Doctors and Staff

Dr Pye P Tun MBBS MRCP MALE:– UK registered 1996 London
(1st registration Rangoon, Burma 1985)
Special Interest : Cardiology, Haematology – Anti coagulation & Acute Emergency Medicine
Dr Sanjeev Arora MBBS MRCGP MSc MALE:- UK registered 2005
(1st registration India April 1989)
Special Interest : Diabetes
Dr Ganapathy Gopalswamy MBBS FRCS (Glasgow) MRCGP MALE:- UK registered 1999
(1st registration Coimbatore, India 1989)
Special Interest : Teaching & training, Musculo-skeletal & Minor surgery.
GP Trainer.
Dr Hadia Nawaz MBChB MRCGP FEMALE:- UK registered Manchester 2011
(1st registration Manchester 2005)
Special Interest : Child Health, Family planning, Teaching & training, Hypertension & CKD.
GP Trainer.

Locum doctors will be in attendance when required. We also have medical students with us from time to time.

Doctors' Special Interests

Each of our doctors has a special interest in specific fields as outlined here:

Dr Tun - Cardiology, haematology, anti-coagulation and acute emergency medicine.

Dr Arora - Diabetes

Dr Gopalswamy - Musculo-skeletal medicine and minor surgery.

Dr Nawaz - Child health, family planning, hypertension and chronic kidney disease.

The Practice Staff

The Practice Manager

The Practice Manager - Mrs Debbie Close
Assistant Practice Manager - Miss Linda Brady

The practice manager and assistant practice manager are responsible for the daily running of the practice.

If there is anything you feel you would like to discuss or any suggestions you would care to make, then please put this in writing and leave it at reception.

Reception Staff

Reception staff are here to help you and are always willing to advise on any query you may have. Please remember they are only following instructions issued by the doctors when they may appear to be asking personal questions.

Advance Nurse Practitioner

Mr Dexter Slater

Practice Nurses

Mrs Jenny Crook, Mrs Heather Haynes and Miss Victoria Simpson

Our practice nurses conduct the following clinics: asthma, diabetes, coronary heart disease, hypertension, cervical smears, learning disability, CVD risk assessment, contraceptive services, smoking cessation and well persons.

They are also available to give travel vaccinations and childhood immunisations.

Appointments may be made by telephoning reception.

District Nurses

The team look after your district nursing needs. They are employed by Bridgewater Community Healthcare and work from Hindley Town Hall. Their duties include visiting patients of any age in their homes, giving practical assistance and professional advice. Each patient’s needs are assessed and their care/treatment is planned accordingly. District nursing sisters are experienced registered general nurses with a certificate or diploma in district nursing.

Contact number 01942 483483

Health Visitors

Health Visitors can be contacted by telephoning 01942 482481 or 01942 482490

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