Meet the Team

Doctors

Each patient has a Named accountable GP. If you have a preference for a specific GP please call to let us know and we will accommodate this as much as possible.

Patients may see any GP for appointments and this does not have to be their named GP.

Dr Satvinder Sandilands (f)

M.B Ch.B DRCOG MRCGP DCH
Dr Sandilands (Partner) who is a GP tutor, training new GP’s who will hopefully eventually practice in the area. Her specialities are heart failure/warfarin monitoring, child health, family planning and contraceptive implants. She teaches year 1 students studying at the local university who are training to become doctors. Dr Sandilands grew up in Birmingham and qualified in 1989 at Birmingham University.

Dr Julie Antony (f)

MBBS, DFSRH, DRCOG, MRCGP

Dr Samantha Owen (f)

M.B Ch.B DRCOG MRCGP DCH DFFP
Dr Owen (Partner) specialises in Palliative care, child health, family planning and contraceptive implants. She teaches year 4 students studying at the local university who are training to become doctors.Dr Owen grew up in Walsall and qualified in 1997 at Birmingham University.

Dr Saffeia Imtyaz (f)

M.B Ch.B BSc MRCGP DFSRH
Dr Imtyaz (Partner) is qualified to train new GP’s and is looking forward to being allocated her own registrar. She is currently working with Dr Sandilands to tutor GP registrars. She qualified at Leicester University in 2004 completing her GP training in 2009.

Dr Shahzeb Afreedi (m)

MBBS

Dr Sophia Nasser (f)

MBBS
Dr Nasser offers general medical services and is happy to see patients with all conditions. Dr Nasser grew up in Northampton and qualified in 2006 at Kings College, London.

Dr Guan Chan (m)

MRCGP, MB ChB, Degree B Medicine- Surgery 

Dr Manish Verma (m)

MBBS

Nurse Practitioners

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks, and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics, and carry out cervical smears.

Sarah Jinks (f)

BA (HONS) RN

Sarah is a Nurse Practitioner at the practice. Our nurse practitioners work with our doctors to provide advanced nursing services.

When making an appointment to see a doctor you may be offered a consultation with our nurse practitioners who will be able to advise on many common conditions and illnesses.

Beth Morton (f)

RN Adult

Julie Hoggins (f)

RGN RM

Emily Byrne- Burns

Nurse

Heather O’Neill (f)

BSc Adult Nursing

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Siobhan Westwood (f)

NVQ 3 HCA

Tammy Singh (f)

NVQ 3 HCA

Kerri-Ann Brooker (f)

Healthcare Assistant

Julie Pettitt (f)

Healthcare Assistant

Chloe Allan (f)

Healthcare Assistant

Practice Management

The practice managers are involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide high quality patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment, and information technology. The practice managers support the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also help to develop extended services to enhance patient care.

Victoria Arbenz (f)

Practice Manager

Jacqueline King (f)

Assistant Practice Manager

Jacqueline assists the Practice Manager and provides support to Clinical and Administrative staff.

Sara Bennett

Reception Manager

Katie Horton

Claims and Administration Manager

Administration/ Secretaries

Karolyn Smith

Secretary

Helen Lunt

Secretary

Helen Powell

Secretary

Daniel Wall

Administration

Reception Team

Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits

Caroline W

Receptionist

Sophie

Receptionist

 Caroline B

Receptionist

 Lisa

Receptionist

  Sarah

Receptionist

 Amy

Receptionist

  Chloe

Receptionist

  Charlotte 

Receptionist

 Clare

Receptionist

  Leonie

Receptionist

Kamaldeep

Receptionist

 Lena

Receptionist

Pharmacists

Mr Bharat Patel (m)

BSc(Hons) Pharmacy

Mr Bharat Patel is our Senior Clinical Pharmacist. He oversees the pharmacy team and is able to issue prescriptions.

Nisha Gogna (f)

Clinical Pharmacist

Atiyyah Hamid (f)

Clinical Pharmacist

Associated Staff

Audiologist

Health Visitor

Pharmacists

Pharmacy Technician

Social Prescriber

Health and Well Being Coach

Paramedic

Mental Health Practitioner

District Nurses

Community Psychiatric Nurses

Community Midwife

Teaching Practice

Rushall Medical Centre is a teaching practice. Dr Sandilands and Dr Imtyaz tutor our GP Registrars during their general practice rotation. Medical Students from Aston University are also taught at the Practice and are tutored by Dr Afreedi.

As part of their educational process, these students/GP registrars have access to and contact with patients and their records. All students sign a confidentiality form regarding the importance of sensitive information.

You have the right not to have a student present at your consultation and to refuse to see a student doctor.