Our team

Our partners

Harewood Medical Practice is run by the partners of Leyburn Medical Practice who are:

  • Dr Debbie Ashcroft
  • Dr Julia Brown (Senior Partner)
  • Stephen Brown (Managing Partner)
  • Dr Lucy Fox
  • Dr Bridget Laybourne
  • Dr Stephen Wild

Our GPs

Dr Debbie Ashcroft – GP

Dr Debbie Ashcroft is a GP partner in the practice. Her main areas of interest are cancer, palliative care, and dermatology. She is the practice lead for safeguarding. Her usual working days are Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Dr Zoe Fox – GP

Zoe joined us as a GP Retainer in 2020, having moved from Somerset to Yorkshire. Her professional interests include women’s health, mental health and quality improvement. Her usual day in practice is Monday.

Dr Kalyan Kopparthy – GP

Dr Kopparthy has been working in the NHS since 2014 and has trained in a wide range of specialities across the north east of England. He became a GP in 2020. His usual working days are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Dr Kopparthy is fluent in four languages.

Dr Stephen Wild – GP

Dr Wild is a GP partner at Leyburn Medical Practice and is the lead GP partner for Harewood Medical Practice. Amongst his clinical specialisms and interests he leads the practice’s no scalpel vasectomy service for which we have contracts for patients in North Yorkshire, County Durham Dales and Armed Services (North).

Our nurses and healthcare team

Darrel Mulholland – Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Darrel has worked around Hambleton and Richmondshire as a qualified District Nurse and then as a Community Specialist Practitioner in Darlington prior to joining us as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. Darrel can diagnose patient problems, issue prescriptions and refer patients to consultants in secondary care.

Sam Cotgrave – Advanced Nurse Practitioner

I am an advanced nurse practitioner and qualified midwife with many years experience in the Hambleton and Richmondshire area including the Army and civilian GP practices and also continue my work with the Out of Hours GP service. I can diagnose, treat and manage all conditions including referrals to secondary care.

Howard Neale – Nurse Practitioner

Howard has worked internationally for many years as an offshore medic based on drilling rigs in many parts of the world. He can carry out a very wide range of clinical assessments and treatments for patients of all ages.

Abigail Macmillan – Practice Nurse

Kelly Glaister – Practice Nurse

Joy Parrington – Bank Practice Nurse

Joy has specialist skills in respiratory medicine and also helps with our smear clinics and childhood vaccinations and immunisations.

Janet Singleton – Diabetes Specialist Nurse

Janet provides specialist care for patients with diabetes.

Alison Mulligan – Healthcare Assistant

Andrea Rostowitz – Healthcare Assistant

Our management team

Stephen Brown – Managing Partner

Stephen is a qualified accountant by profession who has held a number of senior finance roles in the NHS and public sector housing. He also worked as a consultant for PriceWaterhouseCoopers in their public sector team. Stephen is a director of Heartbeat Alliance, our local GP federation.

Emma Crumpler – Business Operations Manager

Emma has previously worked in the UK and internationally in various management positions, most recently at Cummins Ltd. Emma brings extensive knowledge of business operations, management and continuous improvement experience and skills to the practice.

Our reception and admin team

Our reception and admin team are:

Michelle Kirk – Team Leader
Katie Allenby
Nicola Deacon
Juliet Dunn
Rachel Flintoft
Louise Hamilton
Keegan Hillary
Jillian King
Harriet Manning (Vasectomy Service Manager)
Caroline Nockels
Barbara Stirk
Claire Syme
Carol Wilson

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