Staff

West Green Surgery consists of 6 Full-Time Equivalent GP’s (doctors), 5 Part-Time GP (doctors), 1.5 FTE Practice Nurses, 2.5 FTE HCA's, a Practice Manager and 5 Administrative staffs. Together we provide a full range of general practice services and run a number of specialist clinics.

The Doctors

Dr Nasrina Noor (f)

MB BS MRCGP

Additional languages: Afrikaans, Somali

Dr Nasrina is newly qualified from the London & SE training scheme in Surrey and Sussex. She has experience basic surgical skills and ENT minor surgical skills including microsuction and nasal cautery. She has previous experience in MSK joint injections for shoulder and elbow. She has taught and trained medical students, junior doctors and allied health professionals

Dr Saud Jukaku (m)

MB BS MRCGP

Dr Saud Jakaku is a trained qualified as a GP. He has previous experience in Anethestics having worked as an Anaesthetist and Intensive Care doctor on the North East London training scheme. He is passionate about delivering high standards of evidence-based, patient-centred care. He is also an author of multiple publications in international medical journals including the BMJ. He has extensive experience in teaching medical students, junior doctors and other healthcare professionals and volunteering in both local and international charitable healthcare projects. Currently he is studying for a diploma in Obesity and Weight Management.

Dr Smrita Sthapit (f)

MB BS MRCGP

Additional languages: Nepalese

Dr Smrita Sthapit trained and qualified as a GP from the Haringey and Enfield VTS. She graduated from King’s College London in 2013 with distinctions in medical sciences and special studies. She has previous experience in care of the elderly, paediatrics and emergency medicine. She has been involved in the teaching and training of medical students.

Dr Naveid Arshad (m)

MB BS BSc MSc MRCP MRCGP

Additional languages: Urdu

Dr Arshad graduated from Punjab University in Lahore Pakistan in 1998. He has a vast range of experience from his years in hospital medicine in the UK particularly in Gastroenterology, Care of the elderly, and Endocrinology. He completed his MSc in 1991 and his MRCP in 2010. Since training as a GP and passing his MRCGP in 2013 he has had further exposure in Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Gynaecology as well as acute medicine

Dr Shivani Patel (f)

MB BS, BSC, MRCGP

Additional languages: Gujarati

Dr Shivani Patel has joined the surgery in August 2019 and trained in Bart's medical school. She has experience in working in Haringey and Enfield, she specialises in paediatric (children) and women's health. She has a BSC in Global health and Primary Care. She has successfully published a number of articles below

Dr Rebecca Hallgren (f) - GP Registrar

MB BS, MA

Additional languages: Swedish, French

Dr Hallgren has recently joined the surgery in February 2019. She will be with us for 6 months. She has a particular interest in woman's health. She has previous experience in care of the elderly, sexual health and accident emergency

Dr Neli Avramova (f) - GP Registrar

MB BS

Additional languages: Bulgarian

Dr Neli Avramova recently joined the surgery in February 2020. She will be with us for 9 months. She has a particular interest in woman's health. She has previous experience in care of the elderly, psychiatry and women's health

Dr William Lambert (m) - GP Registrar

MB BS

Dr William Lambert recently joined the surgery in August 2020. He will be with us for 1 year. He has a particular interest in orthopaedics. He has previous experience in A&E, orthopaedics and medicine

Dr Muhammed Akunjee (m)

MB BS MRCGP PG Cert (diabetes, education, business)

Additional languages: Bengali, Arabic

Muhammed Akunjee is currently a GP Principal in North London (since 2007) and is a former Clinical Director and board member of the local CCG. He qualified from Guy’s, Kings and St. Thomas’s Medical School in 2002 and completed his MRCGP gaining a distinction in 2006. During this time he was also awarded first prize for the Roche / RCGP Registrar award. He completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education at the University of Dundee and more recently, a Certificate in Diabetes at the Warwick University.

He also attended the London Deanery's, Introduction to Teaching in Primary care course before involving himself in teaching medical students and has been a clinical skills tutor as well as an OSCE examiner at a London Medical University. He is an avid medical book writer and has a number of articles published in peer review journals. Dr Muhammed Akunjee has worked abroad in the Middle East advising a large health care organisation on setting up primary care polyclinics creating both the medical model and the business case

Dr Nazmul Akunjee (m)

MB BS MRCGP

Nazmul Akunjee has previously taught medical students helping them prepare them for their exams. He has published a number of articles related to examination skills in OSCEs. He completed the London Deanery's, Introduction to Teaching in Primary care course in June 2011. He is also now a GP trainer. Nazmul Akunjee has previously been the Clinical lead for the Primary Care Strategy, GP IT lead and formerly SE CHIN clinical lead. He is a former director of Federate4Health, and previously been the clinical director.

Nazmul Akunjee was a finalist for the RCGP GP enterprise First5 awards 2014 for demonstrating a positive and innovative impact on the NHS and working to improve clinical care and patient services or healthcare systems. He was awarded the PHCSG (Primary Health Care Specialist Group of the BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT) John Perry Early Career award recognising innovation and excellence in Primary Care Computing

Both Nazmul and Muhammed Akunjee

Are authors of 6 medical textbooks designed for junior doctors and GP registrars including Easy Guide to OSCEs for Final Year medical students as well as The Easy Guide to OSCEs for Specialties. They have had 3 medical books that are BMA (British Medical Association) award winning. They are lecturers on Communication skills for trainee GPs and GP facilitators on MRCGP exam courses to help junior GPs to pass their MRCGP exam. They are both GP Appraisers to help GP continuously improve their quality of care and allow them to pass through the GMC revalidation process

Dr Muhammad Shahjahan Ali Akunjee

MB BS (1973, Dhaka University)

Additional languages: Bengali

Dr MSA was the founding GP who had set up the practice in late 1989. He is the practice's chronic disease lead managing an array of long term conditions including COPD, Diabetes, Hypertension, Angina, mental health issues

The Pharmacists

Anne Lim (f) - Clinical Pharmacist

MPharm, Practice Certificate in Independent Prescribing

Anne Lim studied at UCL School of Pharmacy (graduating with First Class Honours) and qualified as a pharmacist in 2015. She started her career working in high-street pharmacies, before moving to work for the UK's trade association for community pharmacies. She started working in primary care/GP surgeries in March 2018 and joined the surgery in August 2019. She has a keen interest in the management long-term conditions (including hypertension and diabetes).

Arifa Sadiq (f) - Clinical Pharmacist

MPharm

Arifah Sadiq graduated from UCLH School of Pharmacy and has has recently completed her clinical pharmacy diploma at De Montfort University. She qualified as a pharmacist in 2016 and started her career working in hospital pharmacy. She has been working in Primary care since August 2019 and joined the Surgery in June 2020. She has particular interest in the management of long term conditions including diabetes, hypertension and asthma.

Nurses

Janet Jumbo

Janet Jumbo is one of our senior nurses who also runs joint maternity clinics with one of the doctors in the surgery. She also performs routine childhood immunisation clinics, smears, travel advice and flu injections.