Dr Abid Hamid


Professional registration

      1. GMC number / 4494120
      2. Medical Defence Union Insurance Number / 421701x
      3. MedCo ID / DME4630
      4. ICO Number / Z1497571
      5. MedCo Training Completion Date  / 4th April 2016

I, Dr Abid Hamid am a Principal General Practitioner working at Nye Bevan House, Rochdale since 2006. I obtained my MBBS qualification in 1988 from University of Punjab, Lahore Pakistan. Before becoming a GP, I was working in different specialities of orthopaedic and trauma in England. I have achieved my FRCS from Royal College of Surgeons and Physicians, Glasgow in 1996. I have also obtained my MSc in Trauma from University of Birmingham in 2000. 

I have been an expert witness since 2001 and have wide experience of preparing medico-legal reports for soft tissue and non soft tissue injury claims.  I keep myself up to date with the advances in General Practice as well as the changes implemented by MedCo and I am up to date with my CME requirements.

I am up to date with Medico-Legal courses and required training. My consulting venues are private and suitable for the medico-legal consultations. I follow the COVID-19 safety guidelines when seeing the clients in face-to-face clinics. My consultation and examination techniques are quite thorough and medical reports are produced to high standards.

Appointment booking procedure:

All of my consulting rooms are private, fixed and suitable for medico-legal consultations. To reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 virus, I am offering remote consultation appointments to clients. I can offer video appointments through WhatsApp, FaceTime, Zoom, Skype, Google or through any other secure platform as per the client’s needs. I can offer weekend or evening appointments in some of my venues too. I am following the Government guidelines and will start face to face appointments when it is safe to do so.

Please contact me on the contact details given below to arrange a medical appointment.

Special Needs

All of my consulting locations have disabled access and have parking facilities. I always want the best customer services experience for my clients. If you need any special assistance for your appointment, please do let my secretary know about this at the time of arranging the appointment.

Turnaround time:

I do offer evening appointments. For the remote appointments, the waiting time is 3 days. On the normal circumstances, for the face-to-face appointment, the waiting time is between 1 to 2 weeks. Medical reports and any amendments are submitted within 3 days. Any other queries will be responded within 48 hours of receipt. 

Policies and procedures:

I strictly adhere to all the procedures and policies set by MedCo and always follow GMC good medical practice guidelines for examining my clients. Please find copies of some of my policies and procedures. The copy of any policy including the complaint procedure can be obtained by contacting me on the contact details given below.

Contact Details:

To get the information on all communication channels I can offer, please click on top right hand Contact Us page.