|Dr Raina Patel (f)|
Well-known for her friendly and down-to-earth manner, Dr Raina Patel is the Practice senior partner. She took over from her mother Dr Lily Patel and was made an MBE in 2005 for services to healthcare in Stockport. Her specialist skills include performing minor surgery, joint injections, in-house contraception services including fitting, checking and removal of intra-uterine devices (coils) & implants. Her other work is based at St Mary's Sexual Assault centre in Manchester where she is a forensic physician for victims of sexual assault & child sexual abuse. Dr Patel has three young children who keep her very busy.