Arrangements for appointments with our attached staff are made following advise from a heatlhcare professional. For more information, please ask at reception.
- 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.
- Prenatal and Antenatal clinic are held weekly 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
- 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 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.