Our New Normal: The GP Team

Dr Katie Rinne

Dr Katie Rinne

General Practitioner

Hello, I’m Dr Katie Rinne, one of the GPs at JHP. I joined the practice in April this year when COVID had already meant big changes to how the NHS and general practice operated.

On the face of it, a lot is different. But behind that, our job is to be accessible to you as patients, to give you the care and treatment you need, and make sure your health comes first.

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Our New Normal: The Nursing Team

We all know what a strange year it’s been, and how many parts of our daily lives have changed.

CArol Cullen

Health Care Assistant

For those of you who haven’t been to the practice recently, we thought it might be useful to show you what a visit to JHP is like at the moment.

Yes, a lot has changed – the masks and regular hand sanitising we’re all now used to. But the core of what we do is the same. From the Reception and Admin teams to the Nurses and Doctors, we’re here to help and give you the care you need.

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Cancer Screening: Why It Is So Important

Dr Sarah Louden

Dr Sarah Louden

General Practitioner

I’m Dr Sarah Louden, one of the GPs at Jesmond Health Partnership.

As General Practitioners, we cover a huge range of medical issues, but throughout our careers, we do extra study, research and gain qualifications to specialise in certain areas.

Two of my special interests – cancer and women’s health – have a clear overlap, and that’s what I’d like to talk to you about.

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Two Months with Salvie

FROM WEEKS TO HOURS: HOW WE ARE GIVING PATIENTS EASY ACCESS AND QUICK RESOLUTIONS

Dr Ben Davies

GP Partner

Hello, I’m Dr Ben Davies, one of the Partners at Jesmond Health Partnership.  

Many of you will already know about the big change we made in July this year. 

We introduced a new online consultation service – called Salvie – which has made it quicker and easier for patients to consult with our GPs, cutting out the frustrating phone queues and limited choice of appointments. 

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