Practice Team

DR JULIA PIPER, BM BS BMedSci MRCGP DFFP DipOccMed DipMedAc

General Practitioner

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Dr Julia Piper 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 has almost 20 years experience with Bupa being the Regional Physician in Charge for Bupa Health Screening and BUPA Wellness in Leicester, Birmingham and Lincoln.

Dr Piper is the owner of the practice, overseas all medical work at the practice, and co-ordinates patient referrals and follow-ups where these are required. She is is highly experienced in areas such as depression, anxiety and stress, and is able to assist patients through her knowledge of Functional Medicine, Acupuncture, Hypnotherapy and other medical and Holistic treatments.

DR DANIEL PICKERING, MBChB, MRCGP, DOccMed, PGCME, BSc

General Practitioner

Dr Daniel Pickering graduated from Leicester in 2000 and has been a GP since 2005. He has gained additional qualifications in Occupational Medicine and Post-Graduate Medical Education and we are delighted to say he has joined our team.

DR ROB HAMPTON MB ChB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DipOccMed

General Practitioner

Rob Hampton qualified as a Doctor in 1986 and has worked in General Practice since 1990. Having worked as a GP Principal for many years, he chose to become a Freelance GP in 2012. His current portfolio includes work as a ‘GP with a Special Interest’ (GPSI) for people with substance misuse problems and musculoskeletal pain. He has a particular interest in liver screening as a form of biofeedback towards guiding patients with lifestyle health risks. His portfolio also includes work in urgent care and occupational medicine. He was recently elected to the RCGP Council.

DR SIMON SINGH KHELA

General Practitioner

Dr Simon Singh K​hela, a GP trainee in West Midlands Deanery, graduated from the University of Leicester in 2013. He has a keen interest in Sports & Exercise Medicine & Occupational Health. He continues with Masters level research in Sport, Exercise & Rehabilitation, and Nutrition & Metabolism at the University of Birmingham, with a view to moving into Football Medicine. He is qualified to perform cosmetic treatments, such as muscle relaxant treatments (Botox) and dermal fillers, and works as a medical assessor for DVLA.

VICKI HEWITT, RGN

 

Practice Nurse

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Vicki worked as a Practice Nurse in a local NHS Practice before joining Private General Practice Services. Vicki now assists us with child and adult immunisations, travel vaccinations, medical health checks, ear syringing, blood tests, cervical smears and more. Vicki also provides chemical peels and a range of skincare products and mineral make-up.

LAURA KEOGH,RGN

Practice Nurse

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Laura works at the practice on a part time basis and joined us in February 2016.  She specialises in providing travel vaccinations, child and adult immunisations, medical health checks, blood tests and more.

JULES WHITTOME

Office Manager/PA to Doctors

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Jules joined the Practice in February 2015 as PA to Dr Julia Piper and Office Manager. She has had more years than she wishes to recall in administration and management, mainly for small private businesses. In particular Jules enjoys working closely with a team to ensure the smooth running of a busy medical practice.

JELENA DICKENS

 

Medical Administrator

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Jelena has been a part of the team since May 2014. Starting out as an apprentice she is now a fully qualified medical administrator and is responsible for providing administrative support to all medical staff and ensuring all patients receive an excellent standard of care.

LAURA HAYWOOD

Medical Administrator

 

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Laura joined the team in September 2016 as a full time Medical Administrator. Laura has a wealth of customer service and administration experience and is a fresh and friendly addition to the practice family.

SUE APPLEBEE

Receptionist

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Sue joined Private GP Services in November 2015, after spending the last 8 years working for a local NHS practice. Sue is responsible for providing the best first impression of the practice and dealing with patient enquiries directly in an efficient and effective manner.

JIM READING

Accounts and Finance

Jim is our finance guru. An avid soccer player with a great sense of humour. He is a whiz at numbers and makes sure the books balance.

LIZETTE VORSTER

Marketing Manager

 

Lizette joined our team in August 2016 as a part-time employee. When she is not here managing our marketing and communications she is busy with her PhD in Marketing Management.

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