Our Staff



Dr. Greenwell qualified with a degree in Medicine from University of Manchester in 1990. He completed his GP training from Bredbury Medical Centre in 1995 and became a partner here in 1999. Dr. Greenwell is the lead for minor surgery and end of life care. Dr. Greenwell works Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.


B.Sc (Neurosciences), BM, MRCS, DOHNS, DRCOG, MRCGP, M.Sc. (Healthcare Leadership)

Dr. Riaz joined us as a salaried GP in Oct 2021 and became a full time partner in Oct 2022. He qualified from The University of Southampton in 2007. He holds the NHS Leadership Academy Award in Senior Healthcare Leadership. Dr. Riaz works all days except Monday.


MBBS 2002 (Universidad del Valle Cali, Colombia). MRCGP May 2022

Dr. Victoria joined the Practice in September 2022. She qualified from Colombia, Universidad del Valle, Cali in 2002. She is a passionate advocate for mental health, and a "whole person" approach to healthcare both physical and mental and has a special interest in Neurodiversity, oncology and how mental and physical health affect each other. On her time off she enjoys playing Lego with her kids and exploring various hobbies. Dr. Galvis works Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday mornings.


MBCHB 2016 (University of Manchester), DRCOG, MRCGP

Dr Zhang joined Bredbury Medical Centre in March 2023. Her special interest is in Women’s Health especially menopause. Outside of work, she likes to play tennis and spend time with family. Dr. Zhang works Wednesdays and Fridays all day.


Dr Akhtar qualified with a degree in Medicine from St. George’s, University of London in 2023. Her special interest is in Dermatology and likes travelling and horse-riding outside of work. Dr. Akhtar works Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday all day.


BMBS, BA (Hons), MA, PhD. David qualified from the University of Nottingham’s Graduate-Entry Medicine (GEM) programme in July 2023. He has a biomedical research background and has contributed to clinically relevant research over the past 13 years. Alongside being a foundation doctor at Stepping Hill Hospital, David is keen to contribute to overall patient care at Bredbury Medical Centre. He is passionate about holistic lifestyle medicine whilst continuing to maintain an interest in medical research and teaching. Outside of work, he enjoys spending quality time with his family and in nature. Dr. Ajao works Monday all day and Tuesday mornings.


Dr Jaffa (GP registrar - in first year of GP training) qualified with a degree in Medicine in 2019 from the University of Liverpool, where he also obtained a Masters of Research in Clinical Sciences. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking and cooking. He works Monday all day, Wednesday morning, Thursday, and Friday all-day


Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Practice Management

The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.


Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits. The team comprises Dawn, Katie, Laura, Louise, Shannon, Sonia, Vicky.



Emma, Andrea


Andrea is one of our two secretaries.

Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.