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Doctors

Dr Robin Hudson, MBBS, FRCGP, MFSEM(UK), DIMC RCSEd

Executive GP

Studied medicine at Newcastle before qualifying in 1993. Dr Hudson joined the practice recently after being a partner for 15 years in a practice in the Tyne Valley. He has previously worked as GP trainer and tutor and is currently senior race medical officer at Newcastle Gosforth Park racecourse.

Dr Hudson's interests include palliative care and sports medicine.

Dr. Nigel Twelves MB BS DCH DRCOG MRCGP DipOccMed

Doctor

Qualified Newcastle 1988 and joined the practice in 1994.

A GP trainer in the practice with special interest in child health, palliative care and musculoskeletal medicine. A qualified Occupational Health Physician and appointed DVLA medical examiner.

Dr. Matthew Thomas BMedSci(Hons) MB BS MRCGP DTher Doccmed

Doctor

Matt qualified from Newcastle University in 2000. He did his final training post as a GP Regisrar at the practice in 2004. He has been a Partner here since 2010. He has undertaken postgraduate diplomas in Therapeutics and Occupational Medicine. He takes a lead role in medicines optimisation and research at the practice.

Dr. Hannah Brown MB BS MRCGP DRCOG DFFP

Doctor

Hannah studied Medicine at Newcastle University, graduating in 2000. She then worked in acute and general medicine in hospitals in the North East for four years before deciding to train in general practice. She has subsequently worked in several practices in Northumberland and Sunderland, including working as a registrar at Ponteland Medical Group. Upon completion of her GP training in 2006, she joined the organisation as a salaried GP, becoming the Executive GP after Ponteland Medical Group joined NPC.

Her specialist clinical interests include child health and development, women's health and mental health. She is Ponteland Medical Group's lead for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and she is actively involved in training GP registrars.

Dr. Ruth Chalton BMedSci(Hons) MB BS MRCP MRCGP

Doctor

Qualified Newcastle 2001 and joined the practice in 2008 having previously been a Registrar in the organisation.

Special interest in women's health and palliative care

Dr Rachel Taylor MBBS MRCGP DRCOG DCH

Doctor

Qualified from Newcastle University 1995. Gp training on the Northern Training Scheme. Woked in practices within the North East since completign training.
Special Interests: Children/young people, Older People and Mental Health

Dr Lily Lamb MRCGP MBBS PGCert ClinEd

Doctor

Qualified from Newcastle University in 2007 and spent her years as a junior doctor working for Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust. She undertook training in General Practice in the Northern Deanery and was a registrar at Ponteland Medical Group. Her areas of interest are in medical education, child health, gastroenterology and dermatology.

Dr Juliet Reid, MBBS, MRCGP, DFFP

Doctor

Studied medicine at Newcastle University graduating in 1995. Worked in hospital paediatrics before deciding to train as a GP. Trained as a GP on the Northumbria VTS and then had a brief spell working in Psychaitry in Christchurch, New Zealand.  Joined Ponteland Medical Group in January 2016.

Special Interests: Palliative Care, child  health and mental health.

Dr Katie Elliott

Doctor

I grew up in the Tyne Valley and graduated from Edinburgh in 1996.

My clinical interests include skin problems, diabetes and palliative care.

In addition to my clinical work, I am the primary care Lead for the Northern Cancer Alliance, supporting cancer pathway improvements and access to cancer services across the North East and North Cumbria.

I am also a GP appraiser and I am interested in quality improvement in primary care.

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