The York Medical Practice

St. John's Health Centre, Oak Lane, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 3PA | Tel: 020 8744 0220

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Practice Staff


Dr Christopher Watts (m) (1998 London) MBBS, BSc (Hons), MRCGP, DRCOG, DGM, DCH, DOccMed, PG Cert in Medical Education

General Practitioner/Partner

I qualified from University College London Medical School, having been brought up locally. My interests are respiratory (lung disease), men’s health, occupational medicine and postgraduate medical education. I have trained GP’s from the West Middlesex Hospital for several years and I am a Programme Director for the Kingston Hospital GP Vocational Training Scheme. I also work as an assessor for the Richmond Clinical Assessment Service, which triages referrals from GP’s to hospitals. Outside work I am married with two children, I enjoy music, football and golf when time allows.

Dr Amy Boughton (f) (2002 London) MBBS, BSc, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP, Dip Derm, PG Cert in Medical Education

General Practitioner/Partner

I graduated from Royal Free Hospital Medical School and trained in Islington before joining the York Medical Practice in 2007.  My clinical areas of interest are dermatology, womens health and healthcare for people with learning disabilities. I am also a GP Trainer and Appraiser and a tutor for the department of dermatology at Cardiff University. I have two young children and spend my free time on our allotment where we battle slugs and try to grow flowers and vegetables.

Dr Paul Elgey (m) (2000 Newcastle) MBBS MRCGP

General Practitioner/Partner

I qualified from University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 2000. I lived and worked in the North East before moving to Twickenham in 2010. I have a special interest in Paediatrics and Palliative Care but enjoy all aspects of primary care. I am currently Medical Lead for Richmond CCG Individual Funding Requests Team and also review referrals for Richmond Clinical Assessment Team. I am a keen runner and enjoy climbing both indoors and out. I have a passion for opera and theatre.

Dr Catriona Humphries (f) (2004 London) MBBS BSc MRCGP DCH DRCOG DFSRH

General Practitioner/Partner

I qualified as a doctor from Imperial College, London, in 2004 and joined the York Medical Practice as a GP registrar in 2008. After completing my training within the practice I joined as a permanent member of staff. My areas of clinical interest are women’s health and family planning. I have three children.

Dr Victoria White (f) (2000 Bristol) MRCCP DRCOG MBBS BSc (Hons)

General Practitioner

I qualified from Imperial College in 2007 having worked in Public Relations before deciding to train to become a doctor. My first degree was in physiology and I graduated from Bristol University  in 2000. I joined The York Medical Practice as a registrar in 2011. Having completed my training I have returned to work here. I enjoy all areas of general practice. I have three children who keep me busy on my days off.

Dr Sarah Britton (f) BM MRCGP Currently on Maternity Leave

General Practitioner

I qualified from Southampton University in 2011 and completed my Foundation training in the Birmingham area. I then moved to the local area to complete my GP training in Kingston. After completing my training I was lucky enough to go travelling for 8 months in South and Central America, Australia and New Zealand. Upon my return in 2017 I joined York Medical Practice. I enjoy all areas of general practice. Outside work I am a keen runner and love to travel and cook.

Dr Sindhu Pathmabaskaran MRCGP MBBS BSc DRCOG

General Practitioner

I qualified from Imperial College London in 2010 and went on to complete my foundation training in South London. Before starting my GP training in 2013 I spent a year travelling which included providing medical aid in rural parts of Nepal for a couple of months. I enjoy all aspects of general practice but particularly enjoy women’s health. I have a passion for music in particular performing and learning Carnatic Vocal. When I’m not working I’m enjoying life with my two young children, husband and puppy!

Dr Christopher Lambert BMBS MRCGP MA

General Practitioner

I qualified from University of Nottingham in 2014, and then completed my junior doctor and GP training in Central and North West London. Before studying medicine, I worked in lobbying and public affairs and have degrees in Politics and Philosophy and International Relations. My areas of clinical interest include Palliative Care, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and Paediatrics; but I enjoy all areas as a generalist. I live locally to the practice with my wife and two young daughters.

Dr Sophie Ladbrooke MBChB (Hons) BSc (Hons) DRCOG PGDipClinDerm

General Practitioner

I graduated from Leeds Medical School with Honours in 2015 and completed my foundation training and GP training in South West London. I have a particular interest in dermatology and completed my post graduate diploma in dermatology at Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry. I also have an interest in paediatrics and women’s health. I live with my fiancé who is also a doctor and enjoy spending my free time with friends and family, and playing tennis when the British weather allows.

Dr Yevette McGovern MB BAO BCh, MRCP (Ireland 2014), MRCGP

General Practitioner

I graduated from University College Dublin in 2012 and then specialised in General Medicine and subsequently Medical Oncology before starting General Practice training. I returned to York Medical Practice after spending 6 great months here during my training scheme.

I live locally with my family and in my free time I like to run and I love food and all things food-related hence the requirement for running.

Dr Jordan Shoesmith

GP Registrar

Dr Anthony Mitry

GP Registrar

Dr Michael Chan

GP Registrar

Anusha Ravi

Physician Associate

I graduated from Newcastle University in MSc Physician Associate studies in 2020. This course involved medical training including a number of placements across the North East, such as GP, A&E, surgery and general medicine. I work as a clinician with the support and supervision of the GPs at the practice. I also have a keen interest in women’s health and family planning. In my spare time I love cooking, painting and exploring London

Nursing Team

Mrs Glyndwr Whitworth (f) RGN Asthma Dip Cytology Dip FP Dip

Senior Nurse & Nurse Prescriber

I trained at Charing Cross Hospital and after qualifying went on to specialise in Gynaecology and Arterial/Venous Surgery.  I then moved on to work in these specialities at St Thomas Hospital as a Ward Sister. I have worked in General Practice now for 24 years and my specialist areas are: Family Planning and Sexual Health, Coil and Implant Fitter, Women’s Health, Travel Health, Asthma and COPD. I am also a Nurse prescriber and a Nurse Mentor/Trainer. I work full time and in my spare time enjoy DIY, gardening and cooking.

Mrs Sheila Breen (f) BSc (Hons) RGN Nurse Practitioner Dip Asthma Dip Diabetes Dip

I have been working in general practice since 1991. I qualified as a Nurse Practitioner in 1994 and a Nurse Prescriber in 2008 and joined the York Medical Practice in 2009. I enjoy all aspects of general practice with particular interest in Diabetes, Respiratory Care, Women’s Health and Family Planning. I provide a nurse led Walk-in Clinic to registered students at St Mary’s University. I enjoy being a mentor to student nurses and other qualified nurses. I have two children and in my spare time enjoy music, theatre and travelling.

Mrs Helen Deade (f) RGN RSCN

General Practice Nurse

I qualified as a Registered Nurse & Registered Sick Children’s Nurse in 1978 at Queen Marys Hospital for Children in Surrey and later in 1980 as a State Certified Midwife having trained at Queen Charlotte’s Hospital in London. For many years I worked as a Ward Sister locally at West Middlesex Hospital in both the Paediatric and Maternity Departments and then briefly in the Private sector before joining the staff here as a Practice Nurse. My specialities are Paediatrics including child Immunisations, Travel Health and Women’s health I have two children and three delightful grandchildren. In my free time I love to travel both abroad and around the UK. I’d love to spend more time doing arts and crafts at home which I also enjoy.

Mrs Ruth Johnston RGN. HV

General Practice Nurse

I qualified as an RGN from St Thomas’ hospital in 1996. I worked there as a staff nurse on a bowel and vascular ward and did a short stint in ITU before undertaking my midwifery training at West Middlesex hospital in 2000. I went on to complete my health visiting training in 2003.

I worked as a health visitor in Ealing and Hounslow and was involved in various projects working with families in challenging situations and pregnant teenagers. Roles which definitely kept me on my toes!

I left in 2014 to spend more time with my family. When the Covid pandemic hit I decided now was the time to come back to nursing and re-register. I am looking forward to this new challenge ahead at York medical practice.

I have three daughters, two dogs, two cats and a bike mad husband. Any spare time I have I can usually be found chasing my naughty dogs around Bushy park.

Ms Lisa Steel (f)

Nursing Associate

I originally trained as a Nursery Nurse, taking a break to have my children. I came to York Medical Practice in 2012 as a Medical Administrator, then qualified as a Health Care Assistant and have now qualified as a Nursing Associate. My specialist areas are Smoking Cessation, wound care and phlebotomy. I enjoy reading, gardening, watching rugby and spending time with my 2 daughters when not at work.​

Ms Magdalena Jozwiak

Health Care Assistant

Admin Team

Lauren Hoadley

Practice Manager

Gillian Gibbs

Senior Medical Secretary

Kelly Walters

Reception Supervisor

Rebecca Trowles

Senior Administrator

Joanna Tarantowicz

Finance Administration

Aisling Smith


Susan Sauvarin


Nina Stone

Document Administration

Leah Randall


Tia Molloy

Apprentice Medical Administrator

Zainab Khan

Apprentice Medical Administrator

Other Staff

Callum Harvey

Social Prescriber Link Worker

Sarah Siegert

Social Prescriber Link Worker

Anil Rokad

Clinical Pharmacist

Mashal Kamran

Clinical Pharmacist

St John's

  • Monday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Tuesday
    08:00 until 20:00
  • Wednesday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Thursday
    08:00 until 18:00
  • Friday
    08:00 until 18:00
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