Unity Health

Kimberlow Hill Surgery | Wenlock Terrace Surgery

Staff Profiles

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


 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.

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.

  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.

Dr Wendy Wong

Dr Wendy Wong (MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG) studied at Leeds Teaching University and completed her GP training in West Yorkshire.

Dr Wong joined the Unity Health team as a salaried GP in July 2017. Prior to joining Unity she spent 18 months working as a Doctor in New Zealand.

Outside of work she enjoys playing tennis, running and spending time with family and friends.

Dr Lizzie Pickles

(MBBS, MRCGP, DRCOG) studied at Hull York medical school, based at the University of York, and completed her GP training in Harrogate.

She joined the Unity team in September 2017.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her young family, mountain biking and attempting triathlons.

Dr Ryan Cochrane


Studied medicine at HYMS (York Medical School) and he completed his GP training here in York.

He joined Unity Health in September 2020.

Outside of work he enjoys Mountain Biking 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.

Practice Nurses

Elizabeth Ludvigsen

Louise Sissons

Jem Butler

Hannah Reddington

Nursing Associates

Laura Harrison

Health Care Assistants

Charis Bodden

Danielle Phillips-Jones

Clinical Pharmacists

Gosia Parker

Rachel Burn

Katy Mellor

Rossana Piccolo

Pharmacy Technicians

Lucy Bond

Callan Mellor

Management Team

Managing Partner

Louise Johnston

Executive Assistant

Zoe Gilroy

Duty Managers

Danielle Barker

Rhiannon Jones

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.

The Unity Health Patient Records Team 

Our team of Patient Records Administrators are very knowledgeable and keep things running in the surgery, mostly behind the scenes.

They deal with various different tasks and are always happy to help patients and staff with any queries.

Their day to day tasks are scanning, clinical coding, registrations and dealing with record transfers.

The Unity Health Medical Secretary Team

Our team of Medical Secretaries are very experienced in all things referral related, any referrals a clinician requests for you is processed by them.

They are also our typing team so will type up any dictations from a GP and produce any letters you may request.

They’re always on hand to help patients and staff wherever they can.

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