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Our midwife, Alison Gibson holds an antenatal clinic at our Surgery every Monday afternoon. As soon as you know you are pregnant please contact the surgery and collect a pregnancy pack, please complete the form inside, if you have not heard from the Midwife base after 1 week or you are 8+ weeks pregnant then you should ring the Midwife base on 0191 2823528.
The midwife will monitor you through your pregnancy in order to help detect any potential problems, give advice and answer any questions you may have about pregnancy and childbirth.
Childhood Immunisation Clinic/Child Development Clinic
Is held on a Wednesday afternoon with the doctor and practice nurse between 2-3pm
You can access the Health Visitor by visiting the Gosforth Clinic between 9.30-12.30 every Wednesday tel number 01912823023 you need to book an appointment before going!!
All woman aged between 25-64 years should have a cervical smear every 3 years aged between 25-49 and every 5 years aged between 50-64, unless advised otherwise. The test is usually performed by the practice nurse. Patients will be advised by letter to make an appointment with the surgery as part of the Cervical Screening Programme.
Cervical screening (a smear test) checks the health of your cervix. The cervix is the opening to your womb from your vagina.
- It's not a test for cancer, it's a test to help prevent cancer.
- All women and people with a cervix aged 25 to 64 should be invited by letter.
Cervical screening - helping you decide
A GP or practice nurse can offer advice on a wide range of contraceptive methods, with routine follow ups once a contraception has be chosen by the patient.
- A wide range of oral contraceptive pill
- The Nexplanon (Implant)
- The injection (Depo and Sayanna Press)
- Free condoms
- Prescription for the morning after pill
Chronic Disease Management
Asthma, COPD, Cardiovascular
Are all managed closely by the practice nurses within the practice, the check includes BP & Bloods taking, Dietary & Exercise advice and Smoking cessation and other Health related questions. The aim is to help prevent complications, monitor the condition closely and adjust treatment accordingly in collaboration with the patient.
Roseworth Surgery Asthma Information
Childhood Asthma Information
We have a Diabetes specialist nurse, Christine Lucas who holds Diabetes Review clinics on Wednesday mornings. These appointments involve; BP & Bloods taking, Dietary & Exercise advice, Smoking cessation and other Health related questions. She also holds the Diabetes Annual review appointment which gets automatically booked for Patients and they will receive their appointment in a Letter format posted to them.
We also hold other annual reviews such as Dementia, Mental Health and Learning Disability which below will give a little information on what each review entails.
This is a face to face appointment to discuss review of your well being and also bloods will be taken.
This will entail Blood Pressure, Alcohol Consumption, Smoking and Smear.
LINK SAVVY booklet
Is designed to support Young People aged 18-25yrs , who have or are at risk of developing mental health issues.
We also offer in-house ECG's .
And to over 75 year olds we offer an NHS health check to patients who dont already have an annual cardiovascular review in place.
Here is a helpful link for more information on managing asthma: simply click here
To access the links shown on the bottom of the British Lung Foundation poster titled 'Do you get breathless?' simply click on them here : www.blf.org.uk/Newcastle-East
The practice has inhouse counsellors that they can refer to , they can also refer patients to the external counselling service for more complex problems. There is also a self referral line to
Newcastle Talking Therapies. To learn more about
this, please visit this link:
The annual flu campaign begins around the beginning of October each year for patient's ages over 65 or patients who suffer from a Chronic Disease and are increased risk from the flu virus. The flu vaccine is recommended and adverts will be placed within the surgery advertising forth coming clinic dates.
NHS vaccination schedule
National Immunisation Programmes
Other national immunisation programmes will be advertised within the practice as and when they become available.
Health Promotion/Lifestyle Advice
The practice nurses offer advice and support on the following health promotion/ lifestyle issues:
If you would like help with quitting smoking, please call Lifeline on 0191 269 1103
Both men and woman need to look after their sexual health and take time to understand the issues that surround contraception and sexual transmitted infections (STI's).
Some STI's can be carried without experiencing any symptoms and can affect fertility. It is important to utilise the services available through the practice or local sexual health clinic. The practice nurses are happy to discuss any issues and ensure confidentiality.
Here at Roseworth we offer travel advise and will provide free NHS vaccinations
For other travel vaccines not covered by the NHS, you would have to access privately:
Ear wax removal service
The DOH has recently clarified that providing a service for ear wax removal does not form part of the GP contract
In recognition of this and due to the high level of pressure on our services as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic we are therefore no longer in a position to provide this service
Newcastle Gateshead CCG has produced the following advice sheet for patients which we hope you will find helpful.
The practice nurses are experience in the management of acute (sudden onset), chronic (long term) and post-surgery wound care.
Newcastle Healthy Minds
Newcastle Healthy Minds website is to provide information and self-referrals into psycho-educational classes/groups. These include Stress Control, Anger Management, Improving Sleep or Self ? Esteem Groups for Women. There’s also online computer programmes for low mood or specific anxieties.
Newcastle Talking Therapies
Newcastle Talking Therapies offer a service to give advice, information and support. Their effective in helping people with problems such as depression, anxiety, stress, anger, fears, bereavement and relationship difficulties. It is a free and confidential service. Self-referral to their services 0300 555 1115 or admin@firstname.lastname@example.org
The Practice has been advised that we should no longer be making requests for ambulance bookings on behalf of patients.
Any patients who need to book an ambulance should contact the Ambulance Service direct on 0191 2648870.
The only exception to this would be if we were aware that the patient had special needs or difficulties which would make the booking of ambulance by them more difficult, in which case we may then book the ambulance on their behalf.
Kiranjeet Singh is our Social Navigator
The aim of the service is to alleviate the pressures on General Practice by reducing GP appointments for non-medical conditions and potential reduction in hospital admissions. Furthermore the service aims to be that essential link and support for patients to access a range of community/ voluntary/ statutory services.
Kiranjeet has in depth knowledge of services available to patients. She can talk to patients about their needs and concerns and together patients can establish what support they may benefit from. These may include help with finance and benefits advice, exercise and mobility, wellbeing and lifestyle, loneliness and Isolation, housing and welfare advice, although this is not a restrictive list. The service is free, impartial and confidential to people aged 18 and over, if you are interested in this service please speak to Reception staff.
Amber Mccrone is our Ways To Wellness advisor.
Ways to Wellness is a social prescribing service working alongside GP Practices to help people in Newcastle with Chronic health conditions. Using long term support, signposting & goal setting, we aim to ensure as many people as possible stay in control of their own health & wellbeing. This can be achieved through health education, lifestyle changes & weight loss, as well as tackling social isolation, housing issues and financial worries amongst others.