Dr Mark Dornan  MBBS MRCGP Cert Med ed DFFP

GP Partner

Dr Dornan is a GP trainer. He also works part time as vice chair of Newcastle Gateshead Clinicial Commissioning Group which aims to improve patient services in Gateshead.



Dr Heaton


Dr Heaton is a GP trainer and a GP appraiser. Her special interests include asthma, COPD and diabetes.


Dr Tamzin Ross

GP Partner

Dr Ross has joined the team following completing two placements at the practice during her GP registrar training.  Originally from south east Scotland, she trained in Dundee, and worked across Scotland and New Zealand prior to making the north east her home.  She has an interest in public health as well as teaching and together with Dr Zamoyski, will be involved in the education of medical students at the practice.

Dr Stephanie Zamoyski MBBS MClinEd 

GP Partner

Dr Zamoyski joined the practice in 2017.  She enjoys working in primary care and getting to know a range of people and their families.  Together with Dr Ross, she is involved in the education of medical students at the practice which she very much enjoys.  She was born and bred in the North East, lives locally and enjoys spending time with her husband and family.


Dr Joseph Mulroy

GP Partner

I qualified as a GP in 2013 and have previously spent time working in New Zealand, Australia and Zambia. I embrace the opportunity to work with patients on all aspects of their health, but I have a particular interest in looking after patient with drug and alcohol issues.
I am originally from West Yorkshire but after moving to Newcastle to complete my medical training have always considered the North East home!


Sue Jennings

Business Partner

Sue has been the Practice Manager and more recently, the Business Partner at teams since March 2013. She’s has a wealth of experience in managing GP Practices, as well as a wider interest in the Gateshead Federation and Research. Sue currently leads for Research across Gateshead and is also a Board member for the Gateshead GP Federation.


Nursing team

Michelle Anderson – Trainee Advanced Clinical Practitioner / Clinical Lead


Michelle has been a qualified nurse since 2003, she is clinical lead for the nursing team. She works as a nurse practitioner, undertakes practice nurse duties also.

Michelle is a qualified independent prescriber. At the moment Michelle is working towards a masters qualification to become an Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP). This role involves working in more of a medical capacity –

To find out more about the ACP role – follow link:  Advanced clinical practice

Laney Fitzpatrick – Practice Nurse


Laney joined the Teams medical Practice in 2019 as a practice nurse. She is an experienced nurse with previous community nursing experience. She is currently working towards undertaking all practice nurse duties.



Sarah Glister -Trainee Nurse Associate


Sarah is currently undergoing a 2 year nursing Associate (NA) training having previously worked as a healthcare assistant.

This will allow her to be a registered healthcare professional and at the end of her training will be able to take on more advanced skills.

For more information about the NA role role – follow the link: Nurse Associate


Charlotte Wigham – Health Care Assistant



Charlotte joined the nursing team in 2018 as an apprentice health care assistant. She has now completed her care certificate, NVQ level 2 and is now a permanent member of the team.



Louise Perrin – GP Assistant

Louise Perrin


Louise joined the practice in 2016 as an apprentice administrator. She completed her NVQ level 2 and has since been a permanent member of the team.

In 2019 Louise started her new role as a GPA (General Practitioner Assistant) which involves a more clinical role including phlebotomy, alongside her admin work.

For more information about the work of a GP assistant role: follow this link GP Assistant



Our receptionists have a demanding job at times. They may ask you questions about your symptoms in order for the doctor or nurse to prepare for an appointment etc.

They are here to help you, please be courteous.

By law they cannot pass on confidential information to friends or relatives so please do not assume that they are being deliberately obstructive.  They are just doing their job!


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