How we are working to support housebound people In the last 12 months, we’ve shared many articles about our Primary Care Network, or PCN. In many of them, tackling health inequalities has been a prominent theme. What we mean by health inequalities is everyone has access to the same services, treatments, and outcomes. It’s part … Continued
Job Vacancy: Social Prescribing Link Worker Gosforth And Jesmond Health are recruiting for a Social Prescribing Link Worker to join the North Gosforth team. Role Social Prescribing Link Worker Location GP Practices in North Gosforth Working Pattern Full-time Contract Permanent Salary Band 5 Salary £27,055 to £32,934 a year Apply Via NHS Jobs (reference A5457-22-4389) … Continued
New Vacancy: Clinical Social Prescribing Link Worker Role Clinical Social Prescribing Link Worker Location GP Practices in Jesmond and Gosforth Working Pattern Full-time Contract Permanent Salary Band 5 Salary £27,055 to £32,934 a year Apply Via NHS Jobs (reference A2301-22-3676) by 31st October We have a new vacancy for a Clinical Social Prescribing Link Worker … Continued
Meet and Move: Helping those at risk of Frailty or Isolation In Jesmond and Lower Gosforth PCN, we have a network Physiotherapist to work with patients at our four GP practices. Rachel Cowey joined the network in October 2020, having worked extensively as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist after completing her BSc in physiotherapy. Rachel’s role within … Continued
Frequently Asked Questions about Primary Care Networks Here are some straightforward answers to some of the most common questions about Primary Care Networks. What does PCN stand for? A PCN is a Primary Care Network. Why do I need to know about PCNs? There are two main reasons to tell patients about our network: Firstly, … Continued
As part of North Gosforth Primary Care Network, patients have access to new and specialist services.
How Social Prescribing helps people at risk of frailty One of the stated aims of Primary Care Networks, when the NHS introduced them in 2019, was a focus on preventative health care. By intervening before someone becomes unwell or their health problems increase, we can keep our population healthier for longer. This proactive approach benefits … Continued