The GP Clinical Team
Dr Y Naheed
Partner - MB, ChB Leeds, MRCGP, BSc, DFSRH, CIDC Warwick
Dr Y Naheed joined the Thursby Surgery clinical team in 2004, becoming a practice partner in 2010.
Clinical Director Burnley East Primary Care Network.
Specializing in women's health, diabetes and dementia, Dr Naheed is also at the forefront for the mentoring of medical student and foundation trainees.
Outside of work Dr Naheed enjoys working within our local communities and neighborhoods, promoting the importance of regular exercise and healthy life-style in preventing long term conditions such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease
Dr N Naheed
GP - MBChb, MRCGP
Dr Nesba Naheed graduated from Manchester Univerisy in 2008, gaining her doctorate 2013.
Becoming a member of the Thursby Surgery clinical team in 2013, Dr Nesba runs the surgery's Child Health Surveillance Clinics, as well as helping supervise Medical Students and assisting with the training of foundation trainees.
Outside of work, Dr Nesba enjoys spending time with her family.
Dr E Ahmed
Dr Ahmed joined the surgery in 2021
Dr N Iftikhar
GP - MBBS, MRCGP
Dr Iftikhar joined the surgery in the summer of 2021
Being trained in the North-West of England, Dr Iftikhar takes great pride in working for and with the local comminity.
His clinical interest include, but are not limited to; Muscoskeletal and Palliative Care.
Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his family and friends.
We are passionate about education and proud of our educational achievements. We support a number of training programs including Medical Student Years 2 & 3 programs from UCLAN and Year 4 Medical students from Lancaster University. All our GPs support the mentoring of the these training programs.
Foundation Year Two - Doctors in Training
Thursby provides opportunities for Foundation Year placements for Doctors. Foundation Doctors are fully qualified doctors who rotate between various specialties to increase their experience. Some of them may choose to go onto do further training to become a GP others may become surgeons or specialist doctors in a hospital setting. Each Foundation Doctor will be with us for a 4 month placement. They will be closely supervised and assessed throughout their time with us. They will have longer appointment times. Foundation Year Doctors hold their own surgeries and appointments, although not available to book on-line but can be booked by a receptionist via our telephone booking service.
Our current FY2 GP is - Lucy Smith
The Practice is also a designated teaching practice for medical students. If a student is sitting in with a doctor at the time of your appointment, our receptionist will inform you. Occasionally patients with specific medical problems may be asked to attend for their medical history to be taken and examined by the medical student. This is of course voluntary, our doctors and students are very grateful for your help. If you wish to decline a consultation with medical students in attendance then please inform reception prior to your appointment.
Because we are a teaching practice, on occasions you may be asked to allow a video of your consultation to be made. This will not happen without your consent. Examinations will not be recorded. You may ask for the consultation to be deleted if you change your mind. The video will be used for teaching purposes only between doctors will be deleted shortly afterwards. If you decline to be videoed, it will make no difference to your appointment or the availability of the appointment. Please ask one of our reception team if you require any further information.
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