Reception Managers and Team Leaders
Dr Imran Arshad
GMC Number 6101426
MB ChB BSc (Hons),MRCP, MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG 2004 Leicester Warwick Medical School. Dr Imran Arshad is one of our male partner general practitioners. As well as being one of the partners for Village Health Group, Dr Arshad is also a registered GP trainer who helps teach the registrars who come to our practice during their placements. In addition to this, he is also one of the Clinical Leads for our care homes.
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 working as a junior doctor in hospitals across the Midlands. Since then, he has also worked in commissioning and leadership roles. He became a GP trainer and completed a healthcare executive MBA. Neil is also one of our Clinical Care Home Leads, Long Term Conditions Leads, QoF Leads and Health & Safety Leads too.
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 as well as being a Clinical Lead for GP Registrars & Training, the Nursing Team Manager and Sepsis Clinical Lead.
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 is also one of our Clinical Child & Adult Safeguarding Leads. 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. As well as being a partner at Village Health Group, Stephen has helped patients all throughout the Rushcliffe area for over 30 years. He was presented with a special recognition award by CRA in December 2020 for his outstanding work within Primary Care to help put patients first. He is also the Clinical Lead for Complaints and Commissioning. Stephen is married to a local GP and has two children.
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 2004 Leicester Warwick Medical School. 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 Akhtar is a Clinical Lead in Dispensary and Prescribing as well as Research. Asifa is also married to a local GP.
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 and is now a Clinical Lead for the PPG. Her husband is a clinical oncology consultant in Nottingham, they have two children together.
Dr Louise Glasgow
GMC Number 4432030
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. Louise is also one of our Clinical Child & Adult Safeguarding Leads. She is married with 3 teenage boys and a dog.
Dr Gurvinder Sahota
GMC Number 7038954
MB ChB 2009 University of Birmingham. 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. Dr Sahota is our Clinical Caldicott Lead, Information Governance Lead & INR Star Lead.
Dr Oliver Puar
GMC Number 7411479
MB BS 2013 Kings College London. Dr Puar is one of our male Partners who joined Village Health Group in late 2019, since that time he has helped many patients within the Rushcliffe area.
Salaried General Practitioners
GMC Number 7013713
MB ChB 2008 University of Leicester. Tina is one of our female salaried GP's within the Village Health Group. She has worked closely with our Keyworth branch team before the merger of Village Health Group took place and since has helped lots of patients throughout the Rushcliffe area. Tina is a mother of two young children.
GMC Number 7452050
BM BS 2014 The University of Brighton and the University of Sussex. Matthew is one of Village Health Groups male salaried General Practitioners.
Dr Alice Armitage
GMC Number 7490872
BM BS 2015 University of Nottingham. Dr Armitage is one of our female salaried GP's who joined Village Health Group in August of 2021.
Dr Nicholas Johal
Dr Sukhveer Sandhu
Dr Jill Langridge
GMC Number 3344231
BM BS 1989 University of Nottingham, 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. Jill is also a Clinical Lead for CQC and QoF. She is married to a local GP and has two children. She was a partner at VHG until March 2022 before stepping down and now still works with the team holding Gynae clinics.
GPhC Number 2050285
BSc (Hons) Pharmacy, MRPharmS, IP, Leicester 1999. Harlene has held a variety of community pharmacy and training roles since qualifying as a pharmacist. Originally from London, she moved to Nottingham in 2004 and has settled here with her husband and two children. She joined the practice in 2020 as an Independent Prescriber and enjoys conducting our patients’ reviews and assisting them with their medication queries.
GPhC Number 5020176
Qualified in 2008 in Edinburgh. Cara is a pharmacy technician and has previously worked at both Edinburgh Royal infirmary and Derby Royal Hospital. She has a total of 14 years of experience working in hospitals. Cara joined the practice in October 2020 and her role is to work alongside the GPs and pharmacist helping with medication queries.
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.
Juanitia started employment with Keyworth Medical Practice in August 2013. She brings with her a variety of skills from her previous nursing experience. After qualifying as a registered nurse in March 2006 she worked in the hospital environment on acute medical wards and has progressed her career to take on extended practice within the community as Nurse Practitioner at the Walk in Centres. She is competent to manage minor illness and injury, and has experience of dealing with emergencies. She also runs clinics for routine care such as; wound dressings, contraception and hormone replacement reviews, smears, health checks, immunisations. She has a keen interest in promoting healthy living and aims to support patients with self-managing their long term conditions.
Julie is one of our female practice nurses at Village Health Group. She is typically based at our Keyworth branch and has been a registered nurse since May 1997. She is able to hold reviews with our diabetic patients, perform dressings, hold pill checks, contact patients regarding HRT reviews, administer injections & much more.
Andrea has been a registered nurse since March 1995. Andrea is one of our female practice nurses here and she primarily works from our Village Health Group Keyworth branch. As well as seeing a lot of diabetic patients, she can perform dressings, child immunisations, injections & much more.
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.