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Community nursing teams

 

 

The Gateshead community nursing teams provide non-urgent, planned care to patients in their own homes, nursing homes and residential homes.  There are five teams, each working in a specific part of Gateshead called a ‘locality’.  

Download a map of the different areas we cover

Each team has nursing staff with a variety of skills to provide high quality, holistic care to all residents across Gateshead.Your Locality team can provide a wide range of health care including:

  • Comprehensive holistic assessments eg. Emergency Health Care Plans

  • Wound dressings

  • Catheter care

  • Medications

  • Long term condition management

  • Palliative care (planned and unplanned)

  • Pressure ulcer prevention

You can contact your locality team 24 hours per day / 7 days per week on the phone numbers below:

 

Melanie FoggCentral: Melanie Fogg

0191 445 5425 

 

 

 

Fiona Clarkson

East: Fiona Clarkson

0191 283 4762
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Andrea Fletcher

South: Andrea Fletcher

0191 445 3370

 

 

 

Elaine Curry

Inner West: Elaine Curry

 

0191 283 4620 

 

 

Lynsey Sessford

West: Lyndsey Sessford

 

0191 283 4548 

 

 

Call us on 0191 482 0000

In emergencies dial 999 / Non-emergencies dial 111

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