Receptionist and Medical Secretary
Rhiannon is the Practice Medical Secretary.
Dr Catherine Richards
Dr Richards qualified as a doctor in 1987 and worked as a doctor in Public Health before becoming a GP in 2006 when she also joined the team at Kirkstall Lane. Dr Richards is now our Senior GP Partner as well as our lead GP for prescribing and Medicines Management.
Dr Keith Miller
Dr Miller qualified as a doctor in 2005, and completed his junior doctor training placements around Leeds and Mid-Yorkshire, before completing his GP training in 2010 at Kirstall Lane Medical centre. He worked here as a GP after qualification, and then became a Partner in the practice in January 2012, after a short spell travelling abroad. Dr Miller is our lead GP for older people's care and for people living in care homes. He is also the GP trainer in the practice, supervising our trainee GPs during their placements with us.
Dr Rob Chauhan
Dr Chauhan qualified as a doctor from the University of Leeds School of Medicine in 2009 and entered GP training in 2011. Dr Chauhan completed his final year of GP training at Kirkstall Lane Medical Centre qualifying in August 2014. Dr Chauhan stayed with the team as a GP until being made a GP Partner in April 2017. Dr Chauhan is our lead GP for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.
Dr Alison Gale
Dr Gale qualified as a doctor in 2001 and entered GP training in 2008. Dr Gale completed her final year of GP training at Kirkstall Lane Medical Centre qualifying as a GP in 2011. Dr Gale rejoined the team as a salaried GP in 2013.
Evie Joined the team as a receptionist in 2014 and worked within our reception team until being appointed as Reception Team Leader in the summer of 2015. This stint was short lived as Evie was appointed as Patient Services Manager in 2016. In May 2019 Evie was appointed Practice Manager, Evie is the first point of contact for all patient queries, comments or complaints that require the attention of the management team.
Health Care Assistant
Nosheen joined the team as a receptionist in 2005 and worked in our reception team whilst training as a Phlebotomist and then as a Health Care Assistant qualifying in summer 2016. Nosheen now works as our full-time Health Care Assistant.
Clinical Care Coordinator
Beverley joined the team in 2001 as a receptionist and went on to train as a Phlebotomist and then as a Health Care Assistant qualifying in 2009. Beverley was appointed as our Clinical Care Coordinator in 2015 and coordinates the care we provide to our patients with complex health care needs.
Ann Bertram Joined us in 2011 and has been working as an Administrator in General Practice since 2000. Ann works as our medical records summariser and ensures that patients records are accurate and up to date when they join and leave the practice.
Leigh qualified as a nurse in 1992 from York and Scarborough school of nursing. After qualifying Leigh worked in a surgical urology ward for 2 years before moving to London where she worked as a school nurse. In 1998 moved back to Leeds and after 4 years working in the Intensive Care Unit at St James' Hospital Leigh joined the team at Kirkstall Lane as Practice Nurse in 2002.
Jessica qualified as a Nurse in 2002 and went on to work in cardiology and then in Accident and Emergency in both St James' Hospital and the Leeds General Infirmary. Jessica also worked as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner treating Minor Injuries during her time in A&E. Jessica joined the practice in summer 2014 as part of a planned move to working in General Practice.
Bernie has been with Kirkstall Lane Medical Centre since September 2015.