University Primary Care Centre
UNIVERSITY OF NICOSIA | MEDICAL SCHOOL
The University of Nicosia Primary Care Centre is the first of its kind in Cyprus. It is located on 8 Markou Drakou Street in Engomi. The Centre operates under the Cyprus National Health Care System (Gesy) and serves the primary health care needs of the University of Nicosia community and the population at large. It is a model primary care centre providing high quality services based on the UK system of a comprehensive, holistic and evidence-based approach to primary care practice.
The Centre also serves as a training ground for the Medical School’s programmes. In addition to the primary care services offered, the Centre is involved in research work covering the fields of family medicine and public health an serves as a training ground for UNIC’s medical programmes.
The Multidisciplinary primary care team includes five general practitioners, nursing and administrative staff.
Prof Evagoras Nicolaides BSc(Hons)Physiology,(Univers. of Birmingham), BA,MB BCH BAO (Hons), MA (Trinity College, Univers. of Dublin), MRCP(UK), FRCP (London), FESC.
Dr Evagoras Nicolaides is the Director of the University Primary Care Centre and Professor of Postgraduate Medicine at the University of Nicosia Medical School. A fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London, he formerly served as Director of the Cardiology Department and Medical Director of Nicosia General Hospital. He has also served as the first chairman of the Cyprus Medical Education Council.
Dr Christos Michael MBBS, BSc Immunology, (UCL London), MRCGP, DipDerm (Cardiff), DRCOG.
Dr Michael has been working in the UK NHS since 2011 and in London as a General Practitioner since 2016. He has a special interest in Dermatology. He was also a Clinical Supervisor for Imperial Medical School community placements and is a Member of the UK Royal College of General Practitioners.
Dr George Athanasiou MD, MSc, AvME, PhDc
Dr George Athanasiou is a Clinical Assistant Professor of General Practice and Head of Occupational Health Services at the University of Nicosia Medical School. He served for eight years in the A&E department of the Larnaca General Hospital.
His research focuses on Primary Healthcare management and quality improvement. He is interested in Aviation Medicine, where he is active in the medical certification of flying personnel. His interests also include Emergency and Major Disaster Management.
Dr Emanuella Georgiou MBBS, BSc Pharmacology (UCL London), FSRH, MRCGP, Dip Der (Cardiff University)
Dr Georgiou is a General Practitioner with special interest in dermatology and family planning. Dr Georgiou has been working with the UK’s NHS system since 2003 and as a GP since 2010. Dr Georgiou will start her employment with the UPCC on 1 January 2020.
Dr Anastasis Sioftanos MBBS, BSc Physiology (UCL London), MRCGP, Dip Diab (Cardiff University), Masters Echocardiography (Imperial College London)
Dr Sioftanos is a General Practitioner with a special interest in diabetes and also in cardiology. Dr Sioftanos has been working with the UK’s NHS system since 2003 and as a GP in London since 2010. Dr Sioftanos will start his employment with the UPCC on 1 January 2020.