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Meet The Team

GP Partners
Dr S McVerry, MB, MRCGP, DRCOG, DFSRH (University of Southampton 2001)

Dr D Thorpe, MBChB, MRCGP (University of Liverpool 2012)

Salaried GP

Dr Geoffrey Esewe,  MBBS, MRCGP, PGDip Paediatrics  (University of Benin 2013)

Practice Manager
Tracey Bettany

Operations Manager

Rachel Barratt

Practice Nurses

Ashleigh Davis RGN

Senior Health Care Assistant

Karen Hassall

Reception Team

Alison, Catharine, Lara & Marie 


Dispensary Team

Corinne, Deb, Dianne, and Terry

We are also part of a PCN - Primary Care Network

For more information on PCN's Click here 

PCNs build on existing primary care services and enable greater provision of proactive, personalised, coordinated and more integrated health and social care for people close to home. Clinicians describe this as a change from reactively providing appointments to proactively caring for the people and communities they serve.

Our PCN (Newcastle South) consists of Ashley Surgery, Betley Surgery, Keele Practice, Kingsbridge Practice, Madeley Practice and Silverdale Practice.

You may have contact with one of the following ARRS staff (Additional roles) who work together providing services to all practices:-

Sam Brookes - Clinical Pharmacist

Dan Brough - Pharmacy Technician

Claire Butters - Care Co-ordinator

James Cartlidge - First Contact Physio (FCP)

Chris Deaville - Mental Health Practitioner (MHP)

Steph Griffiths - Care Co-ordinator

Sarah Hemmings - Care Co-ordinator (Phlebotomy)

Amy Kennedy - Care Co-ordinator

Tracey Lewsey - Business Intelligence Officer

Alicia Simmons - Social Prescriber

Hannah Tomkinson - Social Prescriber

Libby Wood - Care Co-ordinator

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