BA (Hons) , Post Grad. Cert in Management.
Nicky joined the GP's at East Leake as Practice Manager in January 1994. Her previous roles include management and accountancy in both the private sector as well as the NHS. Since 1994, Nicky has overseen the day to day management of the practice (including the mergers with Church House Surgery 2005, Soar Valley Surgeries in 2013 & Keyworth 2020). She was part of the initial management team of NEMS, the project start-up team for Nottingham Walk in Centre, was the Chair of Rushcliffe Practice Managers Group and sat on the transitional board of Principia - the local GP federation."
Surgery Managers and Team Leaders
Dr Imran Arshad
GMC Number 6101426
MB ChB BSc (Hons),MRCP, MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG. Warwick 2004
Dr Neil Fraser
GMC Number 6028238
MB ChB, MRCP, DCH, MRCGP. Leicester 2001 Neil joined East Leake Surgery as a GP Partner in 2007, having been to Medical School in Leicester, and worked as a junior doctor in hospitals across the Midlands. Since then, he has also worked in commissioning and leadership roles, become a GP trainer, and completed a healthcare executive MBA.
Dr Nic Milhavy
GMC Number 6166619
MB ChB MRCGP, Birmingham 2008. Nic joined the group as a GP Partner in 2017, having been to Medical School in Birmingham. He previously worked as a junior doctor in the West Midlands and then went on to do his GP training in Derby. He has an interest in diabetes, cancer, end of life care and sports medicine. Nic is also able to do joint injections. He has gone on to become a GP trainer and is enjoying his new role.
Dr Rachel Shaw
GMC Number 7285150
MA (Cantab) BMBS DFSRH MRCGP Rachel originally studied English Literature at Cambridge University then worked in a management role within the NHS before deciding to study medicine. She trained at Nottingham University and later entered the Nottingham GP vocational training scheme, joining East Leake Medical Group on completion in 2018. Rachel’s areas of interest include healthcare of older people, palliative medicine and women’s health. She lives in Nottingham with her husband and two young children.
Dr Stephen Shortt
GMC Number 3189283
B Med Sci, BM, BS, MRCGP, DRCOG. Nottingham 1986.
Dr Neil Shroff
GMC Number 4214568
Bsc MBBS AFRCSEd MRCGP Neil joined Keyworth in May 2005 as a GP locum, he progressed to assistantship and then partnership in April 2007. He qualified in 1995 at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. Specialising in plastic surgery and Clinical Dermatology, he worked in several hospitals around the UK. Also, he has helped pioneer the skin cancer surgery service for local practices. Neil sits on national committees for Dermatology, focusing on primary care Dermatology Education and Skin Cancer.
Dr Asifa Aktar
GMC Number 6103668
MB ChB. Asifa joined the practice in October 2011 after completing the Nottingham Vocational Training scheme. She qualified from Leicester Warwick Medical School in 2004. She has a background in pharmacy and enjoys teaching.
Dr Jill Langridge
GMC Number 3344231
BMBS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP. Jill qualified from Nottingham University in 1989 and joined the Keyworth GP practice in 1995 having completed the Nottingham GP Vocational Training Scheme. Her interests include women’s health and care of older people. She is also a clinical advisor for the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group Clinical Design Authority. She is married to a local GP and has two children.
Dr Suzanne Sivanandan
GMC Number 7088439
MA (cantab) MBBS AICSM DFSRH MRCGP Suzanne studied pre-clinical medicine at Cambridge University and then studied clinical medicine at Imperial College London, completing her training in 2010. She spent her first two years as a Doctor working in the North West then moved back to London to complete her GP vocational training at King’s College Hospital, finishing in August 2015. Whilst completing her GP vocational training she completed a diploma in sexual and reproductive health, completed a postgraduate course in Diabetes and became a forensic medical examiner for cases of sexual assault. She joined the practice in August 2015. Her husband is a clinical oncology consultant in Nottingham, they have two children together.
Dr Louise Glasgow
BA BM BCh Oxon MRCGP DRCOG DFSRH MRCPCH. Louise qualified in Oxford in 1997 and initially trained in Paediatrics in Nottingham before moving into General Practice. She has a special interest in paediatrics, child health and dermatology. She moved from a partnership in north Nottingham to come to Keyworth in July 2011. She is married with 3 teenage boys and a dog.
Dr Gurvinder Sahota
Gurvinder joined the practice in August 2015 after having completed his General Practice speciality training in Nottingham. He qualified from the University of Birmingham in 2009 and initially trained in surgery before moving into General Practice. He currently works between Keyworth and the University of Nottingham Medical School, where he is a Clinical Assistant Professor. He has a keen interest in undergraduate teaching, research and medical ethics.
Salaried General Practitioners
Dr Claudia Petillon
MRCGP, GMC Number 4434953
B MedSci, BM, BS, DCH, MRCPCH, MRCGP. Nottingham 1997
Dr Oxana Iwanskyj
GMC Number 6025894
Dr Jennifer Moore
Jennifer studied pre-clinical medicine at the University of St Andrews prior to completing her clinical training at the University of Edinburgh Medical School, qualifying in 2009. Jennifer moved to Leicestershire for her GP speciality training, during which she completed her post graduate diploma in sexual and reproductive health. Before deciding to become a doctor, Jennifer was an A&E staff nurse in Liverpool for two years. She returned to Rushcliffe and joined the practice in February 2018.
Dr Elaine Chin
Dr Khandaker Islam
Dr Oliver Puar
Dr Helen Unitt
MBChB BSc DRCOG DFFP DCH MRCPCH MRCGP
Helen joined the group as a locum GP in 2019. She became a Salaried GP in 2020. She qualified in Leeds in 1991 and initially she trained in Paediatrics, then she moved to General practice. Helen completed her GP Vocational training in Derby. She has a special interest in Paediatrics and in addition to her GP role and clinical supervisor role, she holds a Specialist Paediatric post in Leicester. Helen is married with 2 children.
Laura trained in Nottingham and qualified in 1993. She worked in the Spinal Unit for a while before deciding to work in the accident and emergency department at Queens Medical Centre. She entered Practice Nursing in 1998 and has been doing it ever since. Laura has a particular interest in Diabetes and educating patients about prevention and management.
Pam qualified as a nurse in 1989 in Shrewsbury before moving to Nottingham. She worked at Loughborough General Hospital before starting her Practice Nursing Career in 1991 at Church House Surgery. Pam is experienced in most areas of general practice nursing but has special interest in wound care, men's health and respiratory conditions.
Rachael joined the practice in September 2005 after completing the Practice Nurse Training Scheme. She qualified as a nurse in 1987 in Leeds. Since becoming a practice nurse she has gone on to do further training in asthma, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, sexual health, health promotion, immunisation and wound care as well as becoming a non-medical prescriber. More recently, she has completed a course in clinical decision making to support her work seeing patients with minor illnesses and injuries.
Vicky started as a practice nurse with us in September 2018. She is experienced with a wide variety of nursing appointments but has a particular interest in women's health. She was previously a district nurse with a diploma in leg ulcer management.
Linda joined the group in 2003 after moving from the northwest where she worked as a Sister in the adult intensive care unit. She has completed Diploma courses in cervical screening, coronary heart disease, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. In 2006, Linda completed the Independent Nurse Prescribing course and has used this to enhance her Practice Nurse role. She enjoys all aspects of her working day and has a special interest in caring for patients with respiratory conditions.
Liz started her nursing career training at Nottingham General Hospital in 1967. She moved on to midwifery training at Leicester Royal Infirmary Maternity Hospital, Firs Maternity Hospital and also helped in the community too before qualifying in 1972. She returned to nursing work at NGH and then at FMH before leaving to become a mum of three wonderful children. Liz went on to a nursing position in the 80’s at Queens Medical Centre before deciding to take on a new role as a Practice Nurse at a GP surgery. She joined with Keyworth Medical Practice in 1993 as a full time Practice Nurse and continued to work with our team until 2014 when she retired, albeit briefly, as she returned again in 2016. Liz is now an Independent Nurse Prescriber and works mainly with nurse triage and minor illnesses.
Emma qualified in 2015 from Nottingham University and has since had roles as a respiratory nurse on respiratory ward, Community Respiratory Nurse, Community Sister and is now working as a Practice Nurse with the Village Health Group.