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New patients welcome - you can choose between; (this is not for online services registration)

  • Registering online (click here)   To register with Shinwell Medical Group Practice
  • Printing off Registration Form and completing by hand
  • Once you have returned your registration form, you will be giving an appointment with a HCA (Health Care Assistant) for a new patient medical (MEDICAL MUST BE ATTENDED OR YOU WILL NOT BE REGISTERED)


Continuity and Personalisation of Care

You should be able to see a regular GP of the practice, as we do not routinely employ locum GPs.

Shinwell cares for people in Peterlee and Horden and surrounding villages  in East Durham, in the North East of England


Practice Management

Mr Joseph Chandy
Mr J ChandyMBA, Mlnst LM
The practice manager is responsible for the overall organisation and administration of the practice.
Miss Rebecca Duncanson (f)

Deputy Practice Manager

Mrs Trish Muncaster (f)

Assistant Practice Manager/Director of Finance


Teresa Davison

Business Administrator

They are supported by staff who are responsible for reception and administration. If you have any suggestions or complaints, then please let them know and, if necessary, this will be relayed back to the doctor.
Miss Leanne Cotton (f)

Team Leader

Mrs Natalie Warren (f)


Miss Lisa Bell (f)

Administration Team

Mrs Lynne Burley (f)

Prescription Clerk


Our receptionists will make your appointments and help you with any enquiries you may have regarding the services our practice provides. They are here to give as much help as they can to make your access to the Doctors or Nurses as easy as possible. They cannot give medical advice, but will endeavour to link you with the relevant person.Shinwell-Dr-Chandy-40yrs_M.jpg
Mrs Denise Dunn


Mrs Lesley Matthews (f)


Mrs Terry Bell (f)



Mrs Glynnis Monaghan (f)
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