The GPs

The Lupset Health Centre is run by 6 GP Partners as a non-limited partnership.


Name Details
Dr Shahid Hanif (male) BSc (Hon), MB, ChB (Hon), Leeds, DFFP, DRCOG, MRCGP, Date of Registration 1995. Lead GP for clinical governance. Interests are cardiovascular disease and GP training.
Dr Toby O’Donnell (male) MBChB , DRCOG, MRCGP, Sheffield. Date of Registration 1999. Interests in Respiratory Diseases and Muscular Skeletal Conditions.
Dr Christopher Bolton (male) MB, ChB,,Leeds, MRCGP. Date of Registration 2001. Interest – dermatology.
Dr Claire Sharman (female) MBChB Leeds. Dr Sharman works Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
Dr Carmen Lai (female) MB BS. Dr Lai works Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Dr Isabelle Laverty (female) MBChB.  Dr Laverty works Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Associate GPs:

Name Details
Dr Helen Dempsey (female) MBBS, (Westminster), DCH, FPCert. Date of Registration 1987. Dr Dempsey works on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Dr Fenella Lee (female) MB ChB, (Edinburgh) DRCOG, DFFP. Date of Registration 2005. Dr Lee works on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Dr Ben Lawrence (male) MBChB. Dr Lawrence started with us in August 2022 and works Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Dr  Oluwademilade Apara (male) Starts August 2023

Publication of Earnings

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at their practice.

The average pay for GPs working in Lupset Health Centre in the last financial year before tax and National Insurance was £72,725.00.  This is for 3 full-time GPs, 8 part-time GPs and 0 locums who worked in the practice for more than 6 months.

Booking appointments

When contacting the practice to book an appointment, please be aware that you will be asked for information by the Medical Care Navigators. They need to know, to help them ensure that patients are seen by the most appropriate service to deal with the situation. Anything you tell them will be treated in absolute confidence.