|Dr NIGEL MOHABIR (m)|
MB, ChB, DRCOG, Dip Derm Qualified 1989.
Dr Mohabir is Senior Partner in the Practice and has over 20 years’ experience in General Practice. He has worked in the Australian Outback and also in New Zealand for 2 years before joining the Practice as a full time partner in 1997. He has a special interest in Dermatology and has worked in dermatology for over 15 years. He is now an accredited 'GP with Special Interest' in Dermatology (GPwSI), undertaking weekly clinics in Crawley as part of 'Sussex Community Dermatology Service'. He also offers a monthly Cryotherapy Service at the Surgery, freezing small skin lesions. He has a keen interest in Diabetes, and had developed our diabetic service to initiate and maintain insulin treatment in patients who require it, thereby reducing hospital appointments and follow-up. He is Bridge Medical's Lead Clinician for Clinical Governance, Infection Control and Health and Safety and shares the Lead for Learning Disabilities.
|Dr BRONWIN BARTMAN (f)|
MB, ChB, DRCOG, DFFP, Qualified 1989.
Dr Bartman spent many years training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and is our Women's Health and Family Planning lead. She has a weekly family planning clinic during which she also fit coils and manages patients with infertility who are eligible for NHS treatment. She runs one minor procedures clinic per week, removing small lesions requiring a local anaesthetic and does joint injections. Dr Bartman is our Palliative Care lead, regularly meeting with the District Nursing and Hospice team Nurses so that the Practice can provide a co-ordinated palliative care service for our patients receiving palliative care.
|Dr JHANSI KAMALAKANNAN (f)|
MBBS, MRCGP, DFSRH, Diploma in Ophthalmology (India). Qualified in 1998.
Dr Kamalakannan is known as Dr Jhansi and joined the Practice in February 2011 and has been a Partner since June 2013. She usually works 3 days a week. Dr Jhansi is our lead for Learning Disabilities, Chronic obstructive airways disease, Asthma and Rheumatoid Arthritis. She is the lead clinician for Medicines Management and prescribing. Her specialist interest is ophthalmology. She is also our Frailty lead meeting regularly with a multi-disciplinary team to discuss patients in order to co-ordinate and plan their care and treatment with a view to avoiding hospital admission.
|Dr BABU HUSSAIN (m)|
MRCGP, MRCPsych, MBBS. Qualified 1997
Dr Hussain joined Bridge Medical Centre as a GP Partner in October 2016. Dr Hussain has worked at Bridge Medical Centre as a locum since early 2013. Dr Hussain has specialised in psychiatry and is a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, as well as being a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners. He has an interest in general adult and old age psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. He is the named visiting doctor for Ferndale Nursing Home, an EMI nursing home for patients with dementia. He visits the home every Thursday morning. He is also our Mental Health and Dementia lead, regularly reviewing our patients with dementia, developing their care plan and providing care and advice for their carers.
|Dr SHAJEENA RAHIMAN (f)|
MBBS, MRCGP Qualified 1998
Dr Rahiman has worked locally for many years, both as a locum and as a salaried doctor. Many patients will remember her from working previously in the Practice, covering maternity locum. She will be consulting 4 days a week and is involved in the 6-8 week checks for new born babies.