|Dr Pye P Tun
||MALE:– UK registered 1996 London
(1st registration Rangoon, Burma 1985)
Special Interest : Cardiology, Haematology – Anti coagulation & Acute Emergency Medicine
|Dr Sanjeev Arora
||MBBS MRCGP MSc
||MALE:- UK registered 2005
(1st registration India April 1989)
Special Interest : Diabetes
|Dr Ganapathy Gopalswamy
||MBBS FRCS (Glasgow) MRCGP
||MALE:- UK registered 1999
(1st registration Coimbatore, India 1989)
Special Interest : Teaching & training, Musculo-skeletal & Minor surgery.
|Dr Hadia Nawaz
||FEMALE:- UK registered Manchester 2011
(1st registration Manchester 2005)
Special Interest : Child Health, Family planning, Teaching & training, Hypertension & CKD.
Locum doctors will be in attendance when required. We also have medical students with us from time to time.
Doctors' Special Interests
Each of our doctors has a special interest in specific fields as outlined here:
Dr Tun - Cardiology, haematology, anti-coagulation and acute emergency medicine.
Dr Arora - Diabetes
Dr Gopalswamy - Musculo-skeletal medicine and minor surgery.
Dr Nawaz - Child health, family planning, hypertension and chronic kidney disease.
The Practice Staff
The Practice Manager
The Practice Manager - Mrs Debbie Close
Assistant Practice Manager - Mrs Linda Ratcliffe
The practice manager and assistant practice manager are responsible for the daily running of the practice.
If there is anything you feel you would like to discuss or any suggestions you would care to make, then please put this in writing and leave it at reception.
Reception staff are here to help you and are always willing to advise on any query you may have. Please remember they are only following instructions issued by the doctors when they may appear to be asking personal questions.
Advance Nurse Practitioner
Mr Dexter Slater
Mrs Jenny Crook, Mrs Heather Haynes and Miss Victoria Simpson
Our practice nurses conduct the following clinics: asthma, diabetes, coronary heart disease, hypertension, cervical smears, learning disability, CVD risk assessment, contraceptive services, smoking cessation and well persons.
They are also available to give travel vaccinations and childhood immunisations.
Appointments may be made by telephoning reception.
First Contact Physiotherapist
Fiona Deighan, Chris Saxon & Jack Coxon
Mental Health Practitioner
Julienne Ngo Libong
Community Link Worker
The team look after your district nursing needs. They are employed by Bridgewater Community Healthcare and work from Hindley Town Hall. Their duties include visiting patients of any age in their homes, giving practical assistance and professional advice. Each patient’s needs are assessed and their care/treatment is planned accordingly. District nursing sisters are experienced registered general nurses with a certificate or diploma in district nursing.
Contact number 01942 483483
Health Visitors can be contacted by telephoning 01942 482481 or 01942 482490