Hillside PracticeWindermere DriveSkeltonCleveland, TS12 2TGTel: 01287 650430
MB ChB DRCOG FP Cert. 1987 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.
MB 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.
MBChB 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.
BSc (hons) MBBS MRCGP Newcastle 2008
Dr Ferrer Qualified at Newcastle University in 2008. He is interested in all aspects of General Practice.
Dr Nicola Cooper qualified from Newcastle University in 2006 and undertook her GP training in the local area, including at Hillside Practice. She has an interest in the care of older patients and all other aspects of General Practice. She lives locally with her husband and their two children and, in any free time, enjoys gardening and going mountain biking out on the 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:
RGN 1996 BSC (HONS) in Home Nursing 2006 Asthma & COPD Post Reg 2010
RGN 1992 Pretoria
RGN , Friarage Hospital 1979, University of Teeside 1998
Level 3 NVQ in Health and Social Care 2008
Level 3 NVQ in Health & Social Care 2005
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.
Assistant 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.
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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