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Please note the surgery will be closed between 12-130pm for in-house staff training on the following dates: 

Tuesday 16th January 2018

Tuesday 13th February 2018

Tuesday 13th March 2018

Tuesday 10th April 2018

Tuesday 15th May 2018

Tuesday 12th June 2018

Tuesday 10th July 2018

Tuesday 7th August 2018

Tuesday 4th September 2018

Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Tuesday 13th November 2018

Tuesday 11th December 2018 

If you require a DOCTOR URGENTLY between these times please telephone 07922 808 365 

The surgery will also be closed from 12.30pm for external staff training and will reopen the flowing morning at 8.30am on the following dates:


Wednesday 18th April 2018

Wednesday 17th October 2018


If you require a DOCTOR URGENTLY between these times please call the surgery number 0191 232 2392 for further details



Dr Christopher Burdon

BSc (Hons) MB BS DRCOG MRCGP Doccmed Trained at Barts (London) Qualified 1984      

I was brought up in Gosforth and trained as an undergraduate at Barts in London. I did my GP training in the North East.

I have a keen interest in teaching and training, both
undergraduates and postgraduates, and I am a Training Programme Director on the Northumbrian General practice Training Scheme
My other main professional interest outside GP is Occupational Medicine.
I am married to another local GP and have 2 sons and 3 dogs.

Dr Stephen Turley

Mb BCH BAO DRCOG, MRCGP DOccMED, Trained in Belfast, Qualified in 1986 

I qualified in 1986 in Belfast and have worked in the North East since 1987.
I completed my GP Training in 1991 and have worked at Roseworth since 1996. 
My area of special interest outside of General Practice is Occupational Health
and I work in a variety of NHS and non NHS settings.
I am actively involved in all aspects of undergraduate and postgraduate medical
training within the practice.

I am married with three daughters and a dog. I am interested in football,
old cars, cult television programmes and trying to stay fit by running (slowly).
I have been trying with limited success to learn German for the past three years.


Dr Halina Tomaszczyk

MD MRCS LRCP DRCOG JCPTGP Trained in Poland Qualified 1983

Originally qualified in Krakow, Poland. Re-qualified at St. George’s, London, GP training scheme in London.

A keen interest in women’s health issues, providing coil (IUCD) and contraceptive implant fitting within the practice.

Married with 3 children, and enjoys running (non-competitively), volleyball and gardening.

Dr Andrea Younghusband


Born in Newcastle, trained in Newcastle. Married to a GP.
Andrea loves her dogs too!

Three children (1 girl, 2 boys)

Dr Chris Collins

       MBBS MRCGP and DipOccMed               

Studied at Newcastle University and qualified in 2009. Completed GP training in 2014.
I trained here at Roseworth Surgery before being offered a post as a salaried GP.
Outside of work I like to keep active with my main passion being sport. I play both football and tennis regularly and in the summer I enjoy getting out on my bike.

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