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We're A Community Benefit (Not-for-Profit) Organisation
Providing vital Urgent Care Services across Greater Manchester
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We have an experienced management team led by an expert board, and supported by a team of talented individuals.
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People Who Serve You
We have an experienced management team led by an expert board, and supported by a team of talented individuals.
Aamna
Medical Director
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Alia
Service Manager
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We have an experienced management team led by an expert board, and supported by a team of talented individuals.
Saqib
Service Manager
Saqib
SAQIB - SERVICE MANAGER
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We have an experienced management team led by an expert board, and supported by a team of talented individuals.
Saqib
Service Manager
Mandy - Service Manager
MANDY - SERVICE MANAGER
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We have an experienced management team led by an expert board, and supported by a team of talented individuals.
"I feel satisfaction after every day's work knowing I've made a difference"
Lorna
Senior Associate Director
Mike Watkin - Driver
MIKE - DRIVER
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We have an experienced management team led by an expert board, and supported by a team of talented individuals.
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Amy - Head Of Primary Care
AMY - HEAD OF PRIMARY CARE
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We have an experienced management team led by an expert board, and supported by a team of talented individuals.
Amy
Head Of Primary Care
Paul Howard
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Lorna - Finance Associate Director
Lorna - Finance Associate Director
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We have an experienced management team led by an expert board, and supported by a team of talented individuals.
30+ Years working across Medical, Legal, FMCG, Construction, Legal and now delivering strategy at BARDOC.
Alia - Service Manager
ALIA - SERVICE MANAGER
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We have an experienced management team led by an expert board, and supported by a team of talented individuals.
Alia
Service Manager
Sara - Head Of People Services
SARA - HEAD OF PEOPLE SERVICES
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Sara
Head Of People Services
Sathiya - Associate Director of Clinical Services
SATHIYA - CLINICAL SERVICES DIRECTOR
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We have an experienced management team led by an expert board, and supported by a team of talented individuals.
Sathiya
Senior Associate Director
Andrew - Chair Of The Board
DR ANDREW BRACEGIRDLE - CHAIR OF THE BOARD
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We have an experienced management team led by an expert board, and supported by a team of talented individuals.
Andrew
Chair Of The Board
Michael - Vice Chair Of The Board - Non Executive Director
MICHAEL FORREST - VICE CHAIR OF THE BOARD
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Michael
Vice Chair Of The Board
Non Executive Director
Aamna - Medical Director
DR AAMNA KHAN - MEDICAL DIRECTOR
People Who Serve You
We have an experienced management team led by an expert board, and supported by a team of talented individuals.
Aamna
Medical Director
Dr Zahid Chauhan - Chief Executive
DR ZAHID CHAUHAN OBE - CHIEF EXECUTIVE
People Who Serve You
We have an experienced management team led by an expert board, and supported by a team of talented individuals.
"It’s not about what I SEE for our future, or humanity;
It’s about what I DO for our future and humanity"

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Governed by experience, and serving to care

Dr. Zahid Chauhan OBE

Chief Executive

Dr. Zahid Chauhan OBE

Dr Zahid Chauhan started working at BARDOC as a trainee GP becoming the Chief Clinical Officer in 2019 and Chief Executive Officer in May 2022. Dr Chauhan was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his "services to people who are homeless” in 2020 and was elected to Fellowship of the College of General Practitioners in 2021. Dr Chauhan is passionate about improving health, education and social care services by driving innovation, improving efficiency and creating opportunities for the local communities.

Dr. Aamna Khan

Medical Director

Dr. Aamna Khan

Dr Aamna Khan is BARDOC’s Medical Director, part of her role is overseeing the clinical team and supporting the doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals. Dr Khan has worked at BARDOC as a GP for a number of years and has been a vital member of the team, supporting the CEO in the day to day running of the organisation.

Dr. Andrew Bracegirdle

Chair of the Board

Dr. Andrew Bracegirdle

Dr A Bracegirdle TD M.B.Ch.B., F.R.C.G.P., F.Inst.L.M., F.Acad.M.Ed. Dr Bracegirdle qualified from Manchester University Medical School in 1988, qualified as a GP in 1995 and has been a working GP with an interest in Medical Education at all levels ever since. He has been involved with BARDOC since inception in 1996. He has been a Non-Exec Director since 1997 and was appointed Chair in December 2021. Dr Bracegirdle holds Fellowships of the Royal College of General Practitioners, Academy of Medical Educators and Institute of Leadership and Management.

Michael Forrest

Vice Chair of the Board - Non Executive Director

Michael Forrest

Michael Forrest has significant experience leading and working on Boards including CEO, Deputy CEO and Director of Workforce at North West Ambulance Service and Assistant Executive Director of People and Performance at Tameside MBC. Michael is a Chartered Fellow of Chartered Institute of Personnel Development. Michael is an national and international speaker on Employment Matters and has been a school Governor for 11 years. Michael was appointed as a Non-Executive Director at BARDOC in April 2021 and became Vice Chairman of the Board in October 2022.

Lyn Tallentire

Non Executive Director of Finance

Lyn Tallentire

Lyn Tallentire was appointed as a Non-Executive Director at BARDOC in December 2020. She has spent 15 years working as a leader in senior finance roles in the public, third and private sector. As a fully qualified accountant and Fellow of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants she brings extensive financial and contracting expertise to BARDOC.

Michelle Turner

Clinical Director

Michelle Turner

Michelle currently chairs the Primary Care Committee for BARDOC. She is a Health Visitor and District Nurse by profession with 37 years of experience across the NHS, independent, and charity sectors. Michelle has significant executive, non-executive, and trustee experience. She recently retired as Director of Quality and Nursing for the West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board. She is the Clinical Nurse Director of her health and care consultancy business, which she shares with her husband, Chris. Michelle is passionate about the quality of healthcare services and enjoys making a difference in the care provided and received by all.

EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM

We recruit the best and promote from within

Dr. Zahid Chauhan OBE

Chief Executive

Dr. Zahid Chauhan OBE

Dr Zahid Chauhan started working at BARDOC as a trainee GP becoming the Chief Clinical Officer in 2019 and Chief Executive Officer in May 2022. Dr Chauhan was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for his "services to people who are homeless” in 2020 and was elected to Fellowship of the College of General Practitioners in 2021. Dr Chauhan is passionate about improving health, education and social care services by driving innovation, improving efficiency and creating opportunities for the local communities.

Dr. Aamna Khan

Medical Director

Dr. Aamna Khan

Dr Aamna Khan is BARDOC’s Medical Director, part of her role is overseeing the clinical team and supporting the doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals. Dr Khan has worked at BARDOC as a GP for a number of years and has been a vital member of the team, supporting the CEO in the day to day running of the organisation.

Lorna Reilly

Associate Director of Finance & Contracts

Lorna Reilly

Lorna joined BARDOC in 2020, I originally joined as Finance Manager and was promoted to Associate Director of Finance & Contracting in April 2022. Lorna has 30 years of experience working in Finance and over 15 working at a managerial level. With varied roles working within sectors such as Medico Legal, FMCG, Construction & Automotive Industry.

Sathiya Selvaraja

Associate Director of Clinical Services

Sathiya Selvaraja

Sathiya is the Associate Director of Clinical Services here at BARDOC, having previously been a Clinical Manager. Before Working at BARDOC, Sathiya worked as a nurse at a number of hospitals and served as a Ward Sister at Manchester University Foundation Trust, one of the largest acute trusts in the UK.

Amy Yates

Head of Primary Care

Amy Yates

Amy Yates has been Head of Primary Care for BARDOC since November 2021 and has been managing primary care services including GP Practices for over 12 years. Amy has a wealth of experience in PCN working models and KPI management and strives to ensure all BARDOC Primary Care services deliver exceptional care. BARDOC has a wide range of staff working within Primary Care across Rochdale, Bury and Rossendale.

Sara Frost

Head of People Services

Sara Frost

Sara is our Head of People Services. Having considerable experience in personnel/HR from many sectors ranging from the UK's leading retailers to more recently health, Sara has been instrumental in leading transformation and change to enhance employee experience through her extensive career and believes that a company's most valuable assess is its employees. When not in work, Sara is a massive football fan, and has been a season ticket holder at her favourite club for many years before they were world class!

Andrea Birtwistle

Head of Office

Andrea Birtwistle

Andrea has been the Head of Office at BARDOC since 2022. Andrea provides executive support to the CEO, Medical Director and the wider Executive Management Team. Andrea has over 25 years’ experience in administration, medical secretarial and PA roles across many sectors including the NHS, entertainment, education and care. Andrea’s organisational skills and attention to detail ensures every task is completed to the highest standard.

Beverley Cooper-S

Senior Operations Manager

Beverley Cooper-S

Beverley is our Senior Operations Manager who has worked for BARDOC for 14 years. Beverley started her career at BARDOC as a Triage Dental Nurse later training as a Call Handler and worked for the Out of Hours Services. Beverley then progressed through BARDOC and became a full time member of staff in our day team. She started as a Supplies Assistant/Governance Administrator to then become our Logistics Manager and now our Senior Operations Manager.

SERVICE MANAGERS

Delivering the best care 24/7

Saqib Huissain

Service Manager

Saqib Huissain

Saqib started working at BARDOC in 2021 and is a valued member of our Service Managers Team.

Alia Hussain

Service Manager

Alia Hussain

Alia joined BARDOC in 2020 and became part of our essential Service Managers Team.

Mandy Foley

Service Manager

Mandy Foley

Mandy has been at BARDOC for a number of years and is a vital member of the team, her management skills help in the day to day running of the organisation.

Damaris Ahmed

Service Manager

Damaris Ahmed

Being an experienced manager, having worked in Primary Care. Damaris is a valued member of the BARDOC family and an essential part of our Service Managers team.

Toni Lee

Service Manager

Toni Lee

Toni is an essential part of our Service Managers team, and her work is vital to the smooth running of the organisation.

OUR TEAMS

500+ Colleagues working across over 20 services

Reactive Falls Team

Helping Hands

Reactive Falls Team

We are a responding service to support Bury, Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale locality residents who had fallen and are unable to get up. We aim to improve the patient journey by decreasing waiting times and unnecessary trips to hospital, help free up the time of ambulance crews as well as reduce pressures on the A&E departments.

Strand and Family Practice Team

Happy to help

Strand and Family Practice Team

Providing primary care for Heywood Middleton and Rochdale. Our team of healthcare professionals have patients' needs at the heart of everything we do and are here to help promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.

Our Teams

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