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The Doctors

Dr Anjum S Iqbal – Principal General Practitioner
MBBS MRCP (UK) DTM&H (Liverpool) Dip.Internal Med.(Lon) DFFP

Dr A Jawad
MBChB MRCP MRCGP

The doctors of Ightenhill Medical Centre provide Standard General Medical Services and hold a contract with the East Lancashire CCG at:

Walshaw House
Regent Street Nelson
Lancashire
BB9 8AS

Primary Health Care Team

Practice Manager

Tracy Williams-Walsh is responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the Surgery and the administration of the Practice. If you wish to make any enquiries or have a comment about the service we provide she will be happy to help.

Practice Nurse

Sheila Powell

Health Care Assistant

Naeem Ashraf

The Practice Nurse and Health Care Assistant work closely with the Doctors and are trained to provide a variety of services. You may book directly with the Practice Nurse for such services as foreign travel immunisations, cervical smears and medical advice etc. The Health Care Assistant works under supervision doing bloods, blood pressures etc.

Reception Staff

The Receptionists, who as well as answer the telephones and greet people at the front desk, are responsible under the supervision of the Practice Manager for dealing with everything which happens in reception and the office. The reception staff are well trained and experienced. They are here to help you and they may have to ask you some medical details in order to work effectively. All staff treat any information given to them as confidential.

Receptionists are the engine house of the Surgery, doing a wide range of administrative jobs, answering telephone calls and greeting patients at the counter. At times there may be slight delays so please be patient until they can attend to you.