Park Surgery

Doctors & Staff at the Practice

Doctors in Partnership

Dr Dhurendre Suresh Kandhai (Male) M.B.B.S.
Languages spoken — English/Dutch/German

Dr Srinivas Mankal (Male) M.B.B.S. M.D. Paediatrics M.R.C.P.C.H D.F.F.P
Languages spoken — English/Hindi/Telugu/Kanada

Dr S Rao (Male) M.B.B.S nM.R.C.G.P M.R.C.P A.C.L.S

Practice Manager

Miss Michele Richards

Practice Nurses

Mrs Helen Purnell SRN

Our Senior Practice Nurse, Mrs Helen Purnell, works in the practice and offers appointments in the morning and afternoon for a wide range of problems including:

The nurses can be contacted at the surgery for appointments and advice. When booking an appointment with the Practice Nurse please advise the Receptionist of the reason for the appointment, she can then book an appointment of a suitable duration.

Practice Healthcare Team

In addition to the Doctors, Practice Manager, and Practice Nurses, the following staff members make up the Practice Healthcare Team.

Office Manager
Mrs Karen Whant is responsible for Human Resources and the day to day running of the Surgery.

Medical Secretaries
Mrs Claire Morgan will deal with your letters, referrals to hospital, and the day to day secretarial work of the practice.

Healthcare Assistants
Our senior Health Care Assistant Victoria Sims has achieved an NVQ Lvl 3 in Health Care. We have recently employed a new Health Care Assistant, Lucy Donovan. Lucy is phlebotomy trained and works alongside Victoria to deliver the following investigations and procedures:

Senior Receptionist
Rebecca Cooper

Receptionists
Julie Gibson, Helen Heath, Amanda D’Leny, Louise Hopkins, Sylvia Bennett
Will make appointments for patients to see the Doctors, Practice Nurses and Healthcare Assistants and will take messages for Health Visitors, Midwives and District Nurses. The Receptionists have a difficult job to do and are here to help you. Please remember that if you are asked personal questions it is because of our policy aimed at the smooth and safe running of the Practice. We do need to ascertain the urgency of particular requests to allow the doctors to prioritise effectively.

The Practice

Patient Information

Attached Staff

Health Visitors
The health development of children forms a major part of the work of the Health Visitors. You can contact the Health Visitors on a Tuesday afternoon at the Practice or contact Reception who will give you a contact number, or leave a message. They will be happy to advise you about the health and welfare of babies and young children. There is a drop in clinic held by the Health Visitors at Ringland Medical Practice every Friday morning.

District Nurses
Are available to visit you at home to help with the following:

They can be contacted through the surgery, but please try to leave any message before 10:30am.

Community Midwives
Work with the Doctors to provide care for mothers before and after delivery and care for the baby for the first 28 days of life. Antenatal clinic is now run on a Friday morning.