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South Tyneside referral information

South Tyneside CCG Area
Updated March 2020

Initial Response Service

Initial Response Team (IRT)

Patient Group: Working age adults, including primary care mental health, community mental health teams
Older people, community teams and learning disability
Availability: 24/7
Telephone number: 0303 123 1145
Fax: 0191 5667200
Email: IRS@cntw.nhs.uk

By letter:
Initial Response Team
Barton Centre
Cherry Knowle Hospital
Ryhope
Sunderland
SR2 ONB

Children and Young People

Children and Young People’s Service – South Tyneside and Sunderland

Patient Group: Children up to 18 years old with mental health and/or learning disabilities
Availability: 8am – 8pm Monday to Friday. Weekends if required.
There is an intensive home based treatment service that operates from 8am to 9:30pm weekdays and 10am to 6pm weekends and bank holidays and access to on-call arrangements outside of these hours.
Telephone number: 0191 566 5500
Fax: 0191 566 5534
Email: NTAWNT.SOTCyps@nhs.net

By letter:
Monkwearmouth Hospital
Newcastle Road
Sunderland
SR5 1NB

Veterans

Veterans Service

Patient Group: NHS Transition, Intervention and Liaison (TIL) veterans’ mental health service. Tailored to support and treat ex-armed forces veterans and service personnel who are approaching discharge and provides a range of treatment and support.
Availability: Monday – Friday 9am to 5pm
Telephone number: 0303 123 1145

Other contact methods

Telephone number: 0191 441 5974
Fax: 0191 594 5864
Email:vwals@nhs.net

By letter:
North End House
42 North End House
Durham
DH1 4LW

Useful links:
Combat Stress: www.combatstress.org.uk
Royal British Legion: www.britishlegion.org.uk
SSAFA: www.ssafa.org.uk
Veterans UK: www.veterans-uk.info

South Tyneside NTW does not provide:

  • IAPT services
  • Substance misuse