At present five doctor’s work in partnership in the Medical Centre together with salaried doctors and registrars.  Our workforce consists of 19 members of ancillary staff, a nurse practitioner and a nursing team of 6 and a number of attached staff.

We have a range of skilled staff in addition to the qualified doctors at our practice. You can find out more about our dedicated team on this page:

GP Partners
Dr Susan Metcalfe, MB BS 1992 Newcastle, MRCGP (Female)
Dr Nicola Shortt, MB BS 2010 Newcastle (Female)
Dr Catherine Arthur, MB BS 2010 Newcastle (Female)
Dr Christopher Powell, MB BCh 2012 Cardiff University (Male)

Salaried Doctors
Dr Maria Shevlane, MB ChB 2016 University of Bristol (Female)
Dr Alexandra Hodgson, MB ChB 2016 University of Leeds (Female)
Dr Alexandra Edwin, MB ChB 2000 University of Liverpool (Female)

GP Registrars
Dr Adam Bridges, MB BS 2017, University of Newcastle (Male)
Dr Sarah Clements, MB BS 2015,University of Newcastle
Dr Emma Rogers, MB ChB 2020, University of  Warwick (Female)
Dr Louise Davis, MB BS 2017, University of  Newcastle (Female)

Our Staff

Management Team
Gail White – Practice Manager, Jayne Dafter – Assistant Practice Manager,
Dawn Emmerson – Reception Supervisor, Julie Brown – Reception Supervisor
Lynsey Ash – Office Supervisor

Deputy Supervisors
Debbie Halpin- Reception Deputy Supervisor
Tracey Clarkson – Reception Deputy Supervisor

Gillian McGarrell, Nicola Pearson, Natalie White, Gillian MacBean, Rachel Wardrobe, Joanne Barnaby, Charlotte Jones

Louise Robson, Joanne Richardson, Alex Jenkins, Katie Smith

Nurse Practitioner
Hazel Topping

Practice Nurses
Jaimie Fraser, Julie McCaffery, Lisa Dadley, Julie Moore

Health Care Assistants
Anne Sheriff, Kelly Brown

GP Net Earnings

All GP practices are required to declare the “mean earnings” (eg. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice

The average pay for GPs working at Longrigg Medical Centre in the last financial year was £65, 218 before tax and National Insurance.

This was for 5 full time GPs and 1 part time GP.

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