The Rothbury Practice in Northumberland is the latest practice to join NPC, in February 2017. Based in the heart of the town of Rothbury, the practice has over 5,500 patients and the team consists of five GPs, up to two GP Registrars in training, one nurse practitioner, three practice nurses, one healthcare assistant. The practice manager oversees an admin team of nine dedicated staff. The practice also runs a smaller branch surgery in Longframlington. Rothbury has a long established relationship with the Northern Deanery and Newcastle Medical School, training both GP's and Medical Students. It covers a large rural area and has one of the highest patient populations over 75yrs of age in England.