MBBS, MRCGP

Dr Adedapo joined our Team as a part-time GP in July 2017. She is a very experienced GP and knows our local area well, after previously being a GP at Normanby Medical Centre, then North Ormesby for a number of years.

DR KHWAJA MOIENUDDIN

MBBS MRCGP

Dr Khwaja joined our team in August 2017 after qualifying his GP training from Scotland and works at the Surgery full time. Dr Khwaja was approved as GP Trainer in 2020 and mentors our GP Registrar and medical students.

DR M RIAZ

MBBS – Newcastle University MRCGP – Northern Deanery

Dr Riaz joined our practice team in 2015. She was born and brought up in Middlesbrough and trained locally through the Durham Tees Valley Training Scheme. Dr Riaz has completed many charitable trips for reconstructive surgery camps for over 14 years. She has a special clinical interest in women's health and also mentors our medical students. Dr Riaz has a great passion for cricket!

DR SAAD ISMAIL

Dr Saad Ismail is currently working at South Grange as a long-term Locum Doctor.

DR D QADDO

Dr Qaddo is our GP Registrar who joined our Practice from February 2022. She works part time whilst completing her 6 month placement at our Practice.

DR MOHAMMED WAZIR

Dr Wazir is working at the Practice on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays as a long-term Locum GP.

DR DILARA KABIR

Dr Kabir joined the Practice in May 2021 as long-term Locum GP. Dr Kabir works part-time and knows our area and available services well.

Pharmacists

JAGJIT K

Jagjit works part-time as a Practice Pharmacist, she has worked in Community Pharmacy previously to joining our Practice in April 2022.

SALMAN K

Salman joined our team in April 2022 working as a Practice Pharmacist. Salman has previously worked in Community Pharmacies.

Nurse Practitioners

LISA WEATHERILL

Lisa joined our Team in October 2016. Lisa is an experienced Nurse Practitioner and Independent Prescriber and her background is as a Specialist Respiratory Nurse. For more information on Nurse Practitioners and on the conditions they can treat, please refer to Clinics and Services.

SADAH LAHEJI

Sadah joined the Team in June 2016. She is an experienced Nurse Practitioner and Prescriber and previously worked at Eston Grange walk-in centre. Sadah's background was as a Senior A&E Nurse before moving into General Practice. For more information on Nurse Practitioners and on the conditions they can treat, please refer to Clinics and Services.

MICHELLE BEAUMONT

Michelle joined the Team in April 2017 as a Practice Nurse. She previously worked as a District Nurse. Michelle is a respiratory nurse and specialises in COPD and asthma management, wound care, phlebotomy, vaccinations, cervical smears, health checks, BP, ECG, smoking cessation, spirometry. in 2019 Michelle qualified as Nurse Practitioner successfully completing clinical skills and prescribing qualifications and now consults patients with minor ailments.

LAUREN BARNES

Lauren joined the Practice Team in January 2018 as Nurse Practitioner. Lauren previously worked as a Practice Nurse and a Specialist Nurse in Cardiology for many years. She spent 10 years working in a care home for multiple sclerosis as a care assistant and Duty Officer and has worked as a medic for events cover such as marathons. For more information on Nurse Practitioners and on the conditions they can treat, please refer to Clinics and Services.

ELIZABETH WILSON

Elizabeth (known as Lizzie) joined our Team in April 2017 as a Practice Nurse and her skills include wound care, phlebotomy, smear tests, smoking cessation, spirometry, diabetes management, health checks, BP & ECG. Lizzie previously worked as a District Nurse. In 2019 Lizzie successfully completed clinical skills training as well as obtaining prescribing degree and is now working as a Nurse Practitioner including seeing patients with minor ailments in addition to her other skills.

Nurses

DELIA GELDART

Delia joined our practice team in April 2009. Delia is an experienced Practice Nurse and her duties include phlebotomy, dressings, suture removal, smear tests, travel vaccinations, baby immunisations, health checks and diabetes management. Delia has also undertaken Clinical Skills course.

ROSE SUTCLIFFE

Rose joined our team in September 2019. Rose previously worked in Intensive Care at James Cook University Hospital. She is a very experienced Practice Nurse and currently undergoing Respiratory disease diploma to further enhance her clinical skills and knowledge.

LAUREN POTTER

Lauren joined our Practice team in December 2019 as Practice Nurse. Lauren previously worked at ITU and James Cook University Hospital. Lauren's skills include wound care, phlebotomy, immunisations and general treatment room duties.

JOANNA M

Joanna joined our team as Practice Nurse in April 2022. Joanna qualified as a Nurse in January 2022 and is enjoying working in General Practice and developing her clinical skills and experience.

NATALIE G

Natalie joined our team as Practice Nurse in December 2021. Natalie has lots of experience working previously at A&E in James Cook University Hospital, followed by District Nurse then as a Practice Nurse. Natalie has completed her Clinical Skills training and is enrolled on Non-Medical Prescribing training. Natalie is qualified in all areas of practice nursing including Asthma and COPD, wound care, ear syringe and cervical smear taking.

Healthcare Assistants

DEBRA MCINTYRE

Debra joined Albert House Clinic in 2008 and joined South Grange Medical Centre in January 2017 following the merge of both practices. Debra works full time as a Health Care Assistant. Debra’s role includes blood taking, BP, ECG, new patient medicals, smoking cessation and spirometry. Debra has NVQ 2 & 3 in Health and Social Care and she is also qualified to administer flu, pneumococcal, shingles and B12 vaccines.

TRACY WAKELIN

Tracy has worked at South Grange since early 2017 following the closure of Eston Grange walk in centre. She is a very experienced member of the admin team and since joining our surgery has qualified in Phlebotomy and in 2019 qualified as a Healthcare Assistant. Tracy is competent in blood taking, blood pressures, health checks, ECG and many immunisations.

GOHAR BEGUM

Gohar is a non-medical Partner with the Practice since 2018. She assists with workflow management to ease pressure and better utilise GP appointments. Also at times of high demand, she is a trained Phlebotomist and can provide additional appointments when required including Covid-19 vaccinations.

JANET KRUGER

Janet joined our practice as an additional member of the Reception team in March 2020. Janet has worked as a Clerical Officer/Receptionist for the NHS for 17 years working within Neurosciences and Audiology at James Cook University Hospital. Janet qualified in Phlebotomy in June 2021 and is enjoying taking up a clinical role with blood taking, blood pressures and ECGs. Janet now has a dual role supporting the clinical team as well as assisting with administration duties as required.

Practice Management

KAREN BRAIN

Practice Manager

Karen joined the practice team in 1999. Karen is responsible for the management of staff, administration of practice finance, practice organisation, health and safety, management of premises, non-clinical patient welfare and complaints liaison manager.

TRICIA HODGSON

Office Manager

Tricia joined our team over 36 years ago! She is responsible for all non-clinical staff. Tricia is a very experienced Receptionist and Prescribing Clerk, who knows our local area and patients well.

Administration

LEANNE K

Leanne is our Practice Administrator. Leanne joined the team many years ago and is very experienced with general practice. She is responsible for appointing our Minor Surgery, Implant and Coil Clinics, as well Childhood Immunisations and insurance/solicitor reports, along with general secretarial support to Hannah and Catherine and supports the Practice Manager with administration tasks.

ANNETTE A

Annette joined our Team in January 2018. She is a very experienced member of the team and has worked in general practice for many years.

PAMELA S

Pam – Practice Administrator/Health Care Assistant.

Pam joined Albert House Clinic in 2005. Pam split her time working both as a healthcare assistant and a practice administration manager while working at Albert House Clinic. Pam is qualified to NVQ 3 in Health & Social care. Pam is competent in all aspects of the Health care assistant role and is also qualified to administer flu, pneumococcal, shingles and B12 vaccines. At South Grange Medical Centre Pam has taken on an administration role but still attends regular updates and keeps her skills updated by occasionally covering the health care role when the need arises.

Reception

SHEILA A

Sheila joined the practice team in 2002. She is a Receptionist & Prescribing Clerk, also oversees Child Protection notes, read-coding and general reception duties.

HAYLEY G

Hayley is a Prescribing Clerk. She joined Albert House Clinic in 2007 and transferred to South Grange Medical Centre following the merger in January 2017.

DEBBIE M

Deborah is a Receptionist with an additional responsibility of Insurance Form Clerk. She joined Albert House Clinic in 2008 and SGMC in January 2017.

MARGARET L

Margaret joined our Team in April 2017, she is a very experienced Medical Receptionist and previously worked at Eston Grange Walk In Centre.

DEBRA R

Debra is an experienced Receptionist who joined our team in May 2019. Debra mainly works on the front desk and is full time

EBONY L

Ebony has joined our Reception/Admin team from July 2021. Ebony has worked for the NHS for a while, previously working in ITU Department at James Cook University Hospital so is very used to fast-paced patient services role.

NADIA H

Nadia joined our team in February 2021 as an additional member of Reception staff. Nadia previously worked at Hayes Travel and has a lot of customer service experience.

SOPHIE P

Sophie joined our team in February 2021 as additional member of Reception team and to help with admin support during Covid pandemic. Sophie is very experienced in customer service and also works part time as fitness instructor.

LILY W

Lily joined our team in December 2021 as Receptionist. She is an experienced administrator and has worked within customer service for many years.

SUZANNE K

Suzanne is a very experienced member of our Reception team. She works at our branch site, Lagan Surgery and has been part of the team since 2005.

ABIGAIL H

Abigail has joined our team in February 2021 and is currently assisting with admin duties, but plans to train as Medical Receptionist in the near future.

Secretaries

CATHERINE T

Catherine joined our Practice in November 2015. She has previously worked in another GP Practice and is highly skilled in reception duties. Catherine has been promoted to Secretary full time from beginning of 2018, working alongside Hannah and Leanne.

HANNAH J

Hannah joined Albert House Clinic in 2007 and South Grange Medical in January 2017. Hannah is responsible for transcribing and sending referral letters, Choose & Book, appointing for Minor Surgery clinics as well as other general administrative duties.

MARGARET S

Margaret joined our Reception and Admin team in November 2018 following a move to Redcar & Cleveland from Essex where she also worked as an experienced medical receptionist. Margaret joined the Secretarial team in November 2020.