Gateshead Community Integrated Nursing Locality Team

This information leaflet is to provide information on the Community Integrated Nursing Locality Teams.

The locality teams provide an 8am to 8pm service seven days a week for those requiring planned nursing care for housebound patients aged 18 and over registered with a Gateshead GP.

The community nursing team work across Gateshead in 5 localities –      

East, South, West, Inner West and Central

Uniforms of the staff in the Locality Teams

What Services we provide

  • Case Management for complex older and frail patients
  • Long Term conditions management
  • Complex wound care
  • Medication administration
  • Catheterisation
  • Discharge/Management End of Life care and Palliative support
  • Obtaining samples
  • Equipment assessment
  • Signposting to other community services

We work closely with GP practices, Rapid Response team, Palliative Care Team, McMillan Nurses and Therapists.

Your Locality Nursing Team is:

East0191 440 3872
Central0191 445 5114
South0191 445 3021
West0191 283 4599
Inner West0191 283 4619

Out of Hours Rapid Response Team

Palliative Care Patients (out of hours)

If you cannot get through to your required team, please call QEH switchboard on 0191 482 0000 or call NHS 111.