Friends and Family Test

Would you recommend us to your friends and family? and are you happy with the services? Click on the Friends and Family Test on the right hand side.

PPG You said, We did

We now have a you said, we did progress report based on the results from our PPG. Click the Group Results tab from here

Online Appointments

Now you can book some appointments online!
See the latest news section for more details.

Online Prescriptions

Now you can request your repeat prescriptions online!
See the latest news section for more details.

SMS Appointment Reminders

With your consent, we can text you (free) a confirmation of your appointment and a reminder message a day before.
See the latest news section for more details.

Self Check-In Board

The new self check-in screen has arrived and is up and running. So avoid the queue and try it out when arriving for an appointment. It is simple to use but please ask at reception if you need any help

Patient Participation Group

 Thanks to all those who signed up to our Patient Group. We are currently running this year's major patient questionnaire and will share the results in mid-october. Please look out for further information in the "Latest News" section. We always welcome new members so please go to the Patient Group page if you would like to join.

Normal working days of the clinicians

The below are subject to change when covering for sickness or holiday

Mon = Dr Young, Dr Manby, Dr Lord, Dr Isaacson
Tues = Dr Young, Dr Manby, Dr Swinney, Dr Wright, Dr Lord, Dr Isaacson
Weds = Dr Young, Dr Manby, Dr Swinney, Dr Wright, Dr Isaacson
Thurs = Dr Young, Dr Manby, Dr Swinney, Dr Wright
Fri = Dr Young, Dr Manby, Dr Wright, Dr Drinkwater


Dr Donald Young (m)

BSc Medical Sciences (1995 St. Andrews), MB ChB (1998 Manchester)

Interests: Joint injections, Contraceptive Implant Fitting/Removal, Musculoskeletal Medicine

Dr Young

Dr Christian Manby (m)

MBBS, MRCGP (2001 London)

I started at Rooley Lane in 2008 having previously worked in Leeds and Hampshire. I am a GP trainer and supervise our GP trainees in the practice. I enjoy all aspects of general practice but am particularly interested in joint injections, dermatology and vertigo.

Outside of the practice I enjoy running, triathlons, camping and smoking my own food.

dr manby

Dr Caroline Swinney (f)

MBBS, (passed the MRCGP exam)

I work Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Rooley Lane. I am the practice lead for children's and adult's safeguarding and as such have a particular interest in the health and wellbeing of both our younger and older populations.

dr swinney

Dr Jess Drinkwater (f)

MBChB, MRCGP, BSc, MRes, DFSRH (2013)
PPG Lead

I work at the Rooley Lane Medical Centre on Fridays. I am happy to see any patients with any health problems.

The rest of the week I work at the University of Leeds researching how general practice works. I am currently doing a PhD investigating how patients can get involved in decisions about general practice services through Patient Participation Groups (the link to my website is

I help run the Patient Participation Group at Rooley Lane Medical Centre. You can join by asking at reception for a sign up form, we are always looking for new members.


Dr Helen Wright (f)

MBChB, MRCGP, (2016)

Having qualified at Manchester University, I went on to complete my GP training on the Bradford VTS scheme. I have worked at the practice as a salaried GP from August 2016, and work Tuesday-Friday

Dr Wright

Dr Paul Lord (m)

MRes (2008), MB ChB (2008), MRCGP (2015), FRACGP (2017)

I trained in Manchester and Bradford and have been working as a GP since 2015. I joined the surgery in 2019 and work on Mondays and Tuesdays. I perform a range of joint injections and have a particular interests in Rheumatology and in Ear, Nose and Throat medicine.

Dr Lord

Dr Victoria Isaacson (f)
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