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 All Health Visitors appointments will be held at the Gosforth Clinic 9.30-12.30 on a Wednesday(However we still hold a baby clinic every Wednesday at Roseworth between 2-3.30pm where you are able to see the GP & Nurse) patients who wish to book future appointments need to book via telephone which can be done on the provided number 0191 2823023.

Gabapentin & Pregabalin are now classed as Controlled drugs/ medicines;they are controlled under the Misuse of the Drugs legislation.
They will be prescribed in quantities of no more than 28 days due to stricter legal controls to prevent them: being misused, being obtained illegally and causing harm.

The North of Tyne Prescribing Committee has designated Dihydrocodeine a “Red Drug” because of the extent of the risk of misuse in the general population and GPs can no longer prescribe it.



Welcome to Roseworth Surgery 

 Click here for SystmOne Online (for booking/cancelling appointment, ordering repeat medication, viewing your records & blood results) 


Here at Roseworth Surgery we take pride in offering our patients high quality primary care in the heart of Gosforth. We are situated at the end of Gosforth High Street near the Town Moor, close to local shops, pharmacies and transportation links. 

Our dedicated team are here to treat those minor ailments that occur as well as providing specialist management of long-term conditions and clinics covering a wide range of healthcare issues. Our online system allows you to do a lot of things from the comfort of your home such as order a repeat prescription, cancel an appointment, view your coded records  and ask questions.

The Practice aims to provide high quality patient care, personal health care and family based medicine and health promotion in a profession but relaxed atmosphere, placing emphasis and focus on teamwork and in conjunction with other professionals. 

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What do you know about mental health services for children and young people?


Healthwatch Newcastle and Healthwatch Gateshead would like to know. Please take their five-minute survey.


This survey is for anyone age 18 or under (or age 25 or under and in local authority care), and for parents and carers. You must live in Newcastle or Gateshead to take part.


There is an option to enter a prize draw to win a £25 voucher for Apple’s App Store or iTunes, Google Play or an Intu shopping voucher at the end of the survey.


Healthwatch Newcastle and Healthwatch Gateshead are independent organisations, here to listen to people’s experiences of local health and social care services. The feedback we gather is used to help improve services for everyone.


Zero tolerance policy

The NHS operate a zero tolerance policy with regard to violence and abuse and the practice has the right to remove violent patients from the list with immediate effect in order to safeguard practice staff, patients and other persons. Violence in this context includes actual or threatened physical violence or verbal abuse which leads to fear for a person’s safety. In this situation we will notify the patient in writing of their removal from the list and record in the patient’s medical records the fact of the removal and the circumstances leading to it.

GP Extended Access Hub

We are now able to book our registered patients into extended access GP appointments. The GP Hub's are situated at:

  • Molineux Street - Byker Newcastle Upon Tyne NE6 1SG
  • Ponteland Road Walk in Centre - Newcastle Upon Tyne  NE5 3AE
  • Westgate Road  - Newcastle Upon Tyne NE4 6BE

The appointments are with local GPs and are pre-booked for you (so no need to sit and wait).   

Self Referring services

Think Pharmacy First

Free treatment & advice by your local pharmacy, no appointment needed.
They can provide treatment for aches & pains, allergies, cold & Flu, Ear care, Eye care, Stomach aches & any skin or mouth problems.
 Think Pharmacy First Info!

Talking Helps Newcastle

Talking Helps Newcastle aims to help residents of Newcastle who may be experiencing mental health difficulties.

Are you feeling low? Anxious? Stressed? We can help.

to self refer click on link

Tyneside Integrated Musculoskeletal Services (TIMS)

TIMS is a joint Newcastle and Gateshead service which offers self-care and fast access to expert opinion, diagnosis and treatment of a variety of muscle, joint and soft tissue conditions and chronic pain,to self refer


Same day urgent appointments

Same day help for your poorly child If your child has become unwell in the last few days and you would like urgent advice then please contact the surgery and we will arrange for a clinician to speak to you and if necessary to see your child, today - this could save you an unnecessary trip to A+E or a Walk-in Centre. Can we also make you aware of the Little Orange Book, which provides expert help for parents and carers on how to manage common problems in babies and small children – ask your GP for a copy, or view it online below.


The Little Orange Book

Newcastle Gateshead Clinical Commisioning Group (NGCCG) have developed a 'Little Orange Book' aimed at providing support to parents of young children. The book covers common minor illness, treatment and also times to seek medical assistance. They are available upon request via the Health visitor or when attending for childhood immunisations. Please see the PDF version below should you wish to download a digital copy.


Teaching Practice

We are a Teaching Practice who teach stage 1, 2 ,4 & 5 Students. Every 6 month we have a rotation of GP Registrars and every 4 month we have 2 Foundation level 2 (F2) Doctors who have came here from Hospital posts to learn primary care. This is a huge benefit to our practice as it improves access & brings modern medicine, without them there would be no future


Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening

Men of the North East …have you had your free NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Screening?

10 October, 2012

over The aorta is the main blood vessel that supplies blood to your body. It runs from your heart down through your chest and abdomen.

In some people, as they get older, the wall of the aorta in the abdomen can become weak. It can then start to expand and form what is called an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). The condition is most common in men over 65 and they are six times more likely to have an aneurysm than women. Risk also increases if you are or have been a smoker, you have high blood pressure, or you have a close family member who has had one.

If you have an AAA you will not usually notice any signs or symptoms; this means you cannot tell if you have one, will not feel any pain or notice anything different. Large aneurysms are rare but can be very serious. As the wall of the aorta stretches it becomes weak and can burst, causing internal bleeding. Over 80% people do not make it to the hospital if an aneurysm bursts.

An aorta that is only slightly larger than normal is not necessarily dangerous; however it’s still important to know about so that it can be monitored and treated if necessary.

AAA screening is a free NHS programme that screens men aged 65 and over, to check if they have an abdominal aortic aneurysm. Men are automatically invited for screening in the year that they turn 65 if they are registered with a GP. They are given a simple ultra sound scan which is quick, does not hurt and the results are given verbally straight after the scan has been completed.

We offer screening so we can find aneurysms early and monitor or treat them. This greatly reduces the chances of the aneurysm rupturing and causing serious problems.

Men over 65 who have not previously been screened or diagnosed with an aneurysm, can request a scan by contacting their local programme directly on: 0191 445 2554

The North East of England and North Cumbria AAA screening programme is hosted by The Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Gateshead but you will be invited to a clinic local to where you live for your scan. Our centre covers the area from North Yorkshire, all of the North East of England and North Cumbria.

Click here for: leaflet with more information on the AAA screening process or here for accessible AAA screening process leaflets, or visit our website:

A free NHS check for men aged 65 and over for further information click on the links below.


Full coded records

We are now able to offer our patients access to their 'coded data' within their medical records as well as the availability to book appointments and request repeat medication. The coded data includes immunisations, problems, referrals & test results. You can request this service online (if you are registered for online services already) by logging in, go into manage account & request full access, this sends a task to the Surgery who will grant access, if there are any problems you will be contacted.


If you have been happy with the service provided at Roseworth surgery we would be grateful if you could leave a review on our NHS Choices page. To do this, please click here 


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