Our Team

An experienced team to manage all your healthcare needs

Dr Samir Naseef, MBBS, PMETB (CTh)

Chief Executive Officer (Caldicott Guardian)

GMC – 5201569

PMETB – 2006/05176/01

Dr Naseef is the Primary Care Clinical Lead at Chequers Health Group.  He is responsible for liaising with GPs, CCGs and the ICS in Greater Manchester and beyond.

Dr Naseef graduated with an MBBS in 1996 and completed his Postgraduate Medical Education and Training in 2006. He has practised as a GP since 2006 and is contracted by NHS England to provide primary care services at a number of locations.

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Dr. Maged Gharib, MBChi, MSc, MD, FRCP, FRC Path

Clinical Director- Pathology

Dr. Gharib is a senior Consultant Haematologist and has been Consultant Haematologist since 2005. He has a long experience in diagnosing and treating various benign and malignant blood disorders including leukaemia, lymphomas and myelomas in both adults and children.

He is the local Principal Investigator for the first national trial looking at treating cancer induced thrombosis with the new oral anti-coagulant, Rivaroxaban.

At Chequers we have an onsite laboratory, under the clinical supervision of Dr Gharib offering the following services both to our patients and to GPs and Clinicians across the North West.

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Clinical Director- Healthcare

Traci Berry, MSc, ACg

Chief Operating Officer

Traci started her NHS career in 2007 as Chief Operating Officer for GPCARE Group CIC (A practice Based Commissioning Consortium) and has since held several senior roles within a commissioning and Hospital setting, covering Quality & Safety, Urgent & Emergency Care, and more recently Governance and Corporate Affairs.

Traci also brings a wealth of private sector experience, working for 21 years at Marks & Spencer across a variety of business disciplines, giving her strong foundations to deliver her role as Chief Operating Officer at Chequers Health Group.

During her busy career, Traci has held a number of voluntary roles. For three years, she was a Trustee at Bolton Hospice, specialising in Corporate Governance and Policy and for five years, she was a Special Constable in Lancashire Constabulary.

Elizabeth Anne Dobson, MSc, DCR, FETR, Dip Management

Assistant Director (Quality and Governance)

Anne is the Assistant Director for Quality and Governance at Chequers Health Group.

Anne retired from the NHS in 2013 after a long and successful career as a Radiographer.  During this period she also served as Staff Member on the Board of Governors at Tameside Hospital Acute Trust giving her an excellent insight into corporate governance.

Anne has spent the past eight years working for a number of private healthcare providers to oversee their clinical governance, quality and safeguarding to provide assurance around patient care and outcomes.

Jamil Absi, BSC, MSC, PHD

IM & T Facilities Systems Manager (SIRO)

Jamil is a Doctor of Engineering with substantial knowledge of Computer Science and Information Security. His specialities include Software, Networks, Technicians and System Support. Jamil also works as an academic teacher at the International and Regional Cooperation University in Poland. He is highly experienced in training employees from different backgrounds  (Arabic, Polish and English).
Jamil is responsible for the management and performance of the IM&T Support Services at the Chequers Health Group. Part of his role is to evaluate, develop, cost, design and implement all changes in support of Software Applications necessary for Patient Care. He also develops and implements IM&T policy across the organisation and ensures the protection of personal data.

Kolsuma Ali

Communications and Marketing Officer

As a part of our dedicated Communications and Marketing, Kolsuma provides both patient-facing, project management and back-office support.

She is responsible for brand awareness, sales, advertising and promotion and her experience has been acquired from working in the private healthcare sector for over 5 years.

Farat Farooqui

Business Support Executive

As a part of our dedicated Business Support Team, Farat provides both patient-facing, project management and back-office support.

The Team has collectively worked in the NHS for many decades drawing together a wealth of skills and experience to support the effective functioning of a high-quality health care provider.

Khadija Atcha

Business Support Executive

As a part of our dedicated Business Support Team, Khadija provides both patient-facing, project management and back-office support.

The Team has collectively worked in the NHS for many decades drawing together a wealth of skills and experience to support the effective functioning of a high-quality health care provider.

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Saqib Hamid

Business Support Executive

As a part of our dedicated Business Support Team, Saqib provides both patient-facing, project management and back-office support.

Saqib has had many years of experience working in sales and retail and brings a high level of expertise when it comes to dealing with patients needs and answering queries.

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Zakkiya Mindi

Business Support Executive

As a part of our dedicated Business Support Team, Zakki provides both patient-facing, project management and back-office support.

The Team has collectively worked in the NHS for many decades drawing together a wealth of skills and experience to support the effective functioning of a high-quality health care provider.