Advanced Nurse Practitioners
Specialising in Long term conditions
Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Nurse Practitioners are highly experienced nurses who have undergone additional training to manage certain problems without the need to see a doctor.
They are able to prescribe certain drugs, and are always able to seek further advice from one of the doctors immediately, if necessary.
Physician Associates support GPs to assess, diagnose and manage patients.
Appointments can be made with them for assessment and treatment of minor ailments, cervical smears, dressings, ear syringes, immunisations, etc. Health Services provided by our Nursing Team.
Health Care Assistants
Health Care Assistants (HCAs) have a supportive role in the medical centre, and work under the guidance of a qualified healthcare professional.
The District Nurses are based at a number of centres. They may be contacted by telephone on 0300 124 0092.
For more information please see District Nursing.
The Health Visitors can be contacted on 0300 303 3923. They run a number of drop clinics at different centres. For more information see Newcastle Health Visitors Clinics.
The practice has an attached Midwife who is based at Bradwell Hospital and can be contacted on 0300 123 0905 ext 6161.
Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN)
If you feel you may benefit from seeing a CPN, it will be necessary to see one of the doctors first to identify how you may best be helped.