Meet The Kirkburton Health Centre Team

"Our aim is to work in partnership with our patients and staff to provide a safe effective, caring and responsive service for our community. Taking pride in making a positive difference in people's lives, by enhancing the local services made available to them in a well-led forward-thinking organisation."

Practice Management

Julie (f)

I joined Kirkburton Health Centre as the Practice Business Manager in January 2020 and I have 10 years NHS experience in Management and Finance.

Within my role I am responsible for the efficient, effective and safe management of the practice and ensure high standards are maintained for the wellbeing of our patients.

I also develop and manage all aspects of the Business Management and I feel lucky to have the opportunity to work with such a caring, fantastic practice.



Beth D (f)

I joined the Practice in January 2020 as Assistant Practice Manager having previously worked for the NHS for over 5 years. My role is to support the practice team in the safe running and development of the practice. I am proud to work for the NHS and with the fantastic team at Kirkburton Health Centre.

Beth D

Emily (f)

I have recently taken on the position of Assistant Practice Manager having previously been Reception Manager. I am still involved within the running of reception but now deal with different elements of managing the Practice. I started at Kirkburton Health Centre in 2014 and I have enjoyed all elements of the different roles I have had. I am passionate about delivering excellent patient care and I am proud to be a part of the team at Kirkburton Health Centre.




Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.

Kirsten (f)

Senior Receptionist

I joined the practice in February 2016 as part of the reception team. Prior to this I was employed in education as an educational teaching assistant for 15 years. I am looking forward to the patient interaction and the new challenges that lay ahead.

Rose (f)



Casey (f)

I started working at the practice in 2016 as an apprentice.  I finished the course one year later and then became a permanent member of the reception team. My main role is working in reception answering the telephone and working on the reception front desk. I am very lucky to work with a great team.


Heidi (f)

I joined Kirkburton Health Centre in October 2019, having worked for the NHS for 4 years. Previously, I worked for another GP Practice. I really enjoy working with the very supportive team at Kirkburton.


Emma (f)

I joined the practice in October 2020. I will be part of the reception team. I previously worked in customer service for 12 years and hope some of my experience will be helpful to the team. I'm really looking forward to working with such a great team.


Ellie (f)

I started working as an apprentice in November 2020, my main role is working in reception on the front desk and answering the phones. I can't wait to work with such a great group of people!



Nicola D (f)

I joined Kirkburton Health Centre in September 2016 as a medical secretary. I come from a banking background, leaving the industry to have my children. I enjoy working with people and aim to always provide excellent customer service to our patients.


Amanda (f)

I joined Kirkburton Health Centre in April 2019 as a Medical Secretary. I have previously worked for the NHS for 6 years as well as many years spent in Engineering. I enjoy working with this great team of people.


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