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Registered Practice Nurse RGN/NMC

Newly Qualified Nurse - September 2018

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SPIROMETRY - Our nursing team have achieved 100% on the spirometry audit for the second year running.


Dr Karen Needham (f)

staff_needham.jpgBMedSci, BM, BS, DCH, MRCGP, Dip. Pall. Med. (Partner)

Karen has been a partner in Ackworth since 1992, replacing Dr Peter McWilliam. She qualified in Nottingham but spent 5 years in paediatrics before training in general practice. Her main medical interests are paediatrics and more recently palliative care. She also has a keen interest in education both as a trainer in general practice and as a tutor for Leeds University Medical School.

Karen remains part time to fulfill her non medical duties as wife and mother. She also enjoys tennis, golf, walking and gardening.

Dr Jonathan Eastwood (m)

staff_eastwood.jpgBSc, MB ChB, MRCGP (Partner)

Jonathan joined the practice in 1994  he is a full time partner with an interest in Ophthalmology and is the practice lead partner for Diabetes, Ischaemic Heart Disease, Hypertension and Epilepsy. He also performs Minor Surgery.

He is married and has two children. He is also a season ticket holder at Manchester City Football Club and plays cricket for Hundhill Hall C.C. 2nd XI.

Dr Lisa Yellop (f)

staff_yellop.jpgBMedSci, BM BS, MRCGP, DFFP, DRCOG, Dip Practical Dermatology, Dip Cardiology (Partner)

Lisa Yellop qualified from Nottingham University in 1994, aged 23. She spent 6 years working in hospital medicine both in Nottingham and Sheffield.

She then decided to train as a GP, completing this in 1999, when she initially joined College Lane Surgery as a salaried GP. She became a full time partner in November 2000. In recent years she has achieved diploma qualifications in Dermatology and Cardiology. 

Lisa now works part time to fulfill her non medical duties as wife and mother.

Dr Jordache Myerscough (m)


MBChB, (Leeds 2007) MRCGP  PGCert Pall Care  BSc Sport Sci (Partner)

Dr Myerscough became a partner in February 2015.  Formerly a GP Registrar with the practice from August 2013 - August 2014 on completing his training, he worked as a Salaried GP briefly, prior to becoming a Partner. 

Enjoying all aspects of primary care with particular interests including, Mens's Health, Medical Education and Information Technology. Dr Myerscough is also a GP Trainer 

Away from the surgery, he enjoys Rugby, Golf and travel. 

Dr Edward Platford (m)

 MB ChB, Leeds, 2007, RCGP. (Partner)

Dr Platford became a partner in April 2016. He worked initially as a Salaried GP from June 2015. Dr Platford has special interests is in Minor  Surgery and Joint Injections and is already adding to the range of service we provide to our patients. 

Dr Platford is a GP Trainer and is the lead for our Physicians Associate student placement at the surgery.  Outside work he is
an acomplished pianist and enjoys keeping fit with interests in Rugby and Golf.

Dr Ruth Roche (f)

MBBS(London) 1987, DRCOG 1989, DCH 1990  (Salaried GP)  sfhs

Dr Roche has a wealth of experience and has particular interests in Palliative Care, Respiratory conditions including Asthma and COPD and women's health.  Outside working here she pursues music, choir and supporting a busy family life with various community activities around the area.  Dr Roche is involved with undergraduate and student nursing education. 

Dr Adam Richardson (m)

arDr Richardson joined the surgery as a Salaried GP in August 2015.

Dr Lauren Bass (f)

Dr Bass, GP Registrar - August 2017 - August 2018

Dr Helen Ratcliffe (f)

Dr Ratcliffe, GP Registrar - Here until August 2018

Dr Hani Ammar (m)

GP Registrar - here until August 2018

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