DR AMY ROWAN
MBBS (Newcastle 2009) MRes MRCGP DRCOG
I joined the Practice in 2015. I have an interest in medical education, and provide a full range of general practice services. I became a Partner at the Weardale Practice in January 2017.
DR HAZEL DENDLE
MBBS (Newcastle 1994) MRCGP DRCOG DFFP
I have been with the Practice since 2002. As well as providing all general practice services, I have a special interest in Women's health, sexual health and contraception. I'm also a GP trainer.
DR MATTHEW HACKETT
MBBS (London 1988) MRCGP DRCOG DCCH
I've been with the Practice since 1997. I offer a full range of General Practice care, Practice Lead for Diabetes and GP Cancer Lead for Co. Durham Clinical Commissioning Group.
DR TOM ROWLEY
MBChb (Glasgow) MRCGP
I joined the Practice as a Partner in 2017. I offer a full range of general practice care.
DR ORLA WHITEHEAD
I'm a salaried GP, with interests in mental illness including dementia, paediatrics and care of the elderly. I also work at Newcastle University as an academic, where I research spiritual health.
DR AMAN CHERA
Advanced Nurse Practitioners
I joined the practice in 2020. I really enjoy my role as a Practice Nurse and am here to help.
RACHAEL E GIBSON
NURSE MANAGER: I joined the practice in 2021 and have a special interest in the treatment and management of diabetes and spent 3 years as a Diabetes Specialist Nurse before returning to the practice.
Trainee Nursing Associates
I mostly work at the Health Centre in Stanhope. As a Healthcare Assistant, I do blood tests, ECG (heart monitoring tests) and health checks for patients.
I'm mainly based in the Stanhope Health Centre, but sometimes work in Wolsingham and St John's Chapel. I look after patients who need blood tests, ECG (heart monitoring tests) and health checks.
STRATEGIC PRACTICE MANAGER: I focus on all aspects of managing the practice and achieving our strategic goals. I work with the all colleagues to ensure compliance and governance is adhered to. I also focus on improving the efficiency of the practice. I have a long career in administration and operational management in private health-care.
ASSISTANT PRCTICE MANAGER: I support Kati in managing the day-to-day running of the practice
I'm part of the Administration support team.
ADMIN TEAM LEAD
I'm a Receptionist in the Administration support team.
I'm one of the Administration support staff.
I'm part of the Practice's Administration support team.
Senior Administrator & Clinical Rota Lead
Clinical & Data Quality Administrator
I work as a medical secretary for the practice. I manage and process the practice referrals and letters.
First Contact Physiotherapist
I joined the Practice in April of 2019, having previously worked in community pharmacies across the North East. I studied at the University of Sunderland, and hope to specialise in psychiatric medicine or women's health. I'll be doing medication reviews and clinics with patients, as well as prescribing medicine.