Health visitors have a nursing background, with additional specialised training in child and family health. They work together with the other members of the Primary Health Care Team, Social Services and education, to provide a comprehensive service. They can advise on behaviour management, child health, and child protection.
All patients in any age group registered with the practice can contact the health visitors for advice and support by calling (0191) 2231245. Well Baby Clinics are at the Fawdon surgery, Tuesdays 13:30 - 15:00 and at the Kingston Park surgery - Fridays 13:30 - 15:30.