Meet the Team

Our Practice Team

General Practitioners

Dr Basil Hainsworth


Graduated in 1972 and after a hospital surgical career he became a General Practictioner in 1987. He took over The Parks Medical Centre in 1990 and has continued to work to date.

Dr Hisham Haq


Graduated 2002 and after hospital and General Practice training became a GP in 2008. He joined The Parks Medical Centre as a partner in April 2011.

Dr Natalija Staliuniene

Graduated from medical school in Lithuania in 1994. She obtained her specialist diploma in Family Medicine in 1998. After working in general practice in Lithuania she joined The Parks Medical Centre in October 2019 under the International GP Recruitment Scheme. She successfully completed her training and became a salaried GP here from January 1st 2021.

GP in training

The practice is an associate training practice (training future GPs). Each GP trainee is on a 4 month rotation at the practice and are competent doctors training to become a GP under supervision.

Practice Nurse

Sharon Turner

After a lengthy career in the acute health sector she joined us in 2012 with the intention of pursuing a career as a practice nurse. She brought with her a wealthy experience in patient care.

Health Care Assistant (HCA)

Riah Dogra

After a varied background, Riah trained as a phlebotomist before upskilling to become an HCA. She joined the practice in April 20023 and continues to learn and increase her wealth of knowledge.

Administration Staff

Rachel Hall


Graduated with a Business Administration degree in 1995. After a long and varied career in the retail industry she joined The Parks Medical Centre in 2010 as the Practice Manager.

Leanne Mitchinson

After working within the retail sector she joined the practice in 2012 as a reception administrator.

Emma Ashby

Emma joined the reception team in October 2022 after a long career at Greggs. She brings a wealth of customer service to the role.

Mo Docrat


Joining the team in March 2023 Mo brings a wealth of experience from across various sectors. He is a business owner in the food industry and has more recently worked in the NHS Hub.

Eden Walsh

As the newest member of the team, joining in August 2023, Eden brings a strong work ethic and a wealth of customer service experience. She also has a degree in Graphic Design.

Additional Roles

These professionals are shared between different practices under the Primary Care
Network (PCN) service delivery. Details of the types of Health care professionals you might see can be found below:

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Clinical Pharmacists

Since 2021 we have PCN Clinical Pharmacists who work part-time in the practice.

Their role includes medicine optimisation, safe prescribing and updating repeat medicines based on clinical and discharge letters.

For more information on their roles please watch this video

First Contact Phyiotherapists

Since 2021 we have PCN First Contact Physiotherapists working for the practice.

Their role is to see patient’s with acute musculoskeletal problems such as back pain, neck pain, knee pain etc as soon as possible in order to help manage and treat the symptoms, without the need to see a GP.

They currently work across the PCN sites, including The Parks Medical Centre, so if you are offered an appointment with them rather than a GP this is because they are the best healthcare professional to manage your symptoms.

For further information on their role please watch this video

Social Prescriber

Our PCN prescriber has been working across the PCN practices since 2021. Her role is to support patients whose well-being is affecting their health.

There are a number of areas that she can support patients with and further information can be found here

Health & Well-being Coach

Our PCN Health & Well-being coach joined the practices in 2022 and helps patients in various ways.

What is Coaching???

  • Anxiety, low mood, depression management – mindfulness, Grounding & relaxation techniques, coping strategies
  • Lifestyle changes, Routine planning, Weight management, Exercise
  • Positive changes to mindset, thinking patterns
  • Stress management & problem solving
  • Relationship support
  • Confidence and motivation building
  • Improving self-care & boundaries

For more information on how she can help click here or for group information click here 

Nursing Associate

Our PCN Nursing Associate is a trained professional promoting health and well-being across all patient groups. She will work together with the Doctors to provide all-round care. For more information please see the video below:

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