Meet the Team


Dr Asad Bokhari

Lead GP Partner
Dr Bokhari qualified in 1991 with an MB ChB from the University of Manchester and has worked in General Practice in North Manchester for over 20 years.
Male; He/Him pronouns
Communicates in English, Understands Urdu

Dr Waqar Fazal

Salaried GP
After graduating from The University of Manchester with an Mb ChB, Dr Fazal (m) has been a practicing GP since 2013. Dr Fazal has also runs a Joint injection clinic on a Thursday morning.
Dr Fazal can be seen in consultation every morning – Monday to Friday
Male; He/Him pronouns
Communicates in English & Urdu

Dr Aliya Awan

Dr Awan joins us as another very experienced GP. Previously working in the local area in two other practices within a couple of miles of The Neville Family Medical Centre. She also performs the 8 week checks for our younger patients (babies!)
Dr Awan works all day Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Female; She/her pronouns
Communicates in English & Urdu

Dr Mark Khonje

A graduate of the Imperial College Medical School London with an MB BS, Dr Khonje joined the practice in 2016, and has a special interest in Musculoskeletal medicine
He can be seen in consultation all day on Tuesday and Thursday
Male; He/Him pronouns
Communicates in English

Dr Jennifer Parkes

Dr Parkes joined the practice as a Sessional GP in 2021. She qualified as a Doctor in 2010 with an MB BS from the Hull and York Medical School (HYMS) and as a GP in 2020.
Female; She/her pronouns
Communicates in English

Nursing Team

Nurse Lynn Helliwell (f)

Senior Practice Nurse

Joined the practice in 2010
An extremely experienced practice nurse, who is also the clinical lead in North Manchester for Asthma and COPD. Lynn works full time hours, which are spread across Monday to Thursday.

Miss Karis Carver (f)

Healthcare Assistant

Karis joined the practice in 2017

Practice Team

Mr Mike Neville (m)

Managing Partner

Mike is the third generation of the Neville Family to be involved in the running of this practice. 
He holds a degree in Biomedical Science, Certification from the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM), and was one of the first ten Practice Managers in the UK to become professionally accredited in the field of Practice Management.

He is overall responsible for both the day to day operations, as well as the long term strategy of the practice development.
As well as his role as Managing Partner in the practice, he is also the Business Manager for Cheetham Hill & Queens Medical Centres, the North Manchester Managers representative on the Manchester Local Medical Committee (LMC), as well as National Lead for England (North) for the Institute of General Practice Management (IGPM).

Mrs Joanne McElroy (f)

Assistant Practice Manager

Jo is the first point of contact for any queries you may have and helps Mike with the day to day leadership of the practice staff 
Joined the Practice in 2009

Mr Shahin Saleh (m)

Digital Transformation Lead

Chris (f)


Joined the Practice in 1999

Sara (f)


Joined the Practice in 1987

Lynn (f)


Joined the practice in 2019

Danielle (f)


Joined the practice in 2020



Joined the practice in August 2021

Paula (f)


Joined the Practice in 2003

Physician Assistants

Miss Lana Osman (f)

Lana comes with a wealth of experience as a Physician Associate within General Practice.
Physician associates are in patient-facing roles and in general practice they see patients in their own appointments. As physician associates are dependent practitioners, they are supervised by a GP, and they cannot currently prescribe.
Lana works at the practice on Tuesdays, and also works at our partner practice in Cheetham Hill the rest of her working time.