Prescription Ordering Times
Spring / Summer Bank Holiday Opening Times
MBBS (Newcastle 1980) MRCGP DRCOG
Dr Lumb has been with the practice since 1987. He offers a full range of general practice care. Dr Lumb is also an appraiser.
Dr Hackett has been with the practice since 1997. He offers a full range of general practice care and has developed a special interest in diabetes and leads our diabetic clinic. He also offers acupuncture for some conditions. Dr Hackett is also our GP lead for research.
MBBS (Newcastle 1994) MRCGP DRCOG DFFP
Dr Dendle has been with the practice since 2002. As well as providing full general practice services, she has a special interest in Women's health, sexual health and contraception. Dr Dendle is also a GP trainer.
MBBS (Newcastle 2008) MRCGP (2013) DRCOG
Dr Rowley joined the practice in 2014. He offers a full range of general practice care. Dr Rowley is also the main provider of medical supervision to Weardale Community Hospital
MBBS (Newcastle 2009) MRes MRCGP DRCOG
Dr Rowan joined the practice in 2015. She provides full general practice services, and has an interest in medical education. Dr Rowan Is now a Partner within the Practice since January 2017.
Dr Fielder came to the practice in 2012 as a trainee and has since returned as a locum and is now a partner. She provides full general practice services and has an interest in mental health and patient engagement
MBChb (Glasgow) MRCGP
Dr T Rowley joined the practice in 2017. He offers a full range of general practice care.
The Weardale Practice has been accredited as a GP training practice and will have attached to it one or more qualified doctors training to specialise in General Practice.
'This practice trains junior doctors. They are fully qualified and have already done training in hospitals. You can expect them to provide a full range of GP services. If they are not certain about what to do they will ask more senior colleagues for advice. Thank you.'
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.
Helen Crowther (f) – Nurse Manager (Part of the Management Team)
Helen has been at The Weardale Practice for over 10 years and is the Nurse Manager; she leads a successful team of nurses and Health Care Assistants to provide a high standard of care to our patients. Helen also specialises in contraception, Woman’s Health, Health Promotion, wound care and chronic disease management.
Andrea Kaye (f) – Practice Nurse
Andrea is now employed by DDHF but will be working in practice here at Weardale on Monday and Tuesday's. Andrea specialises in respiratory, you will see Andrea for breathing reviews and tests. Andrea is a qualified nurse and can see patients for cervical smears, wound care, travel and baby immunisations.
Rachael Gibson (f) – Practice Nurse
Rachael joined the practice in 2015 from the Weardale District nursing team as a treatment room nurse. Now a Practice Nurse, Rachael has a special interest in diabetes and works alongside Dr Hackett at the weekly diabetic clinic and all aspects of diabetes care and treatments. You may also see Rachael for wound care, travel and baby immunisation and ear syringing.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Christine Brown (f) – Health Care Assistant
Chris works across all 3 Weardale sites and provides a high standard of care to all patients attending for blood tests, ECG (heart monitoring tests) and health checks.
Diana Bell (f) – Health Care Assistant
Di works across all 3 Weardale sites but mainly based at Stanhope Health Centre. Di provides a high standard of care to all patients attending for blood tests, ECG (heart monitoring tests) and health checks.
Karen Nicholson (f) – Health Care Assistant
Karen Works mainly at Stanhope Health Centre providing a high standard of care to all patients attending for blood tests, ECG (heart monitoring tests) and health checks.
– Managing Partner
– Practice Manager
– Assistant Business Manager
The district nursing team can be contacted on 0191 333 7195
With SystmOnline you can access GP services from your computer, tablet or mobile phone, as well as through your local surgery.
This Service enables you to
Book GP appointments at any time
View your health records
To book appointments Online please use the link below (please have your username and password ready, ask at reception if you don't have one) https://systmonline.tpp-uk.com/Login?PracticeId=a83035&Date=20140612142608
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.
To contact the team please call 03000 268 445
Please note the baby clinic times/date
STANHOPE - 2nd Thursday of the month 11am-12pm
ST JOHNS CHAPEL - 3rd Thurs of the month 2pm-3pm
WOLSINGHAM - 1st Friday of the month 9-10.30am
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