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Attached Staff

Arrangements for appointments with our attached staff are made following advise from a heatlhcare professional.  For more information, please ask at reception.

 District Nurses

  • We have a number of nurses who work with the practice to look after people confined to their homes and who need skilled nursing care
  • Arrangements are made through the practice or the nurses can be contacted by telephone

  • The hospital will normally arrange for a nurse to call on patients discharged early who require home nursing

  • We also have a Community Matron to facilitate and improve the care of our housebound patients.

Health Visitors

  •  We have an attached health visitor who works to promote health and prevent disease
  • She gives advice to pregnant mothers and advises on the care of the under 5's with support and advice around the general aspects childcare as well as that of mental, physical and social wellbeing. 

  • The health visitors provide a Child Health Clinic at the Woolston Clinic.

Midwives

  • Weekly clinics are held at the surgery  
  • Community midwives are involved in providing maternity services and will be present at our ante-natal clinics
  • They offer support and advice and maintain contact between the hospital and community services
  • Antenatal clinic are held weekly at the surgery 

 Counsellors

  • We have practice-based counsellors who hold weekly counselling sessions at the surgery.

Community Wellbeing Team

  • The Community Wellbeing Team are a community based team of nurses and healthcare assistants specifically in place to support housebound patients in their own homes. 
  • With your consent your GP may refer you to the service
  • The service is aimed at all non-urgent care and therefore all appointments are planned
  •  The service aims to improve independance, enhance quality of life, ensure a postive experience of care, support self-management of health conditions and encourage involvement and refer to other services

School Nurses

  • School Nurses also work closely with Education, Social Care and other health professionals, to help children and young people to remain healthy and to ensure that any health needs are met. 
  • You can self-refer for this service or ask at your local school for further information.

 

 
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