Mr Townshend no longer holds clinics at the Newcastle Nuffield Hospital

At this time we can offer out-of-hours private consultations within the Northumbria NHS Healthcare trust (North Tyneside and Hexham Hospitals)Please contact / tel 01912934021.

If you need investigation or surgical treatment you may be entitled to transfer to NHS waiting lists or continue as a private patient

If any correspondence you think would be useful, please do share this with us in advance of a consultation. If you have had imaging (X-rays, CT, MRI) outside of the Northumbria Trust, please contact who can help you get this transferred to avoid further unnecessary investigations.

Self pay fees - £250/30  new consultation (approx 30mins), £125 review consultation (approx 15mins). If you are insured, please confirm that we are recognised by your Insurer. Please contact us for details of self-pay procedure costs.

If you are a professional sportsperson please be advised that any contract of care is with you as the athlete and not your club/employer.