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Our Services

Health Visitors - Specialist

A Specialist Health Visiting service is delivered to the following:-

  • Children (0-19) with Additional Support Needs and their Families
  • Asylum seekers, Refugees and their Families
  • Adults and Children with Tuberculosis (TB) and their Contacts and Migrants from High Risk TB Countries

The service is delivered by specially trained health visitors and nurses who provide expert knowledge on their  specialist area ,  working collaboratively with other agencies to ensure best outcomes for their client group.

Contact details

Gateshead

Specialist Health Visiting Team for Children with Additional Support Needs

  • Kath Ingleby Specialist Health Visitor
  • Jennifer Samuels Health Coordinator

Specialist Health Visitor for TB and Migrant Health

  • Rachel Andrew   Specialist Health Visitor

Based at Low Fell Clinic, Beacon Lough Road, Gateshead

NE9 6TD Tel 0191 2834660

South Tyneside

Specialist Health Visitor for Children with Additional Support Needs

  • Anne Fearon  Specialist Health Visitor based at Palmer Hospital, Wear Street, Jarrow NE32 3UX, Tel 0191 4028059

Specialist Health Visitor for TB and Migrant Health

  • Carole Maclean based at Low Fell Clinic , Beacon Lough Road, Gateshead NE9 6TD  Tel 0191 2834660

Sunderland

Specialist Health Visitor for Children with Additional Support Needs

  • Diane Watson Specialist Health Visitor based at Houghton Health Centre, Church Street, Houghton le Spring,

DH4 4DN     Tel 0191 5025700

Specialist Health Visiting Team for Migrant Health

  • Carole Elliott, Specialist Health Visitor  
  • Margaret Watson Nursery Nurse

Based at Ryhope Health Centre, Black Road, Ryhope , Sunderland SR20RX   Tel 0191  5210668

Locations for Health Visitors - Specialist in Gateshead:

Low Fell Clinic, Gateshead, 0191 443 6900

Locations for Health Visitors - Specialist in South Tyneside:

Palmer Community Hospital, Jarrow, 0191 451 6000

Locations for Health Visitors - Specialist in Sunderland:

Houghton Health Centre, Houghton-le-Spring, 0191 502 5700

Ryhope Health Centre, Sunderland, 0191 521 0668