Our Staff

Doctors

DR JIM LAWRIE

Senior Partner - MBE, MBBS, MA(OXON), FRCGP Registered 1984 London

Dr Lawrie has worked as a GP (family doctor) in the East End of London for the last 33 years.

DR ALPA PATEL

MBBS, DRCOG, MRCGP, Registered 2001 London

Dr Patel trained at St. Bartholomew's and Royal London Medical School. She joined the practice in 2005 and has a special interest in Diabetes. GMC No. 4741358

DR DURGA SATYANARAYANA

MBBS, MRCGP, DFSHRH, Registered 1997 India

I have an interest in Women’s health. GMC No: 6058109

DR OPHELIA CHENG

MBBS, MRCGP, Registered 2011 London

Dr Cheng joined the practice in 2009. Dr Cheng trained at Royal Free Medical School and then went on to medical rotations at Basildon Hosptial, Essex and Whipps Cross Hosptial, London. She then entered General Practice and completed her specialist training locally in Newham. She is currently working as a part-time Salaried GP and teaches the Barts and the London Medical School students. GMC No: 6103515

DR ANNA GLINKA

Registered 1997 Karagand - GMC No: 6045630

DR COSTAS STAMATOGLOU

BSC MBBS DOHNS MRCGP, Registered 2006 London

GMC No:6149376

DR BETTINA WEISKE-LIPPERT

Registered Berlin 1999 - GMC No: 6024847

DR MIKE HALL

Bsc(hon) Sheffield MBChB

DR SABINA PATEL

Registered 2009 London - GMC No: 7043302

DR CHARMAINE BELVIN

Salaried GP - GMC no: 7523093

Joined the Practice 2020

DR ANDREW PEETAMSINGH

Trainee GP

Nurses

ALICE LARH-ADDO

Practice Nurse - NMC - Registered London 2008

Joined the Practice on 2011

BONNIE BRANCH

Trainee Practice Nurse - NMC registered London

Joined the Practice 2021

Pharmacist

NIRAJ NAKUM

Pharmacist

Joined the Practice 2020

Care Coordinator

ILMA TURNER

Care Coordinator - Joined the Practice 2022

As the Patient Care Coordinator Ilma works with both patients and Healthcare Professionals to ensure seamless, organised and effective care.

Social Prescriber

ZAINAB EJAZ

Social Prescriber - Joined the Practice 2022

Social prescribing involves helping patients to improve their health, wellbeing and social welfare by connecting them to community services which might be run by the council or a local charity. For example, signposting people who have been diagnosed with dementia to local dementia support groups.

Practice Management

LYNNE EVANS

Practice Manager - Certificate DMS Management Studies, Certificate PHC Management

Joined the practice in February 1993

Administration

KATY BANGS

Operations Manager

Katy is responsible for the daily operation of the practice and manages the Reception and Admin Team. Katy is constantly trying to improve patient experience by reviewing processes and procedures. She deals with any patient queries or problems and hopes to resolve them as promptly and amicably as possible. Katy joined the Practice in April 2019.

KIM LAW

Senior Admin Lead/Phlebotomist

Joined the Practice in June 1992

Reception

Our team of 8 receptionists led by Katy, book appointments, answer the telephone, deal with requests for repeat prescriptions and help with enquiries generally. Like the medical team they receive ongoing training in practice procedures and protocols. The reception team provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Please remember our receptionists have a very difficult task to perform and that they must follow the instructions given to them by the doctors. Please also understand that they may need to ask sensitive questions when dealing with certain requests, particularly when assessing urgency. We hope that you find the professional and courteous approach by our staff helpful and welcoming.

DIONNE LYME

Senior Receptionist/Prescription Clerk

Joined the Practice in 2009

DAWN BENJAMIN

Receptionist

Joined the Practice in 2016

CHI-WEN NIM

Receptionist

Joined the Practice in 2016

JESELY VALENCIA

Receptionist

Joined the Practice in 2021

SHELLLY WRIGHT

Receptionist

Joined the Practice in 2021

MARGOT TUCKER

Receptionist

Joined the Practice in 2022

ROSE WADLAND

Receptionist

Re-Joined the Practice 2022

MAHMUDA HUSSAIN

Receptionist

Joined the Practice 2022

Health Visitors

The role of your Health Visitor is to improve Public Health by working with individuals, families and communities. The main focus of their work is families with children from birth to 5 years. They provide baby clinics, developmental checks, advice on sleep and feeding problems and general problems for the under fives. Drop-in Baby Clinics are held at: BECKTON AND ROYAL DOCKS CHILDREN'S CENTRE Tollgate Road, Beckton, London, E6 5UP 1st Tuesday of every month 10.00am - 12.00pm 2nd & 4th Wednesday of every month 13.30pm - 15.30pm Early Start Docklands Winifred Street E16 2HX Every Thursday 10.00am - 12.00pm

District Nurses

The District nurses work closely with our GPs and other agencies to ensure high quality and continuity of care. The District Nursing team are responsible for providing nursing care, continence advice, support and advice to those people suffering acute, long-term and terminal illness, both in their own homes and within residential care. They can be contacted on 020 8709 5555

Midwives

They hold antenatal clinics in the practice as well as visiting expectant mothers in their homes. Most of our pregnant patients have their babies delivered by a midwife from our team. You can contact the midwives via Newham University Hospital switchboard on 020 7476 3000.