About Us:

Pendleside Medical Practice has been offering patient-centered care in the Ribble Valley market town of Clitheroe for over 80 years. The practice philosophy centers on a personal and continuing relationship between Doctor and Patient.

Our Team:

We are a group practice with eight GP’s. All possess the Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) as a standard of excellence.

Comprehensive Services:

In addition to the provision of the full range of standard General Practice services, we offer additional services including cervical screening, contraception, vaccination and immunization, child health surveillance, maternity services, and minor surgery. We are also able to offer anti-coagulation monitoring (Warfarin testing), coil fitting, contraceptive and implants.

Accessible Appointments:

Appointments are available within 48 hours during the week, and it is possible to book appointments up to 4 weeks in advance.

Nursing Services:

We also provide a full treatment room service offering nursing assessment and full nursing services, minor injuries care, and blood tests. We have nearby community nursing services including District Nurses, Health Visitors, School Nurses, and a Community Mental Health team.

Hospital Care:

We also have sole responsibility for the care of patients at Clitheroe Community Hospital, and provide intermediate care for patients registered with Pendleside Practice as well as those from other practices in the Ribble Valley and East Lancashire.

Medical Education and Training:

The practice has a firm grounding in teaching, training, and development of medical students, foundation year doctors, and GP registrars. Four GP’s, Dr. John Zak, Dr. Ariel Pakman, Dr. Ahsan Raza & Dr. Shahida Khan are accredited as trainers.