Crawcrook Medical Centre, Pattinson Drive, Crawcrook, Ryton, Tyne & Wear, NE40 4USTel: 0191 413 5473
GP for nursing care homes across Crawcrook and Ryton
Nurse Pactitioners are able to issue prescriptions and are capable of dealing with the vast majority of conditions which arise on an urgent basis including:
Nurse Pratitioners can refer to a GP immediately if necessary. Please note that children under two years of age being seen in an emergency surgery must be seen by a GP, so inform the receptionist the age of the child when you call for an emergency appointment for them.
You can also see a Nurse Practitioner for things such as review appointments (as directed by GPs or NPs), diabetes clinic, or blood pressure monitoring and treatment.
Practice Nurses are qualified and Registered Nurses. They can help with Women's health issues including contraception and cervical screening, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The Practice Nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics, heart disease and hypertension checks.
Health Care Assistants support the Practice Nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Julie Spence Operations Manager
Practice Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technicians
Our Practice employs a Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technicians who advise and arrange medications .......
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.