Community Nurses

Our district nurses are responsible for all domiciliary visits, ie patients who are completely housebound. They provide the following comprehensive service:

  • Care of chronically sick and disabled patients
  • Care of terminally ill patients
  • Give injections eg flu vaccinations etc
  • Care of housebound diabetic patients
  • Leg ulcer dressings
  • Catheter care/stoma care
  • Bowel care
  • Removal of sutures
  • Ear syringing
  • Incontinence care

....and many, many more services

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.
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