Dr Sivakumar & Dr Gude’s Surgery

Our Team


Dr Sadras Sivakumar

MBBS 1987, DFFP May 2002, MRCGP April 2004


Dr Sivakumar is a fully qualified doctor who joined the practice as a partner in July 2006. He offers a full range of general practice care to his patients, including … [continue] Dr Sadras Sivakumar

Dr Rao Gude

MBBS 1998, DCH 1991, MRCP 1998, MRCGP 2006


Dr Gude is a fully qualified doctor, who has worked in local hospitals in General Medicine, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and offers a full range of general practice care to … [continue] Dr Rao Gude

Dr Saminah Ahmad


Dr Zehra Tabani


Dr Manisha Isser

GP Registrar

Practice nurses

Sister Jane Atherton

Practice Nurse

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks, baby immunisations, cytology screening. The practice nurses run … [continue] Sister Jane Atherton

Carlie Harrison

Trainee Nurse Associate

Alison Rushton

Healthcare Assistant

Practice manager

Susie Bennett

Practice Manager

Practice staff

Alison Brown

Patient Coordinator

Lucy Greenwood

Patient Coordinator

Sarah Grant

GP Assistant

Vanessa Worthington

Patient Coordinator

Stephanie Jones

Patient Coordinator

Sharon Booth

Patient Coordinator


Hygiene Operative

Additional healthcare staff

Care Coordinator Liz Power

Care coordinators, review patients’ needs and help them access the services and support they require to understand and manage their own health and wellbeing, referring to social prescribing link workers, health … [continue] Care Coordinator Liz Power

PCN First Contact Practitioner

A first contact practitioner (FCP) is an experienced physiotherapist who has the advanced skills necessary to assess, diagnose and recommend appropriate treatment or referral for musculoskeletal (MSK) problems on a patient’s … [continue] PCN First Contact Practitioner

PCN Pharmacist James Dunlop

A Primary Care Network (PCN) pharmacist works alongside a multidisciplinary diverse team of health care professionals in general practice and within the primary care network, providing primary support for prescription … [continue] PCN Pharmacist James Dunlop

Community midwives

Community Midwife holds ante-natal clinics at the surgery on a Thursday morning 11:30 to 12:30.

Community nurses

District Nurses Provide nursing care to house bound and patients discharged from hospital. Community Matron who will visit patients over 55yrs and who have an exacerbation of a chronic long … [continue] Community nurses


Counsellors provide a counselling service at the practice

Community Link Worker

Community Link Worker

A Community Link Worker is a member of your GP Surgery Team and provides advice and support on any social issues affecting you, on local services and community-based groups and … [continue] Community Link Worker