Dr M Talbot
Special Interests: Female Health - Dr Talbot is available for Clinical Duties Tuesday - Friday and is normally based at our Astley Dale branch.
Dr Y Abdalla
Special Interests: Minor Surgery, Dermatology. Dr Abdalla is available Tuesday and Thursday PM at our Astley Dale branch.
Dr M Athar
Dr Athar completed his General Practice training from Chester UK. His interests include Medicine for the Elderly and Child Health. Moreover, Dr Athar is a trainer and clinical supervisor for FY2 doctors. He likes to read books and play Golf. Dr Athar is available: Monday, AM & PM, Tuesday AM at our Market Surgery branch, Thursday, Friday AM & PM at our Little Lever branch, Dr Athar also provides weekly Saturday Morning sessions at our Astley Dale branch.
Dr A Wright
Foundation Year Tutor, GP Tutor, Manchester Medical School
Special Interests: Emergency Medicine, Joint Injections. Dr Wright is available Monday, at our Astley Dale branch, Tuesday - Friday at our Ladybridge branch.
Dr A Baig
Dr Baig is available term time Monday, AM & PM, Tuesday AM, Wednesday, Friday AM at our Astley Dale branch.
Dr P Parr
Chair Clinical Advisory Group, GP Tutor, Manchester Medical School
Special Interests: Female Health. Dr Parr is available, Monday, Tuesday AM & PM at Ladybridge branch, Wednesday AM at Market Surgery branch.
Dr A Dysart
GP Tutor, Manchester Medical School
Special Interests: Palliative Care. Dr Dysart is available Mondays.
Dr K Simmons
Dr Simmons is originally from Wigan. She studied at the University of Manchester and trained as a GP in Bolton. She has experience in a variety of medical specialities, but particularly she has an interest in Women's health. She has previously worked in Bolton Hospice for 6 months which has given her an excellent background in caring for patients with palliative care needs. Outside of work, she is a busy married mother of two, and enjoys cooking and the theatre. Dr Simmons is available Wednesday AM, Little lever branch, Thursday AM & PM, Friday AM at our Market Surgery branch.
Dr Lydia Arnold
I am Dr Lydia Arnold, a new GP at Bolton Community Practice. I went to medical school at the University of Manchester and did both my Foundation and GP training in Bolton. After working as a GP in Bolton after completing my training, I spent a few years working as a GP in Melbourne, Australia. I have recently returned home to Manchester and look forward to working with the team at Bolton Community Practice. I enjoy all aspects of being a GP - the variety of work, continuity of care and being the first point of contact for patients. In my spare time I love being outside, seeing the world. I love running, walking and listening to music.
Dr Zaheer Khonat
Dr Khonat trained at the University of Liverpool and completed his GP training in Bolton. Clinical interests include men’s health and chronic disease management. He is involved in the teaching and training of students at the Universities of Bolton, Manchester and Liverpool. He sits as a tribunal member for fitness to practice hearings at the MPTS. Outside of work he is part chef, father and an aviation enthusiast.
Emergency Care Practitioner
Vulnerable Adult Co-ordinator
Specialist Practice Nurse
Director of Operations and Performance
The Director of Operations and Performance is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The Director of Operations & Performance supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Chair of Staff Advisory Group and Operations Manager
Kieran is based at our Market Surgery branch of Bolton Community Practice. He looks after teams and manages the senior receptionists. Named person to contact regarding feedback, complaints, compliments.
Deputy Manager Little lever Surgery and Ladybridge Surgery. Michelle is based at Little Lever.
Carol is responsible for the ordering of vaccines, stock items, submitting live information for returns.
Senior Receptionist based at Astley-Dale Branch
Senior Receptionist: Ladybridge Branch
Tasneem is our neighbourhood Pharmacist and will be available, Monday, Tuesday & Thursday.