Ms Lauren Scott (f)

laurenLauren is our Medicines Manager/Dispenser and Receptionist.  She gained an NVQ in Dispensing in 2010.

As part of her Medicines Manager role, she works closely with  Medicines Managers  in the other 10 north Northumberland practices, with the pharmaceutical adviser and the partners to ensure high standards of prescribing and safety of medicines within the practice.   She checks any changes in medicines of patients who have been in hospital and also periodically chats with patients to make sure they understand how and why they are taking their medication.

Lauren is available Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings between 9am and 1pm,  Monday afternoon between 2 and 4pm, Wednesday afternoon between 4 and 6pm and Thursday afternoons between 2pm and 7.00pm.

Mrs Meg Chapman (f)


Meg joined the practice as a receptionist/dispenser in 2013. Meg is the main dispenser and works closely with the medicines manager so is able to deal with most dispensing queries.  Meg also covers reception and is therefore the person to speak to regarding general enquiries. Meg is available Tuesday to Friday between 8.30am and 1pm.


Mrs Hazel Cowens


Hazel re-joined the practice team at the beginning of January 2013 as a receptionist having previously worked for the practice between 1998 and 2004.

Hazel deals with appointments and visits,  prescriptions, dispensing and any general enquiries you may have and is available Monday and Thursday between 8.30am and 1pm.

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