Practice Staff

Doctors

Dr Helen Lucas

Partner - BA MBBS DRCOG MRCGP Durham University and Newcastle Medical School - Registered in 1993

Dr Lucas joined the practice in 1999, having gained a degree in English before training to be a doctor. She works seven sessions a week in the practice and is a GP Trainer. Her special interests include mental health and the full range of family planning including coil fitting. She supervises anticoagulation monitoring at the practice. She has an MA in medical ethics and supports the Practice with staff management. Here is a timetable showing when Dr Lucas is available in the surgery. Monday - am & pm, Tuesday - am & pm, Wednesday - am & pm, Thursday – pm.

Dr Henrietta Brook

Partner, MA MBBChir MRCP MRCGP Cambridge University and King's College Hospital - Registered in 1992

Dr Brook joined the practice in 1999. She works three sessions a week in the practice, and has three children. Her special interests include General Medicine and Paediatrics. She is knowledgable about Ophthalmology, as her husband is a professor at Moorfields Eye Hospital. She works with our addiction counsellor on Substance Misuse. She is responsible for staff management. Here is a timetable showing when Dr Brook is available in the surgery. Tuesday - am & pm, Wednesday - am & pm, Thursday – am.

Dr Tahira Zuberi

Partner, MBBS MRCGP Dip Derm. Dip Family Prac. Dow Medical College - Registered 1994

Dr Zuberi joined the practice in August 2009. She has two children. She trained in Pakistan, has previously worked in Singapore and at the Royal Hospital for Neurodisability. She is a GP trainer. She has particular interests in dermatology, medicine and paediatrics. She also offers joint injections. Here is a timetable showing when Dr Zuberi is available in the surgery. Tuesday – am, Wednesday - am & pm, Thursday – am, Friday - am & pm.

Dr Owen Carter

Partner, MBChB BSC(Hons) MRCGP DFSRH Warwick University - Registered 2007

Dr Carter first joined the LHGP team in 2011 as a Registrar, and after qualifying as a GP returned as a Associate GP and then a Partner in 2017. He has special interests in cancer, men's health & LGBTQ+ health and can fit and remove contraceptive implants. He is responsible for nurse management in the practice. He is the Cancer Commissioning Lead for Wandsworth CCG and the Macmillan GP Facilitator for Wandsworth; and the Macmillan Joint GP Adviser Associate for London. He is the LGBTQ+ lead for the Practice. Here is a timetable showing when Dr Carter is available in the surgery. Tuesday - am & pm, Thursday - am & pm, Friday - am & pm.

Dr Rob Seal

Partner, BA MBBCh MRCGP Oxford University, Swansea and Cardiff Medical Schools - Registered 2012

Dr Seal joined the practice in August 2018, though he was at Lavender Hill for a 6 month stint during his GP training. He did a degree in Maths and Philosophy before training to be a doctor. He is interested in the full range of general practice, in particular men’s health, diabetes and (in development) dermatology with minor surgery. Here is a timetable showing when Dr Seal is available in the surgery. Monday - am & pm, Tuesday – am, Thursday – am & pm, Friday – am & pm.

Dr Dana Khoriati

Associate GP, MA MBBS MRCGP Cambridge University, University College Hospital London.

Dr Khoriati joined the practice after finishing her training here, in 2019. She is interested in mental health and children’s health and is working seven sessions a week. Here is a timetable of when she is available: Monday - am & pm, Tuesday - am & pm, Wednesday – am, Friday - am & pm.

Dr Devon Kennard

Associate GP, BSc(Hons) MBBS MRCGP DHMSA Manchester University, King's College London - Registered 2014

Dr Kennard joined us in 2019. She studied Biochemistry before training as a doctor and has interests in dermatology, medical education and healthcare management. She is the practice respiratory lead and works eight sessions a week. Here are the times when she is available: Tuesday - am & pm, Wednesday - am & pm, Thursday - am & pm, Friday - am & pm

Dr Jon Ainsworth

Associate GP, BSc(Hons) MBBS MRCGP

Dr Ainsworth has joined the Practice in January 2021. His areas of interest include substance misuse, ENT, Dermatology. He's available in the surgery Monday to Thursday

Dr Laura Mindel

Associate GP (Retainer Scheme) BSc MBBS MRCGP DRCOG Nottingham University, University College London Hospital - Registered 2008

Dr Mindel joined us in 2018. She has two young children. She did a biology degree before studying medicine. She has special interests in womens' health and is our child protection lead. Here is a timetable showing when Dr Mindel is available in the surgery. Wednesday – am, Thursday – am & pm, Friday – am.

Dr Emily Stanton

Associate GP, BSc (Hons) MScPH MBBS MRCGP DRCOG Bristol University, St George's University of London, LSHTM

Emily studied Biochemistry prior to her medical degree. She has interests in General Medicine and Public Health having completed a masters prior to GP training. She works 6 sessions Monday - Wednesday

Dr Mohammed Qurashi

MBBS BSc Barts and the London Hospital - Registered in 2015

Dr Qurashi completed his qualification as a Registrar at the Practice with Dr Zuberi in 2020. Here is when Dr Qurashi is available in the surgery Monday - am & pm, Tuesday - am & pm, Wednesday – pm, Thursday – am, Friday – am.

Nurses

Lindsey King

RGN

Lindsey joined us in 2010 having previously been a cardiac specialist nurse at St Georges Hospital. She is enjoying the full range of practice nursing. Her special interest is in Health Promotion, including smoking cessation and she is the lead nurse for sexual health and child immunisation in the practice.

Tina Hourigan

RGN

Tina is now a fully trained practice nurse. She Has special responsibility for Asthma and COPD checks and INR testing for those taking warfarin. She has responsibility for our extended care pathway patients.

Sam Norton

RGN

Sam is an experienced practice nurse who joined us in 2015. She is the lead nurse for diabetes and does some joint clinics with the visiting diabetes specialist nurse.

Healthcare Assistants

Victoria Radford

Victoria offers new patient checks, blood testing, and routine chronic disease review checks. She is a trained smoking counsellor and they assists at coil fittings. She assists with minor surgery and can remove stitches.

Practice Management

The Practice Manager and the Partners 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 a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. This supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.

Barbara Veloso

Joanne Acres

Deputy Practice Manager Jo provides senior administrative support.

Administration

Karim Redjimi

Karim is responsible for IT in the practice.

Joanna Zywna

Joanna is our EMIS workflow facilitator, making sure administration in the practice runs smoothly.

Reception/Patient Coordinators

Patient coordinators answer the telephone, help you at the reception desk, deal with email queries and perform many administrative tasks dealing with registrations, records, forms, letters and prescriptions. They are very busy on the telephone in the first part of the morning, so you may need to be a little patient till your turn comes. The team comprises of Amanda, Clare, Lyn, Sahar, Maria, Emily, Saima, JP and Dayna.

Victoria Morris

Reception Manager

Addiction Counsellor

We have a weekly clinic, working closely with Dr Henrietta Brook, to help patients with problems of alcohol and drugs. They can work to reduce harms from street drugs and alcohol, provide substitute opiates on prescription and can also help people who want to cut down their use of addictive substances.

Clinical Pharmacist

We have a growing team of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians. They help ensure that our patients are prescribed the most appropriate medication for their medical conditions. You might be contacted by them to discuss your medical condition and medication.

Primary Care Plus Worker - Mental Health

We have a weekly clinic run by a member of the local mental health NHS Trust to help people with mental health needs.

Social Prescriber

Social prescribing is a growing movement that connects people with a range of non clinical programmes, services and events in their local community – like walking groups, mental health counseling, debt management advice, employability skills, volunteering, family fitness, healthy cooking programmes, mindfulness sessions, and housing issues. Often these issues can be complex and challenging, and GPs may refer you to this member of the team to provide you with more time and support to help identify and help with these challenges.

Health & Wellbeing Coach

Health & Wellbeing Coaches see our patients at the Practice working with them to focus on improving their health through a series of coaching sessions using motivational interivwing to support patients to adopt healthy behaviours.

Attached Staff

We are proud to host a wide range of additional members of the Practice Team who can provide more help and support to people. This can often complement the support that can be given by our GPs and Practice Nurses.