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 All Health Visitors appointments will be held at the Gosforth Clinic 9.30-12.30 on a Wednesday(However we still hold a baby clinic every Wednesday at Roseworth between 2-3.30pm where you are able to see the GP & Nurse) patients who wish to book future appointments need to book via telephone which can be done on the provided number 0191 2823023.

Gabapentin & Pregabalin are now classed as Controlled drugs/ medicines;they are controlled under the Misuse of the Drugs legislation.
They will be prescribed in quantities of no more than 28 days due to stricter legal controls to prevent them: being misused, being obtained illegally and causing harm.

The North of Tyne Prescribing Committee has designated Dihydrocodeine a “Red Drug” because of the extent of the risk of misuse in the general population and GPs can no longer prescribe it.





Mrs Denise Canham (f)

DeniseDenise has worked at Roseworth Surgery since 1998 she left in 2000 for 1 year and returned in 2001 as office coordinator, she moved upstairs as Administrator in 2010 and became Assistant Practice Manager in June 2018. She enjoys spending time with the family and loves her 2 dogs and cat.

Mrs Christine Ramsey (f)


BA (Hons) - Practice Manager

Non clinical cancer champion for Roseworth Surgery

Christine works closely with GP partners and other health care professionals and has responsiblity for the business side of running and developing the Practice as well as day-to-day management.

Christine joined the Practice in February 2011, she has worked in the NHS for 8 years and her speciality is service improvement and delivering quality. She is keen to engage with patients and particularly welcomes feedback about the service we provide.

Christine can be contacted on 0191 2132392.


Our reception team are your first port of call with our Practice and they will try and meet all of your requirements. The advice they give is on the instructions of the GPs. Similarly, any questions they ask are designed to try and give the patients the best possible service and information.

They are tasked with ensuring that you gain access to your doctor or relevant health care team member and, in addition, they also handle the large administrative workload which accompanies your treatment.

Miss Lauren Dickinson (f)

LaurenLauren enjoys working for the NHS and her hobbies consist of spending time with her 4 sons and being outdoors.

Miss Marie Arrowsmith

MarieMarie previously worked at North East Primary Care Services for 24 years as a Patient Information Assistant then joined Roseworth Surgery in 2015 as a Receptionist. She enjoys socialising, baking and shopping.

Miss Megan Ramsey (f)

meganMegan is currently studying Sociology at Newcastle University and works part time here at Roseworth.

Hobbies consist of spending time with friends and family.

Miss Lucy Shaw

image5Lucy joined the surgery 2017 as an apprentice and was offered a full time position as receptionist in 2018 which she gladly accepted. She enjoys travelling and visiting friends and family.

Lucy is the non clinical carers lead at Roseworth.

Mrs Fay Knowlden

FayFay joined Roseworth in June 2018 as a receptionist/administrator. She previously worked in a pharmaceutical role for Boots,

She has 2 sons ages 7 and 2 and loves family time together and cooking.

Miss Kelly Cowan (f)

kellyKelly is relief secretary and receptionist. She has a varied background in customer service. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and friends, eating out and travelling.


Miss kelly Cowan (f)

Kelly is relief secretary and receptionist. She has a varied background in customer service. Her hobbies include spending time with her family and friends, eating out and travelling.

Miss Lindy Gilmartin

LindyLindy previously worked in customer service roles and joined Roseworth Surgery in 2010 working as reception/administration. She took on the role as medical secretary full time in June 2018. She enjoys exercising, travel, shopping & family life.

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