The practice has a group of doctors. Dr Winayak is the senior clinician. The following doctors work at the practice.
Dr Varendar Winayak MBBS DRCOG MFFP
Qualified 1978, University College Hospital, London. Joined the practice in 1985. Dr Winayak has a number of specialised interests, including gynaecology, family planning and coronary heart disease. His is the Chair of the Hounslow Local Medical Committee. He was formerly an appraiser and assessor of practices, and was on the local Commissioning Board.
Dr Heong Chong MBBCh BAO
Qualified 1986 Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland. Dr Chong undertakes regular sessions in the practice.
Other doctors also work within the Practice. It is a privilege having a number of dedicated doctors who undertake sessions at the practice.
The practice manager is Mrs Sheena Winayak BA LLB and she oversees the day-to-day administration and smooth running of the practice.
The practice has experienced nurses and healthcare assistants who work under the supervision of the doctors. The practice nurses see patients via appointment. They are involved in all screening programmes as well as taking bloods, ear syringing, routine blood pressure checks, cervical smears and family planning. They offer advice on numerous healthcare topics, assist with the clinics, carry out health checks and give advice on minor ailments.
The Practice has an experienced Nurse Practitioner who can see a variety of Patients and deal with numerous medical conditions and prescribe appropriate medication.
Dr Winayak's Secretary
Dr Winayak has a secretary who can be contacted between 12.30 and 1.00pm Tuesday through to Friday. All referral queries are now dealt with by the Referral Facilitation Service (RFS) on 020 3416 3611. Freephone telephone number: 0800 7567751.
The practice also employs a full complement of receptionists and supporting administration staff.
Health Visitors And Community Nurses
As the practice has patients from both the Hounslow and Teddington areas, there are a number of health visitors and community nurses who cover the practice.