Sunderland West

Sunderland West

West Sunderland is urban in nature, bounded by the River Wear to the north with countryside to the west.

Residents of this area highlight access to parks and open spaces as particularly good.

Our top six priorities are:

  1. Breastfeeding/childhood and adult obesity/exercise/mental health and wellbeing
  2. Smoking
  3. Sexual health
  4. Childhood immunisations
  5. Cancer
  6. Alcohol consumption



Our team for Sunderland West

Dr Tracey Lucas

Sunderland West locality GP lead

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Dr Lucas moved to the North East  after graduating from Glasgow in 1999  to pursue a career in paediatric medicine.  She qualified as a GP in in 2005 and now works as a partner and GP trainer in a teaching practice in Washington.  She acted as the clinical lead for Sunderland’s 111 service before being elected to the CCG governing body and executive committee in 2014

Suzanne Watson

Locality Commissioning Manager - Sunderland West

Lesley Blakeston

West locality practice manager (joint role)

Chrissie Todd

West locality practice manager (joint role)

April Place

West locality practice nurse