Our district nurses work closely with the doctors and are able to provide treatment at home and advise about care and convalescence after discharge from hospital. They are available Monday to Friday 08:30 to 17:00. A weekend/evening service can also be provided.
Health visitors are qualified nurses, having specialised training in the care of the newborn, child development and other aspects of family health, including care of the elderly. They act as health educaton to all members of the family and can be contacted by telephone on 01604 658956 between 09:00 to 10:00 and 16:30 to 17:00. Alternatively you can leave a message on their voicemail.
The community midwives work with the doctor to provide care for mothers before and after delivery. They hold regular antenatal clinics Monday to Friday and are also available for advice.