Referrals are accepted from a wide variety of sources including GP's, hospitals, other health care professionals, social services, care agencies, families and patients themselves. They strictly only visit patients who are housebound although this could be due to either a permanent disability or a temporary incapacity i.e. due to an operation.
They offer skilled nursing care for a wide variety of needs including palliative care, chronic illness, post operative, assessment of continence and wound care. If you have a nursing need, are housebound and wish to contact the district nurses please telephone 264090 between the hours of 08:30 and 15:30.