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Our Services

Health Visitors

South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust provides a health visiting service in Gateshead, South Tyneside and Sunderland. The service provides support to families with pre-school children.

Health Visitors are specialist trained nurses who can assess the development of infants and young children and provide advice and support to meet the identified needs.

They offer home visits to all families in the community from pregnancy through to school entry as recommended by the national Child Health Promotion Programme.

They support parents with their own health needs and developing healthy lifestyles.

They work as part of wider community teams with GP, midwives, Children’s Centres, Paediatricians, Speech Therapists, nurseries to provide care and support to promote children’s’ well-being and prevention of harm.

The Health Visitor team’s deliver a variety of services to the families in their neighbourhood.

Each team will deliver baby clinics for advice and baby weight monitoring.

In addition, there are a variety of services available which each Health Visitor will promote with their families alongside informing families of services available in their local Children Centres.

If anyone wishes to know the services in their area please contact your Health Visitor.

Where is the service provided from

Gateshead

West

Chainbridge Medical Partnership
NE21 5BT

Sunnuside Surgery
NE16 5LP

Dunston Health Centre
NE11 9PY

Blaydon, Wynlaton Children’s Centre
NE2 5EZ

Chopwell and Highfield Children’s Centre
NE21 5EZ

Greenside Childrens Centre
NE40 4AX

Central

Eligin Children’s Centre
NE9 5PA

Bensham Children’s Centre
NE8 1YN

Bede Children’s Centre
NE8 1BN

Labruit Healthy Living Centre

Teams Children’s Centre
NE8 2LS

Bensham Family Practice Surgery
NE8 2XB

Teams Medical Practice
NE8 2PQ

Oxford Terrace Medical Group
NE8 1RQ

Bewick Road Surgery
NE8 4DP

East

Grassbanks Health Centre
NE10 8DX

Pelaw Community Hall
NE10 9QD

Wreckenton Health Centre
NE9 7AD

Longrigg Medical Centre
NE10 8PH

South

Birtley Medical Group
DH3 2QT

Chowdene Children’s Centre
NE9 7TU

Fell Tower Medical Centre
NE9 5EY

Low Fell Medical Centre
NE9 5EY

 

South Tyneside

Central

All Saints Childrens Centre
NE33 4SU

Biddick Hall and Whitelease Childrens Centre
NE34 9JD

Boker Lane Health Centre
NE36 0RY

Boldon Children’s Centre
NE35 9DJ

Cleadon Park Primary Care Centre
NE34 7QD

Lord Blyton Primary School
NE34 7QD

Riverside Children’s Centre
NE33 2PG

Whitburn Surgery
SR6 7EE

West

Bede Children’s Centre
NE32 4AQ

Dunn Street Children’s Centre
NE32 3QL

The Glenn Primary Care Centre
NE31 1LB

Hebburn Health Centre
NE31 2SP

Hedworthfield Community Centre
NE32 4QD

East

Flagg Court Health Centre
NE33 2PG

Horsley Hill Children’s Centre
NE34 7TD

Marine Park Children’s Centre
NE33 2RD

 

Sunderland

West

Thorney Close Children’s Centre
SR3 4AD

Highfield Children’s Centre
SR4 0DA

Silksworth Health Centre
SR3 2AN

Springwell Health Centre
SR3 4HG

New Silksworth Infants School
SR3 2AN

Pennywell Neighbourhood Centre
SR4 9AS

City Life Church
SR4 6EX

South Hylton Surgery
SR4 0LN


East

Ryhope Community Centre

Grangetown Primary School

Riverview Health Centre

Hudson Road Primary School

Richard Avenue Primary School


North

Austin House Family Centre
SR5 2JX

North Children’s Centre (Bunny Hill Customer Service Centre)
SR5 4BW

Fulwell Medical Centre
SR6 8DZM

Monkwearmouth Health Centre
SR6 0AB

Washington

Washington Children’s Centre Rainbow Family Centre
NE37 3AE

Wessington Primary School

Oxclose Primary School


Coalfields

Barnwell Primary School

Kepier Church Hall

Trinity Methodist Church, Shiney Row

Coalfield Children’s Centre (Dubmire Primary School)

Contact details

Each Health Visitor will share their office phone number with all clients. If you wish to gain further information or contact details please contact the most appropriate manager below.

Business Managers

Derek Curry (Business Manager): (0191) 4041000, derek.curry@stft.nhs.uk

Diane Jones (Assistant Business Manager) -  (0191) 2831492, diane.jones3@stft.nhs.uk

Clinical Operational Managers:

Suzanne Fraser (Gateshead and West South Tyneside) - (0191) 2831327, suzanne.fraser@stft.nhs.uk


Health Visitor Safe Care Leads

Gateshead

Central: Alison Martin - (0191) 4971630,  alison.martin@stft.nhs.uk

East: Sam Anderson - (0191) 4436925, samantha.anderson2@stft.nhs.uk

South: Sam Anderson - (0191) 4436925, samantha.anderson2@stft.nhs.uk

West: Joanne Gill - (0191) 4141421, joanne.gill@stft.nhs.uk

South Tyneside

East: Anne Grey -  (0191) 2831000, anne.grey@stft.nhs.uk

West: Trudy Cave - (0191) 2831000, trudy.cave@stft.nhs.uk

Central: Vicky Wharton - 0191 2831000, victoria.wharton@stft.nhs.uk

Sunderland

East: Julie Lee-Roffe - (0191) 502 5700 elizabeth.lee-roffe@stft.nhs.uk

Coal Fields : Julie Lee-Roffe - (0191) 502 5700, elizabeth.lee-roffe@stft.nhs.uk

North: Julie Hemmer - (0191) 502 7400, julie.hemmer@stft.nhs.uk

West: Sandra McAndrew - (0191) 553 4174, sandra.mcandrew@stft.nhs.uk

Washington: Beth Behan - (0191) 502 6990, elizabeth.behan@stft.nhs.uk