Doctor retires from Oswaldtwistle practice after 23 years

Doctor retires from Oswaldtwistle practice after 23 years

Dr Bhat looks forward to retirement

With colleagues and friends

With his daughter Dr Aliya Bhat

First published in News Lancashire Telegraph: Photograph of the Author by , Hyndburn reporter

AN Oswaldtwistle doctor has retired.

Dr Gullam Bhat, a general practitioner at Higher Heys Surgery, in Heys Lane, hung up his stethoscope yesterday after 23 years.

The 73-year-old moved to the UK from Kashmir more than 30 yeara ago, and worked in Scotland before working at Rhyddings Surgery, a spokeswoman said yesterday.

His daughter, Dr Aliya Bhat also works at the surgery.

The surgery has a 3.5 star rating out of five on the NHS Choices website, based on 11 ratings.

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