Unity Health

Wenlock Terrace Surgery | Hull Road Surgery | York Campus

Staff Profiles

Personal profiles on each of the GP’s at the Practice, including details of their clinical interests and qualifications.


Alison-Hunter Dr Alison Hunter

Dr Alison Hunter (MBChB, MRCGP, DipPracDerm, DRCOG) studied at Dundee University and joined the Practice as a Partner in 1995.

Dr Hunters special clinical interests are Diabetes, Dermatology, Paediatrics and Minor Surgery.

Outside of clinic hours Dr Hunter is heavily involved in Dermatology services in York and also undertakes duties as an appraiser to other GP’s in the area.

Tim-Wallam Dr Tim Wallam

Dr Tim Wallam (BMedSci, BM, BS, DGM, DRCOG, MRCGP) studied at Nottingham University and joined the Practice as a Partner in 1997.

Richard-Wilcox Dr Richard Wilcox

Dr Richard Wilcox (MBChB, DRCOG, MRCGP) studied at Birmingham University and joined the Practice as a Partner in April 2010.  Dr Wilcox had previously been a locum to the Practice before joining as a Partner.

Dr Wilcox has a special clinical interest in Palliative Care.

Outside of clinic hours, Dr Wilcox enjoys outdoor pursuits and horse riding.

Parv-Pye Dr Parv Pye

Dr Parv Pye (MBChB, DRCOG, DFFP, MRCGP) studied at Leeds University and joined the Practice as a Partner in May 2012.  Dr Pye had previously been a salaried GP at the Practice since September 2010 before joining as a Partner.

Dr Pye’s special clinical interests include Women’s Health, Contraception and Sexual Health.

Outside of clinic hours, Dr Pye enjoys sports such as netball and running.

Cathie-Dunn Dr Cathie Dunn

Dr Cathie Dunn (MBChB, DRCOG, MRCGP) studied at Sheffield University and joined the Practice as a Salaried GP in 2012.

Dr Dunn has worked in practices in the Midlands, Harrogate and York and is passionate about providing person centred care.

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, especially when they get chance to explore new places with their touring caravan!

Sirvart-Yerestian Dr Sirvart Yeretsian

Dr. Sirvart Yeretsian MBChB(Hons) BSc(Int Health) MRCGP studied at the University of Leeds and since graduating has worked at several practices across Leeds and York.

Dr Yeretsian joined the Unity Health team as a salaried GP in Spring 2014.

In her spare time Dr Yeretsian can usually been found cooking, travelling or walking in the country.

Mark-Astill Dr Mark Astill

Dr Mark Astill MBBS, Bsc., MRCGP, MRCP, studied at King’s College London and joined the practice as a salaried GP in 2014 and became a partner in May 2015 .

Prior to this Dr Astill had worked as GP in rural Uganda, Glasgow, and the Inner Hebrides.

Helen Scammel Dr Helen Scammell

Dr Helen Scammell (MBChB, MRCGP, DFSRH) Studied at Sheffield University and completed her GP training in surgeries across Rotherham and York.

Dr Scammell joined the Unity Health team as a salaried GP in July 2016.

Outside of work she enjoys baking, travelling and running.

Nursing Team

The Nurse Team have a wealth of knowledge and skills that spans many years of training and experience. They can deal with many medical problems, which may eradicate the need for a Doctors appointment. They also run specific clinics on services including Contraception and Travel Advice.

Nurse Manager

Chloe Haigh

Practice Nurses

Debra Brabbs

Bridget Dawton

Lisa McCloskey

Llinos Connolly

Simone Rustage

Carol Jeffery

Angie Booth

Louise Sissons


Health Care Assistants

Laura Harrison

Tracy Readman

Lauren Smith

Management Team

Managing Partner

Louise Johnston

Reception Manager

Kirsty Holliday

Data Manager

Henny Byrne

The Unity Health Reception Team

Our team of receptionists are highly skilled and trained individuals who are there to help you make the most of your appointment experience.

Please be willing to answer questions that they have to ask you – they are trying to direct you to the correct clinician.

If you would like a confidential discussion – please ask the receptionist.