Dr Saleem Sabir [M]
MBBS (Lahore, Pakistan 1988)
BMed Sci, FRCS (1994), MRCGP
English, Urdu, Punjabi, Hindi and some Arabic
Dr Sabir is a male GP Partner. He qualified in Lahore Pakistan in 1989 and has worked in the UK since 1991.
He has previously worked as a Surgeon both in General Surgery and Orthopaedics. He provides General Medical Services and in addition has particular interest in providing assessment, treatment and advice in Musculoskeletal problems. He does joint injections, minor surgery and cryotherpay for warts and small skin lesions. Dr Sabir leads on respiratory care within the practice.
Dr Madhu Kesavalu [M]
MBBS (Madras, India 2000)
English, Urdu, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi
Dr Kesavalu (Dr Madhu) finished his GP training in 2006 and thereafter joined Prospect Surgery as a partner. He enjoys working with people and likes to spend time with his family and weather permitting country walks! He provides General Medical Services and in addition has a particular interest in paediatrics. Dr Madhu has taken the practice lead in Coronary Care and Child Health Surveillance.
Dr Pauline John [F]
MBBS (Bangalore, India, 1995)
English, Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu
Dr John qualified in Bangalore, India in 1995 and practiced in the rural setting (under-priviliged areas) in Southern India. She trained and qualified as a GP in the UK in 2010. She worked as a full-time salaried GP in Hartlepool, and joined Prospect Surgery in 2012 as a part-time salaried GP, due to family commitments. In addition to providing General Medical Services, Dr John has a particular interest in women’s health.
Linda Ozelton- looks after the overall running of the business side of the practice and would be pleased to help you with any administrative problems, queries, suggestions or complaints.
Jayne Henderson – assists Mrs Ozelton in the daily management of the practice.
Mrs Donna Bessant oversees the running of reception and also deals with most of the correspondence between our practice and other agencies along with Mrs Katherine Matthews.
The reception staff are your link with the rest of the practice. They will try to help you with your enquiries, repeat prescriptions and appointments as efficiently as possible. They are trained to do a difficult and demanding job and may need to ask you some medical details to help the rest of the team to work effectively. They work under the doctors’ instructions. The more clearly you explain your problem the better we can help. Please help them to help you.
Gael Watson and Anne Bernicchi are our Practice Nurses, Janette Osborne is our Healthcare Assistant and Donna Bessant is our Phlebotomist. They are available by appointment for nursing advice and chronic disease management. They can provide various treatments such as dressings, blood tests, treatment of minor injuries, immunisations and repeat pill and HRT checks.
The district nursing teams provide advice and nursing care to the housebound, chronically or terminally ill. They can be contacted via the receptionists.
The health visiting team are not based at the surgery but can be contacted via the receptionists.
The midwife provides care for all our mothers during pregnancy and in the post natal period. She holds clinics two afternoons each week via an appointment made by reception staff. You can leave a message by contacting the Community Midwives Office at the James Cook University Hospital on 01642 85050.