Attached Healthcare Professionals

Ambulance Paramedics
Alan Motherwell, David Leaf, Patrick Lord, Robert Anderson, Lee Davison, Elaine East and Nicola Hebb
are based at both Northallerton Surgeries. Any of the Paramedics may attend for a home visit after the patient has been assessed by a GP that may require his expert assistance.

Health Visitors
Wendy Atkinson and Catherine Marsden
are based at Gibraltar House, Thurston Road, Northallerton. They are qualified nurses with extra training in child health and health promotion. They are available for advice and support and can be contacted on 01609 751160. They visit families at home and carry out development checks.

District Nurses
They are based at Mowbray House Surgery. They are able to provide nursing care to the housebound and to those patients who have recently been discharged from Hospital. Their direct telephone number is 01609 781120.

Community Midwives
They are based at the Maternity Unit, Friarage Hospital and can be contacted on their office number 763084 or though the hospital switchboard (779911). Sister Susan Wheeldon RM (Registered Midwife) is the attached midwife for this Practice. She holds antenatal clinics on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Community Psychiatric Nurses
Some are based in offices at Vine House at the Friarage Hospital. They can provide help in the assessment of mental health problems including depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, anorexia and manic depression. The CPNs provide a liaison service between the Community Mental Health Team and General Practice.

Mental Health Nurse
Rona Storey the Registered Mental Health Nurse is based at the Surgery, provides help to our patients in many mental health situations, after being referred by one of the doctors.

Counselling Service
Cairine Fotheringham holds Diplomas in Humanistic Counselling, Counselling in Primary Care and integrative Psychotherapy. She works from the Surgery and provides a counselling service to our patients. A referral letter from one of the doctors is required first.