About Us

About us

Dr. Khash Ghaharian welcomes you to his surgery, which serves National Health Service patients. The practice is devoted to providing an excellent, friendly and efficient healthcare service. Dr.Khash Ghaharian is a male Doctor and speaks English and Farsi. Following his initial education in Iran Dr. Ghaharian then came to England where he obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at King’s College School of Medicine and Dentistry. There Dr.Ghaharian also obtained a further degree in Biomedical Sciences with Physiology. Furthermore following some research carried out by Dr.Ghaharian (which was later published ) in the field of Infertility.Next He completed his General Practice training at Lincoln from where he was awarded his Certificate  of  General Practice.           

Dr.Ghaharian also achieved a Diploma of Family Planning and trained as a Doctor of Work and Pension .He has a great interest in Health Care of the Elderly and Child Health Surveillance. He is fully trained as a Woman’s Health Advisor with many years experience in this field. At present the Doctor is updating his professional standing  by undertaking  education in sexual health. Dr.Ghaharian has many years experience in the Emergency ‘Out of hours’ service where his particular interest lies in Acute Medicine. He has worked for BUPA as a medical General Practitioner offering numerous health related objectives. His latest quest is as a trainer for new Doctors who are involved in the Foundation Training.

Dr.Ghaharian has an extreme love for his parents to whom he is totally endebted for all of his great acheivements and furthermore he dedicates all his life’s acheivements to his wonderful mother Mrs. Masoumeh Raisdana.

In Dr. Ghaharian’s practice we aim to provide the very best to all our patients irrespective of their age or cultural differences as well as paying particular attention to privacy and confidentiality. We are proud to provide a health service in Dr.Ghaharian’s surgery that is very much like a family practitioner with values that could reflect the foundation of family health service following the National Guidelines and National Institute of Clinical Excellence.

The practice is following the National guidelines in terms of the patient’s care and at all times our interest is solely focused on the patient and their social, psychological and physical needs. We look at the patient holistically which we think is the essence of medicine. If  English is not your first language it may be helpful to bring someone to interpret for you. We are also able to access an interpreter by telephone.

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Please request your repeat prescription in writing giving 48 hours notice using the slip provided.Please be aware that, with the exception of the elderly or disabled, we cannot accept phone requests for prescriptions. Please notify the surgery if you cease taking a particular medication in order that your computerised record be amended.

Updating Records

We would be most grateful if you could notify the Surgery of any changes of your address/telephone number. Furthermore let us know the details of your next of kin as this could be crucial in the event of an emergency.

Short-Term Sickness

For the first week of sickness ‘ self certification’ is required. Employers provide these certificates. However should a private certificate be required the Doctor can issue one (a charge will apply). The Doctor MUST see the patient if a certificate is required. Back-dated certificates cannot be issued.

Letters/Insurance Claims/Passports etc

The Doctor is willing to issue these. However Charges will apply – please see the practice notice board.

New Patients

We welcome any new patients living in the following areas which Dr.Ghaharian’s Surgery covers: Strelley, Aspley, Bilborough, Wollaton, Bramcote, Stapleford and Lenton Abbey.

Results of Tests

Please telephone or call after 10.00 am. The Receptionist can only tell you if the test is back and is normal. If you need more information you may be asked to speak to/ see the Doctor or Practice Nurse and in certain circumstances you may be informed in writing.

Disabled Access

The Surgery has wide automatic opening doors which ensure easy access for wheelchair users.

Health & Safety

In case of an emergency all visitors must use the nearest exit and assemble in the car park.

Patient’s Charter

We will always endeavour to provide the highest quality of care and the friendliest service for this reason you may sometimes be asked to wait a little longer to see your Doctor. We would thank you for your understanding in such circumstances. With your support, we aim to offer An appointment within two working days Keep your wait in the surgery to a minimum See you the same day if your problem is urgent Please help us to help you by : Arriving on time for your appointments Cancelling in good time an appointment which you no longer require Being courteous to all of the staff Only asking for an urgent appointment if the treatment cannot wait until the next surgery.

Patient Information

Any information collected may be shared with other parts of the NHS or other people involved with your treatment. Everyone working for the NHS or receiving information from us has a legal duty to keep information about you confidential. If you require access to your medical records, please contact the Practice Manager.

Zero Tolerance

Please note that physical violence or verbal abuse will not be tolerated by this Practice and any such behaviour by patients or their family members could lead to them being removed from the Practice’s list.

Comments/ Compliments/ Complaints

We welcome your views and suggestions as these are a valuable way in which to improve our service to our Patients. Should you wish to make any comments please find the ‘suggestions box ‘ for your use at the reception desk. These comments will be treated in the strictest confidence or should you prefer you could write to the Practice Manager.

Home Visits

A home visit can be made if you are too ill to attend the Surgery. Please telephone the Surgery before 10.00 am and clearly explain your situation to the Receptionist. If the Doctor is busy or already visiting another patient you may be asked to wait. The Doctor may call you first or send the Practice Nurse to triage you. Please ensure that you use this facility in the event of a genuine emergency only.

When the surgery is closed

If you or a family member require urgent medical assistance when the surgery is closed, please call the normal daytime surgery number or the out of hour’s service on 0845 603 1466. More info>>

Personal Injury

If you have suffered Personal Injury due to an accident please consult your GP for advice. If the accident was not your fault then you may be entitled to compensation. Please consult your local Accident Manager on 0800 840 5312 or Click HERE to request a Call Back.

Young People

All of our services are free and confidential for all young people including those under 16. Even if you are aged 13 –16 you can go in to see the doctor or nurse on your own (without a parent or carer). Click for more details.