4 Blenheim Walk, Leeds LS2 9AE

Teams At Leeds Student Medical Practice

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Teams working at Leeds Student Medical Practice

We are a large medical practice and currently employ over seventy people to look after more than forty-four thousand students registered with us, who are studying in higher education and living in Leeds


Nineteen doctors work in the Practice, 15 female, 4 male. All are enthusiastic about working in General Practice with a younger practice population, and between them have knowledge of many areas of medicine

Dr Kate Armitage (f) (p). Qualified Cardiff 1995, MB BCh, Dip GUM, MFSRH, MRCGP, DRCOG, LOC SDI, LOC IUT

Dr Lynsey Fielden (f) (np). Qualified Leeds 1997, MBChB, DRCOG, MRCGP, DFSRH, LOC SDI, LOC IUT

Dr Eleanor Granger (f) (np). Qualified Nottingham 2003, BMedSci, BMBS, DRCOG, MRCGP

Dr Paul Hudson (m) (p). Qualified Liverpool 1993, MBChB, DRCOG, MRCGP

Dr Andrea Kolar (f) (np). Qualified Leeds 2004, MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH, LOC SDI, LOC IUT

Dr Julianne Lyons (f) (p). Qualified Glasgow 1988, MBChB, DFSRH, MBA, MRCGP, LOC SDI, LOC IUT

Dr Jo Mathers (f) (np). Qualified Leeds 1997, MBChB MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH, PGA Med Ed (SRH), LOC SDI, LOC IUT

Dr Esther Sterrenburg (f) (p). Qualified Utrecht 2002, MSc M.B., MRCGP, MBMCH

Dr Kristan Toft (f) (np). Qualified Leeds 1989, MBChB, MRCGP, DFSRH, FRCGP

Dr Sarah McCormack(f) (np). Qualified Nottingham 2010. BMedSci, BM BS

Dr Ben Ditchfield (m) (p). Qualified Leeds 2008, MBChB, MRCGP

Dr Konstantin Kisil (m) (p). Qualified Imperial College London 2012, MA, MBBS, MRCGP, DFSRH

Dr Sarah Graham (f) (np). Qualified University of Leeds 2010, MBChB, MRCGP

Dr Cherith Newell (f) (np), Qualified University of Aberdeen 2013, MBChB, MRCGP

Dr Ruwini Dassanayake (f) (np), Qualified University of Manchester 2013, MBChB

Dr Emma Whitaker (f) (np), Qualified University of Manchester 2013, MBChB.

Dr Adam Grice (m) (np) Qualified Leeds 2012, BSc (Hons), MBChB (Hons), MRCGP, PGCert (dist)

Key: (m) male, (f) female, (p) principal, (np) non-principal

GP Registrars

GP Registrars are experienced doctors who have decided on a career in General Practice. Before they come to the practice they have worked for several years as hospital doctors and are learning to adapt their medical skills and knowledge to the General Practice environment.

Dr Sium Ghebru

Dr Salman Zimri

Dr Emma Spencer

Leeds Student Medical Practice is accredited as a GP Training Practice

Being a Training Practice is a mark of quality and practices have to go through a rigorous selection process before they can receive GP Registrars.

GP Registrars are experienced doctors who have decided on a career in General Practice. Before they come to the practice they have worked for several years as hospital doctors and are learning to adapt their medical skills and knowledge to the General Practice environment.


  • Katarzyna Proc
  • Kyle Mistry
  • Umar Nurgat
  • Muhammad Karolia
  • Phuong Nguyen


Nurses are available by appointment to provide: blood pressure checks, cervical smears, chlamydia testing, contraceptive pills/patches, contraception advice, dietary advice, dressings, ear syringing, emergency contraception, health care checks, immunisations, sexual health advice, stitch/staple removal, travel advice, urine checks, weight management. Please specify which you require when booking

Lead Nurse: Sarah Atkinson

Practice Nurses: Joan Robson, Carolyn Mitchell, Siobhan Ritson, Anna Farrer, Jane Briggs, Rani Mann, Angie Dawson, Sophie Dykes, Catherine Robinson and Nahida Aktar.

Healthcare Assistants: Tina Young, Kim Burchell, Sophie Gregg, Stacey Young and Molly Divver.


The friendly reception team is here to provide a link between you and the clinicians. They will do their best to help you, please do likewise. Reception is open to answer enquiries and book appointments from Monday to Friday 08.30 to 18:00.

Patient Coordinators: Jeanette Waldron, Beverley Marshall, Alison Roberton, Mary O’Hara, Julie Butler, Tracy Tebbutt, Christine Mason, Hayley Doherty, Angela Muir, Julie Haigh, Samantha Hamshere, Janet Roper, Kimberley Allinson, Natasha Noble, Harvey Evans and Tara Ford.


The Medical Secretaries type hospital referral letters, liaise with NHS and private hospitals for patient’s appointments, and perform a multitude of office duties

Medical Secretary: Gurpreeth Mann

Practice Support Administrator: Lisa Hope

Practice Support Administrator: Catherine McGough

Practice Support Administrator: Amber Mallinson

Administrator: Julie Doherty


Responsible for specific tasks within the practice:

Executive Business Manager: Timothy Johns

Practice Manager: Mart Platt

HR Manager: Yasmin Hussain

Finance Manager: Katie Bruce

Head of Workflow: Deborah McDermott

IT & Data Quality Manager : Raj Parmar

IT & Data Quality Analyst: Adam Judge

Data Entry & Scanning Clerks: Tony Woolgar & Tom Casserly

Practice Support Worker: Alice Blythman, Robert Edgar, Noor Arif, Emma Judge, Ifrah Mirza, Abigail Thickett, Fin Mallinson and Nada Waring.

Caretaker/Handyman: Mick Duffy

House Keeper: Lisa Flowers

PCN Project Manager: Graham Wood

Primary Care Network Administrator: Amanda Kitson

Specialist Administrator: Sarah Jemmeson

PCWTH Project Coordinator: Gemma Cook

General Management Trainees: Rosa Tandoh & Tom Van Den Burg


A number of people work within the practice providing specialist services to our patients, they are employed by the Health Authority.

Physiotherapist: by rota

Health Visitor: by rota

Midwife: by rota

Also by rota members of the Community Mental Health Team including Primary Care Mental Health Workers