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Forensic Community Team (North East and Cumbria) – CNTW061

The Forensic Community Team consists of community psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists and a social worker. The Forensic Community Health Team is a specialist tertiary service commissioned by NHS England. Its purpose is to contribute to reducing the risks to others posed by men and women who have significant mental illness. This includes those who have been assessed as posing a significant risk of harm or those who are thought to do so and require further assessment of their risk. The team seeks to optimise the mental health of individuals and improve their quality of life. Additionally, the team seeks to educate other professionals in the assessment and management of the risk of harm to others.

How to get referred
Via Specialist Mental Health Service

Contact

0191 246 7273

0191 246 7236

Address

Jubilee Road Gosforth Newcastle upon Tyne NE3 3XT

Opening Times

Monday 9am – 5pm Tuesday 9am – 5pm Wednesday 9am – 5pm Thursday 9am – 5pm Friday 9am – 5pm

Related resources

  • Forensic Community Team (North East and Cumbria) – Service leaflet and referral form

    Leaflet about the Forensic Community Team who is there to reduce the risks to others posed by individuals with a significant mental illness. This includes those who have been assessed as posing risk of harm and require further assessment, this includes ongoing psychiatric assessment, formulation and treatment. This information aims to provide referrers with information about what they can expect from them and how to make a referral.