Meet the Team

Teams working at Leeds Student Medical Practice

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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.

Attached Personnel

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

Health Visitor
by appointment

by appointment

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


21 doctors work in the Practice, 14 female, 7 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 Adam Grice (m) (np)

Qualified Leeds 2012, BSc (Hons), MBChB (Hons), MRCGP, PGCert (dist)

Dr Andrea Kolar (f) (np)

Qualified Leeds 2004, MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH, LOC SDI, LOC IUT

Dr Ben Ditchfield (m) (p)

Qualified Leeds 2008, MBChB, MRCGP

Dr Brian Tze Kit Chin (m) (np)

Qualified Manchester 2015, MBChB, DFSRH, MRCGP, LOC SDI

Dr Danya Haboubi (f) (np)

Qualified UCL 2013, MBBS, iBSc, MRCGP

Dr Emma Whitaker (f) (np)

Qualified University of Manchester 2013, MBChB.

Dr Esther Sterrenburg (f) (p)

Qualified Utrecht 2002, MSc M.B., MRCGP, MBMCH

Dr Jessica Roscoe (f) (np)

Qualified Nottingham 2016, BMedSci, BMBS, FSRH, LOC SDI, MRCGP

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 Kate Armitage (f) (p)

Qualified Cardiff 1995, MB BCh, Dip GUM, MFSRH, MRCGP, DRCOG, LOC SDI, LOC IUT

Dr Konstantin Kisil (m) (p)

Qualified Imperial College London 2012, MA, MBBS, MRCGP

Dr Kristan Toft (f) (np)

Qualified Leeds 1989, MBChB, MRCGP, DFSRH, FRCGP

Dr Lynsey Fielden (f) (np)

Qualified Leeds 1997, MBChB, DRCOG, MRCGP, DFSRH, LOC SDI, LOC IUT

Dr Michael Wang (m) (np)

Qualified Imperial College London 2010, BSc, MBBS, MSc

Dr Muhammad Ali (m) (np)

Qualified at Ain Shams University (Cairo) 2008, MB BCh, MRCGP.

Dr Sarah McCormack(f) (np)

Qualified Nottingham 2010. BMedSci, BM BS

Dr Olivia Fordy (f) (np) 

Qualified Newcastle 2014, MBBS, BSc

Dr Paul Hudson (m) (p)

Qualified Liverpool 1993, MBChB, DRCOG, MRCGP

Dr Ruwini Dassanayake (f) (np)

Qualified University of Manchester 2013, MBChB

Dr Sarah Graham (f) (np)

Qualified University of Leeds 2010, MBChB, MRCGP

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 Fatima Hussain (f)
GP Registrar

Dr Kavita Uddin (f)
GP Registrar

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.

Practice Nurses

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.

Alice Vickers
Practice Nurse

Angie Dawson
Practice Nurse

Carolyn Mitchell
Deputy Lead Nurse

Catherine Robinson
Practice Nurse

Jane Briggs
Practice Nurse

Sarah Atkinson
Lead Nurse

Kim Burchell
Healthcare Assistant

Millie Anderson-Gledhill
Practice Nurse

Molly Divver
Healthcare Assistant

Rani Mann
Practice Nurse

Sophie Gregg
Healthcare Assistant

Tina Young
Healthcare Assistant

Practice Team


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 via telephone from 8:00am-18:30pm.

Alison Roberton
Patient Coordinator

Beverley Marshall
Patient Coordinator

Christine Mason
Patient Coordinator

Donna Oxley
Patient Coordinator

Paige Lord
Patient Coordinator

Hayley Doherty
Patient Coordinator Team Leader

Janet Roper
Patient Coordinator

Jeanette Waldron
Patient Coordinator Lead

Julie Butler
Patient Coordinator

Julie Haigh
Patient Coordinator

Kimberley Allinson
Patient Coordinator

Mary O’Hara
Patient Coordinator

Tara Ford
Patient Coordinator

Tracey Tebbutt
Patient Coordinator

Medical Secretaries

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

Amber Mallinson
Medical Secretary

Catherine McGough
Medical Secretary

Gurpreeth Mann
Medical Secretary Team Leader

Jane Harding
Medical Secretary

Julie Doherty
Medical Secretary


Responsible for specific tasks within the practice:

Ailie Laxton
Practice Administrator

Amanda Kitson
LSMP Business Support and Project Lead

Deborah McDermott
Head of Workflow

Fin Mallinson
Practice Administrator

Lisa Flowers
House Keeper

Mike Duffy

Nada Waring
Practice Administrator

Nick Barker
Practice Administrator

Nicola Paxman
Operations Manager 

Sarah Jemmeson
Specialist Administrator

R Parmar
IT & Data Quality Manager

Yasmin Hussain
HR Manager

Tom Casserly
Data Entry & Scanning Clerk

Tony Woolgar
Data Entry & Scanning Clerk

Primary Care Network Team

Abby Usher
Occupational Therapist

Amber Harrison
Nurse Associate

Billie Gardener Community Wellbeing Connector

Dan O’Connor

Community Wellbeing Connector

Dickon Crawshaw

First Contact Physios

Emily Coomber

PCN Operations Assistant

Emily Mosely

Community Wellbeing Connector

Gary Todd

Mental Health Advisers

Jenna Evans

Advanced Mental Health Specialist (eating disorders)

Katie Chadwick

Mental Health Advisers

Kim Van Den Putte

Mental Health Advisers

Kirsten Lamb

First Contact Physios

Konstantin Kisil

Clinical Director

Kyle Mistry

Clinical Pharmacist

Laura Dilnot

Transformation Lead and Projects Manager

Piotr Kluk

Clinical Pharmacist

Safa Saleh

Mental Health Advisers

Rachel March

Clinical Pharmacist

Sarah Cooper

Occupational Therapist Lead

Stacey Young

PCN Care Coordinator

Thomas Kruczenyk

Pharmacy Technician

Vicki Johnstone

First Contact Physios

Arouge Varma

Social Prescriber

Aisling Doyle

Social Prescriber

Olivia Marriott

PCN Care Coordinator

Sarah Kirk

Mental Health Advisers

Verite Hunter

Health & Wellbeing Coach