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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.



Help us to provide the service you want

We have successfully recruited 112 Patient Participation Group (PPG) members. Many thanks go out to them for spending the time to help us improve the service we provide to you the patient.

The next PPG meeting will be on:
Tuesday 18th December  between 1pm-14:00pm at the surgery

2019 dates for the PPG meeting will be held on the following dates: 


PPG minutes Sept 2019

PPG minutes 16.10.2018

PPG minutes Jan 2019

PPG minutes March 2019

Click here to read our Terms of Reference

To see the agenda & minutes from our
latest PPG meeting in December please click here and here 

We are still interested in increasing the group size, so if you have the time to feedback to us what you think of the services provided by the practice please see the links below.

Let us have your email address or mobile number

In an attempt to reduce our postage costs we are trying to contact all PPG members via SMS text or email. If you have either and have not already informed us please could you do so, this would greatly assist us.

If you are happy for us to contact you occasionally by email please click the link below to open the sign-up form and complete all the fields.

complete the form Complete the Patient Group Sign-up Form Online

If you prefer, you can download the sign up form as a pdf document, print it out, complete it and return it to the practice.

download the pdf form Download the pdf version of our sign up form

We will be in touch shortly after we receive your form. Please note that no medical information or questions will be responded to.

Many thanks for your assistance

The information you supply us will be used lawfully, in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to know what information is held about you and sets out rules to make sure that this information is handled properly.

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