Primary Care Mental Health Team – North Cumbria (CNTW280)

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust employ Mental Health Practitioners into Northumberland Primary Care settings to provide mental health triage, advice, support and liaison across the wider local health system.

They facilitate onward access to mental and physical health wellbeing and psychosocial interventions. In addition they may provide brief/short interventions whilst working closely with the Primary Care Network multi-disciplinary care team.

They are able to offer training and education of GP practice staff and strategic work in the practice around mental health pathways.