The Health Care team and attached staff:
Male and female GP's
Health Care Assistant
CBT Workers IAPT Practice Manager
Reception / Admin Staff
General Practitioner (Dr R Mehrotra)
The General Practitioner is concerned with diagnosing, treatment and prevention of diseases.
They are also concerned with maintenance and improvement of people's health as they cater for all age groups.
Practice Manager's (Shona Wragg)
She is available to assist patients on non-clinical matters and ensures a smooth running of the practice. Together with her colleagues they work as part of a team to serve your needs in the best way they can.
Practice Nurses (Louise Wright and Helen Mehrotra)
The Practice Nurses can give advice on many health issues and travel immunisations.
They also looks after patients with chronic diseases such as Coronary Heart disease, diabetes and asthma. They will refer you to the doctor if your condition warrants it
The Health Visitor takes care of families with young children;
The Health Visitor works closely with the Community Paediatrician.
District Nurses are registered nurses with special qualifications to enable them to assess and plan the care of patients in the community.
They can give advice on all aspects of health promotion, support both patients and carers, and mobilise any resources, which may be required.
The service of a counsellor is available to patients in short-term crisis; she can help you work through many problems causing you stress.
The doctor or nurse will be able to advise you whether this is likely to be helpful and give you access to the service.
Our secretary undertakes all the typing for the Practice, which includes patient referral letters and clinical documents for the doctors and nurses.
She also deals with requests from insurance companies for medical reports in connection with applications by our patients for life assurance/critical illness insurance etc.
She manages the "Choose & Book" hospital appointments system for all patients who have been referred by a GP to see a specialist.
They answer the telephone, issue prescriptions, make appointments and keep a check on the smooth running of reception.
Health Care Assistant (Karen Worton)
The Health Care Assistant can offer blood and urine tests as well as BMI’s and BP readings.
She can also offer advice and help for people who want to stop smoking
We now have a Practice Pharmacist who works 1 day a week with us. She can deal with medication reviews, chronic condition management and much more.
All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.
The average pay for GPs working at Darnall Richmond Surgeries in the last financial year was £75,457 before tax and national insurance.
This is for 2 full time GP’s who worked in the practice for more than six months.