Dr Hawkrigg qualified in 1995 at the University of Western Australia. She was born in England but emigrated to Australia with her family in 1988. She returned to the UK in 1997, and has since made it her home.
She has been a full partner in the practice since October 2002. She works 3/4 time (3 days a week).
She is also a Training Programme Director at North Cumbria GP Training Programme and closely involved in the teaching and organisation of GP Registrars training in Cumbria. Natalie is the GP trainer at Caldbeck Surgery and is enthusiastic about teaching and education in the practice.