Located in Whitley Bay, 49 Marine Avenue Surgery provides healthcare for around 6,100 patients. The clinical team is led by a team of four GPs, a nurse practitioner, two practice nurses, a healthcare assistant and additional phlebotomy support. The surgery hopes to increase the clinical team in the coming months. In addition, the practice manager leads a reception and administration team of eight people. As a research practice, the surgery participates in a wide range of research projects under the guidance of NIHR Clinical Research Network. They also provide placements for third year medical students in partnership with Newcastle University.