Meet the Team



Dr Murugesh Velayudham

(Male. He/Him)

Job: Senior GP

Dr Murugesh is the current Senior GP and has been with the  practice since 2016. His specialist interests are: minor surgery,

child health care and dermatology. He is very passionate in providing high quality health care to all his patients.

Dr Murugesh is available Wednesday afternoon and all day Thursday.




Dr Stephanie Cook (Female. She/Her)

Dr Stephanie Cook is available every Tuesday. She also does coil clinics every fortnite.

Dr Hannan Salah (Female. She/Her)

Dr Hannah Salah is available every Monday.

Dr Jarad Burki (Male. He/Him)

Dr Jarad Burki is available every Wednesday AM.

Dr Pillai 

Mrs Sherly John

(Female. She/Her)

Job: Advanced Nurse, MSc Clinical Nursing 

"I am proud to be a member of a team that aims to give the best possible care and support to all patients, to improve their quality of life."

Sherly joined the practice in March 2018.  She is available every day both morning and afternoon.  She is able to deal with minor conditions as well as cervical smears and injections.  Sherly does not see any children under the age of 10.


Mrs Joshy Philip

(Female. She/Her)

Job: Advanced Nurse, Msc Clinical Nursing

"I enjoy working at Langbank providing best Medical care for patients in the community.
I love working as a part of the team supporting each other with good spirit and team work
I enjoy my family time with Husband and children. I love cooking ,gardening, Reading, walking, listening, to music and inspirational speeches.

The Health issue I particularly passionate about is Respiratory illness especially lung cancer and smoking cessation."


Mrs Teresa O'Brien

(Female. She/Her)

Job: Advanced Nurse

Teresa has been a dedicated member of our team for a while now, showing the best care to all of the patients she sees. As an advanced nurse, Teresa can assess, diagnosis and treat of patients. 


Mrs Heather Brennan

(Female. She/Her)

Job: Practice Nurse 

"I love working here as it feels like a second family. I find the patients in the local area are very friendly and approachable. My colleagues work well as a team and I am well supported by senior clinicians to help me provide the best care.

I am particularly passionate about helping my diabetic patients achieve optimum targets for their individualised care. Diabetes costs the NHS 10 billion a year, mainly due to complications of poor diabetic control. My aim is to target diabetics early and to help all my diabetic patients to take control of their own health management and reduce the need of secondary care and future complications."

Heather has worked in Langbank since February 2021 recently joined the practice as our new practice nurse. She runs a number of in-house clinics. Clinics are provided by appointment for Asthma, COPD, Diabetes, Heart and Stroke, plus Adult and Childhood Vaccinations, Smears and Flu Vaccinations.

N.B. The Practice Nurse no longer provides ear syringing or dressing clinics. This service is provided by the Treatment Room staff. Referral forms from the GP.


Mrs Deepa Gnanasundaram

(Female. She/Her)

Job: Practice Manager 

"It is rewarding to work at Langbank and to be able to serve the patients so they can have a better quality of health and well being.
I also live being part of a great team who are so supportive and helpful.
I enjoy my family time, walking with my dogs, drawing, reading and talking to like minded people.
I am particularly passionate about mentoring my team and helping to bring the best in them, by doing so I am able to learn and grow in my leadership skills."

Mrs Emma Rae

(Female. She/Her)

Job: GP Assistant/HCA

"I like working at langbank because I enjoy chatting, supporting and helping the patients in anyway that I can to improve their health and well-being, I enjoy working with the staff who are like family and are very supportive to me in my job role.
When I am not in work I enjoy spending all my time with my children."

Emma Rea offers appointments for new patient medicals and various health checks. Please ring for an appointment.

Mrs Hannah Mhagrh  

(Female. She/Her)

Job: Reception Staff

"Working in Langbank is such a satisfying roll. You are always on your feet to deliver good health care to the patients. It is great as individuals are different so you build a vast experience in your daily routine. Every day is different. You need to be able to understand different cultures, ages, needs and deal with unexpected emergencies.

When not in work, I enjoy spending time with my daughter going for walks in the park and having fun days out. I also enjoy socialising with my family and friends. It is always nice having a good laugh and having someone to talk to you about good times and tough times.
A health care issue I am particularly passionate about is weight loss management as it is a journey I am currently on myself."



Emma Crowder  

(Female. She/Her)

Job: Reception Staff

"I love being able to work part of this fantastic team who are all so helpful and supportive to each other and our patients at Langbank.
I am excited to see what the future brings as so many opportunities are here for me to develop my career more.
I love my time at home with my family, long walks and also socialising with friends."



Miss Helen Smith  

(Female. She/Her)

Job: Reception Staff

Helen has been working to serve the Langbank community for over a decade and knows the needs of our patients extremely well. She is one of our most valued team members, going over-and-above to care for some of our most vulnerable patients.


Mrs Debbie Warton  

(Female. She/Her)

Job: Reception Staff

Debbie has also been working to serve the Langbank community for longer than most at the surgery - greeting everyone with a smile and making people feel supported is one of Debbie's biggest contributions to the team. 

Ms Raelle Marshall  

(Female. She/Her)

Job: Reception Staff

Raelle is fairly new to Langbank but has already settled into becoming a vital part of our Team. Specialising in patient confidentiality and medical record administration, she deals with queries from outside agents such as Insurance forms, Solicitor requests, Benefits and much more.

to deliver high-quality healthcare.



(Female. She/Her)

Job: Care Co-Ordinator



Helen Mayor

(Female. She/Her)

Job: Care Co-Ordinator

Zain Ahmed (Male. He/Him)

Job: Pharmacy Technician



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-Health Visitor

-District Nurses




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Contact Us

Langbank Medical Centre
Broad Lane
Norris Green
L11 1AD
Tel: 0151 226 1976