Get to know the medical and administration team at Somerset Medical Centre.
Our mission is to provide an excellent, high quality health experience for all our patients. Our team are fully trained and compliant with NHS confidentiality policies and all mandatory training. We regularly run in-house team based training to improve our service to our patient population.
Our management team are innovative and forward thinking to ensure the smooth running of the business. We regularly engage with patients through the patient participation partnership and welcome feedback to support the growth of the practice.
Ms Dimitria K
Mr Andrew Sarek
Our GP Principals are dedicated to support patients in the management of long-term conditions through traditional medicine and innovative approaches.
Our Principals are very active in the local CCG and community projects.
Dr Ghulam Murtaza
Dr Humera Murtaza
Dr Asma Mahmood
Our qualified nurses have applicable skills in cervical screening, immunisations (including travel), contraceptive and sexual health advice, wound care and other aspects of physical care of patients in general practice.
They are also trained to support the management of long-term conditions such as diabetes, Asthma, COPD, cardiovascular disease and other chronic disease management.
Health Care Assistants
Our Health Care Assistants (HCA’s) work under the supervision of our Practice Nurses to provide care to patients needing a variety of physical tests and other aspects of care to support the management on long-term conditions.
This may include blood tests, ECG’s, 24-hour blood pressure monitors, injections for adults, simple wound care, spirometry, diabetic foot care and high risk monitoring, ear care, anticoagulation monitoring, smoking cessation counselling, etc.
Phlebotomists are an instrumental part of the NHS team, making sure that the diagnosis of illness is done quickly and safely. Phlebotomists will take blood samples from patients ,which are examined in a laboratory and the results can be used to quickly diagnose diseases and conditions.
Mr Zabi Maqsoodi
Mrs Behesthen Maqsoodi
Specialist Administration Team
The admin team is the backbone of the practice; ensuring that the practice runs smoothly and are always looking for ways to create efficiencies, streamline operations, and implement new programs to the benefit of the team and the practice.
Our dedicated team of administrators cover a vast array of duties ranging from registrations, medical summaries, IT, insurance reports, document management, and medical referrals.
Mr Muhammad Ameen
Front Desk Reception
The reception team are the first point of contact for all patients at the surgery, you will find the below staff at the front desk reception on the ground floor.
Our experienced Reception team are here to help you in making bookings, answering queries and directing you to the most appropriate service based on your medical needs. They will help you set up you patient online access and update your details so the surgery can keep you informed of new