Dr Janaki Barathan (f)
Dr Barathan studied medicine at Manchester University. Her post-graduate and GP training was completed in Oxford.
She worked as a locum in Oxfordshire before coming to Market Weighton in October 2014.
Dr Barathan is our lead GP for cancer and palliative care.
Dr Eve Burns (f)
BSc Hons MBChB Hons MRCGP
Dr Burns read Human Biology at The University of Birmingham in 2003 before deciding to pursuer a career in medicine. In 2012 she graduated from Leeds Medical School and moved to the city of Bath where she worked as a foundation doctor before returning to Yorkshire to complete GP vocational training.
Dr Burns has a special interest in minor surgery and medical education.
Dr Saad Djoukhadar (m)
MBBS Msc MRCGP
Dr.Djoukhadar studied medicine in Jordan University of Science and Technology. He then travelled to the UK and obtained a Msc degree in Clinical Medicine at the University of Hertfordshire. He then spent two years completing foundation training before returning to join the York GP vocational training scheme.
Dr Victoria Key (f)
MBChB DFSRH MRCGP
Dr Key qualified from the University of Manchester in 2010 before completing foundation training in East Lancashire and GP training in South Yorkshire. She recently moved to the local area with her family.
She holds the diploma of reproductive and sexual health and has an interest in elderly medicine.
Dr Raj Naidoo (m)
Studied Medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg South Africa.
He has had postgraduate experience in Anaesthetics, Intensive Care Medicine and A&E medicine at the University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire before completing his GP training in Hertfordshire.
He was a GP Partner in Northampton for 10 years and ran a successful medical centre in Johannesburg for five years.
He worked as a locum in Yorkshire before joining Market Weighton as our Clinical Lead GP from November 2021.
Samantha Hamby (f)
Samantha is the Advanced Nurse Practitioner, who qualified as a registered nurse in 2005. Samantha has a background in community services as a community and treatment room nurse specialising in wound care. Samantha has a strong background in mentoring other members of the healthcare team.
Samantha has experience of working in the out of hours setting and previous GP surgeries and has successfully obtained the following qualifications in:
Minor Illness Management Msc
Autonomous Practitioner degree Bsc
Advanced Clinical Practice (Post graduate Diploma Msc)
Independent & Supplementary Prescribing for non medical Prescribers.
Samantha sees children over the age of 1 and you can book an appointment to see her for the following:
chest infection, sinus problems, heart or lung complaints, urinary infection, skin infection and problems, tonsillitis, headache/migraine, ear complaints, anxiety, depression, abdominal problems, urinary symptoms, eye complaints, musculoskletal, dizziness, breast problems, tiredness, gout, through, shingles, nosebleeds.
The list is not exhaustive. Please discuss with the reception team for further advice.
Donna is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner, qualifying as a Registered Mental Health Nurse in 1999. Donna has a wealth of mental health experience that has included community mental health , memory services , crisis intervention and addiction services.
Donna has recently completed the MSc in Advanced Clinical practice and completed the Independent & Supplementary Prescribing course.
Donna sees children over the age of 12 months and you can book an appointment to see her for the following:
Mental health, substance misuse/ concerns, memory issues, respiratory complaints, sinus, infections, skin concerns, sore throat, headache/migraine, ear complaints, abdominal problems, urinary symptoms, eye complaints, musculoskeletal, breast problems, tiredness, gout, shingles, nosebleeds.
The list is not exhaustive but please discuss with the reception team.
Caroline Fuller (f)
Caroline qualified as a nurse in 1985. She became a Practice Nurse in 1996. Caroline has experience in helping patients with diabetes, advising on contraception, carrying out cervical smears and childhood immunisations as well as daily treatment room duties.
Julie Davies (f)
Julie trained in Edinburgh in 1990. She has a community nurse background giving experience with wounds and long-term conditions. She can give routine injections as required and consult over travel vaccinations.
Julie is trained in undertaking child immunisations including nasal flu vaccines, support patients with COPD reviews, asthma reviews and spirometry. Julie can also undertake Cervical smears, dementia reviews, learning disability reviews, vaccines and monthly injections of prescribed medication.
Lucy Roberts (f)
MSc, MCSP, HCPC, IP
Lucy completed her physiotherapy degree in 1988 in Manchester. She successfully completed her injection therapy diploma in 2002 and her independent prescribing course in 2015. She supports patients with musculoskeletal conditions as a first point of contact.
We have 3 trained phlebotomists, who take blood tests for patients of this practice as requested by the doctors. They hold clinics by appointment. It is important that you telephone us for any results of blood tests. Please ring 01430 875353, option 2 during our normal opening hours after 2pm.
Mrs Sue Smith (f)
Sue is responsible for the running of what is, in fact, a very complex service.
Many other staff employed by a variety of services use our surgery premises. Each member of staff has individual arrangements for making contact with patients and this will be explained to you if ever you need their services.
All our reception and administrative staff have formal training and their work is reviewed by annual appraisal.
They will do everything they can to help you but please remember that they have a difficult job especially at busy times of the day when they are responding to telephone calls and queries coming at them from all directions.
At all times, they are under the instructions of the doctors.
You will be asked the reason for your visit. This information will help them make sure that you see the most appropriate member of the primary care team.
They are bound by strict rules of confidentiality so you may rest assured that anything you say to them will be treated with the appropriate respect.
We have 2 secretaries, 10 administration staff and 2 prescription clerks, who not only co-ordinate communication between the doctors and the hospital services but who increasingly find themselves the first port of call for queries directly from patients on virtually every aspect of their treatment. They, too, have been formally trained and will respect your confidentiality.
Jackie Lyon (f)
The midwives work both with our patients and those of our neighbouring practices. They work for the Women & Children’s Hospital, Hull caring for their ladies and for ladies, who wish to birth under the care of York hospital. They hold regular ante-natal, post-natal and booking clinics. They help to look after ladies, whilst they are pregnant and immediately after the birth of their baby, offering support and advice on an individual basis. They work closely with the health visitors and the Children’s Centres in Market Weighton and Pocklington.
Dorothy Paul is a Health Visitor and she is based at the Market Weighton Children’s Centre. The health visitor works as one of a team of health visitors, supporting patients in the West Wold area. They can give advice and support on many common problems of families and young children. They can also prescribe medication for simple conditions, such as dry skin and constipation. They also carry out developmental assessments on children, deliver the Healthy Child Programme, and run Child Health Clinics at the Children’s Centre. Contact telephone numbers are 01759 448320, 01430 874090 and 07919 544645.
Health visitor assistants also work with the health visitors. They may contact families or organise groups on behalf of the team.
Loretta is a community link worker. Her role is to provide individual and personal support to adults in the East Riding who would like help with their social, emotional and practical needs. She works alongside the team to support you and signpost you to the relevant services in the community that will improve your wellbeing.
Sarah is our PCN mental health and wellbeing coach, she can support people facing low to moderate mental health challenges. She can provide personal support and motivation to adults (18+ only) who may be struggling with their emotional wellbeing but don’t require clinical intervention
Sarah can offer 1-1 support, guidance and tools that can help you take the first step to feeling better and more in control.
Sarah can support you for up to 8 sessions over a 12 week period, for a maximum of 60 minutes per appointment.
The aim of these sessions is to set goals and to provide you with the skills, tools and confidence to enable you to manage and maintain your own wellbeing. Sarah is friendly, understanding and supportive. She will help and encourage you to achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle
Victoria is a Health Trainer at the Practice. She can provide patients with advice and guidance in relation to healthy eating, weight management, smoking, bereavement and Covid Recovery. She works alongside the team to support you and signpost you to the relevant services in the community that will improve your health and wellbeing.