Albert Road Surgery

GP: Dr W H McManus

Dr W H McManus is a female Senior GP Partner who has worked at Albert Road Surgery since 1989.  Her specialist interests include Child Health and Family Planning. Dr McManus has continued to run a weekly baby clinic seeing poorly babies as well as carrying out health and postnatal checks.

Advanced Nurse Practitioner: Jon Johnson

Jon joined the practice in April 2019 and will see patients over the age of 6 months for various ailments and illnesses.  However, frontline staff will advise whether he is the most appropriate person to deal with your condition when you book your appointment. Jon has an interest in looking after and supporting Military Veterans.

Practice Nurse: Linda Murray

Linda has been with Albert Road Surgery since December 1989 in the role of practice nurse. Linda looks after patients with long term conditions with the support of the Healthcare Assistant, Kim Johnson.

Healthcare Assistant: Kim Johnson

Kim joined the practice in September 2014 as Healthcare Assistant.  Kim supports Linda with monitoring patients who have long term conditions as well as administering Influenza, Pneumonia, B12 & Shingles vaccinations. Kim takes bloods and dips urine but does not see patients under the age of 18. Kim also carries out NHS Health Checks and registration checks for new patients.

Practice Manager: Lorraine Bell

Lorraine has been with the practice since 1996 and has recently taken over as acting Practice Manager. The Practice Manager oversees the running of the practice and ensures that all staff are working safely, efficiently and effectively to current National and local guidelines. The practice manager is also responsible for the solvency of the practice and all business management.

Administrator: Betsy Bell

Betsy has been with the practice since May 1989 and looks after the administration requirements in the practice, supporting the clinical team and ensuring patients’ records are accurate and up to date.

Secretary: Lynne Jameson

Lynne has been with the practice since April 2003 and took over the secretarial role full time in July 2008. Lynne books patients’ appointment via Choose and Book and supports the clinical team with referrals and all other patient requests that involve outside agencies.


We have a number of receptionists who are the first point of contact for all of our patients and attached staff, they are

  • Dionne
  • Pauline
  • Shannon
  • Sian
  • Susan

Contact Us

Telephone0191 300 9659
Opening Times
Monday8am - 6pm
Tuesday8am - 6pm
Wednesday8am - 8pm *
6.30pm - 8pm
Thursday8am - 1pm
Friday8am - 6pm

What to do when we’re closed

  • If you have a medical emergency, you should call the emergency services by dialling 999.
  • If you require medical advice please ring 111.

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