- Dr Masood Nazir – Male, MB ChB MRCGP MSc (Medical Leadership) DCH
I qualified as a doctor in 1997 and moved into general practice in 2001. Since April 2017, I have the privilege of being the Executive Managing Partner for the practice. I am passionate about improving services for patients and making it easier for colleagues to deliver healthcare. I am also the National Clinical Lead with responsibility for Primary Care Digital Programmes across the whole of England, as well as being a clinical director at Birmingham and Solihull CCGs. These roles allow me to make sure that placing patients at the heart of service change remain a priority, as well as influencing new ways of working; improving efficiency and upholding quality.
Areas of specialist interest – Diabetes, Clinical Leadership and Digital Transformation
Clinical sessions – Friday afternoon and Saturday morning
- Dr Sonia Ashraf – Female, MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH.
I qualified as a doctor at St George’s Hospital Medical School in London and moved to Buckinghamshire to complete my General Practice training on the Oxford Vocational Training Scheme. In 2015 I joined Hall Green Health in Birmingham and currently I am an executive GP Partner. I am keen on service redesign and improvement to provide the best clinical care to our patients. I am also the lead GP for dementia. Plus, I am a GP appraiser for the West Midlands and work as a GP advisor for the peer support team of the Royal College of General Practitioners in London. I have the privilege of working for Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning group as the elected central locality GP governing body lead commissioner.
- Dr Ann Cartmill – Female, BSc(Hons) MBBS MRCGP DFSRH DRCOG
I qualified in 1990 from St George’s Hospital Medical School in London and after working at St. Helier Hospital (General Surgery and Orthopaedics) and Frimley Park Hospital (General Medicine and Respiratory Medicine) returned to Birmingham to undertake my training in General Practice. This involved working at Birmingham General Hospital (Accident and Emergency Medicine and Liaison Psychiatry), Birmingham Women’s Hospital (Obstetrics and Gynaecology), Queen Elizabeth Hospital (Neuropsychiatry), and Birmingham Children’s Hospital (General Paediatrics and Paediatric Surgery) and finally in General Practice at Greenbank Surgery in Hall Green. As a fully qualified GP, I initially worked as Assistant Honorary University Physician at Aston University for 3 years before joining Sarehole Surgery in Hall Green. Our surgery then merged with 4 other local surgeries in 2003 to form Hall Green Health.
Whilst working as a GP, I was also appointed as a Clinical Assistant in Dermatology at Birmingham Children’s Hospital from 1995 to 2005. I have been Executive Partner at Hall Green Health (2009 to 2013) and continue to be active in improving the services we are able to offer our patients. I have been a GP trainer since 2004 and so far, 4 of the doctors I mentored in their training have chosen to join us at Hall Green Health. I really enjoy developing the skills of the next generation of GPs.
Being part of such a large, forward thinking practice, gives me the opportunity and support to continue to develop my own skills as a GP and enhance the care I am able to offer our patients. In addition to the usual services provided by a GP, I also offer cryotherapy, minor surgery, coil and implant fitting and have a particular interest in dermatology, sexual health and women’s health issues.
- Dr Peter Nall – Male, FRCGP
I qualified as a GP in 1983. I started working at Cateswell Road Sugery in 1987 moving onto Robin Hood in1988. When Hall Green Health was formed in 2003 I started. I currently work 4 sessions a week.
- Dr Nashat Qamar – Male, MB ChB MRCGP MSc BSc (hons) DRCOG
I am a locally trained GP with a background in Academic research. I have a passion for implementing evidence based guidelines into clinical practice and strive to ensure high standards are maintained in a primary care environment.
I have been a partner at Hall Green Health since 2013 and currently work 7 clinical sessions. I am the Research and Diabetes lead for the practice. I also have a keen interest in musculoskeletal medicine and performing joint injections. My other role involves working as a clinical lead and appraiser for the CCG.
- Dr Ajay Singal – Male, MBBS, (Newcastle-upon-Tyne 1986) MRCGP, DRCOG, FP Cert. GP Trainer, GP Tutor
I qualified in 1986 from The University of Newcastle Upon Tyne. I joined Greenbank Sugery in 1990 and helped develop Hall Green Health being the first executive partner.
At present I do 5 clinical sessions a week.
My roles in the practice are Rheumatology and Leagal lead for the practice.
Outside Hall Green Health I have a role as the Primary care quality lead for Birmingham Cross city CCG.
- Dr Aireen Abdul-Razak – Female, MBBS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSHRH
I qualified as a doctor from Imperial College of Medicine (St. Mary’s Hospital), London in 2000 and completed my GP training in South Birmingham.
I joined Hall Green Health in August 2004. I am a 7 session partner and am also a member of the Executive Committee at the practice. I am the GP lead for Anticoagulation Services, the nursing and HCA staff and the lead for medical undergraduate teaching at the practice.
Areas of special interest : Anticoagulation, Medical student teaching.
Clinical sessions : Mon (all day), Tues (all day), Thurs (all day), Fri (am)
- Dr Shiraz Malik – Male, MBchB MRCGP
I qualified as a doctor from the University of Birmingham in 2007 and joined Hall green Health in 2014. I am a GP partner and currently doing 9 clinical sessions per week. I have the pleasure of being the Mental Health lead in our practice and am keen on improving patient care and services at Hall Green Health.
- Dr Sobia Wyne – Female, MRCGP CIDC
I qualified in 2004 from the Panum Institute, Copenhagen University and joined Hall Green Health as a GP partner in 2014. I work 6 clinical sessions a week and I teach medical students. Furthermore I am the prescribing lead for Hall Green Health.
- Dr Aamir Syed – Male, MBBS, DRCOG, FRCGP
I qualified as a doctor from King College Hospital London in 1984, and became a GP in 1990. I joined Fox Hollies Road Surgery in 1992 as a Partner and become part of Hall Green Health in 2003 when the surgeries merged. In addition to my clinical roles I am also a GP trainer as well as tutor for undergraduate medical students.
I am also past chair of the Birmingham Local Committee, and its current treasurer.
- Dr Aftab Arif – Male, MB ChB MRCGP MSc
I qualified as a GP in 2010 and have worked as a partner since 2013. I have the pleasure of being a member of the Executive Committee at the practice and more recently Operations Lead since April 2017. I am keen on improving how we work as a practice and patient experience.
I am currently the respiratory lead for both Hall Green Health and HGCT. This is in addition the being a Clinical Tutor for undergraduate medical students and Foundation Trainee doctors.
I work 7 clinical sessions weekly and am available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
- Dr Noreen Mahmood – Female
MBBS (1998), MRCGP, DPD. Undergraduate Tutor. Special interests are Dermatology.
- Dr Damian Williams – Male, BMedSc MB ChB MRCGP MSc MFTM RCPS (Glas)
- Dr Iffat Ali – Female
- Dr Kavitha Ramaswamy – Female, MBBS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP
- Dr Jennifer Costigan – Female, MBChB (Birmingham 2010), MRCGP
- Dr Nabila Khan – Female, MbChB, MRCGP
I qualified as a doctor in 2009. I work 4 sessions on a Monday AM, Wednesday AM and Thursday all day. I am able to communicate in Urdu as well as English.
- Dr Joanne Tatlock – Female
- Dr Emily Crosse – Female
- Dr Naveed Akhtar – Male
- Dr Wais Shinvari – Male
- Dr Sabba Ali
Physician associates (PAs) are healthcare professionals with a generalist medical education who work alongside our doctors providing medical care as an integral part of the multidisciplinary team.
PAs work under the supervision of a doctor but can work autonomously with appropriate support.
The role includes:
- taking medical histories from patients
- carrying out physical examinations
- seeing patients with undifferentiated diagnoses
- seeing patients with long-term chronic conditions
- formulating differential diagnoses and management plans
- carrying out diagnostic and therapeutic procedures
- developing and delivering appropriate treatment
- requesting and interpreting diagnostic studies
- providing health promotion and disease prevention advice for patients