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Carers and patients with carers

If you are a carer or have a carer please inform the practice, to ensure your record can be updated. For more information please see the Carers Direct link under Further Information (to the right of the screen).

Named Accountable GP

All patients (including children) have been allocated a Named Accountable GP, as required under the GMS Contract.

Please ask at reception should you wish to know who your Named Accountable GP is.

You can continue to see any Doctor or Nurse of your choice and your clinical care will not be affected.

Friends & Family Test

Please make use of the Friends & Family Test survey, to leave feedback on your experience of the practice. To complete the survey - go to Friends & Family Test link under the Have your say section (to the right of the screen).

From 1st April 2018 the practice will no longer be

accepting telephone orders for medications.

Please see link below to our Prescriptions page for more information.

Please be aware that as from the 1st October 2019 certain medications for minor health conditions such as hayfever, insect bites, sunburn and head lice will no longer be available on prescription. To find out more, visit


The NHS have been instructed that all fax machines must be decommissioned by April 2020.  As of 30.11.19 Dr Counsell & Partners will no longer have a fax line


Mrs Rakhee Darsot (f)

Prescribing Pharmacist - patient consultations for minor ailments, able to prescribe a range of medications. 

Rakhee also provides medication reviews and is able to make appropriate changes to medications.

Prescribing Pharmacist Minor ailments list

Mrs Shaheen Khan (f)

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.

Attached Staff

Mr Raj Patwardhan (f)

Musculoskeletal (MSK) Practitioner

This clinician will see patients with joint pains and aches and muscular pain. They will assess patients; provide advice and exercise, they can also refer to Physiotherapy services. The MSK Practitioner is able to issue prescriptions to patients during their consultations.

This clinician has been employed by Bolton CCG to support GP practices to engage in neighbourhood Working.



Mr Biju Antony (m)

Mental Health Practitioner

This clinician will see patients with any mental health matters such as anxiety, depression, stress, suicidal thoughts, panic attacks. If you feel you need someone to talk to about mental health matters please do not be afraid to tell the receptionist why you want the appointment as this helps them to make the correct appointment for you and make sure you are seen as soon as possible.

This clinician has been employed by Bolton CCG to support GP practices to engage in Neighbourhood Working.

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