Dr John Richard Parrish (m)
FRCGP DCH DFFP. D.Occ.Med DRCOG
Qualified 1983 London
Particular interests – Child Health, Diabetes, Asthma, Obstetrics, Ophthalmology and Occupational Medicine. GP Trainer since 1992, Dr Parrish also attends the trainee selection process in London. Dive Medical Referee since 2008 (One of 70 in the UK). Examination of SCUBA divers with health concerns. Dr Parrish also is the practice lead for the Clinical Commissioning Group, GP Chambers and Medicines Management.
Dr Vispi Parekh (m)
MBBS MS Family Planning and Occupational Health Certificates
Diplomas in Coronary Heart Disease
Qualified 1973 Grant Medical School, Bombay
Particular interests – Child Health, Minor Surgery and Joint Injections, Neck and Back Manipulation, Heart Disease Prevention, Asthma, Obstetrics and Occupational Medicine.
Dr Dorota Urbaniak (f)
MD (Warsaw) 1985
LMSSA (London) 1993
Diploma of the Faculty of Family Planning
Particular Interests - Women's Health, including Gynaecology, Obstetrics, Family Planning and Menopause, Children's Health, Mental Health and Dermatology
Dr Thomas Koczian (m)
MBBS MRCGP MRCP BSc AKC DRCOG DFSRH ECEPC
Particular interests - General Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Contraception and Sexual Health and Palliative Care.
Dr Patricia M Norris (f)
Occupational Health Diploma
Dr Norris will continue to do Occupational Health work.
Our practice is a training practice. Our registrars are fully qualified and have a great deal of hospital experience. Registrars are attached to our practice for 12 months and patients find their fresh, enthusiastic approach adds to the health care we provide. The registrars usually become General Practitioner partners after completing their training and are, at all times, encouraged to seek advice, when required, from the practice partners. When booking an appointment you may be asked if you would consult with the registrar appointed to the practice. We are confident that they will give our patients modern, effective and caring treatment.
Currently Dr Abbey Cargill
We have two Practice Nurses. They see patients by appointment for such services as dressings, immunisations, blood and urine tests, blood pressure checks, ECG’s ear syringing and cervical smears. They also give general advice on health and healthy living. In addition they carry out asthma and diabetic clinics.
We have one health care assistant who undertakes some routine nursing duties so that the practice nurses can offer their more specialised skills to our patients. She has received training and assessment in certain areas such as taking bloods, routine blood pressure monitoring, blood glucose monitoring, ECG’s, simple dressings, new patient health checks and weight checks. She also undertakes chaperone duties if required.
The phlebotomist attends on a Monday morning from 9.30 to 10.30 to carry out various blood tests. These tests are carried out with the minimum of delay and patients are advised to use the clinics whenever possible. Additional clinics provided throughout the week.
Miss Milena Bodda
Milena Bodda is the Practice Manager and she is responsible for the running of the practice and should be able to help you with any questions about administration or non-medical aspects of your treatment within the practice.
If you have any problems or feel you have a complaint about the attention you receive, please speak to Milena; she is always willing to listen and may be able to help and advise. She would also be happy to hear your views and suggestions about the services offered by the practice.) Milena is responsible for managing our “in house” complaints procedure.
Mrs Jackie Lomas
Mrs Jackie Lomas is our Deputy Practice Manager. Jackie has a varied knowledge of general practice and will certainly be able to help with many of your enquiries or problems.
We have two secretaries and a team of part time receptionists. The ladies behind the reception desk will assist you in making emergency and routine appointments to see the doctor, undertake repeat prescriptions, answer numerous and varied questions and offer help and assistance at all times. They are specially trained to take messages and essential details sympathetically and in the strictest confidence so that all the doctors can treat everyone as their needs dictate. It is a legal requirement that confidentiality of patients’ records is maintained at the highest level by all staff. Their job is very demanding – please help them to help you!
Mary Power (also a phlebotomist)
Community midwives are responsible for nursing care in pregnancy and childbirth. They can be contacted via the midwifery office at Kingston Hospital.
The district nursing team have an office based at Hawks Road Clinic (tel: 020 8255 1300). Their duties include visiting housebound patients of any age in their homes where there is a medical or nursing need, giving practical assistance or offering professional advice. Each patient’s needs are assessed and their care / treatment is planned accordingly. District nursing sisters are experienced registered general nurses with a certificate or diploma in district nursing.
The health visitor provides health advice for children and expectant mothers. She has special responsibility for health and development in the under fives. She can be contacted 020 8549 3672.
The dietician holds twice monthly sessions at St Albans Medical Centre and one session a month is linked to the diabetic clinic. The doctor will refer you to the dietician for weight reduction or dietary advice if applicable.