Our Doctors and Advanced Practitioners


Dr Amar Bostan (m) – GP Partner

Qualified in Leicester. (1995). MBChB, MRCP, MRCGP. Partner.He is fluent in Urdu and Punjabi He leads the practice with the teaching and development goals for undergraduates and all members of the Picton clinical team.

Dr Rafaqut Rashid (m) – GP Partner

Qualified in Liverpool (1996) (M) MBChB. MA. He is fluent in Urdu and Punjabi. He leads the practice with Level 2 Diabetes care and provides the minor surgery service to our patient group.

Dr Arif Hafeez (m)

Qualified in 1990. Dr Hafeez is fluent in Urdu and Punjabi and works 2 sessions per week at Picton Medical Centre

Picton Medical Centre is a Teaching Practice.

We teach and support trainee Doctors. There may be a medical student in with the Clinician you have made an appointment to see. The Admin staff will make you aware of this and ask your permission before entering the consultation room.

Advanced Practitioners

Advanced Practitioners provide a complimentary service to the GPs, enabling patients to be seen without the need to see a GP first. Advanced Practitioners will assess, diagnose, treat and refer appropriately. They also prescribe. Our ACPs speak English, Urdu, Punjabi and Bangla.
Ms Rifat Asghar (f) – Advanced Practitioner

Rifat can also give advice on chronic disease conditions. She works alongside Dr Rashid in our Level 2 Diabetes clinic.

Ms Salina Amin (f) – Advanced Practitioner
Mrs Shefa Chowdhury (f) – Advanced Practitioner
Sumreen Akhtar (f) – Advanced Practitioner
Zulf Jafry (m) – Advanced Practitioner

Pharmacist and Trainee Advanced Practitioner

Nasir Rahim (m) – Pharmacist

Nasir is is our Practice Pharmacist