Our health visiting service in South Tyneside provides support to families with pre-school children.

Health Visitors are specialist trained nurses who can assess the development of infants and young children and provide advice and support to meet the identified needs. They offer home visits to all families in the community from pregnancy through to school entry as recommended by the national Child Health Promotion Programme.

If you are a parent, our health visitors can support you with your own health needs and help you develop a healthy lifestyle. The team also deliver baby clinics for advice and baby weight monitoring.

They team also work as part of wider community teams with GP, midwives, Children’s Centres, Paediatricians, Speech Therapists, nurseries to provide care and support to promote children’s’ well-being and prevention of harm.

In addition, there are a variety of services available which each Health Visitor will promote with their families alongside informing families of services available in their local Children Centres. If anyone wishes to know the services in their area please contact your Health Visitor.

Contact us

Each Health Visitor will share their office phone number with all clients. If you wish to gain further information or contact details please contact the most appropriate manager below.

Business Managers
Derek Curry (Business Manager): (0191) 4041000, derek.curry@stft.nhs.uk

Diane Jones (Assistant Business Manager) -  (0191) 2831492, diane.jones3@stft.nhs.uk

Clinical Operational Managers
Suzanne Fraser - (0191) 2831327, suzanne.fraser@stft.nhs.uk

Finding us

Our health visitors provide services from various locations including:

South Tyneside

All Saints Childrens Centre NE33 4SU
Biddick Hall and Whitelease Childrens Centre NE34 9JD
Boker Lane Health Centre NE36 0RY
Boldon Children’s Centre NE35 9DJ
Cleadon Park Primary Care Centre NE34 7QD
Lord Blyton Primary School NE34 7QD
Riverside Children’s Centre NE33 2PG
Whitburn Surgery SR6 7EE

Bede Children’s Centre NE32 4AQ
Dunn Street Children’s Centre NE32 3QL
The Glenn Primary Care Centre NE31 1LB
Hebburn Health Centre NE31 2SP
Hedworthfield Community Centre NE32 4QD

Flagg Court Health Centre NE33 2PG
Horsley Hill Children’s Centre NE34 7TD
Marine Park Children’s Centre NE33 2RD