COMMUNITY NURSES (Tel: 0300 300 7777)
District Nurses provide skilled nursing care to patients in their own home and help with the following:
- Assessment of health needs
- Advice and care of the acutely, chronically and terminally ill
- Advice on continence and aids to daily living
Hours of work:
8.30am to 5.00pm Monday – Thursday
8.30am to 4.30pm Friday
The district nursing team are also on call during the weekend and bank holidays.
HEALTH VISITOR (Tel: 01509 410 232)
The Health Visitor is available for health advice to patients of all ages, specialising in pre-school children and the family.
Available Monday to Thursday between 8.30am to 5.00pm, Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm. Telephone 01509 410232
SCHOOL NURSES (Tel: 01509 410 217)
The School Nurses work within local schools, promoting health and caring for school children. Available for help, advice and support on 01509 410217.
COMMUNITY MIDWIVES (Tel: 01162 58 4834)
Community Midwives give care from conception until the baby is 28 days old, advising mothers on choice of delivery and breast feeding.
They give ante-natal care and Parentcraft education.