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Doctors

Dr GR Chealikani (Partner) – MBBS | MRCS(Ed) | MRCS(Glas) | MRCGP
Dr C Ford (salaried GP) – MB ChB
Dr Smith (salaried GP) – MBBS | DRCOG | MRCGP

Nurse Practitioners

  • Chris Willis
  • Pauline Brown

The Partners of Deneside Medical Centre provide Standard General Medical Services and hold a contract with the North East Primary Care Trust.

Practice Nurse

  • Sarah Thompson

The Practice Nurse is available by appointment, they can also offer telephone advice. They undertake a wide range of procedures including:

  • Cervical Smear Tests
  • ECGs
  • Ear Syringing
  • Injections
  • Routine Immunisations
  • Dressing
  • Travel Vaccinations
  • Advice concerning minor ailments and injuries

They are particularly concerned with Preventing Disease and promoting good health. There are Nurse-Led Clinics providing information and monitoring for those with Diabetes, Asthma and High Blood Pressure.

Health Care Assistant

  • Pauline Goodlad

The Health Care Assistant works closely with the Practice Nurses, District Nurses and the Health Visitors.

Teaching/Training of Health Care Professionals

The practice occasionally undertakes the teaching/training of health care professionals; we will always seek your permission for the trainee to participate/observe during your consultation.

Data Protection and Your Medical Records

The Practice fully complies with the Data Protection Act 1998. Under the Act patients have a right to be informed whether personal data about them is being processed and have the right of access to the data.

Patients can review the data processed and formal applications for access should be made in writing to the Practice Manager. A fee may be charged for this.