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Please click this link to see information on coping with the heatwave.

The law on how we process your personal data has changed.  There are new regulations called the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).  Please see our fair processing notice for adults and children under the Practice Policies tab on the right hand side.

Carers Packs.  We have put them together for Carers and the Elderly which contains a wealth of information on the services available to you.  To obtain a free copy of Northgate's carers pack enquire at Reception.

Wi-Fi is now available for patients in the waiting area to allow easy access to a range of NHS Health mobile apps.  No password is needed.  Simply connect to the Wi-Fi called ‘NHS Wi-Fi’ and follow the registration steps.  Unfortunately we are not able to help with configuration or fixing issues with your device.

Free call blockers will be available to any person living with dementia that is currently receiving scam or nuisance calls.

To get a FREE call-blocking device YES should be answered to the following:

  1. Do you or the person you are applying for receive nuisance and scam calls?

  2. Does the person who would like the call blocker have dementia? 

If you answered yes to the above then please apply at:

www.friendsagainstscams.org.uk/callblocker

PLEASE SEE BOTTOM OF PAGE FOR ONLINE SERVICES.

PLEASE SEE THE PRESCRIPTION TAB FOR CHANGES TO THE WAY THAT YOU ORDER REPEAT PRESCRIPTIONS.

Young Person's Telephone Advice Clinic - On Wednesdays between 12.00 noon and 12.30pm we run a young person's (13-19 year old) telephone advice line for dedicated advice on any matter that you would like to discuss with someone clinical on a totally confidential basis.  Please feel free to contact reception during these times and someone will help you.

ALL PATIENTS AT THIS PRACTICE HAVE A NAMED GP. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KNOW THE NAME OF YOUR GP PLEASE ASK AT RECEPTION OR DURING YOUR NEXT CONSULTATION.

Doctors

Dr Gwenan J Davenport (f)

MB, ChB (Sheffield) 1983

Senior Partner

Dr Davenport works part time at the Practice.

She normally has a Surgery at the following times:-  Monday am, Wednesday pm, Thursday am, Friday am.

She also works one day a week at Ackworth School, advising on student health.

Her special interests and responsibilities in the Practice are Information Governance, Staffing, Complaints and Training.  She is a qualified Trainer and plays a key role in working with student Doctors who are placed with the Practice.

Dr Atul Patel

MB,ChB DRCOG 1986                                              Partner


Dr Patel works part time at the Practice.


He normally has a Surgery at the following times:-  Monday am, Monday pm, Tuesday pm, Thursday pm.


Dr Patel's special interests are Vascular and Gastroenterology.  Dr Patel also runs a minor surgery clinic every Thursday afternoon. He is a GPSi (GP with Special Interest) in Gastroenterology and performs endoscopy every week at our clinic within the Practice.   

Dr Rosario M Vega

MBBS, MRCGP (2010), MPH, DFSRH 1993           Partner         Other language Spanish


Dr Vega works part time at the Practice.


She normally has a Surgery at the following times:-  Monday am, Monday pm, Tuesday am, Tuesday pm, Wednesday am, Wednesday pm, Friday am, Friday pm.


Dr Vega's special interests are Cytology and Prostate Cancer and she runs the weekly coil and implant clinic on Tuesday afternoons. She is a qualified Trainer and works with the Trainee Physicians' Assistants, Registrars and medical students who work within the Practice.  She is also the Lead for Safeguarding and Child Health.

Dr Pauline S Riddett

MBBS(Hons) 2007, DFFP 2011, nMRCGP 2012     Partner


Dr Riddett works full time at the Practice.


She normally has a Surgery at the following times:-  Monday am, Monday pm, Tuesday am, Tuesday pm, Wednesday am, Wednesday pm, Thursday am, Thursday pm.


Dr Riddett is responsible for ensuring that as many appointments are made available as possible for patients.  She oversees the booking of locums to ensure appointment levels are sufficient when staff are on holiday or off sick. She is a Director on the board which represents all the Practices in the locality.  She is also the Business Lead in the Practice and makes sure the Practice is financially stable whilst providing the right service for our patients.   

Dr Kamal Ibrahim

MBChB MRCP (UK)  nMRCGP  DRCOG  DGM     Partner         Other language Egyptian


Dr Ibrahim works full time at the Practice.


He normally has a Surgery at the following times:-  Tuesday am, Tuesday pm, Wednesday am, Wednesday pm, Thursday am, Thursday pm, Friday am, Friday pm.


Dr Ibrahim is our newest Partner, joining us in 2014.  His special interest is diabetes and he runs weekly diabetic review clinics.  He is also our Prescribing Lead and is responsible for ensuring that the Practice is working in line with current prescribing guidelines in a safe manner for our patients.  He works with Dr Kemshell in ensuring that patients on our palliative care register are well cared for.  Dr Ibrahim also runs a minor surgery clinic every Thursday morning.

Dr Annette Kemshell

MBBS 2003  MRCGP 2012                                       Salaried GP

Dr Kemshell works full time at the Practice.

She normally has a Surgery at the following times:-  Monday am, Monday pm, Wednesday am, Wednesday pm, Thursday am, Thursday pm, Friday am, Friday pm.

Dr Kemshell joined the Practice in March 2016. She has a special interest in mental health, dementia and learning disabilities and is also jointly responsible for the care of patients on our palliative care register.

She is a qualified trainer and supervises Trainee Registrars and qualified Physicians’ Associates.

She also runs the Patient Group that meets four times a year and works with them on any initiatives that improve the service we provide to patients 

Dr Adam Clark (m)

Qualifications  MRCGP                                              Contracted GP


Dr Clark works part time at the Practice.


He normally has a Surgery at the following times:-  Wednesday am, Wednesday pm, Thursday am, Thursday pm, Friday am, Friday pm.


Dr Clark carried out his last placement as a Registrar at Northgate before joining the surgery in August 2017.  He has an interest in prescribing issues and works jointly with Dr Brennan to ensure safe and efficient administration of prescription items.  The Practice has several initiatives concerning prescribing which need to be closely monitored.  Dr Clark also carries out tutorials for new Registrars who come to the Practice.

Dr Joseph Brennan (m)

Qualifications MRCGP                                               Salaried GP


Dr Brennan works part time at the Practice.                                 


He normally has a Surgery at the following times:-  Monday am, Monday pm, Wednesday am, Wednesday pm, Thursday am, Thursday pm.


Dr Brennan joined Northgate in September 2017. He is newly qualified and works jointly with Dr Clark on prescribing issues to ensure safe and efficient administration of medications.  Dr Brennan has an interest in teaching and training and he is already developing these skills within the Practice by carrying out tutorials with our Registrars.  He also carries out a part-time teaching role with medical students at a local University.  

We are not a limited Partnership  

Training

The practice is a training practice and therefore has a GP registrar working in the surgery as a trainee, usually for a period of six months but occasionally for 12 months. Dr Davenport, Dr Vega and Dr Kemshell are responsible for their progress. We also have campus clinics medical students, intercalated students and Trainee Physician's Assistants. You will be notified and asked for consent if a student is to be present during your consultation.

Disclosure of Earnings

Disclosure - all GP Practices are required to declare the mean earnings (eg average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each Practice. Average pay for GPs working at Northgate in the financial year 2016/2017 was £134,641 before tax and national insurance.  This is for 4 full time GPs and 2 part-time GPs who worked in the practice for more than 6 months.

 
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