Community Care at The Valleys Medical Partnership
Caring at our practice is not limited to our building but extends in to the community as well. Helping our team to provide care in the home are:
Dianne Marson (Case Manager).
Dianne is based at Gosforth Valley and covers the Gosforth Valley practice area.
Catherine & Dianne are qualified nurses and work closely with the team ensuring that everyone has access to the best care whether in the surgery or at home. They are supported by a team of care coordinators who are office based to ensure that the care we provide to patients is well co-ordinated with other health & social care services in the area:
Julie Walker (Care Coordinator - Moss Valley)
Dawn Piercy (Care Coordinator - Gosforth Valley)
In addition to this, we have access to a shared community team of district nurses, health visitors, midwife and our colleagues from social care
Social Prescribing Link Workers
Peter Bird (m)
Jessica Solly (f)
Link workers give people time, focusing on ‘what matters to me’ and taking a holistic approach to people’s health and wellbeing. They connect people to community groups and statutory services for practical and emotional support.