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Welcome to North Shields Primary Care Network

We are a group of five GP Practices in North Shields who are working together with other health and social care providers and the voluntary sector with the aim of continually improving our community services in a sustainable way, that really makes a difference to the health and wellbeing of people living in North Shields and the surroundings areas.

 

Over the coming months we will be adding more PCN news, information and updates on the additional services accessible through our network of GP Practices and we will be working with the North Shields community to develop further services, activities and events as part of the Living Well North Tyneside Partnership.

Our Member GP Practices

Our GP Practice Network serves a population of around 58,000 people

About North Shields PCN

What Is A Primary Care Network?

Primary Care Networks (PCNs) are groups of GP Practices working together to develop localised healthcare services for their patie… >

How Do PCN's Benefit Patients?

Many who live with long term conditions, such as diabetes and heart disease, or who have mental health issues, need to access loc… >

What Does This Mean For North Shields?

Dr Dave Tomson, Clinical Director of North Shields PCN explains more: GP Practices in a Primary Care Network (PCN) work at three… >

Additional Services Accessed Through Your GP

Care Home Service

In North Shields there are nine care homes: Each of these Care Homes is linked with a single GP practice, and we encourage all r… >

Mental Health Team

North Shields PCN was one of the first places in the country to start recruiting specialist mental health nurses to work with, an… >

Pharmacy Team

We have a large Pharmacy Team within our Primary Care Network whose skill and expertise in all medication related issues adds fur… >

Social Prescribing Link Workers and Complex lives Care Coordinators

North Shields PCN is lucky enough to have two social prescribers and one care coordinator for people with complex lives. They are… >

Primary and Community Practitioners (PCPs)

We are very excited to announce that we have recruited our first three PCPs. These new professionals come from backgrounds in Com… >

First Contact Physiotherapy Service

North Shields PCN has developed a service of physiotherapists who are part of the Primary Care Team in all five GP practices in o… >

Learning Disability Care Co-ordinator and Health Coach

We are working with LD North East in order improve the care and support we offer patients with learning disabilities in our area.… >

Your GP Looking After YOU - Covid Vaccine Booster Service

North Shields and Whitley Bay GPs have once again come together to provide the Covid 19 Booster Vaccine Programme. For this phas… >