Birtley Medical Group

Self Referrals 


  • Cold and Flu
  • Eye Care
  • Ache and Pains
  • Hay fever
  • Allergies
  • Headaches
  • Head Lice
  • Ear Care
  • Skin and Mouth problems
  • Stomach Aches


Children and Young People’s Service – Newcastle and Gateshead

The Children and Young People’s Service provides a single service to all children and young people aged 0-18 years living in Newcastle and Gateshead who present with mental health difficulties. This includes children and young people who may be living in difficult and challenging circumstances.

0191 246 6913 or 0800 652 2864

Gateshead Sexual Health

We provide free and confidential sexual health services.

0191 283 1577

Gateshead Talking Therapies

Having operated for 10 years in Gateshead, this is a well-established service which offers confidential support. From group sessions to personalised therapy, Talking Therapies Gateshead is the primary mental health provision. You must be registered to a Gateshead GP in order to refer to the service

0191 283 2541

Mental Health Matters

You don’t need a formal diagnosis to attend a drop-in session with Pathways. If you are aged 18 or over and struggle with your mental health in any way, Pathways can signpost you to other services, help you manage your benefits, and provide a wide range of support regarding your mental health. Drop-in sessions take place on Monday between 10am-2pm (no appointment necessary).

0191 490 0579

Drug & Alcohol Services

Gateshead Recovery Partnership- (Change Grow Live )- Our mission is to help people change the direction of their lives, grow as a person and live life to its full potential. We can help with challenges including drugs, alcohol, housing, health and wellbeing.

0191 594 7821

Tyneside Integrated Musculoskeletal Services

A new ‘single point of access’ service for thousands of patients with muscle and joint (musculoskeletal – MSK) problems is to be launched across Newcastle and Gateshead (Monday 1st October 2018) TIMS – Tyneside Integrated Musculoskeletal Services – offers self-care and fast access to information, resources and expert opinion about a variety of back, neck, joint or general muscle conditions.

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

The Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme (NHS DPP) identifies those at diabetes high risk and refers them onto a behaviour change programme.

Weight Management Support 

If you are living with obesity and have diabetes or high blood pressure, or both, you could benefit from the 12 week NHS Digital Weight Managament Programme.

It can be hard to keep healthy and active but this free programme can help you develop healthier eating habits, be more active and lose weight. Available on your smartphone, tablet or computer.

Gateshead’s Community Website

With news, events and regular activities  posted by over 1000 groups and organisations working in Gateshead, click here for more information.

Pain Management Links

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