Meet the Team

We have a range of skilled staff in addition to the qualified doctors at our practice. You can find out more about our dedicated team on this page.

Our Doctors

Dr J P Bell
Qualified MB ChB (Leeds 1993) JCPTGP; Dip. Ther.


Dr R E Shaw
Qualified Cardiff 2012


Dr R E Bernardi
MB BS, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFFP (Newcastle 1998)           


Dr M E Emmett
Qualified MB BS, MRCGP (Newcastle 2008)


Dr Ngozi Vivian Chukwuocha

MB BS 2004 Nnamdi Azikiwe University


Dr V Ross
Qualified Newcastle 2009


Dr C McCarthy 
Qualified 2015 North East of England


Our Nursing Team

Kayleigh Herron

Practice Nurse

Rachel Cochrane

Practice Nurse

Stacey Craig

Nurse Associate

Helen Wardle

Healthcare Assistant

Kayleigh Herron and Lauren Anderson offer a wide range of service including cervical smears, immunisations, general health checks and chronic disease management clinics.

– Asthma reviews- Diabetes reviews- Heart Disease- NHS Health checks- New Patient Health Check- Cholesterol- Blood Pressure- Contraception- Smoking Cessation- HRT- Weight Management- Cervical Smear- Spirometry- COPD- Flu & other vaccines- Travel Advice- Prostate Injections- Baby Immunisations and Post Natal check- Learning Disability reviews- 24hr BP- Diabetes- Autism health checks- Ear Syringing- ECGs

Our Practice Team

Linda Crow
Practice Manager

Linda is responsible for the general organisation and administration of the practice.

Reception/Admin Team

Deal with all patient enquiries, arrange appointments and other administrative tasks and maintain the smooth running of the reception area. The receptionists are acting on instructions from the doctors, so please help them by understanding the problems they sometimes face when trying to please everybody.