The staff at Alexandra Surgery are here to help you. Our Receptionists are trained to deal with your needs. They are your link to the rest of the practice. They have to follow the instructions of the doctors and at the same time satisfy the patients needs, occasionally under difficult circumstances. The more information you give to them the better they will be able to assist you. Information given will always be treated in confidence as they are bound by the same codes of confidentiality as the doctors.

Members of our practice team have specialised roles. When you have a particular enquiry, you may be re-directed to the appropriate person to help you.

Individuals among our team are also able to speak various languages.

Work Experience (Students)

The practice has agreement with local schools or universities to host their students from time to time, for a brief period of experience in a workplace.
Generally, these are students in full time education, aged above 16, and recommended by their teachers. They have volunteered to help out in the surgery (i.e. they are unpaid) to learn about working life, and hear about how the health service is run. Usually only one student attends the practice, for a week at a time.
All the tasks they carry out are under supervision, and at the beginning of their attachment the student must accept and sign a Confidentiality Agreement, just like our regular staff.
The students will also report to their teachers, and often the teachers visit the practice to discuss their progress and behaviour.


Kate Poh, who retired in November 2016 after a long and dedicated service, will come in from time to time to help out when we need extra pair of hands, or when Dhurata is on leave.
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Pharmacists

Ms Raiesa Ahmed (f)
Mr Eidin Moshksar (m)
Ms Sehrish Niaz (f)
Ms Anu Patel (f)
Mrs Anusha Subramaniam (f)

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What does a Clinical Pharmacist do? easy-read-clncl-pharm.pdf (england.nhs.uk)

Attached Staff

Mr Naeem Chowdhury (m)

Naeem has been seconded to this practice to help with a health project, beginning 3 June 2019.
He has a public health degree and is a qualified phlebotomist.
Naeem can speak Bengali and English.

Dr Anonna Das (f)

Anonna has experience in specialist hospital and general medical practice in Sylhet and can speak English, Bengali and Hindi.

She is working with us in a non-medical capacity, delivering customer care and medical information processing.

Dr Stephen Hiew (m)

Clinic Attaché
Steve has previously studied Medicine in another country and has also completed postgraduate study in Medical Ethics and Law

He is working with us in a non-medical capacity, supporting the team in Medical audit, Scientific review, Patient participation, Information technology and Ethnic health
Speaks Cantonese, Mandarin. 
識講廣東話 , 能说普通话/华语

Ms Clarissa Spence (f)

Clarissa takes over from Karen as Social Prescriber for our Primary Care Network, in August 2021.

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