Our Staff

Doctors

DR MAHENDRA PATEL

Senior Partner - MBBS (1974), MRCGP

DR VEENA CHIKKASETTY

Partner - MBBS (1993), MRCOG, MRCGP

DR RAFI KAMALUDEEN

Partner - MBBS (2000), MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP

DR CHRIS UDENZE

Salaried GP - MBBS (1987), MRCGP

DR LAURA MORENO

Locum GP - MBBS (2009)

Nurse Practitioners

PAULINE WARD

Nurses

We have an experienced nursing team, who as a whole can offer a range of services to surgery patients. We have nurse led specialist clinics in Asthma; COPD; CHD; Stop Smoking and Diabetes. Between them, they are able to perform travel immunisations; cervical smears; dressings; blood tests; injections; vaccinations, immunisations; ear syringing; stitch removal; give risk reduction/dietary and obesity advice; hold well woman/man clinics; perform ECGs and NHS health checks and also advise you if you have a minor illness.

NEIL DILLON

LYNDA ARTHUR

DELLANIE NASH

Practice Management

KEVIN ROOT

Practice Manager

Reception

LEIGH BLACKBURN

Reception Supervisor

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. The health visitors are based at West Cliff House, West Cliff Gardens, Folkestone CT20 1SZ Tel: 01303 858922.

Attached Staff

The surgery has both a team of district nurses as well as a team of midwives attached to it. The teams are not based here but can be contacted through the surgery. Receptionists do give out the mobile numbers of the midwives so that you can contact them direct.