Community Nurses

The district nurses provide nursing care and advice to people who find it difficult to get out of in their own homes and who live in residential homes.

They accept referrals for patients aged 16 and over, for a range of conditions including

  • Chronic illnesses such as diabetes, stroke and heart and lung disease
  • Degenerative diseases such as arthritis
  • Cancer care
  • Wound and ulcer care

They will also provide advice and education on many aspects of looking after your condition.

The service also includes advice and help for carers and family members.

They are available from 08:30 – 17:00, 7 days a week, 365 days a year; Contact details: (01624) 686966.

Health Visitors

A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.

Contact Numbers: 686972 or 686973

Attached Staff

Midwife - Louise Fargher

Nursery Nurse - Alison Leonard 

School  Nurse - Claire Osborne 
Contact Number: 01624 686971

We are also able to refer patients to a Community Psychiatric Nurse, Clinical Psychologist, Chiropodist and Community Physiotherapist.

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