Community Locality 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’. 



Please click here  for a detailed version of this map.

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:

West: Lyndsey Sessford

0191 283 4548 

Inner West: Elaine Curry

0191 283 4620 

 South: Andrea Fletcher

0191 445 3370  

 East: Fiona Clarkson

0191 283 4762 

 Central: Melanie Fogg

0191 445 5425 



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