Meet the Team

Our Doctors

Dr A K Madathil (m)

GP Partner

Qualified in 1996

Dr Nina Ray (f)

GP Partner

Qualified in 2008

Dr Annie Thomas (f)

GP Partner

Qualified in 1994

Our Nursing Team

Tracey Dobbs (f)

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Frailty Champion & Infection Control Lead

Kate Jennings (f)

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Tracey and Kate are our Advanced Nurse Practitioners who help with all aspects of patient care, including diagnosis, treatments and consultations. They can prescribe medication and issue fit notes.

Chrissy Carter (f)

Lead Practice Nurse

Learning Disability Lead & Infection Control Deputy Lead

Our practice nurses are fully qualified and registered. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears and immunisation clinics.

Katie O’Neill (f)

Trainee Nurse Associate

Mental Health First Aid Champion
Chronic Diseases Champion

Karen Polley (f)

Healthcare Assistant

Cancer Champion

Kelly Robinson (f)

Healthcare Assistant

Domestic Violence Champion

Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.

Our Practice Team

Caron Hmida

Practice Manager

The practice manager is involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice manager supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.

Kim Rutherford

Reception Supervisor

Veterans Champion

Lynnette Wilkinson


Dementia Champion

Karla Parks


Chronic Disease Champion

Sarah Blacklee


Learning Disabilities Champion

Alice Thirlwell


Health Promotion & LGBTQIA+ Champion



Dominique Caballero


Emily Minchell


Kate Lee

Clinical Coding Administrator

Elaine Robson

Medical Secretary

Abbie Freeland

Medical Secretary 

Our Attached Team

Ammel Ahmed and Erin Stutt


Social Prescribing Team

Debra Grosse (f)

Social Prescriber

The Social Prescribing Link Worker Team work on behalf of all GP Practices in Sunderland to provide non‐medical support and interventions.

We can support with:

  • Money worries
  • Being more physically active
  • Connecting with others
  • Mental & physical wellbeing
  • Managing long term conditions
  • Weight management
  • Preventing future ill health
  • Finding local support groups specific to a health condition or
  • Personalised goal

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