Val Hempsey

Partner at Bridges Medical Practice, Gateshead

Val joined Bridges as a receptionist in 1979 and has been at the practice ever since, becoming Practice Manager in 1988 and a Partner in 2002.

She was the sole contract holder at the practice for many years, and was last year praised for her outstanding contribution to general practice and her many years of promoting the role and contribution of practice managers – winning the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018.