General Practitioners

Dr Anthony W. Stone
Dr Stone has been a GP at Talbot for more than 20 years. He has a particular interest in student teaching and minor surgery. He is married and has 3 grown up children. He enjoys competitive cycling and hiking and running in his spare time.
Dr Charlotte E. Winfield
Dr Charlotte E. WinfieldMB BS DFFP MRCGP DCH
Charlotte has worked as a GP in the practice since 2005. She also has a role as a tutor at Newcastle University and teaches medical students both at the university and in the practice. She is kept busy looking after her 3 young children outside of work and also enjoys walking and running when time allows.
Dr Sharmila Parks
Dr Sharmila ParksMRCGP DFFP
Dr Parks joined the practice in June 2014.
Sharmila has 3 children, all boys. She has an interest in young people’s health and in sexual health, fitting both coils and the contraceptive implant. In her spare time she enjoys running and swimming.
Dr Matthew McCloskey
Dr Matthew McCloskeyMRCGP
Dr McCloskey joined the practice in September 2014
Dr Matthew McCloskey studied and graduated from the University of Newcastle Medical School in 2008. He has an interest in ENT and Dermatology but thoroughly enjoys the whole holistic care of General Practice.
Dr Elspeth Wise
Dr Elspeth WiseMRCGP DRCOG
Dr Wise joined the practice in December 2015. She has a particular interest in musculoskeletal problems and has worked in both the rheumatology departments at the Freeman Hospital and Sunderland Royal Hospital. She has 2 daughters and is kept busy looking after them but does enjoy cooking and walking in her free time.

Practice Manager

Mrs. Stacey Reid

Nurse Practitioner

Dionne Fowles-O’Brien

Nursing Team

Kirsty Morritt
Sharon Wood

Joanne Prior


Clerical Staff

We have a team of 8 reception staff and 7 administrative staff. These help to ensure that the practice runs efficiently and patients receive the best service we can provide.  All information given to staff is treated in the strictest confidence.

District Nurses

The team of District Nurses are based at Clarendon. Should you wish to contact them please ring (0191) 283 1074


Our midwife, Alison Wood, is based at Clarendon, Hebburn. Should you wish to contact her please ring (0191) 2831288

Health Visitors

Our Health Visitor, Anne Appleby is part of a team based at Clarendon. Should you wish to contact them please ring (0191) 283 1508