Doctors and Staff

Clinical Staff


  • Dr M. L. N. Motupalli

    The Principle GP at the practice. Highly experienced General Practitioner who carries out minor surgeries for the practice and is also available during child health clinics for postnatal reviews. Doctor Motupalli is responsible for patients with complex needs. He is the Safeguarding lead for the practice. He has previously worked as the CCG GP lead for Hyndburn and is always very keen to stand up for the best interests of the patients in the locality.

Practice Nurses

  • Donna Horne

    Donna is a highly experienced Practice Nurse who is responsible for chronic disease management. Donna has a degree level qualification in Diabetes. Donna is also responsible for all our Travel vaccinations in surgery. Donna along with Kathy administer vaccinations during the child health clinics.
  • Kathy McCormack

    Kathy is our second highly experienced Practice Nurse who along with Donna is responsible for the Annual Chronic Disease Management. Kathy has a degree level qualification in Respiratory. Kathy along with Donna administer vaccinations during the child health clinics.

Health Care Assistant

  • Miss Poppy Curtin

    Poppy is our trainee health care assistant. She started with us originally as an apprentice administrator working in reception and quickly rose to take on more administrative duties such as data inputting and documents workflow. Poppy expressed her interest in a HCA role and once we had the position come free we were able to let Poppy train for this. Currently competent at taking Blood Pressure and qualified in Phlebotomy Poppy will look to expand and build on her knowledge over the coming year.

Childrens Nurse

  • Mrs Katrina Riley

    Katrina is available during child health clinics every Wednesday morning for help and advice and carries out routine post-natal checks. A qualified childrens nurse you will find your little one in good hands.

Admin Staff

Practice Manager

  • Mr Robert Bury

    Starting with the practice back in 2005 as an apprentice administrator Rob has come a long way. From working administration and reception to assistant manager and up to his current position of Practice Manager. Always happy to sit and talk with patients he will support both the patients and staff around him upon which he relies.

Assistant Practice Manager

  • Mrs Nagina Awan

Admininstration and Reception Staff

  • Tina
  • Abbas
  • Tahra
  • Suzanne

Many of our admin staff members have come through training organisations as apprentices. We have always found this as a very good way to give the youth a chance to grow into an organisation and learn working life. It allows us not only to mould the staff member into our work practices but also bring fresh new ideas to the surgery.

GP Earnings

The average pay for GP’s working in Blackburn Road Medical Practice in the last financial year was £88,688 before tax and National Insurance. This is for 1 full time GP

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