Our Staff

Doctors

DR MICHAEL HOGARTH

MBBS DCH MRCGP (Charing Cross Hospital 1984)

Dr Michael Hogarth joined The Harefield Practice as a partner in 1991 after training in Charing Cross Hospital London. He has been a GP trainer for 15 Years and is also interested in dermatology and joint injections. He currently works on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays. He also works as a Speciality Doctor in dermatology at Mount Vernon Hospital.

DR GILLIAN DALE

MBChB DA DFFP MRCGP (Glasgow 1987)

Dr Dale became a GP in 1993 and a partner at Harefield surgery in 1995. She has a particular interest in women’s health and contraception, but enjoys all aspects of medicine. “I love working at The Harefield Practice because we have a great staff team, working together to provide the best care we can for our patients. Now my children are getting older I hope to be able to have more energy to improve the services we offer at Harefield in a time of enormous change in the Health service.”

DR ADRIS LEMAR

MBBS PLAB MRCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners, UK 2013)

Dr Adris Lemar joined Harefield surgery as a GP Partner in December 2014. His special interests include Cardiovascular Health, Diabetes and Elderly Care. He also has an interest in teaching and hopes in the future to support and teach trainee doctors on their way to becoming GPs.

DR SHEETAL PATEL

MBBS DRCOG MRCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners, UK 2014)

Dr Patel joined the practice in November 2014 and is an important member of our team, working across four days a week, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

DR CHANTALLE BECKFORD-TACKOIR

MBBS BSc DRCOG MRCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners, UK 2015)

Dr Beckford-Tackoir spent a year at the practice as a Registrar and we were thrilled when she accepted our offer to join the practice. She works with us on a Monday and Wednesday.

DR SHIN KANG

MBBS BSc MRCGP (Royal College of General Practitioners, UK 2016)

Dr Kang joined us in November 2016 and is a real support to the practice team and for our patients. Dr Kang works, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

DR FAAIZA MUNIR

GP Registrar

Dr Munir will be working at the Practice from July 2018 to July 2019 under the supervision of Dr Gillian Dale, GP Trainer.

Practice Nurses

Our practice nurses are available by appointment for advice about any health matter, immunisations, family planning, dressings and ear syringing. They carry out blood pressure checks, cervical smears, and medication reviews for patients with chronic diseases, e.g., asthma, COPD, diabetes or high blood pressure.

DEBBIE TAYLOR

SARAH SAUNDERS

ALISON HAWTHORN

Practice Management

VALERIE BEARD

Practice Manager

Our Practice Manager is Valerie Beard; please ask at reception to speak to her. Your views are always welcome and help us provide the best possible service to our patients.

Medical Secretaries

Our secretaries provide secretarial back-up for the doctors. Our secretaries are happy to speak to you if you have a query on a hospital referral. We advise patients to contact us if they have been referred to hospital and have not heard from the hospital three weeks after seeing the GP.

Receptionists

Our reception team book appointments with the doctors and practice nurses and will do their best to answer any queries that you may have. Sometimes they may have to ask you for further details in order to assess how best to help you. Please help them by being as concise as you can about your requirements. All our surgery staff will respect your privacy and are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the doctors and nurses.

Pharmacists

DIPAK PATEL

Dipak has recently joined the team and will be working with the doctors to assist with providing a safe and effective service to patients on medication issues.

Community Nurses

Our District Nurses and Community Nurses are branches of the nursing profession offering healthcare services to housebound patients who cannot attend the surgery but need nursing care and for whom admission to hospital is not necessary or desirable. Contact with the District Nurses is via the GP or Practice Nurse.

Health Visitors

Our health visitors are fully qualified nurses with special training in family health. They offer advice, a home visiting service and hold a weekly baby clinic on a Wednesday morning. Health visitors may be contacted on 01895 823956.

Community Midwife

Our community midwife provides full maternity care for our patients in conjunction with the doctors. She also runs antenatal clinics. She may be contacted via the Hillingdon Hospital switchboard on 01895 238282.