District Nurse Manager
Health Care Assistants
The nurses are based at the surgery from 08:30 – 16:00 Monday to Friday. The service they provide is predominantly for housebound patients although they may also make home visits where indicated by clinical need. Some patients receive long term care/support from the team while others may just require a one off visit. The team work closely with other health and social care team members and will liaise with appropriate services on the patient’s behalf. Services provided by the team include:-
- End of life care, including support and symptom control.
- Chemotherapy Support, including central line care (PICC & Hickman lines)
- Tissue Viability (skin care), which can involve assessment of risk, wound management and dressings.