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Meet the Team

The Doctors

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Dr Andrew D Morton, MBBS, MRCGP

First registered in 1991 (Newcastle) (Male)

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Dr Joanne Hodgson, MBBS, DRCOG, DFFP

First registered in 2000 (Newcastle) (Female)

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Dr Laila Fazluddin, MBBS, MR CP, MRCGP, DFFP

First registered in 2000 (Newcastle) (Female)

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Dr David R Viva, BSc, BA, MBBS, MRCGP

First registered in 2003 (West Indies) (Male)

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Dr Julie M Neary, MBBS

First registered in 2012 (Newcastle) (Female)

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Dr Terri Gardner, MRCGP, DCH, MBChB

First registered in 2012 (Manchester) (Female)

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Dr Marwah Al-waadh, M.D, MRCP, MRCGP

First registered in 2012 (Jordan) (female)

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Dr Mohammed Al-Damlooji, MBChB, FIBMS, MRCS-ENT, DOHNS MRCGP

First registered in 1999 (Baghdad) (Male)

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Dr Nigel Robinson, MBChB, MRCGP, DGM, DRCOG, DPD

First registered in 1985 (Liverpool) (Male)

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Dr Karen E Dacombe, MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG

First registered in 2000 (Dundee) (Female)

Norton Medical Centre is not a limited partnership and the doctors are all general partners in the practice.

Nurse Practitioner and Pharmacist Prescriber

We have two health professionals who work alongside our doctors to improve access. Both have the clinical skills and prescribing expertise to diagnose and treat common minor illnesses.

Kelly Cook is a qualified Nurse Practitioner and Prescriber with a wealth of experience working in GP surgeries, walk-in facilities and the urgent care centre.

Alyson McGivern is an experienced, qualified Clinical Pharmacist Prescriber with specialist clinical skills training who has worked within GP surgeries for many years.

Practice Nurses & Healthcare Assistants

Our practice nurses and Healthcare Assistants run a range of specialist clinics dealing with long-term conditions such as diabetes, asthma and hypertension (high blood pressure).

Practice Manager

Leigh Malloy is responsible for all the financial and organisational aspects of the practice.


Our receptionists are fully trained, very experienced and act under strict instruction from the doctors. They have a lot of information at their fingertips and can answer many of your queries. Anything you tell them will be treated in absolute confidence.

Behind The Scenes

We have a large team of experienced staff helping the smooth running of the centre. They include administrative, records, computing and domestic staff.

Data Protection Officer

Liane Cotterill, Senior Governance Manager & Data Protection Officer

North of England Commissioning Support,
Teesdale House, Westpoint Road,
TS17 6BL

Tel: 01642 745042
Mob: 07796278381