Hillside PracticeWindermere DriveSkeltonCleveland, TS12 2TGTel: 01287 650430
Dr A K HarvieMB ChB DRCOG FP Cert. 1986 Aberdeen
Dr Kate Harvie qualified in Aberdeen and enjoys the variety of general practice work. She is experienced in all aspects of family planning and teaches final year medical students.
Dr P H LavelleMB BS MRCGP DRCPG DTM & H BSc 1985 London
Dr Peter Lavelle qualified as a doctor at the Royal London Hospital in 1985 and after a few years as a GP in Derby have been at Skelton since 1996. He enjoys all aspects of General Practice and has a special interest in diabetes, as well as being responsible for GP training within the Practice. He is married to Rachel, a midwife, and has 3 children. He is involved in the local church in Guisborough and enjoys running half marathons in his spare time.
Dr S LordMBChB 2008 Glasgow
Born and raised in Leeds I studied Biological Sciences at Sunderland University and worked in microbiology prior to training as a doctor. I qualified as a doctor at Glasgow University, undertaking my training in General Practice in the Teesside area and first working at Hillside Practice as a GP registrar. I am married to Martin and we live in Redcar. Outside of work I enjoy cooking, swimming and spending time with my family.
Dr S Morgan
MBChB (hons) MRCGP Liverpool 2013
Qualified from University of Liverpool in 2013, I worked for South Tees Foundation Trust before undertaking GP training for 3 years in York. Whilst in York I did some work as team Dr for York City FC. In my spare time I enjoy watching and playing sports.
Dr M O'Kane (salaried GP)
MB BS BAO MRCGP Belfast 2013
Qualified from University of Belfast in 2013, I have joined the team at Hillside Practice after completing my GP training in Great Ayton and I am looking forward to working in the Skelton area. Outside my main interests are trail running and walking in the North York Moors.
Advanced Diploma Nursing, Non Medical Prescriber, PGCE Adult/Paediatric Examination.
BSC Hons General Practice Nursing, Advanced Independent & Supplementary Prescribing, Advanced Clinical Skills, Family Planning Diploma.
You can book appointments with our experienced practice nurses up to 4 weeks ahead. Examples of the conditions which our nurses can treat or give advice upon include:
Sister M BirdRGN 1996, BSC (HONS) in Home Nursing 2006, Asthma & COPD Post Reg 2010
Sister L AntunesRGN 1992 Pretoria
Sister C BowlerRGN , Friarage Hospital 1979, University of Teeside 1998
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.
Davida BygateLevel 3 NVQ in Health and Social Care 2008
Louise MorrisonLevel 3 NVQ in Health & Social Care 2005
Sheila BladenPractice Manager
Sheila is responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the Practice. If you wish to make any enquiries or have a comment about the services we provide she will be happy to help.
Keith WarburtonAssistant Practice Manager
If you have a comment or complaint regarding any aspect of the practice please speak to Keith who will be pleased to assist wherever possible.
The Practice employs medical secretaries and administration staff who support the doctors and practice manager and are happy to help with enquiries.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
Our community midwife works with the doctors to provide care of mothers before and after delivery and care of babies in the first 28 days of life. Booked appointments only.Community Nurses
The community nurses provide nursing care and advice to patients in their own homes. They liaise with hospitals and other specialised nurses and services such as Home Care, Social Services, The Macmillan Unit and chiropody. They can arrange extra support for patients who require long-term care.
Health visitors are qualified nurses who have received specialist training in child and family health. Early detection of ill-health, monitoring of growth and development and health promotion are their responsibility, with particular reference to mothers, babies and the under 5’s. The health visitor liaises closely with the GPs, other members of the nursing team, children’s centres and professions allied to medicine such as Speech therapists, special educational needs co-ordinators and social workers. The health visitors have knowledge of the facilities and resources available to families and children in the area. They will see clients at home or in the surgery. The health visitor will be pleased to talk to you about any aspect of your family's health.
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