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Dr Simon Rhodes (m)

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BSc (Hons) 1982 St Andrews, MB ChB DRCOG 1985 Manchester

Dr Rhodes is our senior partner. He leads on running the business aspects of the practice, and monitors our quality framework. 

He can carry out joint injections and cryotherapy for warts and verrucae.

Dr Saj Azfar (m)

MB ChB 1988 Leicester, DFFP, MRCGP 1994

Dr Azfar is responsible for IT at the surgery and formerly for our local CCG. He has designed and written this website, and is a director of our local service provider company GPCare Services Ltd, which supplies additional capacity and services for local practices and the Rochdale Urgent Care Centre. He also carries out joint injections. Dr Azfar is a voluntary medical adviser to the East Lancashire Steam Railway, and Honorary Medical Adviser to the Heritage Railway Association nationally.

Dr Bodrul Alam

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MB BS Manchester 2001, MRCGP (Edin)

Dr Alam runs the diabetic and baby clinics jointly with Dr Chew. He co-ordinates training for staff and doctors at the practice.

Dr Joanne Chew

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MBChB 2001, DRCOG 2008, DFSRH 2009, MRCGP 2010

Dr Chew joined us full-time in September 2012, as an experienced GP from a practice in Littleborough. Her areas of interest are:

Chronic Pain
Palliative Care
Sexual Health and Gynaecology, Dr Chew runs our Coil and Implant Clinic
Minor Surgery
Joint injections
Teaching Medical Students 

Dr Shagufta Ali


Dr Ali has recently joined the practice. Details to appear here soon.

Dr Joseph Omofuma (m)
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