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Dr A J Craven
MB, ChB, FRCGP. Dr Craven qualified from the University of Leeds in 1987. He is especially interested in diabetes, psychiatry, sports medicine and minor surgery. He is the Associate Director of General Practice Education at Manchester University. He also does sessions for the Out Of Hours Service (Bayurgent Care) as a supervisor and trainer
Dr M D Denver
MB BS (Lond), DA (UK), Dip IMC RCS (Ed), MRCGP. Dr Denver qualified from Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School in 1990. He served in the Royal Army Medical Corps from 1987 until 1999. He also works a weekly session in Accident and Emergency at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary. His other interests include cardio vascular medicine, minor surgery, sports medicine, orthopaedics and psychiatry. He is an experienced GP Trainer. He also holds the post of Medical Director for the Out Of Hours Service (Bayurgent Care)
Dr R F Gilbert
MB CHB, MRCGP, DCH, DRCOG, DFRSH Dr Gilbert qualified from Manchester University in 1995. She is interested in children's health, women's health, dermatology and minor surgery. Dr Gilbert also a trainer for junior doctors and  medical students.
Dr D S McDonnell
MSc, MB ChB, MRCGP, Dr McDonnell has special interest in dermatology, E.N.T.,  respiratory problems and asthma (N.A.C Diploma). He is also a qualified NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) Master Practitioner. He qualified from the University of Leicester in 1990 and is a trainer of General Practitioners. He also gained a Master's degree in General Practice from the University of Central Lancaster in 2004
Dr M J Murgatroyd
MB BS (Lond,) MRCS (Eng), LRCP (Lond), FFRSH, MRCGP.
Dr Murgatroyd qualified from Guy's Hospital in London in 1971. She is a qualified Trainer of General Practitioners, an examiner of medical students and a Family Planning Instructing Doctor. She runs the weekly sexual health clinic at the practice. Dr Murgatroyd is a member of the British Medical Accupuncture Society (BMAS). She became a Fellow of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health Care in 2008.
Dr Rohan Rao

M.B.B.S.(2004), MRCGP (2011)

Dr. Rao is the newest member of the medical team. He is interested in Diabetes, Respiratory Medicine  and Psychiatry. He is  involved with the Patient Participation Group. He also works regularly for the Out Of Hours Service (Bay Urgent Care)



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On Monday 29th September 2014, our extended hours service will be running from Heysham Primary Care Centre.

There will be no early morning extended hours on Tuesday 23rd September 2014. We will open at 8am.


Please note the practice will be closed on the following dates from 12.30pm for the afternoon. We will re-open at 8am the following morning. If you require medical attention during these closures, cover will be provided by NHS111.

Wednesday 15th October 2014

Thursday 15th January 2015


Online appointments

We can now book some appointments online. For those patients who have already got access to ordering their prescriptions online, this is automatically active for you. If you would like to register for this service, please go to our appointments page.

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