Social Prescribing is a means of enabling GP’s, nurses and other primary care professionals to refer patients to a wide range of local, non-clinical services.

Walking for Health – no booking required
-All ages and abilities welcome
-Beneficial for everyone whether it be a health problem or loneliness
-Walks last around 30-40 minutes
-Ran by trained walking for health leaders
-Walks are every Wednesday and Thursday meeting at room 1 Lower Building at 9:30am

Knit and Natter – no booking required
-All abilities and ages welcome
– Great for meeting new friends, relaxation and stress relief
-Sessions last one hour
-Every other Friday afternoon in room 1 Lower building 14:30pm
-tea and coffee provided
-Ran by Heather Birnie and Sophia Murray-John

Alzheimer’s Society – booking required
We have Paul Devine– dementia advisor
-Clinic at the Upper Building surgery held every other Wednesday
-Available to contact patients by home visit or telephone anytime, not only Wednesday
-He can offer information and advice on diagnosis , wills, power of attorney, protecting property, available benefits ,assistive technology, links to other services and the future
-Also provides information to people who are worried about their memory or are in the process of getting a diagnosis
Please contact the surgery for a clinic appointment on 01665 656000, or contact Lucinda Hornsby on 01665650270 or for more information or to arrange contact with Paul.
Northern Rights – booking required
For people who need some support to progress towards sustainable employment
– part -funded by the European Union Social Fund and self-funded, so they can offer FREE, informal and confidential 1:1 sessions at AMG (and throughout Northumberland)
– Appointments and drop-ins will be held in the Upper Building every Tuesday between 9:30am-11:30am
-To get in touch with Gill via or on 07902962157 to find out how Northern rights can help you

Citizens Advice – booking required
We have Anne Lyst– Welfare Benefits/Macmillan Adviser from Citizens Advice Northumberland.
-Citizens advice appointments available every Monday at 9:30 or 13:30, face to face
-Also available for telephone advice
-For people struggling with Welfare benefits or would like to know what benefits you might be entitled to
For more information contact Lucinda Hornsby on 01665 650270 or email
To arrange an appointment please contact Lucinda or Reception on 01665 656000 if Lucinda isn’t available.