Team

Updated on 2nd June 2011 at 1:40 pm

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Doctors

Dr S J Young (Male) MB, MRCGP

Dr E Z George (Female) MBBCH, MRCGP, DCH, DCP

Dr B C Rookwood (Male) BA (Hons), MBBS, DCH, DRCOG, MCEM, MRCGP

Practice Nurse – Sr. Michelle Hedley

The practice nurse offers a wide range of nursing and medical services as follows:

Asthma, Hypertension, Diabetes, IHD, Stroke/TIA, Smoking Cessation, Bloods, Cervical Smears, routine immunisations, holiday vaccinations, contraception, NHS health checks, baby clinic, New Patient Medicals, Health Promotion advice and ear syringing.

District Nurse

We have a district nursing team based at Shiremoor Resource Centre.  The team provide home treatment for patients who are confined to their home and give advice about care and convalescence after discharge from hospital.  They also offer treatment room consultations for suture removal, dressings, etc.  The nurses can obtain specialist equipment, including continence products.

Contact : 0191 2380044

Health Visitors

The health visitors offer support, advice and information to people of all ages, both in the home and in the surgery.  They have particular responsibility for families with young children and hold Baby Clinics every Wednesday morning at Shiremoor Health Resource Centre.

Contact: 0191 2979015

Community Midwife 

The midwife holds surgeries for pregnant women at Shiremoor Health Resource Centre and looks after new mothers and babies at home.

Contact: 0191 2537892

Other Healthcare Professionals based at the surgery.

Physiotherapy, chiropody, counselling, clinical psychology and mental health.  Access to some of these professionals and other services is arranged via the surgery. Some services accept direct referrals. Please ask the receptionist for more information

Administrative & Reception Staff

In addition to our clinic team we have a team of helpful and experienced reception and secretarial staf who are committed to assisting and supporting our patients.  To ensure they can do this as efficiently as possible they may need to ask for further information or to check information in your medical records when you telephone the surgery.

They are bound by the same rules of confidentiality as the doctors and nurses.  Please show the same courtesy to them as you would to the rest of the team.

Practice Manager

Our Practice Manager is Mrs Jacqui Bradley who is responsible for the smooth running and organisation of the Practice dealing with complaints and managing the reception and admin team.