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Physician Assistants

Mr Neil Sinclair (m)

Mr Neil Sinclair - Physician Associate

Neil

Neil is currently our only Physician Associate. He works alongside GP’s to provide medical care and can assess, manage and treat patients of all ages with a variety of conditions. Neil carries out physical examinations, undertakes residential, nursing and home visits as well as reviewing, analysing and acting on diagnostic test results. Neil works autonomously through the guidance of his medical supervisor.

Pharmacists

Mr Zeeshan Zulfeqar (m)

Zeeshan Zulfeqar

Zee

Zeeshan is the Senior Clinical Pharmacist based at Darwen Health Centre and is the Senior Clinical Pharmacist for the Blackburn With Darwen locality. He has been working in general practice for the last 3 years and is an independent prescriber. His roles include general medication reviews, hypertension reviews, contraceptive pill reviews, dealing with medication queries, seeing patients for minor ailments, action medical mail such as hospital discharge letters, re-authorising repeat prescriptions and processing acute medication requests.

Attached Staff

Attached to the practice, we have a Community Matron, District Nurses, Health Visitors, Midwifery Staff, a Counsellor, Alcohol Dependency Service, Practice Pharmacist and drug counselling service. The District Nurses can be contacted on Tel. 226785 – they have an answerphone and messages are picked up daily. The Health Visitors can be contacted on Tel. 226796 - they have an answerphone and messages are picked up daily. Access to all other attached staff is after consultation with a member of the clinical team

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