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Dr David Roberts,  MBChB, MRCGP

I qualified as a doctor from Liverpool University in 1988 and spent the following 3 years working in hospital medicine. I moved up to Newcastle in 1990 and completed the Northumbria GP training scheme 2 years later. I have worked in Gateshead as a GP partner for over 20 years and have a special interest in Diabetes, child health and substance misuse. I am also one of the Clinical Directors for the Gateshead Central South Primary Care Network (link to website)


Dr Helen Andrews, MBBS, MRCP, MRCGP, FSRH

I qualified as a doctor from Newcastle University in 1999. I spent 7 enjoyable years working as a hospital doctor in Acute Medicine and then Neurology. After having my children I completed by GP training. I have worked at Bensham Family Practice since April 2019, having been a GP in Newcastle previously. I enjoy my role here very much and am interested in all branches of primary care and provide the contraception implant service at the practice.