Meet The Team

Meet Our Practice Staff

Dr Michelle J Hume (F)
General Practitioner Partner

BMedsci BMBS (Nottingham) 1992, DRCOG, DFFP

“I joined the practice in 1998 after a period of time spent in acute hospital medicine. My special interests are prescribing, palliative care and respiratory medicine. I represent our practice at locality and confederation level. For the past 10 years I have been supporting FY2 doctors at Woodhouse.”

Dr Mohammed Sattar (M)
General Practitioner Partner

MBChB (Sheffield) 2010, MRCGP 2016

“I started out wanting to be a surgeon I then switched to be a GP as I love talking to patients, my special interests are in palliative care, teaching, GP resilience. I currently serve as treasurer for RCGP Yorkshire faculty I am also trustee at St Gemma’s hospice, Feel Good Factor health and well being charity and I host weekly health & music shows on Radio Asian Fever FM 107.3, you can listen to it at

Dr Sarah Timperley (F)
General Practitioner Partner

MBChB (Leeds) 2011

“I first came to Leeds as a medical student in 2006. My love for Yorkshire has meant that I stayed in Leeds and I completed my GP training on the Dewsbury, Wakefield and Pontefract training scheme. I have enjoyed being a part of the team at Woodhouse Medical Practice since 2018. Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family and dog.”

Chris Spargo
Practice Manager


“I joined the practice in July 2019 having gained a significant number of years’ experience successfully managing people, facilities, contracts and services in the commercial, public and more recently the higher education sector. Having spent the last 11 years as Head of Commercial Services at the University of Bradford my interests and skills are in people development, the management of change and high quality customer services. I coach and manage a junior football team and currently I am the Chairman of Guiseley Juniors FC (and still known for trying to play a little!).”

Dr Jennifer Williamson (F)
General Practitioner

MBBS (Newcastle Upon Tyne) 2007, MRCGP

Dr Laura Isherwood (F)
General Practitioner

MBChb (Liverpool) 2011,MRCGP,DRCOG,DFSRH

“Having started my medical career working in Liverpool and Manchester, I have been practicing as a GP in Leeds since 2016 and I work at the practice a total of 3 days per week. I have a keen interest in Women’s Health and Sexual Health with a particular focus on the menopause.”

Dr Tania Price Kazemi (F)
General Practitioner

MBBS (Hull/York) 2011, MRCGP

Dr Mike Bennett (M)
General Practitioner

Bsc (Hons), MSC, MBChB, (Leeds), MRCGP

I moved to Woodhouse in 2020 after several years practicing in Wakefield. I have particular interest in Men’s Health and Diabetes”

Dr Mohammed Amir (M)
General Practitioner


Doctors in specialty training:

Dr Usman Ahsan

From December 2023 – April 2024

Dr Abeba Solomon

From December 2023 – April 2024

Sister Anne Gascoyne
Practice Nurse

RGN, RSCN, Asthma Diploma, Family Planning Certificate, Diploma Professional Studies, CHD Diploma, Diabetes Diploma.

Sister Sophie Goulden
Practice Nurse

Joined in 2004 then qualified as a Nurse in January 2015, Respiratory Diploma.

Emily Slack
Practice Nurse

Laura Riley
Senior Healthcare Assistant

Jordan Graham
Healthcare Assistant

Ann Duerden
Finance Officer

Responsible for payroll and practice accounts.

Janet Brocklebank
Senior Administrator

“My present role of Senior Administrator started in October 2016. I originally trained as a teacher but after a short break to bring up our children, joined the Practice in 1988. Until August 2016 I was Practice Manager but I took early retirement to have more time to focus of family commitments.”

Kumal Rayat

Summarisers ensure that all new patients’ records are summarised onto computer and that patients’ computer records are kept up-to-date

Jess Heyler

Patient Support /Digital & Business Support Administrator

Sarah Marshall
Patient Support

Jean Dodsworth
Patient support

Michael Chukwu
Patient Support

Sylwia Szczodrak
Patient Support

Esther Yeadon
Patient Support

Shabaan Tasadaq
Patient Support

Patient Support


Patient Support

Patient Support

Primary Care Network (PCN) Staff

Emma Bullock

PCN Manager

James Chapman


Shima Samivand


Vinita Parmar


Lauren Ainsworth

Pharmacy Technician

Michaela Noble

Pre Reg Pharmacy Technician

Tracy Forster

Occupational Therapist

Jenny Easby

Frailty Care Coordinator

Simon Mangeolles


Ruth Sharkey


Preeti Tyagi

Link Worker

Beverley Gilbert

Health and Wellbeing Coach

Summan Malik

Health and Wellbeing Coach

Sarah Posadzki

Health and Wellbeing Coach

Jess Hemingway

Health Care Assistant

Minnie Boughan

Mental Health Care Coordinator

Megan Arundell

Cancer Care Coordinator