In our team we strive to provide an extensive skill mix and patient choice of clinician, when available. We also have staff who are able to speak Urdu, Bengali and Punjabi to help our patients for whom English is not their first language. We are also able to provide interpreter services via a phone link. All of our admin team are also trained in CPR are trained and able to be called assist the clinical staff with the most appropriate gender chaperone.

Practice Management

Sally Oldbury (f)

The Practice Manager is responsible for the administrative side of the Practice. If you have a concern, a complaint, or a non-medical problem, please ask to see her and she will be happy to help. Sally has been with the Practice since 2007 and has managed us through many changes and improvements over that time. She is also a Dementia Champion and Dignity Champion. Sally is also Communications Lead for our Primary Care Network (Tolson PCN) supporting the patient engagement for Network, as well as a Quality Improvement Trainer for My Health Huddersfield GP Federation.

Reception

Victoria (f)

Victoria has been with the practice since 2003 and handles our long-term condition invitations and new registrations. You will find her very helpful and efficient and she regularly goes the extra mile for our patients.

Lesley (f)

Apart from her reception duties, Lesley meticulously cares for the Cervical Smear service administration, our Diabetes register and the PPA and monthly claims. She is our Cancer Champion and has been with the practice since 2006.

Karen (f)

Karen has fairly recently joined us from another local practice and is a welcome addition to our team. She is an experienced receptionist and our Carers Champion. 

Ella (f)

Ella has been with us for two years now and is our Digital Champion. She has excellent communication skills and arranges our children's immunisation invites.

Hina (f)

Hina joined the reception team in August and is training as a receptionist. Please be patient with her as she learns where we keep things and the terminology we use in the NHS!

Hina can also speak some local languages which may help our patients whose first language is not English.

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