Dr Jane Widders (Female)
BMed (Nottingham 1988)
Dr Orlando Terreros (Male)
Licenciado en Medicina y Cirugia General (Spain 1987)
Dr Muhammed N Akhtar (Male)
MBBS (Pakistan 1994), MRCGP, MRCS
All of our doctors regularly attend courses, workshops and conferences to ensure continuing medical education.
Choice of GP
If you have a preference to see a particular GP where possible we will always try to accommodate you.
All the partners are registered to undertake, obstetric and family planning services.
Other services provided are:
||Paediatrics, Women’s Health and HYMS
|Dr O Terreros
||Diabetes, Coronary Heart Disease, Paediatrics and HYMS
||Minor Surgery and Joint Injections
Advanced Nurse Practitioners
An Advanced Nurse Practitioner at Ashby Turn Primary Care Centre, is a registered nurse who has undertaken masters degree level training in order to develop a knowledge base and clinical competencies to manage both acute and chronic medical conditions within their scope of practice. They are qualified to assess and examine patients with undiagnosed illness, prescribe medication and make referrals for a wide range of medical conditions where appropriate.
RGN, BSc, Nurse Practitioner
RGN, Nurse Prescriber
The Practice Nurses
Our practice nurses can provide cervical smears, Chlamydia testing, contraceptive advice, contraceptive pills, dietary advice, ear syringing, health checks, immunisations, stitch/staple removal, travel advice, weight management, wound dressings and asthma and diabetes checks and advice.
RGN Practice Nurse
RGN Practice Nurse
Health Care Assistants
Provide blood tests, blood pressure checks and Electrocardiograph (ECG) and assist new patients with the registration process.
These are the first people you meet when you come in. It is their job to answer the telephone, arrange appointments with the doctor or nurse and deal with your enquiries. They are there to help you, so please ask when you have any queries. When you come in for an appointment always let the receptionist know you have arrived, or alternatively use the ‘Self Check-in’ screen. The Receptionists are very busy so please be patient.
The Practice Manager
Is responsible for the administration and smooth running of the practice. If you have any suggestions about the surgery, or any problems with the service you receive, the Manager will be happy to see you.
The Community Midwife has a responsibility for antenatal care. They provide antenatal, intrapartum and post natal care. The Community Midwife has a responsibility to work closely with the Government recommendations ‘changing childbirth’ giving women the choice of hospitals or home delivery. The Community Midwives can be contacted on 03033 303088.
The Health Visitor team offers advice and support to families and monitor the growth and development of children under 5 years of age. There are different teams for different geographical areas. Staff at the surgery will advise you which team will cover your area.
The District Nurses offer care to patients in their own home, when they are unable to come into the surgery. They can be contacted on 03033 305194.
Community Matrons - Who are they?
Community Matrons are specialist clinical nurses who manage patients with a serious long term condition or a complex range of conditions who are at high risk of repeated hospital admissions. Patients are referred to Community Matrons by a range of allied health and social workers, your GP included. You can pick up a leaflet at reception for more information on this service and find out who can benefit and who is eligible.