Healthcare Team


Dr Umesh Agarwal MBBS FRCS Ed MRCGP
Qualified in Calcutta in 1992. Dr Agarwal is a vocationally trained GP.


Dr Ajitkumar Jalansinhji Desai MBBS 1969
GMC Number: 1590690

Nurse Practitioners

Rebecca Pallatina and Wendy Heeley

Our Nurse Practitioners are highly qualified and experienced nurses who have undertaken extensive training to be able to assess, investigate, diagnose and treat patients together with the ability to prescribe medications. The Nurse Practitioners can refer patients on to other appropriate agencies and admit patients to hospital if required.

Healthcare Assistant

Jane Pope

Jane sees patients for blood pressure monitoring, blood tests, suture, clip removals and B12 injections.


Jo Naik

Jo provides a phlebotomy (blood test) service and she also performs blood pressure checks.

Community Staff

We have District Nurses, Health Visitors, Midwives and Community Psychiatric Nurses attached to the practice.

Further information on how to contact them and the services offered, can be found in Practices Services.

Practice Management

Practice Manager

Amanda Cooper

If you wish to discuss administrative or non-medical aspects of your health treatment or if you have any ideas which will improve the services we provide, our Practice Manager may be able to help you.

The Manager also deals with problems or complaints you may have to do with the Practice.

Assistant Practice Manager

Louisa Coleman


Reception Supervisor

Deborah Wilkins

Our reception team provide an important link for patients with this practice. They will provide you with information on the services we provide. They will make appointments for you and direct you to the most appropriate clinician depending on your health issue and query. They also deal with patient prescription requests and enquiries.