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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.



Non-NHS Services

Please note: Medical reports are managed by the admin staff so please do not book an appointment with a GP to get these done, hand them in at Reception and we will contact you within 40 days once completed.

Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefore attract charges. Examples include the following:

  • Medicals for pre-employment, sports and driving requirements (HGV, PSV etc.)£100
  • Insurance claim forms/GP Report - small (2 pages £30) medium (3-5 pages £50) large (over 5 pages £100)
  • Travel cancellation forms/letter - £30
  • Fitness to travel letters £20
  • Annual Taxi review £30

The fees indicated above are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.


You will be asked who is requiring the information and why its needed, we will try and support you request by issuing you with computer print outs where possible, however if a TWIMS letter is needed please allow 48 hours for collection and please note this is private work so will incur a fee of £20 that's must be paid before the letter is written (this is to stop letters being typed then  not collected.)




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