Urgent Care Team
Patients in Gateshead who are not be able to access health services due to mobility problems or because they feel too unwell to attend a walk-in centre/minor injury and illness unit or GP practice, can call the urgent care team.
The team provides patients with quality, timely care in their own home or nursing home seven days a week, 24 hours a day. The urgent care team are made up of highly skilled nurses who will provide clinical assessment, treatment, follow-up and ongoing support. The service is available to all patients over the age of 18 who are registered with a GP.
Conditions covered include: chest infections, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), abdominal pain, shortness of breath, headaches, vomiting; diarrhoea, diabetes, epileptic fits, burns, falls, lacerations, flu, ear problems, back pain, asthma, urinary problems and constipation.
The Gateshead team can be contacted on: 07908 414 673