Our Staff

Doctors

DR ELIZABETH BALE

Female

MBBS (NEWCASTLE 2016) MRCGP, PGCERT (MEDICAL EDUCATION) DRCOG, DFSRH

Liz is a salaried GP who joined the Practice in 2002. She trained in Newcastle and lives in the North East with her family. She offers appointments on a Wednesday and Friday

DR JAMES HOLLAND

Male

DR THOMAS ZAMOYSKI

Male

DR JOHN GREEN

Male

MBBS (NEWCASTLE 1996) MRCS (Eng) MRCGP DFFP

John is a GP Partner, GP trainer and is involved in GP appraisal. He joined the practice in 2003. He works 3 days per week in practice and has clinical interests in Men’s Health, mental health and chronic persistent symptoms. He provides minor surgery service and therapeutic joint and soft tissue injections

DR ALTHEA CARR

Female

MBBS (NEWCASTLE 2002) MRCP MRCGP DFFP

Althea grew up in Edinburgh and went to University in Newcastle, graduating in 2002. She completed her GP training locally in 2009 and has worked in the North East since. She enjoys all aspects of General Practice with particular interest in Care of the Elderly, Menopause and contraception. She performs joint injections and is registered to fit contraceptive implants. Althea is one of our GP partners.

DR REBECCA KENYON

Female

MBBS (NEWCASTLE 2009) MRCGP

Dr Kenyon qualified as a GP in 2016 and joined Prudhoe Medical Group as a Partner in 2018. She works on Mondays, Tuesday mornings and Fridays. Her main clinical interests are in Palliative Care, Womens Health and Diabetes.

DR MICHAEL FABRICIUS

Male

BSc MBBS (LONDON 2006) MRCS (Eng) MRCGP

Mike qualified from the University of London in 2006. He worked as a surgeon in the South-West of England and in research at Newcastle University before he joined the Northumbria GP training scheme in 2016. Mike provides a minor surgery service and also therapeutic joint and soft tissue injections. Mike also offers a weekly one-stop vasectomy clinic at the surgery. Mike is one of our GP partners.

Nurses

Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.

HEATHER BOBA

RGN (Registered General Nurse)

Lead nurse for Diabetes & also provide child imms, cardiovascular, smear services.

JULIE HANSON

Julie is a multiskilled practice nurse. She is our nurse lead for childhood immunisations and carries out research on behalf of the region.

LAURA NEASHAM

Healthcare Assistants

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement, new patient checks and assisting with minor surgery. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

MARY GOWLAND

JILL LEE

NATALIE DOUGAL

Practice Management

EMMA STEPHENSON

Reception

Our friendly reception team provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide useful information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions, dealing with prescription queries, dealing with patient records, carrying out searches and practice audits.

Secretaries

Our secretaries are able to help you with your queries about referrals outside of the practice e.g. hospitals, physiotherapy etc. as well as medicals and reports that you have requested for outside agencies.

Community Midwives

MANDY ROBSON

Community Nurses

Community Nurses are based predominantly at West Wylam Health Centre where they normally provide particular patients clinics.

Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing. Our health visitors are assisted by a nursery nurse and student health visitors.