|Dr Karen Needham (f)|
BMedSci, 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 to 3 teenage daughters. She also enjoys tennis, golf, walking and gardening.
|Dr Jonathan Eastwood (m)|
BSc, 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)|
BMedSci, 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 lives in South Leeds with her husband Simon, who is also a doctor.
|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 currently undergoing further training to become a GP Trainer and is the lead for Foundation Doctor placements at the surgery. 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 currently undergoing further training to become 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)
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)|
Dr Richardson joined the surgery as a Salaried GP in August 2015.
|Dr Lauren Bass (f)|
Dr Bass, GP Registrar - August 2017 - August 2018
|Dr Bhargavi Chandrasekar (f)|
A Foundation Year 2 (FY2) Doctor working with the surgery for a period of 4 months with clincal supervision by the doctors here at College Lane Surgery. These doctors further develop their core skills and contribute to the education and training of the wider healthcare team e.g. nurses, medical students and less experienced Doctors. On completion of FY2 the foundation doctor is ready to enter a speciality or General Practice Training Programme.
College Lane Surgery has a continuous rotation of Foundation Doctors joining us throughout the year.
Dr Chandresekar will be with us until December 2017
|Dr Helen Ratcliffe (f)|
Dr Ratcliffe, GP Registrar - Here until August 2018
|Dr Omar Malik (m)|
Dr Malik, GP Registrar - August 2017 - February 2018
|Dr Joe Sampson (m)|
Dr Sampson, GP Registrar - August 2017 - February 2018