Meet the Team

Our Doctors

Dr Arul Thurairatnam 
(Male) MBBS (1979 Sri Lanka)
MRCGP Dip Addictive Behaviour Dip Geriatric Medicine Dip Clinical Dermatology Dip Diabetes

Arul has been in the practice since its inception in 1992. He offers a full range of general practice care to his patients. He has developed a specialist interest in diabetic conditions, asthma, hypertension, heart disease, care of the elderly, mental health, drug and alcohol addiction and chronic illness.

Dr Smitha Thurairatnam 

Dr Smitha joined the practice in 2017. She works every day and is actively involved with the running of the practice. She holds a particular interest in the management and care of the elderly and frail, as well as with children.

Dr Rakin Anwar

Dr Kirrija Prabaharan 
(Female) MD (USSR)

Kirrija joined the practice in October 2006. She holds a diploma in sexual and reproductive healthcare, and is fully competent in long acting reversible contraception techniques. She is also fluent in Russian, Tamil and Sinhalese.

Dr Tabassum Khandker 
(Female) MBBS (UK 2009)

Tabassum joined the practice in December 2014. She holds a diploma in sexual health, specialises in implant and coil insertion and has a keen interest in Commissioning locally. She is also fluent in Bengali, Hindi (some Urdu).

Dr Felicia Wong

Dr Naa Addo

Our Practice Nurses

Mrs Rowena Fernandez

Miss Natasha Frederick
RGN BSc (Hons) NMP

The practice nurses are available by appointment. Their numerous tasks include:

• Taking blood for testing
• Infant and adult immunisations
• Cervical smears
• Travel vaccinations
• Dressings and removal of stitches/staples
• Blood pressure, asthma, diabetes, COPD etc check-ups
• Spirometry
• Sexual Health Advice

Appointments may be made by telephoning the surgery.

Additional Healthcare Staff

Gifty Daley
Healthcare Assistant

Mary James
Anthony Araba

Anna Bootle
Social Prescriber

Marie Joseph
Healthcare Assistant

Marta Oblazewicz

Our Practice Team

Prash Thurairatnam
Managing Partner

Hassan Miah
Practice Manager

Mr Hassan Miah is the practice manager and he is responsible for the administration of the practice. He would be happy to hear your views and suggestions about the service offered by the practice.

Mira Patel
Reception Manager / Care Co-ordinator

Reception & Administrative Staff

Mrs Marie Joseph
Mrs Yushani Ossman
Mrs Gifty Daley
Ms Safa Ullah
Miss Katherine Teran Pojota
Miss Hania Ahmad
Miss Grace Wheatley
Miss Sanjida Rema

The staff behind the reception desk will assist you in making routine and emergency appointments to see a clinician, undertake repeat prescriptions for housebound patients, answer numerous and varied questions and offer help and assistance at all times. It is a legal requirement that confidentiality of patients’ records is maintained at the highest level by all staff.