All Staff have received training in Basic Life Resuscitation and Anaphylaxis
Dr Naushaba Nadeem
MBBS, MRCGP, DFSRH
Graduated from Sind Medical College, Karachi 1995.
MRCGP UK 2006
Joined Riverside in 2011
Special Interest in Children & Women's Health
Diabetes & Chronic Disease Management
Married lives in Langho, Blackburn
Dr Haris Akhtar
Dr Akhtar joined the practice as a GP partner in April 2016 after being our long term locum.
Lauren joined the practice in January 2020 and is responsible for the overall running of the practice.
Senior Practice Nurse
Mrs Allyson Maxwell
Joined Riverside in 2003
Dip in Diabetes, Dip in Respiratory Management, Dip in Coronary Heart Disease Management
Trained in diabetes, respiratory disease management, travel health, cervical screening, cardiovascular disease management and carries out general health checks and baby vaccinations.
Lives in Nelson
Mrs Tanzeela Shah
Joined Riverside Team in April 2014
Special interest in Mental health , Dementia , Chronic disease Management & Baby Clinic.
Married, Lives in Nelson
Fluently speaks English,Urdu & Punjabi.
Mrs Joanne Kinsella
BTech National Diploma in Business Studies and Secretarial
Joined Riverside Team in 2002
Deals with all Gps & Nurses referals to further Services
Married, lives in Burnley.
Mrs Nela Ashton
Clinical Pharmacist Advisor
There are five receptionists who will usually be your first point of contact at the surgery or on the telephone
Miss Kirsty Rooke
Joined Riverside in June 2016
Miss Atia Rashid
Joined Riverside in August 2018
Miss Mia Woodward
Joined Riverside in June 2019
Miss Iqrah Ahmed
Joined Riverside in September 2019
Miss Julie Peters
Joined Riverside in April 2020.
Our team of trained receptionists will book your appointment with a doctor or nurse and can help you with any queries or problems you may have.
Staff linked to practice