Newcastle Medical Centre
Practice Information



Dr N Lloyd-Jones (Male)


I joined Newcastle Medical Centre in 1987 when we were based at Newcastle University and were called the University Health Centre.  I joined as a salaried GP.  A few short years after joining I took the practice independent and we became Newcastle Medical Centre.  We moved to our current location in 2010.

I graduated from medical school in 1984 at Newcastle University.

My lead areas of interest are Psychiatry and I am section 12(2) approved.

Dr W Makepeace (Male)
M.B.B.S, Bsc, PhD

I have been employed as a GP since 1979 previously working in Northumberland and the Scottish Islands.

Since 2004, initially as a locum GP, I have been employed at Newcastle Medical Centre.  My areas of special interests are Palliative Care, Mental Health, and general prescribing issues.

Prior to qualifying as a GP I worked as a Electrochemist.

Dr L Clemmet (Male)

I joined Newcastle Medical Centre in February 2019 as a salaried GP.  I previously worked in Wallsend as a GP Partner. 

I have an interest in Mental Health having worked in this area previously.

I am the audit lead at the practice.

Dr S Shek (Female)

I joined Newcastle Medical Centre in November 2018 as a salaried GP.  Prior to that I have been a locum GP at various sites around the North East of England. 

I graduated from medical school, Newcastle University, in 2009, before going on to complete my junior doctor training in Newcastle Hospitals between 2009-2012, and completing my GP training in October 2015. 

My lead areas of interest are Frailty, Caldicott and QoF (Quality and Outcomes Framework).

Dr V Karn (Female)
MBBS, MRCGP, DFSRH, DRCOG, Diploma in Palliative Care

I have joined Newcastle Medical Centre in September 2018.  I have worked as GP Principal in Shiremoor Health Centre, North Tynesdie and as a Salaried GP in Holly Medical Group in Jesmond before joining this practice.  My main areas of interest are Womens Health and I am currently in the process of setting up IUCD and Implant services for our female population. 

I also do 6-8 week baby checks and cervical screening.

I am lead GP for child safeguarding, adult safeguarding, learning disability and FGM

Nursing Staff

Mary - Advanced Nurse Practitioner
I have been working at Newcastle Medical Centre as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner since September 2019, having had many previous years experience in GP practices. 

I have an interest in young people, family planning and Asthma.  

Laura - Practice Nurse

BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Adult), PGC

I joined Newcastle Medical Centre in July 2016. I previously worked in secondary care within Neuro, Trauma, Infectious Diseases and Intensive Care.

I have an interest in family planning and sexual health, travel and baby immunisations, Asthma and Diabetes.

Michele - Practice Nurse 

Erin - Practice Nurse

BSc (Hons) Nursing Studies (Adult)

I joined Newcastle Medical Centre in September 2019  I previously worked in Intensive Care.

I have an interest in Travel vaccinations, long term conditions and sexual health.

Reception/Administration/Management Staff
Cheryl - Practice Manager 
Wendy - Data Administrator
Suzanne - Office Manager

Katrina - Medical Receptionist
Hannah - 
Medical Receptionist
Christine - Medical Receptionist
Megan - Medical Receptionist
Beth - Medical Receptionist
Jessica - Medical Receptionist
Sarah - Medical Receptionist


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