For Surgery COVID Advise and How we are working please see Lanchester Medical Centre Newsletter

When you have been asked to attend the surgery: Please come alone or with one carer or parent, where ever possible provide your own face covering, attend your appointment on time not before and do not attend if you have any new COVID symptoms.

Services to Support You or a Family Member

Support for Carers in County Durham - Contact 03000051213

Self Referral for support around your Mental Health Adults - Talking Changes

Self Referral for Support around anxiety and Mental Health for Children and Young Adults - Kooth

If you are self isolating Lanchester Partnership Support can offer to pick up shopping or prescriptions or just have a chat - Please ring 07925130310. This has an answer phone facility.


Practice Management

Mrs Gillian Webster (f)

Gillian joined our practice in 2018, Gillian has 28 years experience in General Practice.  Gillian is responsible for the daily management of the practice, will discuss any query that cannot be resolved in reception, and is available from Monday to Thursday between 08:30 and 16:30. 

Joanne Marshman

Joanne joined the practice in March 2009 and accepted the position of Assistant practice Manager from Oct 2016.  Joanne is responsible for the day to day management of the admin team.


Our receptionists are responsible for the administration and reception work in the practice. They follow instructions from the doctors and manager. The reception staff have lots of experience ranging from 20 years to our recent new receptionist. Their job is very demanding so please be patient.

Karen Hadley (f)


Julie Ledger (f)

juliePatient Liaison Advisor.

Joshua McBride (m)


Miss Tayla Cookson (f)



Karen Waddell (f)

Karen is our secretary and is responsible for the day to day processing of referrals and choose & book.karen

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