East Wing Surgery

South Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group (STCCG)

South Tyneside’s Clinical Commissioning Group was formed in July 2011 and represents all 29 GP Practices in South Tyneside, covering a population of approximately 154,000.  The Group will take the lead in commissioning healthcare for patients.

In April 2013 STCCG became a statutory body and is now responsible for commissioning various local health services across South Tyneside.

The group structure is as follows:

Governing Body
Dr Matthew Walmsley
 – Chair
David Hambleton – Chief officer (designate)
Kate Hudson – Chief finance officer (designate)
Stephen Clark – Deputy Chair and lay member
Tarquin Cross – Secondary care consultant
Jeff Gosling – Lay member  public and patient involvement (PPI)
Paul Morgan – Lay member – governance
Dr Vis-Nathan – GP member
Ann Fox – Director of Quality and Patient Safety

Dr Matthew Walmsley – GP Chair
Dr Jon Tose – Clinical director – GP for planned care

Dr James Gordon – Mental health lead
Ros Whitehead – Practice manager lead

For further information, please visit: http://www.southtynesideccg.nhs.uk


Opening Times
Monday8.30am - 6.00pm
Tuesday8.30am - 6.00pm
Wednesday8.30am - 6.00pm
Thursday8.30am - 6.00pm
Friday8.30am - 6.00pm