Other Practice Staff


Mr Salim Abatcha

Usual days of work – Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm

Salim, our Clinical Pharmacist deals with day to day┬ámedicine issues and consults with and treat patients directly. This includes providing help to manage long term conditions, advising those taking multiple medicines (polypharmacy) and delivering clinical advice about treatments. Salim will also assist with communication across a patient’s care pathway, manage medicines shortages by suggesting suitable alternatives where appropriate.


The Midwives look after all aspects of maternity from initial booking to postnatal care. You can contact St Marys Midwife team on 0161 276 6567.

Drug Clinic

Ms Pat Bardsley runs our drug misuse and dependence clinic on a Tuesday. Pat can be contacted at the Zion Centre on 0161 226 5412.


Scanassure are an external organisation that come to the Practice to undertake ultrasounds for our patients on a Friday.

Hepatology Clinic

We are working closely with the Hepatology clinic at Manchester Royal Infirmary in identifying and treating patient with confirmed Hepatitis C or patient deemed at risk of Hepatitis C. The clinic is held on a Wednesday by Sister Lisa Riley (f). https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/hepatitis-c/treatment/

Citizens Advice Bureau

We also have access to this service at our surgery. Patients can be referred via the GP if they are suffering from stress due to problems with finances, housing, employment etc.