Clinical pharmacists in GP surgeries resolve day-to-day medicine issues and consult with and treat patients directly. This includes providing help to manage long-term conditions, advising those taking multiple medicines and delivering clinical advice about treatments. They will also assist with communication across a patient’s care pathway, manage medicines shortages by suggesting suitable alternatives where appropriate, and align patient's medications to that of hospital discharge summaries.

Ms Sravanthi Devabhakthuni (f)

Clinical Pharmacist

Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing. They attend our Child Health Clinics, which are run every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.

Ms Onyebuchi Chase (f)

Health Visitor

Attached Staff

The diabetes specialist nurses and diabetes specialist dietitians from the Hackney Diabetes Team visit our practice to conduct diabetes clinics.

The diabetes specialist nurse sees patients to discuss management of their diabetes; for assessment of blood glucose control; review of medication; problem-solving; and other education regarding diabetes.

The diabetes specialist dietitian sees patients to discuss dietary aspects of diabetes management; for dietary review when diabetes medication is changed, for example initiation of insulin therapy; and for weight management; or to discuss other aspects of diet and diabetes.

Ms Gill Roe (f)

Diabetic Specialist Nurse

Ms Marianne Ouaknin (f)

Diabetic Dietitian

The ACERs Heart Failure Service is a nurse lead service providing care to patients with diagnosed heart failure. They provide care in the Community to optimise medications, monitor symptoms and reduce the risk of a hospital admissions, provide Specialist Nursing input if patients are admitted to hospital and facilitate the discharge process and act as the liaison between GPs and the hospital.

Mr Arthur Tadique (m)

Heart Failure Nurse

Physiotherapists provide patients with expert diagnosis and treatment for musculoskeletal conditions and can prevent the need for referral to hospital. These physiotherapists can free up GP time by arranging swift access to a specialist where necessary and offer direct treatments. Some physiotherapists who hold advanced level training (advanced care practitioners) can manage complex conditions, arrange tests such as scans, diagnose problems, and work out a management and treatment plan such as joint injections that would previously have been organised by a GP.

Mr Naisan Dehghani (m)

First Contact Practitioner 


Mr Frederic Mathews (m)

First Contact Practitioner 


WellFamily Plus supports people over the age of 16, who experience mild to moderate mental health difficulties. This service offers holistic assessments, advice, and information, emotional and practical support.

Ms Shiqpe Humolli (f)

Family Action WellFamilyPlus Service

Social prescribing involves helping patients to improve their health, wellbeing and welfare by connecting them to community services which might be run by the council or a local charity. Social prescribers can take the time to talk about what matters to patients and support them to find suitable activities that are a better alternative to medication. They connect people to community groups and services for practical and emotional support.

Ms Sehriban Suyur (f)

Social Prescriber

Health coaching guides and prompts people to change their behaviour, so they can make healthcare choices based on what matters to them. It also supports them to become more active in their health and care. Health and Wellbeing Coaches coach and motivate patients through multiple sessions to identify their needs, set goals, and support patients to achieve their personalised health and care plan objectives.

Ms Lydia Hemus (f)

Health and Wellbeing Coach

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