Our Mental Health Team

Our Mental Health Team

Our Team includes:


Dr Julia Piper  BM, BS, BMedSci, MRCGP, DFFP, DipOccMed, DipAccMed founded Private General Practice Services in 1995. She is a member of the British Medical Association, the General Medical Council, the Medical Protection Society, the British Society of Medical and Dental Hypnosis, the Royal College of General Practitioners, the British Medical Acupuncture Society, the Faculty of Family Planning and Reproductive Health, The Royal Society of Occupational Medicine and the Independent Doctors’ Forum.

Dr Piper used to be the Regional Physician in Charge for Bupa Health Screening and BUPA Wellness in Leicester, Birmingham and Lincoln. She worked with BUPA for almost twenty years, being involved with setting some of their national protocols. She has a keen interest in helping those people suffering from all mental health conditions including stress, Depression Anxiety, relationship difficulties etc and is a strong believer in the benefits of both a traditional and functional medicine approach to the treatment of autism, schizophrenia, and other similar illnesses and conditions. More information is avaible on Dr Piper by clicking here…


Dr Ahmed Vanker BA, BA (Hons) , MA (Clin Psych), Ph.D C Psychol,, C Sci , AFBPsS works as a Consultant in Clinical & Paediatric Neuropsychology for the NHS and as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Neuropsychologist at Private General Practice Services. He qualified as a Clinical Psychologist in Durban, South Africa, and completed a PhD in Neuropsychology at the University of Natal in 1989.

Dr Vanker sees a wide range of individuals, of all age groups, with various mental and physical health difficulties, for psychological assessments and therapy.

More information on Dr Vanker is available by clicking here…


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If you would like to book an appointment please call us on 0116 2700 373 or email info@privategp.com.