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Uttoxeter Road | Blythe Bridge | Stoke-on-Trent | ST11 9NT | telephone 0300 123 4017

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Blythe Bridge Surgery

 

 

 

 

Confidentiality

Practice Staff are bound by the same confidentiality rules as Doctors.  We comply fully with the Data Protection Act 1998 and Freedom of Information Act 2000.


Dental Emergencies

For dental emergencies outside normal office hours please call: 01782 425 846

Please note that we are unable to deal with dental problems.

Training Practice

We are an accredited GP training practice and you may be offered an appointment with one of our GP registrars. These are qualified doctors, who usually have several years of hospital experience.

We also have doctors spending time with us who have just qualified and are fully capable of seeing patients, but will be under supervision from one of the doctors in the Practice. Patients will sometimes benefit from a longer consultation time with these doctors.

Additionally, we have medical students visiting the Practice for short periods of time; they may be present with a Partner in consultations or in visits, but only with the patient’s permission.

Being a training practice our overall patient care and standards will be scrutinized and must remain high to maintain our training practice status.


Staff

General Practitioners

Dr Z Tukmachi
MBChB | Mmedsci (Cert) | MRCGP
Dr Vamsi C Tiguti MBBS | D.ORTHO | DFFP | MRCGP | MSc
Dr Rajani Sripada MBBS | MRCGP | DRCOG | DFSRH

Primary Healthcare Team

The 1 female, 2 male Doctors employ and train our highly experienced staff to provide the best professional back-up possible.  Please feel free to approach any of them for advice or help.

4 Nursing Sisters (Navy uniforms with white piping)

Sister Marjorie Carnall SRN
Sister Joy Whalley EN | RGN | DiPN
Sister Ann Hughes RGN
Sister Jane Spencer RGN

They deal with many minor or routine medical matters as well as traditional nursing duties. In addition to their normal surgery, Sister Whalley and Sister Hughes run Respiratory, including Asthma and COPD, Diabetes and Healthy Heart Clinics.

1 Health Care Assistant (burgundy uniform with white  piping)

Helen assists the nursing sisters and runs her own smoking cessation sessions.

3 Dispensers (Red Tunics with Black Skirt / Trousers)

Carol Coates Dispenser
Mary Day Dispenser
Anna Pettitt Dispenser

Our Dispensers order and run the dispensing of drugs and medicines according to the Doctors prescriptions.  They can also give simple drug advice and explanation.

Practice Manager

Jane Bentley
The Practice Manager is responsible for the general management and the day-to-day running of the Practice and will be able to help with any administrative and non-medical matters.  The Practice Manager is also available to discuss suggestions or receive complaints.

1 Assistant Practice Manager
Mary Day

3 Clerical/Secretarial Staff (Plum Tunics with Black Skirt / Trousers)

Glenda Scragg
Sara Tattum
Jane King

As well as the office work they will help you make the best of our facilities and services.  In case of difficulty they will always let you speak to the Doctor.

Counsellor

Jo Hibbert
We also offer counselling services at the practice. Jo Hibbert has joined us and she holds sessions on Friday afternoons by appointment after referral from one of the doctors.

Attached Staff

The Surgery is also serviced by Community Staff such as, District Nurses, Health Visitors and Community Midwives. Please navigate to our Community Staff Page for more details.