Therapy Services

Therapy Services

These pages give you information about the Newcastle Hospitals Therapy Services.

We work with children and adults, helping them to recover after surgery, illness or accidents, or manage and live with their condition, and improve their quality of life. We also help people improve their health and wellbeing, support their development and avoid any future health issues.

We work with children, adults, parents, carers and families to help maximise potential, enabling them to continue living as normal lives as possible.

Services we provide

Our healthcare therapy services cover so many things. We provide patients and their families with a wide range of treatment and support, including:


Our healthcare therapy services

Our therapy services cover so many things. We work in wards and clinics right across the Newcastle Hospitals – the Freeman Hospital, RVI, and the Campus for Ageing and Vitality. We also work with patients in their own communities – in clinics, surgeries and in their own home and schools.

We provide therapy services to support:

  • recovery after an operation or other medical treatment
  • coping with illness or injury
  • re-learning skills to help with everyday activities
  • learning to adapt and live with long-term conditions and changes to their health
  • management of chronic conditions
  • children with a developmental delay, and supporting them to maximise their  potential.

Therapy professionals

We have an experienced team of healthcare professionals who work with staff from other services across Newcastle Hospitals, primary care and community services, schools and the local council. We work to help people affected by a wide range of conditions, illnesses and trauma, and our skilled team includes:

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Dietitians
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Podiatrists
  • Clinical Psychologists.

Our teams also include Assistant and Technical Instructor roles and ‘Extended Scope Practitioners’  who are all supported by administrative and  clerical and staff.

You can find out more about our senior staff on our meet the team page.

More information

For more details about any of our services, please click on the links above.

To get in touch with a member of the Therapy Service management team, please contact us.

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