We bade a hearty farewell to all our friends and colleagues and thank them for their well wishes, good reviews and messages of support. This practice is now closed. It stopped trading, after a decade's commitment to local and international families and companies.

We wish to acknowledge the long serving staff who worked at the practice, including: Robert Arlt, Sophie Niedermaier, Ursula Radloff (Richmond Practice Associates and Prevention Aid Ltd Directors from November 2017), Giada Frontino,  Katharina Schramm-Gajraj, Frank Gollub and Elizabeth Peregrine.

They are dearly missed by colleagues and Richmond residents alike.

 Robert Arlt (Consultant Paediatrician and previous Lead for Safeguarding Children) and another Doctor at the practice first set up in Harley Street  (2018), but Robert now primarily consults from La Maisonmedicale.

Frank Gollub usually scans privately at Spire Healthcare (formerly St Anthony's Hospital).

Giada Frontino mainly consults and scans from Healthshare Clinic West London (Formerly known as Riverside Clinic)


There were many achievements the team shared, including milestones such as being commended and awarded by the local Chamber of Commerce in the Best Professional Services Firm category (2012, 2014 and 2016). 

An Integrated Governance Framework for the Independent Sector

The model of service provision developed by the team represented an innovative approach to health services provision in the UK. It combined the skills of GPs with that of specialists in a primary care setting. The use of ultrasound by all the specialists supported their offering. An Integrated Governance Framework, of which you may download a copy below, was developed by the team. The framework represents a unique contribution to knowledge.  It can help an organisation track concerns and proposes practical solutions to governance issues within the independent sector.

In addition, the directors launched a bid to retain the old Hospital on Kew Foot Road. There was a proposal for a diagnostic centre,  fertility clinic, a private and NHS doctors'-service, laboratory, dentist, sports medicine service, nursery,  medical museum and conference centre.  

Despite this, the service sadly closed in the wake of Brexit (2018) and then Covid (2020) and after a comprehensive Care Quality Commission inspection. This inspection found the service to be GOOD, in all categories: Safe, Well-led, Effective, Responsive and Caring.

Community contribution

In addition to the medical care and governance contribution, the provider will be remembered for all the thousands of local School Medicals it attended and for volunteering quality articles and medical content to many local and national publications including Baby London, Families on Thames and Parent News. A further highlight was the work undertaken by Robert Arlt on how to safeguard babies with public presentations delivered at the Sandown Baby & Toddler Show (2017).  Other initiatives included an internship for Bio-Medical Sciences freshmen, with some success, to secure a place at Medical School, after their first degrees. The  graduates were then given funding and support to apply to Medical School or to consider other rewarding careers, within the health services.

Best wishes to Dottore London

Giorgia Bacco, the Dottore London nominated individual and her team of Italian specialists now consults from the old practice premises.

We know they will make good use of the facilities and equipment and we wish them well.

We also acknowledge the goodwill extended to this firm by Mr David Kilby, our Landlord who supported the transfer to Dottore London. He made a considerable contribution.


It is with sadness that we learned of the passing of professionals and family who served the local German community,

before and after the Covid pandemic. We would like to honour:

 Gisela Feiler MD (Prosana Kingston Ltd) died 2008

Eli Gajraj MD (NICE)


Una Gollub MD


Ursula Radloff MD


 May they rest in peace.

 We thank the team and their families, who gave their unfailing commitment to the 45 000 registered patients of this practice.  For longer than a decade they turned up, six days a week, on the same day to booked clinics to perform their consultations and scans.

We thank you all. Bis bald.

 Designated maintenance manager


Release of record requests

All requests for medical records, must be sent to mail@richmondpractice.co.uk
from the email address you registered to the practice.

Please include the name and date of birth of the patient and their postal address.


Important message regarding previous membership-package refunds

Members may be entitled to a refund from after Tier 4 Covid restrictions came into force. This is from 20 December 2020 to 1 November 2021. We agreed to you getting the refund, if you consulted another private GP, after our premises closed. The provider closed, because of the unmanageable infection control risk the Delta-variant posed to patients, in the listed building that was its home.

 You will, as always, be reimbursed for verified visits to another private GP on the same day you provide your receipt.

To stop your membership, please CANCEL your standing order, the practice is unable to do so on your behalf.

Please submit receipts to mail@richmondpractice.co.uk.

Kind regards,

Designated maintenance manager