Physiotherapist - provides treatment mainly for acute (recent) musculo-skeletal problems like back and neck strains.
Primary Care Mental Health Worker - is an experienced Mental Health Practitioner who helps the GPs manage psychiatric problems in the Community. They provide clinics within the surgery, by referral through the GP.
Counsellor - has a weekly session who receives referrals from the GPs' mainly aimed at helping people work through problems of an emotional nature where serious mental illness is not suspected.
Social Prescribers - We have three social prescribing link workers who support people who might benefit from talking to someone who has the time to listen and who can offer advice and support.
Frailty Health & Well-being Coach - works with patients aged 70 and over to help them gain and use their knowledge, skills and confidence to become active participants in their care.
Dietician - Robyn Collery is a registered dietitian working across the five practices in North Gosforth Primary Care Network. She provides nutrition support to those who are underweight, those who have lost weight unintentionally or those at risk of malnutrition, either living in their own home or in a care home. Robyn also provides dietary advice to those who are newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. She supports the practice with nutrition and diet related queries and provides training and education to practice staff and care home staff.