The staff at Alexandra Surgery are here to help you. Our Receptionists are trained to deal with your needs. They are your link to the rest of the practice. They have to follow the instructions of the doctors and at the same time satisfy the patients needs, occasionally under difficult circumstances. The more information you give to them the better they will be able to assist you. Information given will always be treated in confidence as they are bound by the same codes of confidentiality as the doctors.

Members of our practice team have specialised roles. When you have a particular enquiry, you may be re-directed to the appropriate person to help you.

Individuals among our team are also able to speak various languages.

Work Experience (Students)

The practice has agreement with local schools or universities to host their students from time to time, for a brief period of experience in a workplace.
Generally, these are students in full time education, aged above 16, and recommended by their teachers. They have volunteered to help out in the surgery (i.e. they are unpaid) to learn about working life, and hear about how the health service is run. Usually only one student attends the practice, for a week at a time.
All the tasks they carry out are under supervision, and at the beginning of their attachment the student must accept and sign a Confidentiality Agreement, just like our regular staff.
The students will also report to their teachers, and often the teachers visit the practice to discuss their progress and behaviour.


Kate Poh, who retired in November 2016 after a long and dedicated service, will come in from time to time to help out when we need extra pair of hands, or when Dhurata is on leave.
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Practice Management

Ms Abhirami Sivananthan (f)

Practice Manager

Administration

Mrs Yogeswary Sivananthan (f)

Practice Administrator
Speaks Tamil

Dr Umapathee Chenthuran (m)
Ms Allison Mole (f)

Referrals Navigator

Mr Kumaresh Sundralingam (m)

Reception

Mrs Tahmina Atiq (f)

Deputy Management/ Administrator

Health Care Assistant 

Speaks Bengali.

Ms Sandra Budginaite (f)
Ms Imane El Azhari (f)
Mr Ishtiaq (Russell) Khondaker (m)

Receptionist 

Speaks Bengali

Ms Katerina Kontopyrghou (f)

Receptionist/ Administrator

Speaks Greek

Ms Maia Korashvili (f)
Ms Dorina Radanovics (f)
Mrs Yasemin Tosunlar Huseyin (f)

Receptionist/ Ethnic Health Liaison Officer

Speaks Turkish

Ms Mathi Vettivelu (f)

Receptionist/ Ethnic health liaison officer

Speaks Tamil

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