Dr Shirley Forshaw – (MB BCh BAO MRCGP DGM DCH DRCOG)
Dr Susan Brannigan – (MB BCh BAO MRCGP DFSRH)
Dr Aine Curran – (MB MCh BAO DRCOG MRCGP DFFP)
Other Team Members
|Mrs Sharon Liggett
|Carmel Cunningham, Aideen McGinn & Ciara Watters
We have a team of receptionist – namely Regina, Philomena, Caroline, Elaine, Natalie & Fiona
They are responsible for the busy reception area and most of the administration for the practice. They work often under difficult circumstances but maintain the ability to be friendly and helpful at all times.
Multi-Discliplinary Teams (MDT’s)
First Contact Social Workers, Physiotherapist and Mental Health Practitioners will work alongside the existing practice team to provide enhanced access to health and social care services within a primary care setting.
Patients registered with our practice will be able to book an appointment directly with any of these new services, without first having to see the GP.
Our Social Worker is Valerie Berry
Social Wellbeing affects how people feel about themselves, how well they function and the overall quality of their life. Social Workers work with individual, families and communities to improve their social wellbeing.
Types of Support Provided
- Isolation or loneliness
- Carer Support
- Relationship Difficulties
- Parenting Difficulties
- Housing Difficulties
- Bereavement and Trauma
- Alcohol and Drug Addiction.
You can book an appointment with Valerie via the receptionist to discuss any issues you are facing, explore what is important to you, agree what help she can offer you and provide you with support.
Our Physiotherapist is Martin O’Hanlon & Donal Ferris.
Martin & Donal are experts in problems with your joints, muscles and soft tissue (back pain, neck pain, painful joints or sprains & strains)
- Diagnose your condition
- Offer you advice and exercise to manage your condition
- Order tests
- Prescribe medication
- Request X-Rays
- Refer you to another service if requires
- Direct you to community based activities
You can book an appointment with Martin or Donal via the receptionist.
Mental Health Practitioner
Our Mental Health Practitioner is Lucy Brooke.
Mary is an expert who can
- Provide an initial assessment
- Advise on management of your mental health
- Offer short term treatment
- Direct you to appropriate services
- Refer you to specialist mental health service.
You can book an appointment directly with Lucy via the receptionist.
|9am – 5pm
|9am – 5pm
|9am – 1pm
|9am – 1pm
|9am – 1pm
If you wish to contact the Practice Nurse via the telephone please ask the receptionist to book a telephone consultation for you.
Our Practice Nurse provides a range of services:
- Diabetic Clinic
- Asthma Clinic
- COPD Clinic
- Hypertension Clinic
- Warfarin Clinic
- Smoking & Weight Management Clinic
- Well Women Clinic
- Coronary Prevention Clinic
- Travel Clinic
All consultations are by appointment only.
Strategic Planning and Performance Group
The Strategic Planning and Performance Group plans and oversees the delivery of health and social care services for the population of Northern Ireland.
The Group is accountable to the Minister for Health and responsible for planning, improving and overseeing the delivery of effective, high quality, safe health and social care services within available resources.
Strategic Planning and Performance Group of the Department of Health
12-22 Linenhall Street, Belfast BT2 8BS
Telephone: 0300 555 0115