Dr N J Muttucumaru (m)
Dr Muttucumaru the owner and clinical lead for the organisation, qualified as a Doctor in 1985 at The University of Leicester and specialised in a number of medical and scientific areas, including Orthopaedics and Psychiatry and Biochemistry, He became a General Practitioner in 1993 and has over 20 years of experience in primary care. In 2009 he was successful in his bid to provide the primary care needs for the Buckshaw Village development and soon afterwards opened a brand new surgery. Dr Muttucumaru has a wide range of interests, and is passionate in his desire to offer community based services for patients from the surgery. He also provides an innovative continuity of care model for patients located within the Oakbridge Retirement Village complex, specifically tailored to meet the needs of dementia patients and for long term rehabilitation patients. Dr Muttucumaru normally helps on the Walk In clinics on Mondays and Fridays, but typically has pre-bookable appointments mid-week.
Dr Sharma (m)
Dr Sharma has been a GP since 2008. He started his medical career at St Andrews and Manchester and worked locally in Chorley General Hospital up until 2004. He then trained as a GP at St Albans/Hemel and Watford. He moved to Buckshaw to be closer to his extended family. His areas of medical interest include Diabetes and Joint Injections / musculoskeletal medicine. Dr Sharma normally helps on the Walk In clinics on Mondays and Fridays, but typically has pre-bookable appointments mid-week and often on a Saturday.
Dr Stringfellow (f)
Dr Srtingfellow joined the team at Buckshaw Village Sugery in April 2017. A female doctor with a special interest in family planning and trained in carrying out detailed baby checks, she will is a welcome addition to the team. Dr Stringfellow works Monday, Wednesday and Friday, she helps on the walk in clinic and also provide pre-bookable appointments.
Dr Wright (f)
Dr Wright joined Buckshaw Village Surgery in August 2017. She joined as a newly qualified G.P after completing her training in the North East. She has relocated to Chorley to be closer to family and friends. She currently works 3 days a week, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday and most weeks has pre-bookable appointments on Tuesdays and Wednesday, on Fridays she helps with the walk in clinics.
Dr Ramesh (m)
Dr Ramesh is a well known, long term locum who has provided cover across the organisation for the last couple of years. Currently working at both Buckshaw Village Surgery and Eaves Lane Surgery full time. Dr Ramesh often helps on the walk in clinics and has pre-bookable appointments in the middle of the day and at weekends.
Mrs Tracy Muttucumaru (f)
Miss Jacqui Chester (f)
Barbara Wright (f)
Advanced Nurse Practitioner
Below is a list of some of the common problems our Nurse Practitioners can treat:
Earache, sinusitis, hayfever, tonsilitis, sore throat, flu symptoms, chesty cough, asthma, laryngitis, conjuctivitis, diarrhoea, vomiting, constipation, abdominal pain, rashes, stings, abscess, athletes foot, eczema, shingles, chicken pox, emergency contraception, cystitis, vaginal discharge, back pain, stiff neck, pulled muscles, frozen shoulder, mastitis, tiredness.
Sister Fiona Chester (f)
Sister Lesley Bunting (f)
Sister Colette Charfe (f)
Nurse Aga Kevan (f)
Nurse Martin Chell (m)
Mr Brian Hann (m)
Business and Operations Director (Group)
Mr Craig Lee (m)
Buckshaw Village Surgery Practice Manager
Mrs Naila Nisar-Butt (f)