Meet the team

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

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 Sagar Shanghavi GP (male)
MB ChB. Trained in Sheffield. Registered in 2012.

Dr Nipa Paul-Choudhury GP (female)
MRCGP. Trained in Leeds. Registered in 2016.

Dr James Coles GP (male)
MB ChB. Trained in Dundee. Registered in 2013

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 four Health Care Assistants.

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.

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.

Lead Nurse Jo Jones

Practice Nurse Janine Adamson

Practice Nurse Julie Shephard

Practice Nurse Sara Chapman

Practice Nurse Jo Bolam

Practice Nurse Rachel Welsh

Practice Nurse Nicola Wood

Practice Nurse Kate Jones

Health Care Assistant Laura Barry

Health Care Assistant Samantha McKay

Health Care Assistant Laura Geraghty

Health Care Assistant Anne Green

Phlebotomist Claire Harding

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. Our Nurses also offer telephone advice.

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.