Introduction To The Doctors

Dr Jonathan P Richold Partner (male)
MB BS (Hons) MRCGP DRCOG FP Cert. GP Trainer. Trained in Newcastle. Registered in 1978.

Dr Andrew Robinson Partner (male)
MB BS DA DRCOG FP Cert.Trained in London. Registered in 1984.

Dr Aparajit Kakkar Partner (male)
MB ChB FP Cert. Trained in Dundee. Registered in 1996.

Dr Gillian Pottinger Partner (female)
BA BMBCh MRCS MRCGP FP Cert. Trained in Oxford. Registered in 1997.

Dr Clare Hyland Partner (female)
MBBS MA Cantab MSC MRCGP DRCOG PGCertMedEd Trained in Cambridge and Royal Free London. Registered in 2003.

Dr Veronica Millner GP (female)
MB ChB MRCGP DRCOG FP Cert. Trained in Leeds. Registered in 1984.

Dr Nicola Yarwood GP (female)
MB ChB MRCP MRCGP. Trained in Leicester. Registered in 1999.

Dr Joanne Staniforth GP (female)
MB ChB MRCGP DRCOG. Trained in Sheffield. Registered in 1998.

Dr Rhona Parrish GP (female)
MBBS BA (Hons) MSC MRCGP DFSRM. Trained in Nottingham. Registered in 2010

All the partners practice together as a non-limited partnership.

Practice Manager

Mrs Lisa Carroll is the practice manager. She is responsible for all non-clinical areas of the business and the overall organisation and administration of the practice. She also will help to resolve complaints about the practice.

Assistant Practice Manager

Mrs Jackie Lightfoot is the assistant practice manager. She is responsible for practice audits and deputising for the practice manager in her absence.

Practice Nurses

All three surgeries have a practice nurse present whenever they are open. All of our nurses are qualified Registered Nurses. We also employ five Health Care Assistants.

Practice Nurse Manager Hazel Rowe
Registered Nurse, BSc (Hons), Specialist Practitioner, Diplomas in asthma, COPD, cytology and coronary heart disease.

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Louise Hughes
Registerd Nurse, BHsc (Hons), MSc Advanced Nursing Practice, non-medical prescriber, certificate in cytology, diplomas in diabetes, contraception and sexual health.

Advanced Nurse Practitioner Nicholas Bateson
Registered Nurse, BSc (hons), Independant and supplementary prescriber,diplomas in COPD, asthma, coronary heart disease, womens health and diabetes.

Practice Matron Caroline Lockie
Registered Nurse, BSc (Hons), Nursing and Community Health Studies, MSc Advanced Practice in Nursing, non-medical prescriber, District Nurse, certificate in Caring for the Elderly.

Practice Nurse Judith Wood
Registere Nurse, certificate in cytology.

Practice Nurse Janine Adamson
Registered Nurse, diplomas in coronary heart disease and diabetes, certificate in cytology.

Practice Nurse Julie Shephard
Registered Nurse, diplomas in diabetes and coronary heart disease,  certificate in cytology, insulin initiation.

Practice Nurse Sara Chapman
Registered Nurse, diplomas in diabetes and coronary heart disease, certificate in cytology.

Practice Nurse Jo Jones
Registered Nurse, diplomas in asthma and COPD, certificate in cytology

Practice Nurse Jo Bolam
Registered Nurse, diplomas in asthma and COPD.

Health Care Assistant Laura Barry

Health Care Assistant Samantha McKay

Health Care Assistant Laura Geraghty

Health Care Assistant Anne Green

Health Care Assistant Rachel Welsh

Our Nursing Team can advise you on the following health matters such as:

  • Immunisation (including foreign travel)
  • Dressings and removal of stitches
  • Ear syringing
  • Healthy living advice
  • Chronic disease reviews
  • Family planning advice
  • Blood and urine tests as requested by the doctor

Please make an appointment if you wish to see the nurse. If you wish for telephone advice from the nurse at Garforth please phone between 1.00 and 1.30pm or 5.00 and 5.30pm.

Leeds Community Healthcare Trust employ district nurses, health visitors and midwives who work with the Practice.

Health Visitor

The health visitor can be contacted at Kippax Health Centre.

Contact Details

Garforth Medical Centre
Tel 0113 2877321
Elmwood Lane, Barwick in Elmet
Tel 0113 2814950
Jessamine Cottage, Aberford
Tel 0113 2814967