Please use our eConsultation to contact us online for an appointment or for queries. Norton Medical Centre - Covid19 Information for information within the practice such as face masks and sick notes.
Please note we are closed Thursday afternoons between 12 noon and 2pm. For more information please see our Opening Times

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Meet the Team

The Doctors

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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 Karen E Dacombe, MBChB, MRCGP, DRCOG

First registered in 2000 (Dundee) (Female)

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Dr Alicia Stanley,

First registered in 2021 (Newcastle) (Female)

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

Nurse Practitioner, Pharmacist Prescriber and Advanced Clinical Practitioners

We have five 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.

Clare Phillips is a qualified Nurse Practitioner.

Mark Lauder is a qualified Advanced Clinical Practitioner.

Kirsty List is a qualified Advanced Clinical Practitioner.

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.


Debbie Harland - Reception Manager

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.

Cath Milburn - Patient Participation Group Lead

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

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Norton Medical Centre
Billingham Road
TS20 2UZ

Tel: 01642 745350

Monday to Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm


Please use our Online Consultation Service to contact us online for an appointment or for queries by using our eConsultation link



The practice is closed on Thursdays between 12 noon and 2:00pm for staff training.

We are occasionally closed for training sessions, please see separate notices in the surgery and on the website for specific dates.

Closure dates can be viewed with our Opening Hours Page along with opening times.

Out of Hours

When the practice is closed call 111 for medical help or visit Out of Hours


Call 999 for Health Emergencies


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