About the practice
Pennywell Medical Centre is located in the West area of the City of Sunderland. Pennywell Medical Centre first opened its doors in 1998 in a temporary porta cabin located in the heart of Pennywell. In 2000 a purpose built premises housing both Health and Community Facilities opened its doors. Pennywell Neighbourhood Centre shares the same building. Both Health and Community Facilities are accessible to all under one roof. Sunderland GP Alliance are responsible for managing this practice, management started on the 1st October 2016. Pennywell is part of a group of practices which also include Galleries and Barmston Medical Practices. Patients can be seen and access services at any site of their choice.
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Meet the staff
Judith Taylor (Head of General Practice)
Kevin Doran (Assistant Head of General Practice)
Dr Cindy Kelly (Head of APMS Clinical Services)
Dr Adil Salim (Lead GP)
Dr Charlotte Matthews (Salaried GP)
Dr Holly Quinton (Salaried GP)
Dr Christopher McCarthy (Salaried GP)
Leanne Hume (Lead Nurse)
Helen Baldwin (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Jo-Anne Siou (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Peter Cooke (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Michelle Bewick (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Gemma Daniels (Advanced Nurse Practitioner)
Julie Millington (Practice Nurse)
Leigh Fairley (Practice Nurse)
Abida Khan (Practice Nurse)
Brad Simpson (Practice Nurse)
Diane Enagah (Careerstart Practice Nurse)
Kelly Stanton (Healthcare Assistant)
Rebekah Taylor (Trainee Nursing Associate)
Stacey Craig (Trainee Nursing Associate)
Victoria Turnbull (Healthcare Assistant)
Rebecca Richardson (Clinical Pharmacist)
Path Lab Team
Frequently Asked Questions
Please inform the Receptionist if you change your name, address or telephone number. We must have your telephone number even if it is ex-directory so we can contact you in an emergency. It will be kept strictly confidential.
Home visits are made for those patients who, because of their condition, cannot get to the surgery. If you would like to discuss whether a visit is necessary, please telephone the reception staff before 10:30 am on 0191 543 8807.
Please contact the reception for a user name and password. A form of identification will be required.
If you are checking in for an appointment, please use our designated check in screens. We like to make sure each patient has the time that they need with the receptionist and in a confidential manner.
You can send someone to collect a prescription on you behalf if they know some of your personal details however they will need consent from yourself and identification must be shown. A pharmacy of your choice may also collect for you, please speak to your local pharmacy to arrange this service.