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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


Practice Management

Mrs Christine Ramsey


BA (Hons) - Practice Manager

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.

Denise Canham

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.

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.


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.

Mrs Carrie Rudd


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.

Mrs Gemma Lawrence (m)

GemmaGemma is a busy mum of a 9 year old and has been working as a medical receptionist for 3 years (joined Roseworth in 2017) which she really enjoys. She has a history of working in dental and legal. Her interests include reading, cooking and going to the cinema.

Lucy Shaw

LucyLucy 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.

Fay Knowlden


Fay 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.

Kiley Case

KileyKiley joined the surgery June 2018 after working in banking. She enjoys reading, walking, socialising and spending quality time with the family.

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