- Our Doctors
- Dr Rajiv Mansingh (Male)
MBBS MRCGP DRCOG Dip(Orth) MRCS(Edin) DFFP(Registered 2000) India
- Dr Monica Walsh (Female)
MBBS DRCOG MRCGP FP Cert. DFFP (Registered 1988) Newcastle upon Tyne
- Dr Saeid Mousavi (Male)
MRCGP MD Iran DFFP Diploma (Theory)
- Dr Shireen Ahmed (Female)
MBBS MRCGP PGDip(DERM) DCH(Theory) DFFP(Theory)
- Dr Mona Singh (Female)
MBBS, MRCGP, DFSRH
- Dr Marianne Baker (Female)
MBBS (hons with distinction 2003 ) MRCGP (distinction) DRCOG, DFFP LoC IUT, Loc SDI.
A GP Registrar is a qualified doctor who is training to become a GP through a period of working and training in a practice. They will usually have spent at least two years working in a hospital before you see them in a practice and are closely supervised by a senior GP or trainer.
- Dr Rajiv Mansingh (Male)
- Nurse Practitioners and Nurses
Gillian Hanson – (EN, RGN, Nurse Practitioner)
Jillian Holder – (RGN, Nurse Practitioner
Emma McLaughlin – (RGN, Nurse Practitioner)
The Nurse Practitioner runs ‘on-call’ surgeries alongside the Doctors, as well as Chronic Disease Management Clinics.
Tracy Johnson – (RGN)
Melanie Doshi – (RGN)
Debbie Bailey – (RGN)
The Practice Nurses are available by appointment and can offer telephone advice. They undertake a wide range of procedures including:
- Blood tests
- Contraception (Debbie)
- Ear syringing
- Skin infections
- Wound dressings
- Minor ailments and injuries
The nurses also give advice on Asthma, Diet and Diabetes. They are particularly concerned with preventing disease and promoting good health.
- Health Care Assistants
We have two Health Care Assistants (HCA’s):
Autumn and Beverly are responsible for the following:
- Taking blood samples
- Taking blood pressure
- Running Warfarin Clinics
- Doing ECG’s
- Basic dressings
- Weight management
- Community Clinical Staff
District Nurses – Contact No. 0300 026 2262
The District Nursing Team provide specialist nursing to those in the community who are unable to get to the surgery for treatment such as wound care. They are also responsible for the ongoing health care needs of housebound patients and their families with a variety of conditions such as diabetes, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, etc. Another large part of their role is supporting terminally ill patients who wish to be cared for in their own home. They also liaise with Macmillan Nurses, Twilight Nurses and give advice on appliances and aids.
Your Community Matron is an Advanced Level Nurse who has specialist knowledge in long term conditions, e.g. COPD, heart disease; and works together with GP’s, Practice Nurses and District Nurses to provide support for patients.
Community Midwife – Direct No. 0191 565 6256 – Labour Ward 10
Judith Holland(SRN & RM)
The Community Midwife offers full maternity and post-natal care
Contact No. (0191) 581 6560
Direct No. (0191) 565 6256 – Labour Ward
(along with two Nursery Nurses and Clerical Support)
Contact No. (0191) 581 4500 (Sure Start)
The Health Visitors are concerned with the health and well-being of families. Health Promotion, early detection of ill health and monitoring of normal growth and development are their responsibility, with particular reference to mothers, babies and the under 5’s. They liaise closely with the Practice, other members of the Nursing Team and Professions allied to medicine, such as Social Workers, Speech Therapists and Pre-School Teacher Counsellors. The Health Visitors have specialist knowledge of the facilities and resources available for families and children in the area. They run Baby Clinics jointly with the Doctors and also visit the elderly when necessary.
- Administrative support team
Joanne Urquhart-Arnold is the Practice Business Manager. She manages and organises the smooth running of the practice, alongside Joanne Muncaster Assistant Practice Manager and Carol Nail Accounts and Administrative Manager.
If you have a concern, complaint or suggestion on how we can improve the services we deliver please get in touch with Joanne and she will action this.
The rest of the team consists of an
IT Manager as well as medical secretaries, clinic clerks, administrative assistants and receptionists who all provide support to the clinical team to ensure your needs are met.