Dr Richard Nichols


Dental Surgeon & Practice Principal

GDC: 211102

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Dr Catherine Fisher

BChD (Hons) PG Cert Rest Dent

Dental Surgeon & Practice Principal

GDC: 153667

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Dr Meena Naru
BChD (1989)
GDC: 64238

Mrs Meena Naru, qualified from Glasgow University in June 1989. She then completed an optional year of vocational training in Dumfries before joining a busy dental practice in Glasgow, where she worked for 4 years.

Following her move south, Meena joined the Nichols and Fisher Practice in 1995 and has been working at the practice ever since. She also worked part-time at the Quarry House Dental Practice in Leeds for 3 years from 1994.

She enjoys all aspects of general dental practice and values the ethos of the Nichols and Fisher Practice and the rewards that working in a stable and growing family practice bring.

Francesca Britton 
Hygiene Therapist
GDC: 106270

Ms Francesca Britton qualified from the Leeds Dental Institute in December 2006 and has been working at our practice since. ​


As well as hygiene work, she is also qualified as a Dental Therapist and can carry out a range of other treatments, including fillings.


Dr Elizabeth Jayne Webster
BChD (1990)
GDC: 66124

Jayne qualified from Leeds University in 1990 and has worked in general practice since then, gaining experience in all aspects of dentistry.


Prior to joining Nichols and Fisher Dental Practice, Jayne has spent over 20 years working in highly successful practices in Pudsey and Headingley.


Jayne is committed to preventative dentistry and by building long lasting partnerships with her patients is able to help them reduce the need for treatment, ensuring teeth for life. Nothing makes her happier than a check up with no more than a polish required!


By taking the time to understand every individual's requirements, Jayne ensures her patients are relaxed, informed and confident that they are receiving the treatment that is right for them.

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Elizabeth Elsworth (left)
Assistant Practice Manager

Ms Elizabeth Elsworth joined Nichols and Fisher in 2002. Elizabeth has the responsilbility of both reception and nursing duties and enjoys the different challenges and rewards these bring.

Karen Blackburn (right)

Mrs Karen Blackburn joined Nichols and Fisher in 2001. Karen enjoys welcoming patients into the practice. Her son is a dental technician who manufactures many of the dentures used in our practice.  


Zoe Waite

Miss Zoe Waite joined Nichols and Fisher in June 2013 after qualifying from the Leeds Dental Institute that spring. She particularly enjoys assisting during large family visits to the dentist.

Lauren Atack


Lauren started working at the practice in January 2014. She is a qualified dental nurse who knows our practice really well as she has also been a patient since childhood. Lauren enjoys the nursing side of her job and particularly enjoys working in a busy surgery environment.

Amanda Flintoft


Amanda started working for Nichols and Fisher in 1993. Amanda particularly enjoys nursing and helping nervous patients feel at ease. She is a valuable member of our longstanding staff.  

Kerry Chadwick

Mrs Kerry Chadwick has been a member of our dental team for 25 years and feels she has grown in knowledge and experience as the practice has grown. She hopes she provides a familiar face and empathy for all.



Megan Brennan 

Miss Megan Brennan was originally a patient at our practice. She joined us after leaving school and is now a qualified dental nurse. She has a lively, pleasant personality which relaxes even the most nervous patients.


Ellie Barraclough 

Ellie joined the practice in 2016 after she qualified from Leeds Dental Institute. She really enjoys working alongside the dentists and other team members to ensure all our patients feel at ease and receive the best treatment possible. 


Ashley Horwell

Ashley started working at Nichols & Fisher in 2003, graduating from Leeds Dental Hospital in 2005.

She spent 5 years working in Canada but on her return we were very happy that she asked to continue working at our practice.

Ashley is very passionate about all aspects of her job, especially patient care and comfort. The love for her work really shows as she creates a happy working environment for both the patients and colleagues around her.

Nicole Rourke
Nurse (Trainee)

Nicole started working at our practice during the Coronavirus Pandemic. She is currently still in her training scheme but has over a year of experience with hands on nursing in dental settings. 

She is studying hard at the moment so she can complete her final exams to become a fully qualified dental nurse.