There are Health Visitors, working with the practice. Much of their time is spent giving advice and support to mothers with young children. In fact, their role is much wider and they can provide information and advice on many health issues, for example stopping smoking, caring for a disabled relative and staying healthy as an older person 0300 247 0040 option 1.
We have a team of caring District Nurses attached to our practice for patients who are unable to attend the surgery. They offer full nursing care, such as wound dressings, injections and care during terminal illness they also provide links to other agencies such as social services. 0300 247 0011
Treatment Room Nurse
The Treatment Room Nurse is available every morning for dressings, injections and ear syringing. Appointments should be made at the Community Office or by telephoning 0300 247 0011 The Treatment Room Phlebotomist is available every morning between 9:15 and 10:45 to do blood tests, by appointment only.
There are regular clinics held throughout the community, you will need a referral form from your doctor first.
Community midwives have an antenatal clinic every Wednesday. The midwives also visit and support new mothers and babies at home.