Dr Jim Gordon
Jim is a salaried and locum GP in South Tyneside and has worked and trained in practices from East Boldon to Ocean Road. His family originates from South Shields and he is passionate about the area, his grandfathers having worked at a timber yard in Tyne Dock and mined at Westoe pit.
Prior to medicine Jim trained in science and worked in the biotechnology industry. Having stepped out of the laboratory and into the consulting room, he developed a clinical interest in mental health care. He has worked in the area of community mental health at Cherry Knowle and Monkwearmouth hospitals. Jim joined the CCG pathfinder committee in 2012.