Dr Laura Longstaff

General Practitioner

Laura Longstaff

Dr Laura Longstaff is an experienced General Practitioner who provides expert evidence in personal injury and medical negligence cases.

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Dr Laura Longstaff is an experienced GP who has a wealth of experience working in a variety of settings. Following completion of her GP training in 2010 she worked as an NHS GP locum for 18 months before settling in practice in Thirsk, North Yorkshire. She combines her work as an NHS Partner with work in an NHS ‘Out of Hours’ Service and private online GP work.

Laura is a certified coil and implant fitter and has a specialist interest in Womens’ Health. She is an Associate Lecturer at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and leads on medical education within her surgery, hosting Medical Students, Physicians’ Associate Students and GP Registrars. She has experience of working as a GP within the prison service.

Laura has been conducting medicolegal work since 2015 branching into medical negligence since 2017.  Her plethora of experience and roles enhances her ability to write informed reports reflective of UK General Practice.

Experience of giving evidence

Dr Longstaff has experience of providing written evidence.

Dr Longstaff is a Medco approved practitioner.


Languages spoken

  • English – Fluent

Cases undertaken

  • Breach of duty and causation
  • Condition and Prognosis
  • Personal injury
  • Screening reports and advice
  • Telephone conferences with barristers and appointing solicitors
  • Joint expert meetings


She holds regular clinics in Wetherby and Harrogate. She is also available for online consultations. Her current standard turnaround time is two weeks from receipt of instruction.

Qualifications & Professional memberships

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