Dr Gregory Black (Partner) (m)

M.B., Ch.B. 1994, M.R.C.G.P. Distinction 1998  GB Photo

Dr Black has been with the practice since 2000. He offers a full general practice service and has a special interest in minor surgery, ophthalmology, hypertension, heart disease, respiratory medicine and Ear, Nose & Throat.

Dr Kate Howlett (Partner) (f)

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BSc, University of St Andrews, M.B. Ch. B. (University of Manchester) 1995, MRCGP 2000, DFFP 1999, D.R.C.O.G. 1999, Certificate in Management of Drugs Misuse 2003, Diploma course in Management of Diabetes 2004. 

Dr Howlett has a special interest in heart disease and diabetes as well as contraception, offering full range of contraception services. She joined the practice in 2013, previously working locally and in rural Scotland.

Dr Deane Jacobs (m)

Dr Jacobs is currently covering Dr Rusby's maternity leave.


Dr Alix Jimenez (f)

RCGP, MBBS with distinction 2009 (Newcastle), BA (Hons) 1999 (Newcastle)  AJ Photo

Dr Jimenez provides a full range of GP services including minor surgery.  Her particular areas of interest include dermatology and mental health. She is currently studying for a postgraduate Diploma in Dermatology.  Before joining the team at Ampleforth & Hovingham Surgeries she worked as a GP Registrar in Newcastle, Northumberland and Cleveland.

Dr Elizabeth Rusby (f)

ER PhotoBScHons MedSci (University of St Andrews) 2008, MBChB (University of Manchester) 2011, MRCGP 2016

Dr Rusby joined the practice in 2018 having trained and worked locally in Northallerton and Ripon.  Dr Rusby provides a full range of GP services and her particular areas of interest include mental health and women's health.

Dr Rusby is currently on maternity leave.

Mrs Billie Roulson (f)

Billie LowsonBSc 2017 (University of Leeds) PGDip 2019 (University of Birmingham) PA-R.   

Miss Lowson is a Physician Associate with experience in both primary and secondary care.  Her particular areas of interest include women's health, elderly care and minor surgery.

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