Healthcare Team

We have a wider healthcare team that are based external to the practice, but provide care and support to our patients.


  • Vranda Barbieri


  • We have a Phlebotomist available for blood tests within the practice every Tuesday and Thursday morning.  Appointments can be made with our reception staff.

Community Midwife

  • Our midwife, Emma Gibson, is based at South Tyneside District Hospital.  Should you wish to contact the midwife, please ring 0191 404 1000

Community Nursing

  • The District Nurses are based at Palmers Hospital in Jarrow.  They work within the community but also offer some appointments at our surgery.  These clinics are specifically for wound care and dressings, leg ulcer management and the removal of stitches and staples.If you require an appointment with a District Nurse at the surgery please telephone them on 0191 402 8172 between 10.00 am and 12.30 pm.  If you have a general query for the District Nurse which is not related to an appointment please call 0191 402 8168 throughout the day.

Health Visitors

  • Our Health Visitor, Lynn Gale, is part of a team based at Clarendon.  Should you wish to contact them, please ring 0191 283 1508


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