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Take a look at a new video campaign featuring local schoolchildren aimed at reminding people across the North East that a course of antibiotics is not required to treat common winter illnesses such as viral coughs, colds and flu.

The following link has information about self care for coughs, sore throats, ear ache and sinusitis.

Community Nurses

elderly_consultDistrict Nurses and Health Visitors are Registered General Nurses with additional qualifications to enable them to assess and plan the care of patients in the community.  They advise on all aspects of health promotion, support both patients and carers, and mobilise any resources that may be required.    If you have any problems which the Community Nursing Team could help you with, they can be contacted on:

District Nurses

  • Monday–Friday (8.00am–4.00pm) Tel: 01224 559802
  • Out-of-hours (emergencies) - Tel:    111

Health Visitors

  • Monday–Friday (8.30am–5.00pm) Tel: 01224 559816
  • Out-of-hours (emergencies) - Tel:   111

Community Midwife

The Community Midwife runs the ante-natal clinics at the surgery and will also provide care at home for mothers before and after having their babies.
The Midwife can be contacted via the Main Reception at the Maternity Hospital on 01224 552606 or through the Community Midwife Office on Tel 552071.

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